Calendar of Events

Below is a list of Czech Republic events and festivals in chronological order.

41st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

June 30 - July 8, 2006
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The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic and the most prestigious such festival in Central and Eastern Europe. It is one of the oldest A-list film festivals (i.e., non-specialized festivals with a competition for feature-length fiction films), a category it shares with the festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, San Sebastian, Moscow, Montreal, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Among filmmakers, buyers, distributors, sales agents, and journalists, KVIFF is considered the most important event in all of Central and Eastern Europe

Every year, the festival presents some 200 films from around the world, and regularly hosts famous and important filmmakers. The Karlovy Vary festival is intended for both film professionals and the general public, and offers visitors a carefully designed programme, excellent facilities and a broad range of other services..

Mělník Wine Harvest Festival

Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017
Website (in Czech)

Wine festival in the town of Mělník

16th Prague Autumn (Pražský podzim) International Music Festival

September 12 - October 1, 2006
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During the last 15 years, there have been performances by 79 orchestras, 110 conductors, 131 singers, 61 pianists, 35 violin players, 25 cellists, 18 choirs, 6 chamber ensembles, and 26 other instrumentalists. The number of attendees has reached almost 270,000.  In the last year, the overall attendance of the festival reached 87%, with some of the concerts sold out three months beforehand.

Znojmo Wine Harvest Festival

September 15 - 16, 2006
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The Znojmo Wine Harvest Festival (Znojemské vinobraní) has been going on since 1966 and attracts tens of thousands of visitors from around the country each year. The rich program will start with an evening procession of hundreds of people dressed in period costumes and end with fireworks on Saturday. Visitors will be able to watch a knights' tournament, enjoy medieval music, dances and theatre performances, visit a historical market, and celebrate wine and the semi-fermented young wine called burčák.

41st International Music Festival Brno - Moravian Autumn

September 22 - October 7, 2006
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The theme of the forty-first annual Moravian Autumn Festival is Three Giants, dedicated to the music of the three composers whose anniversaries are celebrated this year: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (two hundred and fifty years since his birth), Robert Schumann (one hundred fifty years since his death in 1856), and Dmitry Shostakovich (one hundred years since his birth in 1906).

Karlštejn Wine Harvest Festival

September 30 - October 1, 2006
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14th Days of European Film Festival

Prague - January/February 2007
Brno - Janaury/February 2007

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The festival presents contemporary European films. The festival draws over 20,000 moviegoers.

14th Febiofest - International Film, Video, and TV Festival

2007 March/April
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Febiofest is the biggest audiovisual showcase in Central Europe. It began as a small event in two Prague movie theatres. This year, its programme will fill 14 theatres. As is the case every year, the main part of the festival takes place in Prague, where at least 400 feature films, short films, documentaries, experimental and animated films will be shown during the week of the festival. After the Prague part of the festival ends, a selection from the Febiofest programme will also visit several other Czech cities (Brno, Ostrava, Olomouc, České Budějovice, Liberec and Pardubice).

62nd Prague Spring (Pražské jaro) International Music Festival

May/June 2007
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The Prague Spring International Music Festival is a permanent showcase for outstanding performing artists, symphony orchestras and chamber music ensembles of the world. The festival commemorates important musical anniversaries by including works by the composers concerned on its programs, and presents Czech as well as world premieres of compositions by contemporary authors.