What Is a Holiday in the 21st Century in Slovakia? Cover Image

Čo je to sviatok v 21. storočí na Slovensku?
What Is a Holiday in the 21st Century in Slovakia?

Author(s): Katarína Popelková, Zuzana Beňušková, Monika Vrzgulová, Juraj Zajonc
Contributor(s): Katarína Popelková (Editor)
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Customs / Folklore, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure
Published by: Ústav etnológie a sociálnej antropológie Slovenskej akadémie vied
Summary/Abstract: The publication presents results of ethnographic research of holidays of 21st Century in Slovakia. The original empirical findings described in the different chapters of this monograph present opinions of authors through the study of specific holidays on their current social functions, and outline the picture of the Slovak society in the 21st century in the mirror of these holidays.Particular parth of the publication focuses on three chosen holidays: Anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP), Christmas and Halloween. Specifically we observe the legislative preparation and changes of the Holiday Act.

  • Page Count: 320
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Slovak