In response to the many canceled festivals and events due to the coronavirus, Prague will see it’s first-ever joint festival named PRAHA ZÁŘÍ, at the exhibition grounds in Prague Holešovice from the 8th to the 28th of September 2020. There awaits us 20 days of unprecedented, and unforgettable cultural, musical, dance, film, circus and gastronomy experiences.
This one of a kind event will be for a large part freely accessible with a special food court organised where you can procure yourself with, refreshments, food, soft drinks and Pilsner Urquell. This special occasion has been made possible with the assistance not only of the multitude of event organisers but also the participation of the Holešovicen exhibition grounds as well as the city of Prague amongst many other sponsors and partners.
On the first day a opening concert will take place provided by the Metronome festival and the United Islands of Prague and their guest, the band Zrní. The Prague Springs will host the Austrian percussionist Martin Grubinger and Letní Letná, the largest new circus festival of the Czech Republic will showcase two top ensembles on the park stage. The “Couch” in Stromovka is set in motion by the Salsa Bachata dance hall and DJ Honza El Inmortal, and Febiofest Kino organizes an evening film screening.
On September 9, the award-winning British drummer and producer Moses Boyd will perform on the main stage as part of the open-air Young Tuning Jazz festival, nominated for the prestigious Mercury Award for this year’s album Dark Matter. A Frontwoman who certainly does not need an introduction is Tonya Graves & The Band, From beginning to end and will perform a captivating mix of rhythm and blues. Amongst other artists there will bea concert for IRS heroes performed by Tomáš Klus and,Metronome Prague and United Islands of Prague will bring a star of Czech hip hop – “Prago Union”.
Dance Prague will present site-specific performance by Bod.Y Adrena Axis, the international design show Designblok and Signal Festival will combine art, urban space and modern technology, the Kefír family festival and the Minor Theater are preparing a lot of exciting nonsense, such as a Kašpárka in a hot dog concert right on Křižík’s fountain, the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest and Kino Aero, focused on independent and art production, will take care of the film stage and summer cinema, where they will present the award-winning film Cukrář, Magnesia Litera, traditionally promoting quality literature and good books, mediates the reading of awarded authors… The complete PRAHA ZÁŘÍ program can be found at www.prahazari.cz.