Festivals Prague

Festivals Prague

Wouldn’t it be nice to combine a citybreak Prague with visiting one of the amazing festivals in Prague? Prague houses a lot of interesting cultural events that will give you a good insight in the cultural life of Prague. Literature, film, music, theatre; there are various events dedicated to these areas. Here you will learn more about it.

Prague Spring International Music Festival

This music festival was born in 1946 and is held every year. The festival always starts at the 12th of May, the anniversary of the death of the famous Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. During the opening of the festival the symphonic poems Má Vlast of Smetana are performed. The festival always ends with the 9th symphony of Beethoven. At various concert halls in the city you can attend the best classical music concerts. One of the best places is the Rudolfinum.
Address: Rudolfinum, Alšovo Nábřeží 12


The Febiofest is one of the top events in Prague you shouldn’t miss, especially if you are a film fan. Febiofest is a film festival with a varied program, including feature films, documentaries, and experimental films. Film directors from all over the world come to show their work in Prague. The films are shown in 14 different cinemas in the city.
Address: Růžová 951/13

Shakespeare Summer Festival

One of the best places to see different plays of Shakespeare is in Prague. During the summer months you can watch wonderful theatre shows in the gardens of the Prague Castle in the Hradčany district. It will be a great experience!
Address: Prague Castle, Hradčany.


In Prague every year is held one of world’s most prestigious international book fairs, Bookworld. Prague has a great history in literature and has been the hometown of some famous writers as Franz Kafka. Famous publishers, booksellers and writers will be present. You can visit workshops, lectures and book presentations. For who is really into literature should book a citybreak Prague during Bookworld so you can combine visiting the tourist attractions with an interesting outing to this great book fair.
Address: Prague Exhibition Grounds

Prague Writers’ Festival

The Prague Writers’ Festival is an outstanding cultural event in Prague. The most notable writers from all over the world gather in Prague during this festival. Here you will have the opportunity to meet your favorite writers and listen to their lectures. New books will be presented or you can attend discussions or film screenings.
Address: Platýz, Národní 37/416

Days of European Film Festival

In 2010 the 17th edition of this film festival will be held. The best and most interesting European films are shown at this festival. Many European film directors will be present during the screening of their films, so afterwards you can ask questions about the film. The films are shown in cinema Lucerna and Cinema Světozor.
Cinema Lucerna: Vodičkova 36
Cinema Světozor: Vodičkova 41

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