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Prague Events, Festivals

There is always something happening all year round (for full listing of events read this article). For most events you can buy tickets online at Ticketpro. Tickets are also available at the door but it is advisable to book online especially if you intend to pay by credit card.

The ‘Night & Day’ section of the weekly Prague Post newspaper is a very useful source for looking for events. Another useful publication is Prague in Your Pocket, a bi-monthly publication highlighting cultural events around the city.

Prague Autumn International Festival

Prague Autumn has become a permanent part of Prague, and of European musical life. It has thousands of friends at home as well as abroad. A large range of stars from all over the world has appeared at Prague Autumn during its history. The Prague Autumn programme concentrates on the …

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Dvorakova Praha (Festival of Classical Music)

Although in the course of his Antonín Dvořák’s lifetime, his compositions were included in the concert programs of renowned orchestras and concert halls in Europe, North America and Australia, even at the height of his fame Dvořák considered himself to be first and foremnost a Czech. The international display Dvorakova …

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St. Nicholas Day in Prague

For visitors to Prague wishing to experience the spectacle of Mikulas, head for the Old Town Square from late afternoon. The charming tradition of St. Nicholas falls on the eve of St. Nicholas Day, December 5th, and marks the start of Christmas for the Czech people. If you find yourself …

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United Islands of Prague Festival

United Islands of Prague is the city’s annual festival which has become an important cultural event of the Metropolis. The festival is usually held in mid-June and lasts for three days. During the festival you will have the chance to enjoy the beginning of summer, celebrate the end of the …

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Street Theatre Teatrotoc Festival

A festival featuring people in masks, jugglers, dancers, musicians, allegorical performances and many more theatre- and circus-related events. Annually, from 16 to 18 July in Na Kampe street by the Famous Charles Bridge it is possible to see something you would expect in Edinburgh, Paris or Barcelona – a street …

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Mystic Sk8 Cup in Prague

The Mystic Sk8 Cup is an event related to the World Cup Skateboarding. The Cup is traditionally a very popular event in Prague. The world’s best riders compete in three disciplines – street-style, vert and bow. The bowl discipline is new here, and very attractive, as the bowl park was …

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Febiofest – International Festival of Films

Febiofest is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the second most prestigious festival in the country after the Karlovy Vary film festival. Febiofest is a unique European event which originally took place in Prague in two small theatres, before gradually growing into its present form. The festival …

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Design Festival (Designblok)

Designblok is an annual design festival showing the newest trends, historical design and inspiration from the present; a kind of design chart. The Festival was first introduced in 1998 and since then has grown bigger every year. In recent years there have been over 200 participants present. For those interested …

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Strings of Autumn

Jazz and Classical Music, tradition and experiment combined. The Strings of Autumn Festival is a vital part of cultural life, established in 1996 by the musical curators of the Prague Castle Administration. It originally served as a concert cycle for the Prague Castle Administration and it was therefore the first …

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O2 Sazava Fest (summer open-air festival)

The O2 Sazava Fest started as a one-day event in 2001 for 1800 people, with only one stage and a much more genuine cast, from a festival for 1800. Today the Sazava Fest has become a respectable festival for more than 20,000, lasting for four days on six stages. The …

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