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Three Kings Prague Festival

Three Kings Prague Festival Do a Google search for Three Kings and you’ll probably get options for a film. This post is about the festival, how it came about and why people write on doors with chalk only on January 6th each year. Why is the Three Kings Prague Festival on January 6th? Czech follows … Read More

Prague Food Festivals

Prague Food Festivals 2020 is currently wrecked for festivals and until the gathering restrictions are lifted I’m not updating the page with any detail. Suffice to say there will be many festivals especially at weekends ready to go when restrictions are lifted. Prague Food Festival The Prague Food Festival has been running since 2006 and … Read More

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Prague Proms Music Festival – 2021

Prague Proms International Music Festival Awaiting the schedule for this year but expect dates throughout late June to early August. The Prague Proms International Music Festival started in 2005 but, don’t think of it as being like the English Proms with a hall full of flag waving university students. It’s a summer music festival format … Read More

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Prague Beer Festival 2021

The Infamous Prague Beer Festival The main Prague Beer Festival on Letna did not run last year. I’ll update this post or I’ll publish other options as I find them. Beer Drinking Record Holders and Always Will Be Czechs drink more beer per capita than any other country in the world and will do forever … Read More

United Islands of Prague, main stage

United Islands of Prague

United Islands of Prague Music Festival 2021 FREE and FUN. The brightest and the best music talent mainly from Czech but comprising at least a dozen different nationalities come together to play for you for FREE!!! When and Where? Date to be announced but usually in the first week of June. It’s a two-day event … Read More

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Prague Metronome Music Festival 2021

Prague Metronome Music Festival Two Days, Multiple Bands It’s only been going a short time but the Prague Metronome Music Festival (or just MetronomeFest) seems to be settling into it’s late June slot in the Prague Entertainment calendar. Metronome Festival Weekend is a ticketed event i.e. you are buying a ticket valid for the whole … Read More

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Den Kozel Beer and Music Festival 2021

Den Kozel – Beer and Music Festival On the second Saturday in June each year the Velkopopovicky Brewery opens it’s doors to thousands of people intent on trying some beer, a range of local food and enjoying different bands and other performers. Gates open around 1030 in the morning and close around 10pm in the … Read More

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The Prague Fringe Festival 2021

Prague Fringe Festival As with all fringe festivals this gives lesser known performers a chance to get noticed. It’s footloose, cutting edge stuff. When is The Prague Fringe Festival? Normally last week of May but exact dates to be announced. Where is it? The main venue is Malostranská Beseda opposite the Malostranské Námesti tram stop … Read More

scenic view of prague navalis festival may 15th

Navalis Prague Festival

Navalis Prague Festival May 15th is the Feast of Jan Nepomuk (ST John’s Festival) so what’s special about the Navalis festival? Well for a start it’s a 300 year-old river regatta festival, it happens only once a year on May 15th and it’s the largest Baroque festival on water in the world. When you visit … Read More

Positioning the Prague christmas tree on the old town square

The Prague Christmas Tree

The Prague Christmas Tree It’s a dominating decoration on the Old Town Square throughout December and early January but there’s something even more special about what is known as the Prague Christmas Tree. It’s roughly the same each year so let me explain where the tree comes from and how it gets to the Old … Read More