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We are hosting a calendar for Czech national holidays, name days, festivals, conventions, concerts, and events in Prague.

 

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Bob Dylan: On the Road

Old Town Hall – Cloisters and Knights’ Hall
(Staroměstská radnice – Křížová chodba, Rytířský sál)

Bob Dylan, the awardee of the Nobel Prize for Literature, is one of the artists who influenced strongly the pop music around the world. Most of his famous works were created in 60s. However, he has not devoted himself just to the music, but he also writes poems and draws American landscapes. Bob Dylan´s fans will have a chance to see his pictures in the Cross Hall of the Old Town Hall. The exhibition will showcase how America looked 50 years ago – motels, stands with fast foods, cinemas, long countryside roads. The exhibition will be accompanied by his texts, photographs and other interesting objects.

 

Czech Beer Festival

Czech Beer Festival (Český pivní festival) is the biggest beer festival in the Czech Republic, held for 17 days every year in May in Prague. The festival features around 120 different beers, including 70 Czech brands and other foreign brews, including those from the United States or United Kingdom, with up to 10,000 seating capacity and service provide around 200 girls and boys dressed in Czech traditional costumes.

The first smaller version of Czech Beer Festival outside the country was held in September 2010 in Frankfurt, the next year has spread also to Berlin and Moscow. The largest was in Moscow in the VDNKh park, with a capacity of 10,000 seats. In 2013 it also debuted in Chicago and New York.

 

Foodparade

Troja Chateau Garden
U Trojského zámku 1, Praha 7 - Troja

Excellent food and wine, delicious coffee, good beer and treats form all over the world. Upscale Prague restaurants will present themselves in the gardens of the baroque Troja Chateau, and their chefs will offer their sample menus. The festival also includes the Chef Parade cooking lessons, cooking shows, a competition of amateur cooks. A 2 day accompanying program will provide enough entertainment for visitors and the festival ground will also include the Hamleys bus for children as well as a picnic lawn or a grill & BBQ zone.

 

Jack Daniel's Burgerfest (Sept. 9-10, 2017)

Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha)
Areál Výstaviště, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

In this time a burger is a symbol of haste and often not very good quality. The festival aims to disprove the myths of American cuisine, culture and show that a burger is not a burnt poor quality piece of meat, but an art that deserves its festival! Jack Daniel's presents Burgerfest not just about burgers and BBQ, but primarily it is an event for those who want to have fun, eat well, experience a slice of America in all its diversity and in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

 

Chlebíček Fest (August 26, 2017)

Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha)
Areál Výstaviště, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

Premiere edition of a festival dedicated to signature Czech open-faced sandwiches, finger dn other types of sandwiches, canapés, and party foods. Visitors can look forward to more than 30 stands by renowned food and catering companies offering the finest finger foods in the Prague area. There will be live music, beer, cocktails, fine coffee, and more tasty treats.

 

Lunchmeat Festival 2017 (Oct. 19-21, 2017)

National Gallery in Prague – Veletržní Palace
(Národní galerie v Praze – Veletržní palác)
Dukelských hrdinů 47, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

Lunchmeat is an annual international festival dedicated to advanced electronic music and new media art based in Prague, Czech Republic. Since 2010, it brings carefully selected creators from different art spheres together on one stage, creating a truly synesthetic experience.

Ben Frost (au) AV live, Clark (uk) AV live, Diagonal showcase with Powell (uk) & Weirdcore (uk) AV live, Not Waving (uk) live; Dné (cz) & Gabriela Prochazka (cz) AV live, Gqom Oh! showcase with DJ LAG (za), Nan Kolè (it); HRTL (cz) live, Jacques Greene (ca) AV live, Jlin (us) live, Laurel Halo (us) live, Lorenzo Senni (it) AV live, Lumisokea (it) & Legoman (fr) present Nibiru AV live, Novi_sad (gr) & Ryoichi Kurokawa (jp) present Sirens AV live, Robin Fox (au) presents RGB AV live, Roots in Heaven (xx) AV live, Stroboscopic Artefacts showcase with Lucy (it), Pact Infernal (xx) & Cycles (cz) AV live; Second Woman (us) & Pfadfinderei (de) AV live, Visceral Minds AV (Sinjin Hawke (ca) b2b Scratcha DVA (uk) b2b Zora Jones (at) & Killa P (uk)), Visionist (uk) & Pedro Maia (pt) AV live

 

Goose & Cider Fest (October 14, 2017)

Náplavka - embankment Hořejší nábřeží
Hořejší nábřeží, Praha 5 - Smíchov, 150 00

More than 1000 geese will be baked and litres of cider will flow. What you can look forward to? For sale of goose specialties such as foie gras, goose fat, kaldoun soup, goose pate, roast goose, goose burgers or traditional pancakes tossed in goose fat. This year, for the third time, the goose fest will be held together with Cider festival. Visitors will be able to taste the cider from domestic producers, and also cider from abroad, stalls with apples, strudels, jams and all that autumn gardens have to offer will be present there.

 

Street Food Jam

Cross Club
Plynární 23, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

A biweekly street food festival in front of the Cross Club, which focuses also on originality, quality, ecology and charity. There are 10-12 stands offering different cuisines as well as dishes for vegetarians and vegans. Admission free. cs-cz.facebook.com/streetfoodfestivalcz

 

Vegefest (Sept. 23-24, 2017)

Burgrave’s House & Park
Vyšehrad, V Pevnosti 159/5b
Praha 2 - Vyšehrad, 128 00

Healthy meals featuring international vegetarian cuisines and nutrition trends. Sampling of tea, coffee, chocolate, young wine, beer and wine. Cooking demonstrations, lectures on dining and related themes. Extensive accompanying program: Concerts, vocals and drumming, massages, yoga, tai-chi, meditation. Program for children: theatre performances, children’s corner, art workshops. Relaxed and pleasant space near the ramparts high above the Vltava River.

 

Sculpture Line 2017

Prague City Streets

The 3rd edition of the sculptural festival brings sculptures and other fine art works from leading domestic and foreign artists into the streets of Prague. Except of the bustling places the sculptures will be also put on the display in unusual locations. Every part of this sculpture line is a unique author´s honour to Prague as a magic city, which is a source of inspiration for new creative stories.

 

Letní Letná

Letná Parks (Letenské sady)
Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

A unique line-up of international contemporary circus stars, the largest festival of Czech circus and theatre companies, clown shows, open-air performances, concerts, film screenings, workshops, discussions, exhibitions and extensive program for kids. All of that and even more brought to you by the upcoming 14th edition of the festival Letní Letná, held from August 17 to September 3 at its traditional location in Letná Park.

 

Prague Folklore Days

Prague Castle, Rudolfinum, Náměstí Republiky, Old Town

11th International Meeting of Folklore Ensembles “Prague Folklore Days”, the biggest folk dance event in central Europe. The festival is open for amateur folklore ensembles of all types (singing groups, dancing groups with live or recorded music, historic groups) as well as for marching groups /majorettes, historic soldiers, marching bands, flag wavers, carnival groups etc./ without age limitations. Open air performances of the ensembles in the centre of Prague.

 

Prague Spring International Music Festival

The Prague Spring International Music Festival (Czech: Mezinárodní hudební festival Pražské jaro, commonly Czech: Pražské jaro, Prague Spring) is a permanent showcase for outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles of the world.

Prague Spring's traditional venue is the Rudolfinum concert hall, a venerable Neo-renaissance building with an excellent auditorium, situated on the bank of the Vltava River. It is complemented by Prague's ornate Municipal House (Obecní dům), which has a larger seating capacity.

 

Prague Autumn International Music Festival

Prague Autumn International Music Festival (1991-2008) was the second largest classical music festival in Prague held annually in September. It was organised under the auspices of Václav Klaus, president of the Czech republic and was co-produced by the City of Prague.

The history of the festival began early after the Velvet revolution. A large range of stars from all over the world has appeared at the festival since the beginning. During the last 14 years have performed 66 orchestras, 96 conductors, 122 singers, 53 pianists, 31 violin players, 24 cellists, 16 choirs, 6 chamber ensembles, and 23 other instrumentalists. The number of attendees approaches 270 000, plus millions of radio listeners all around the world and domestic TV watchers.

 

Febiofest

Febiofest is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the second most prestigious festival in the country (after Karlovy Vary). The festival presents a wide spectrum of contemporary and retrospective examples of high-quality film including alternative, film-school and amateur works to a diverse viewing public.

 

Signal Festival

Signal Festival is a four-day festival of light art and emerging technologies in Prague, Czech Republic. Held annually in October, lighting designers from the Czech Republic and abroad create lighting installations in streets and public spaces across the city, including famous historical landmarks. The festival was included among the top priority cultural events of Prague and the Czech Republic by the city authorities and the Czech Ministry of Culture in 2016.

 

World Roma Festival

The World Roma Festival or Khamoro is an international Romani festival held annually in the city of Prague, Czech Republic. It belongs to the most prestigious Roma projects on an international level with top international Roma musicians performing. The five-day-long festival is held in May on the streets of Prague and in a number of the city's clubs. The festival is divided into three sections: the Expert Section, which includes seminars, Culture Section, which consists of music, dancing, and parades, and Media Section, which provides the information leading up to the festival.

 

Prague Harley Days 2017 (Sept. 1-2, 2017)

Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha)
Areál Výstaviště, Praha 7 - Holešovice, 170 00

This American legend is not only a motorcycle manufacturer, but also the ambassador to a lifestyle. Come and enjoy the event full of bikes, music performances, a unique chill-out zone and an adrenaline packed programme not limited to adults. The peak of the event will be the Biker's Parade through the city centre, which is open to riders of all motorcycle brands.

Easter Willow Whips
Easter Eggs and Willow Whips

 

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