Saturday, June 6, 2015

What to do in June

June is getting warm, sun is shining and summer is starting. That is why the events are held mainly in outside. You can take a moment from all the sightseeing and enjoy one of the following events:

FOOD & DRINK events:
Del Gusto Italiano Festival 4.6. - 7.6.
First year of this Italian event. 3 days full of italian specialities and music. Italy in Prague :)

                                               Del Gusto Italiano / Image: www.mistnikultura.cz
Prague drinks wine (Praha pije víno) 6.6. - 7.6.
Any fans of wine here?
Pivo na Hrad 12. - 13.6. 14:00 - 20:00
Or beer fans? For those ones we have mini-brewery festival in the Prague Castle. Mini-brewery sometimes present different and tastes of our national drink, so this event we can highly recommend.
Apetit picnic 20.6. 10:00 - 22:00
Spend a day eating and tasting new flavours. As every year, you have a chance to buy food and drinks from the amateur or professional cooks. Admission free. We will be there!

Apetit picnic /Image: cizinka.cz

Mattoni cocktail  Festival 2015 21.6. 20:00 - 23:00
Do you want to try new drinks while watching bartenders competition or live music?
Visit then the Old Town Square on June 21st.

MUSIC & FILM events:
Aperol Spritz open air cinema 
During summer, you can visit and watch films in the area of Zlute lazne.
Evenings might be cold and full of mosquitos, so take a jacket and repellent with you.
The cinema starts of June 9th with film The Great Beauty.

                                                          Aperol Spritz cinema / Image: Media Guru

Respect Festival 2015 13.6. - 14.6.
Eighteenth edition of the longest running Czech world-music festival internationally known for its adventurous and innovative programming.  As traditionally festival will bring performances of artists from different parts of world, who are well known internationaly and will perform in Czech Republic for first time. Festival area will also serve as open-air gallery. Program for children is part of the festival as in the past.
Open air concert 2015 17.6. 20:20 - 22:00
Want to listen Smetana, Gerschwitz or Rachmaninov by the Czech Philharmonic? Do not miss out the closure of their season and visit open-air right in the city centre. We think it is a beautiful ending of the day after all the sightseeing. Admission free.

                                                      Open air concert / Image: Česká filharmonie

United Islands 2015 18.6. - 20.6.
International multi-genre festival in Prague is one the most popular events in the city.

SPORT events:
Prague riverside cross  16.6. 15:00 - 21:00
Exhibition race where you can see elite athletes from slalom canoeing battling against each other with unique connection with popular biathlon shooting range. Admission free. 


Riverside Cross / Image: www.redbull.com
Canoe slalom World Cup 19.6. - 21.6.
Canoe slalom is one of the olympic discipline and Prague is hosting the World Cup this year. Admission 70 CZK (3€).

OTHER recommended events:
Holi open air Prague 20.6. 12:00 - 22:00
Music, fun and colours. That is the festival inspired by the Indian Holi.


Museum night 13.6. - 14.6. 19:00 - 01:00
Main mission is to offer visitors a chance to visit cultural sites at night (7.00 p. m to 1.00 a. m.) and provide free admission and transport.  


                                                          Museum night / Image: www.praguezones.cz
Open gardens weekend 13.6. - 14.6. 14:00 - 19:00
Gardens, parks and orchards which are normally closed, will be open for public during this weekend all over the country to enjoy the greens and summer. 

                                                    Open gardens weekend / Image: www.praha.eu

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