Jun 17, 2020
Come and enjoy an incredible performance with special effects
On the 19th of June, the ‘RESET: zpátky na scénu’ (‘RESET: Back on Stage’) multimedia show will bring an unprecedented combination of stage elements and special effects to the darkened Křižík’s Pavilion B at Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha).
After a long break, the Pyroterra art group will bring the pavilion to life with their spectacular show!
Jun 15, 2020
Special Prague Symphony Orchestra concert in the Municipal House
Prague Symphony Orchestra, also known as FOK, which stands for Film Opera Koncert, will hold a special concert in the Municipal House’s Smetana Hall. The concert will be the orchestra’s first after the coronavirus break and will take place at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, the 23rd of June. The orchestra will be directed by Pietari Inkinen. Sibelius’ tone poem ‘Finlandia’ Op. 26 and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9 in E minor Op. 95 ‘From the New World’ will be on the evening’s programme. This is will Inkinen’s final concert as chief conductor of FOK, with his typical combination of Finnish and Czech music.
Jun 12, 2020
Enjoy a steam train ride at the weekend
Czech Railways have prepared nostalgic train rides for the coming weekend, the 13th and 14th of June. The Čtyřkolák steam engine will bring passengers on a historic train journey on a romantic route through the Prokopské Valley and the Prague Semmering.
Jun 11, 2020
Japanese spring celebrations in Vyšehrad
The ‘Bodaiju macuri’ or ‘Feast of Lindens’, the Japanese celebration of spring, will take place on Friday and Saturday, the 12th and 13th of June, in Vyšehrad in Prague.
May 31, 2020
Open Gardens Weekend in Troja Château
On the 6th and 7th of June, Prague City Gallery invites you to visit the Troja Château Gardens, the gallery’s first public event after the reopening, as part of the Open Gardens Weekend.
May 30, 2020
Dramatic stage reading on the square
Masopust theatre company has prepared a dramatic stage reading of ‘The Resurrection and Death of Jesus’ by the Norwegian author Fredrik Brattberg under Miloslav König’s direction. The premiere will take place on Thursday, the 4th of June, in Na Zábradlí Theatre, when the actors will dramatically read from the theatre’s windows for spectators in Anenské Square below.
Miloslav König is a long-time member of Masopust theatre company. A former actor, he took over the role of artistic director this spring.
May 23, 2020
Live classical music concerts to celebrate Municipal House reopening
Prague Symphony Orchestra, also known as ‘FOK’, for ‘Film-Opera-Koncert’, is preparing the event ‘Roušky se odkládají, salónky ožívají’ (‘Masks are put aside, halls are coming to life’) in cooperation with the Municipal House. The event will make the reopening of the Municipal House a unique experience on the 25th of May from 6pm to 8pm. Halls that are usually accessible to the general public only on special occasions and with paid guided tours will come to life with free, short multi-genre concerts by Prague Symphony Orchestra’s members.
May 10, 2020
American Spring music festival online
The jubilee 15th American Spring International Music Festival (‘Americké jaro’) will take place with an online programme. If you can’t come to the festival, the festival will come to you! Enjoy a variety of concerts in your pyjamas and with a glass of wine in the comfort of your home on the 11th, 14th and 19th of May. The festival will start online and continue live in the autumn.
May 8, 2020
Municipal Library of Prague opens to the public!
Selected branches of the Municipal Library of Prague opened to the public on Tuesday the 5th of May. However, health and safety measure must still be followed.
Despite the government’s decision to allow public libraries to open from the 27th of April, some libraries, such as the Municipal Library of Prague, were surprised by this decision and were not ready to open so soon.
Apr 28, 2020
International Dance Day to take place online
The 29th of April has been the International Dance Day since 1982. The traditional meeting of dancers and dance fans usually takes place on Střelecký Island, where the event has a wide fan base. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s annual competition will be broadcast online from several locations in Prague. Nevertheless, the event will still connect the Czech dance scene with the public.