From Spain's renowned Tomatina festival to the festival of colours (Holi) in India, Festivals offer the opportunity to unite and celebrate when everyone is running in the human race. They bring joy, colours, unity and the spark in everyone's life. In addition, they reflect the richness of a country's cultural heritage.
Similarly, Festivals hold a special significance in Czech, a country located in Europe as well.
Czech cultural events serve as a vibrant reflection of the rich culture, traditions and regional diversity.
With distinctive ancient rituals, finger-licking cuisines, and mesmerising performances, Czech festivals offer an environment filled with warmth and enthusiasm. They leave an everlasting impression on the people who participate in the celebration of joy.
Unlike most countries, Czech festivals boast a beautiful and remarkable blend of spirituality and modern celebrations. From Traditional festivals in the Czech Republic to pop cultural events, Music is an integral part of Czech culture. These captivating celebrations feature awesome displays, theatre exhibitions, workshops, movie streaming and many more programs, making them the most vibrant festivals.
Prague Spring International Music Festival is one of the largest and most prominent festivals, celebrated annually on 12th May as per the Prague festival calendar. It is held under the country's President itself with the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. Exceptional musicians, artists and excellent youth entertainers perform at Prague Spring.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is one of the oldest film festivals on the earth. First celebrated in 1946, Karlovy Vary keeps drawing attention from visitors from all around the world as it attracts international stars like Rita Hayworth and Annette Bening.
Although we have been witnessing Jazz fading out, it never loses its charm. It has resurged in the past few decades, and now it is driving the new generation crazy. It's one of the most prominent Music and dance festivals in the Czech Republic, and the increasing number of Jazz lovers in Prague is testimony to this fact. This festival serves as a mirror to the culture and music taste of the Czech Republic.
Ostrava is one of the most vibrant Traditional festivals in the Czech Republic as well as the largest music celebration. This four-day festival offers an extraordinary opportunity for visitors to invest their time in enjoying vacations in the country. Since 2002, it has been a universal music party featuring lots of shows, theatre exhibitions, workshops, etc.
As the name suggests, Summer Shakespeare Festival is a two-month-long festival displaying the works of William Shakespeare, the renowned literary dramatist. This festival has been celebrated since 2000. Plays and poetry are performed in Slovak and Czech, which help one understand the prominence of literature in the republic.