Kunovice, Czech Republic
Folk ensemble of songs and dances

Handrlak – folk ensemble of songs and dances

Handrlak works in Kunovice in the Czech Republic, heart of folklore region called Slovacko.

Folk traditions and characteristics of the region is kept in performances that show work in fields, folk festivities as new spring welcome, Lent, Easter, harvest ceremonies, Christmas carolling and others.

Group members wear folk costumes that express both richness and poorness of the region. Dancers are accompanied by dulcimer music compounded from violin, dulcimer, double bass, viola and clarinet.

 

 
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