Czech

Vše, co jste kdy chtěli vědět o Louskáčkovi

The Nutcracker - Snowflakes
Tanec sněhových vloček v Louskáčkovi. Foto: Royal Opera House

„Pociťuji plnou neschopnost hudebně vyjádřit horu cukrovinek,“ napsal svému bratru Modestovi Petr Iljič Čajkovskij. Důvod? Slavný ruský hudební skladatel si v jednom okamžiku nevěděl rady s divadelní baletní pohádkovou inscenací Louskáček.

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Getting Excited about the Nutcracker!

Very, very, very soon I’ll visit the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Guess what I’m going to see there. Yesssss, the Nutcracker!

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by Czech artist Artuš Scheiner (Prague, 1924)

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

It is played all around the Czech Republic every Christmas.

But I’m going to see it for the first time!

About the Nutcracker – I love the story. I hope I’ll find some X-mas decorations with the Nutcracker in Wien! (I’m going there to visit Christmas markets this Saturday.) I already know that parents looked for the origin story (book) for me, and they want to put it under the Christmas tree. Gasp! And last weekend I found something very special on Amazon. So, I decided to buy it. It is The Nutcracker Ballet: A Book, Theater, and Paper Doll Fold-out Play Set.

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

It’s cool. A book, theater and paper dolls. I LOOOOOOOOOOOVE IT!!!

I think that me and my boyfriend already have some pretty cool stuff for kids!!! Lots of amazing books, in particular. :)