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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

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Prague Castle Vineyard

Prague Castle Vineyard Let’s say it’s a warm sunny day and you’ve spent time exploring Prague Castle. You’ve just finished with Golden Lane and you’re wondering which way to go now. Your view will be drawn to your left where the scenic view over the city can be found. But during the summer season April … Read More

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov People looking for a long day out from Prague will probably consider going from Prague to Cesky Krumlov. Cesky Krumlov was the royal seat of the Rosenberg family with their castle up on the hill and most of the town built below on the riverside in the valley. It’s … Read More

Smetana Hall, one of the Prague Spring International Music Festival venues

Prague Spring International Music Festival

Prague Spring International Music Festival 2020 is CANCELLED Often associated with classical music and rightly so, the Prague Spring International Music Festival has opened it’s arms over the years to a variety of musical instruments and genres. The history of the May festival dates back more than a Century and can largely be divided into … Read More

Smichovska Naplavka The Other Naplavka

Smichovska Naplavka – The Other Naplavka If you are coming to Prague and you’ve done a bit of research into things to do on a Saturday then “Naplavka” is probably on your list but be careful because there’s more than one. Let me just point out that Naplavka basically means “riverside” and the Czechs call … 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

scene view of the den kozel beer and music festival

Den Kozel Beer and Music Festival 2020

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