11TH HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ SHOW JUMPING GRAND PRIX
25. - 27. 8. 2017 / Grounds of the Hradec Riding Club
The eleventh year of the three-day show jumping event with obstacles at a height of up to 140 cm will witness riders and horses from the whole of the CR, competing in the categories of children, juniors, young riders and seniors. An additional programme for children as well as adults will present hippotherapy, donkey rides, face painting and a presentation of FORD passenger cars. Refreshments will be available in the grounds.
17TH HRADEC RALLY – ZDENĚK KUTHAN’S MEMORIAL
26. 8. 2017 / Hradec Králové and its vicinity
This year will stage the traditional ride of vintage cars and motorcycles, organized once every two years. Why not accept our invitation and come to the centre of Hradec Králové to admire the motor vehicles our ancestors used to once drive? You will be able to feast your eyes on historical cars and motorbikes of Czechoslovak and foreign production, both recently renovated machines as well as those in their original condition enhanced by the period garments worn by the vehicle crews. Join us in soaking up the nostalgia of the first half of the twentieth century.
15TH INTERNATIONAL EMBANKMENT OF STEAM ENGINE LOVERS
26. 8. 2017 / 5. května Square, Eliška and Smetana’s Embankments
This year’s International Embankment of Steam Engine Lovers will take place on the Eliška and Smetana’s Embankments, the small park on 5. května Square, as well as both banks of the River Elbe in Hradec Králové, on Saturday, August 26th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In terms of its topic and size it represents a unique summer event on a European scale inviting owners of steam engines or replicas to exhibit them to those of the general public with an interest in the history of steam. Visitors can see a steamroller, steam engines, fire engines, locomotives, model steam engines – as well as stationary machinery and historical cars and motorcycles. This year the event will present various new features – so come and see for yourselves, you will be pleasantly surprised! Traditionally, the atmosphere is enhanced by a fleet of steam boats and a children's land train, which visitors can take a ride on.
For more information go to www.calendariumregina.cz.