PARDUBICE - HRADEC KRALOVE FOLKLORE FESTIVAL
3. - 5. 6. 2016
This year for the twenty-fifth time, good neighbours and fans of folklore will come together in Pardubice and Hradec Králové. Please accept our cordial invitation to the Pernštýn Night in Pardubice, to a dance spectacle in Žižka’s Park in Hradec Králové, to the Klicpera Theatre to admire stage forms of folklore and to a folk party at Šrámek’s Farm in Piletice as well as the Sunday meeting of ensembles at Pardubice Castle.
CZECH CHOIR FESTIVAL • HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ 2016
8. - 12. 6. 2016
Thanks to its unique concept the Czech Choir Festival has ranked among the largest and most prestigious festivals of its kind in the Czech Republic for several years. Every year one week in June is devoted to different categories of choirs (boys’ choirs, mixed voice choirs, youth choirs, vocal ensembles etc.). The thirteenth year of the festival focuses on mixed voice choirs, female and male voice choirs. Over four days the best choirs from the Czech Republic, Latvia, Ukraine and Slovakia will present their skills in Hradec Králové as well as other towns. Apart from the concerts the festival offers various workshops and a master class.
GAUDEAMUS THEATRUM / INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF THEATRICAL SCHOOLS
13. - 16. 6. 2016
The target of the international MEETING of theatrical schools is to create an area for the mutual encounters of students, teachers and theatre folk from various corners of the world. The MEETING helps to build up the image of Hradec Králové as an important cultural and European student centre and has contributed to a significant increase in making the Hradec Králové cultural environment more visible in a positive sense.
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL - THEATRE OF EUROPEAN REGIONS AND HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ OPEN AIR
17. - 26. 6. 2016
The international festival – Theatre of European Regions in Hradec Králové is the largest theatrical event in the Czech Republic and is co-organised by the Klicpera Theatre company, Drak Theatre and International Institute of Figurative Theatre company p.b.o. and kontrapunkt, a registered association, that stands behind the Open Air Programme. By joining forces together these three entities make the international festival – Theatre of European Regions not only spice up the whole city for ten days, but even more importantly, attract large numbers of theatrical people to Hradec Králové thus presenting to the general as well as professional public a wide range of projects and theatre productions of various styles and genres. Apart from theatrical performances the festival offers traditional discussions, concerts, lectures, workshops, and talk shows with interesting guests from the area of Czech theatre, film and arts. The Open Air Programme, which since 2000 has been a traditional part of the international festival – Theatre of European Regions, is a non-competitive presentation of predominantly theatrical art of domestic and foreign production, which owing to its artistic openness and easily comprehendible content has acquired a unique standing within the territory of the CR. Performances are shown on nearly 20 open stages in the historical city centre. Every year the Open Air Programme attracts about 45 thousand spectators on average along with 150 theatrical ensembles and individual performers, who will stage up to 200 performances.
OPEN SKIES FOR HANDICAPPED (OSH 2016)
18. 6. 2016
The ninth year of the traditional event – Open Skies for Handicapped. People with disabilities can look forward to sightseeing flights, refreshments and small souvenirs. The whole-day supporting programme, aimed also at the general public, includes performances by music groups, an aerobatic display, model exhibits as well as static demonstrations by the Czech Army, Fire Brigade, Czech Police – etc. The programme may be adjusted as necessary – see the website at www.lshk.cz. Admission and parking are free for all visitors.
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR NEW ROSE VARIETIES
18. - 19. 6. 2016
The thirty fourth year of the international competition focusing on new rose varieties. The latest roses of top-class cultivators from Germany, France, Belgium, Denmark, Holland, Ireland and England. In this one place you will find up to 200 varieties totalling over 1,000 plants and you might get an idea about the surprisingly wide range of shapes as well as the potentials for the use of roses, these beautiful flowers, both ancient and modern, flowers, which have again started to conquer our gardens. The Rosarium will be open again on July 2 – 3. 7. 2016.
FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SERVICES "LET US GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER"
24. 6. 2016
The eighth Festival of Social Services will again present to the general public social service providers in the region. Visitors will be able to learn a lot of interesting information about this topic at the exhibition stalls and at the same time to enjoy a pleasant day out. The festival offers a free of charge side programme featuring performances by amateur and professional artists, competitions for children and adults, rides on a fun train, a creative workshop and much more. Come and see for yourself!
THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF HRADCE KRÁLOVÉ
16. 6. - 19. 6. 2016 / Areál TESLA Hradec Králové / "Hradec Králové ve válce roku 1866" Exhibition
29. 6. - 1. 7. 2016 / Museum of Eastern Bohemia in Hradec Králové / International conference on the "Prussian-Austrian War of 1866 in Terms of Political, Military, Social, Economic and Cultural History"
26. 2. - 13. 11. 2016 / Museum of Eastern Bohemia in Hradec Králové / „Life in the Fortress" Exhibition
9. 10. 2015 - 1. 1. 2017 / Museum of Eastern Bohemia in Hradec Králové / „Fortress of Hradec Králové“ Exhibition
For more information go to www.calendariumregina.cz