Prague’s Václav Havel Airport in the Czech Republic celebrated its 85and anniversary with a special entertainment program including an interactive exhibition in Terminal 2.
This program of events will focus on the history of the airport and will also include special airport tours and podcasts with current Chairman of the Board Jiří Pos, as well as a newly launched website for celebrate birthday. Visitors will find videos with period witnesses recounting the history and their experiences of the airport from the beginning of its operations to the present day.
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Anniversary events have been scheduled primarily for the first week of April 2022, with some scheduled for later in the year. The exhibition will open on April 5 and will include screens showing the historical development of the airport from a perspective of the future, and a new documentary about the airport. There will also be a photo corner, an exhibition of historical and contemporary uniforms and interactive games for children.
The first plane landed at Prague-Ruzyně Airport on April 5, 1937. Since then, the airport, which was named after former President Václav Havel in 2012, has had many ups and downs, more recently. bottom – its rise during the First Republic era, the German occupation, the communist planned economy, the huge development after the Velvet Revolution and the pandemic years of 2020 and 2021.
Pos said: “The 85and– The birthday celebration will be worthy. We chose a sensitive format, partly because of the pandemic and the events in Ukraine. We have planned several events for the public. We have designed special free individual tours of airport facilities. However, as these are full, we have also made videos on the history and current affairs of Prague-Ruzyně Airport, as well as podcasts with period witnesses and a short film recognizing the anniversary in a non-traditional form through a combination of acts and cartoons. scenes. This is to ensure that interested people will not miss the in-person visits.