To the dominants of
Drietoma belongs manor-house with park. Its last owner was Friedrich Stritzel.
In the evangelic cemetery stands the Pseudo-Baroque bell-tower. In annals from
the year 1675 it is to be found some data about the Baroque Church of St
Catherine. At the place of this church was built the Neo-Renaissance Church of
St Catherine from Alexandria from the year 1901.
The historical symbol of
Drietoma is St John Evangelist. Doubt about original auspices of Drietoma is
unfounded because of the oldest known seal of local manse from the year 1633.
Folklore of the Drietomica valley is very abundant. Thanks to merit of folklore
collectors hundreeds of songs were musically written. The most of folk songs
(740) collected, wrote and composed Mr.Karol Stopka. Thanks to his effort the
Drietoma brass-music occurs on the radio and TV. Musical traditions of local
folklore propagates local brass-band Drietomanka and youth brass-band Drietoma.
Traditional “Kopaničiarske slávnosti” (habitation´s feasts) take place
here in collaboration with Starý Hrozenkov every year.
Since the year 1999 “Festival dychových hudieb” (festival of brass-bands) takes place in our
The 1st January 2000 2048 inhabitant have been living in the
village, men – 1033 and women – 1015.
To the village belong settlements Brúsne, Zvrácená, Žrnové, Dolina, Liešna and Holbová.
Some habitations became recreational areas. In Liešna recreational centre Jánošík provides food and
accomodation. Refreshment and food offers Motorest Drietoma.