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Milotice (Czech Republic)

Hodonín okres, South Moravian region

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[Milotice flag] by Jarig Bakker, 5 Jul 2004
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Milotice municipality flag

Flag and Coat of Arms of Milotice, Hodonín district, South Moravian region - adopted ? are on this webpage.
Flagdescription: "List tvoří šest vodorovných pruhů, modrý a střídavě zelené a bílé v poměru 5:1:1:1:1:1. Z horního zeleného pruhu vyrůstá v žerďové polovině bílý Pegas se žlutou korunou, zbrojí a červeným jazykem. Poměr šířky k délce listu je 2:3."
That's about Pegasus, the mythical winged horse, offspring of Poseidon and Medusa, faithful companion of Bellerophon. His hoofprint made the spring of Hippocrene (sacred to the Muses), which gave gift of song to those who drank of it.
The same Pegasus features on the flag of Komňa (Uherske Hradiste okres, Zlin region).
1 943 inhabitants - Originally a Renaissance chateau was in 1720 rebuilt in Baroque style. French Baroque garden with alleys meeting at the place of the central pavilion from 1766. The garden continues as a pheasantry. The chateau area is completed by chestnut alleys leading to the chateau. Baroque church of All Saints from 1697 - 1701 with valuable interior is surrounded by a wall with eight Baroque sculptures by sculptors who worked on decoration of the chateau.There is also a Baroque parsonage and many rococo and Baroque statues and scupltures. The village has a traditional village feast and famous wine tasting. Folklore festival of Kyjov region is held in the meantime of the festival Slovácký rok in Kyjov in the area of wine cellars Šidleny. Brass band Miločanka and a dulcimer group Kalina.
Info from this site.
Jarig Bakker, 5 Jul 2004

Milotice Coat of Arms

[Milotice Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 5 Jul 2004

Description of Coat of Arms: "Modro-stříbrně dělený štít, nahoře vyrůstá stříbrný korunovaný Pegas se zlatou zbrojí a červeným jazykem, dole černý vinařský lis s jedním zeleným hroznem, provázený dvěma modrými odvrácenými radlicemi."