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Sensation will return to Prague on the 28th of May to perform at the O2 Arena to excited fans dressed in white.
At the end of May, visitors to Turnov can enjoy the 17th year of the Turnov Old Bohemian Markets, at most of which craftsmen show off their skills and art directly in front of the public. Folklore, traditional music, humour, and dance fans are sure...
This international music festival of 13 towns will consist of concerts in the inspiring atmospheres of the churches, castles, and castle courtyards of the charming towns of the Vysočina and South Moravian region. The unique historic sites come to...
Three-day gourmet festivities will be kicking off in the gardens of Prague Castle at the end of May.
This is as folklore festival in Vlčnov with the participation of ensembles from the Czech Republic and abroad. This cultural holiday, aside from its diversity and the beauty of Moravian Slovakian dress, songs, dance, and crafts, offers the ride of...
Ostrava and other towns of northern Moravia will host the 36th annual traditional international music festival of classical music. The festival programme line-up includes symphonic and chamber concerts, topped off by a traditional jazz weekend.
The launch of the summer hiking season in Písek or „Cipískoviště“, a three-day event for the general public. In addition to playing in sandboxes (pískoviště), visitors can enjoy enormous sand castles, concerts on a floating stage, a Fairy Tale...
We’ll remember the significant anniversary of the music composer Gustav Mahler with the rest of the cultural world in 2011. In Jihlava, this will be the 10th year of the international music festival devoted to this great composer.
Sade is finally setting out on a European tour, in terms of which she will also be visiting Prague on 14 May.
The largest culinary event in the Czech Republic. A wide selection of the best of Czech breweries, of Czech butchers, delicatessens, and confectioners. 10,000 seats with service in traditional Czech dress.