This weekend in Prague: the streets come alive to the sound of music
Prague live music
The seventh edition Praha žije hudbou festival brings live music to the streets and squares of the city on June 3 and 4. Among the well-known names you can find Aneta Langerová, Lenka Dusilová, Mucha and Circus Brothers. There are also many undiscovered talents to be discovered. Read more here and here.
Freelance singer and songwriter James Harris will bring their laid-back styles to Fitzgerald in Karlín on June 3. His song “Something Like This” can be heard on the soundtrack of the recent Czech holiday movie “Přání Ježíškovi”. Read more here.
Guitarist Eric Clapton finally arrives at the O2 Arena on June 5th. Tickets purchased for previous dates in 2020 and 2021 remain valid. He’s played selections since his time at Cream, as well as of course, his cover of “I Shot the Sheriff” and his big hit “Layla” from the Derek and the Dominoes era. Read more here and here.
Grammy-winning pop stars imagine Dragons bring their Mercury Tour to Letiště Letňany on June 5-6. In previous concerts on the tour, they played over 20 songs with their big hit “Radioactive” nearing completion. The Prague shows will only be the second and third of the European leg of their tour. Read more here and here.
Raise a glass for a good cause (again)
Drink for Ukraine vol. 2: Benefit of the beer festival
More than 35 breweries, including small producers, from all over the Czech Republic will meet at the Drink for Ukraine charity festival on June 4 at the Prague Congress Centre. The festival will take place both indoors in the winter garden and outdoors on the terrace. The event is placed under the auspices of the People in Need Foundation and the Mayor of Prague Zdeněk Hřib, and benefits from the financial support of Plzeňský Prazdroj. Read more here.
Join a cycling gang
Prague World Bike Ride
AutoMat, the UN Information Center and several embassies want to highlight the importance of cycling in the context of sustainable development. Critical mass of Prague a bike ride, as part of a global celebration of cycling, will take place on June 5 at noon from Kasárna Karlín, then at the same location in the afternoon there will be workshops, live music and d ‘other activites. People considering cycling should Register in advance. Read more here and here.
Have an argument or raise a glass on the docks
ČEZ Primátorky and French Wine Festival
The French wine festival Divine Feast 2022 takes place at Na břehu Rhôny in Výtoň on June 3 and 4. About twenty French wine estates will be represented and there will be live music on both days. Read more here.
The 109th edition of Primatorky the boat race begins on June 4 with qualifying matches in the morning and a few finals in the afternoon. The finals continue until June 5, with races in the main categories. The companion program allows users to try out rowers and visit a pop-up gallery. Read more here and here.
Live a little nocturnal magic
The magic fountain casts its spell again
The Křižík Fountain in Výstaviště is a suitable setting for Magic Fountain. The circus-like show with acrobats and dancers traces the development of mankind and the work of Czech inventor František Křižík. The show takes place once a month, with the next on June 3. Learn more here.
Celebrate auteur cinema Edison Film Hub Third Anniversary June 3 with a special screening of the iconic “Marie Antoinette” by Sofia Coppola followed by a discussion and an afterparty where no doubt they will make you eat cake. Read more here.
Here’s a genius from Scottish comics
Daniel Sloss shows his Hubris
Scottish stand-up superstar Daniel Sloss will present his new solo show “Hubris” at the Karlín Forum in Prague on June 3. No subject is taboo and it provokes not only laughter but also public reflection. The show will be in English and is suitable for visitors over the age of sixteen. Learn more about our article and here.
Travel to Poland without leaving Prague
Polish day at the Embassy, cuisine from around the world and comedy cabaret
Celebrate the culture of one of our neighbors at Polish day in the garden, held in the garden of the Polish Embassy, just under Prague Castle, on June 4. Dance, art, fashion, games, cooking, summer cinema, etc. are provided. You can also find out about the different cities and regions. Read more here and here.
The Gay Agenda and Prague Price celebrate Pride Month with a Comedy Cabaret at the Rock Cafe on June 4. The evening of drag, slapstick, and stand-up comedy, in English, will feature Hayley the Strange, Chlorophyll Von Needle, Angelina Angelic, and more. Ten percent of ticket sales will go to Rainbow House, Prague Pride’s new community center, which opened last year. Read more here and here.
Dishes from 50 countries around the world can be tasted at the Embassy Food and Culture Festival June 4 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Vítězné náměstí. Read more here.
Every Saturday in June there is a pool party with a DJ at Manifesto Anděl. The first edition on June 4 also includes a samba lesson with Doris Martínez. Read more here.
Visit Villa Kramar at Letná Park on June 4 from 9:00 a.m. with the last visit from 4:00 p.m. The villa, which was renovated last year, is the official seat of the Prime Minister and is used for meetings and special events. It is named after Karel Kramář, the first Prime Minister after the independence of Czechoslovakia. Read more here.
See Prague come to life with street art
wall street party
The exhibition which has just opened Wall Street features graffiti and street art by local artists Jan Kaláb (Point), Jakub Matuška (Masker) and Michal Škapa (Tron), among others. The name of the exhibition refers both to the localization of art and to its monetization. The exhibition is at the Villa Pellé Gallery until August 7th. Learn more here.
Baroque theater for children and a day with trains
June 3 and 4 are filled with family events at Letňany Not just for kids, held in the Letňany Forest Park. Highlights include a revival band from Aerosmith and a closing with a laser show and fireworks. Read more here.
The National Gallery in Prague’s Sternberg Palace on Hradčanské náměstí will host a series of Baroque theatrical performances and workshops for children and adults on June 4 and 6. The project is in cooperation with Geisslers Hofcomoedianten, which has been performing nationwide since 2014. They will also perform “Římská Lukrécie: Nomádská operní travestie” the June 7 at Schwartzenberg Castle. Read more here and here.
Children can get better acquainted with the transport and its history at Prague Transit Children’s Day, held on June 4 with various events in Smíchovské nádraží and Depot Zličín. Read more here.
A 200 year old carousel is on top of Petřín Hill until September 30. Florence’s hand-carved carousel ranks among the best in Europe. it is open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Read more here.