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30. 4. 2014

Brundibar - opera from the ghetto , symbol of the Holocaust

Brundibar - opera from the ghetto , symbol of the HolocaustOn Monday, May 5, from 19 o´clock at the Theatre of JK Tyl, the performance of the children 's opera Brundibar will take place. It is a joint project of two churches - opera staged Pilsner children's choir, acting at the Art School of B. Smetana, Plzeň with the conductor Bedřiška Koželuhová and Regensburg Cantemus Children's Choir under the direction of Matthias Schlier. The orchestrals have been taken by the Chamber Youth Orchestra, which consists of pupils of the basic art schools in Pilsen under the direction of Jane Lejčková and Jan Rezek.Children's opera Brundibar became famous as a musical symbol of the Holocaust. This chamber piece deals with children and animals victory over… More informations
30. 4. 2014

Military camps will offer a variety of military parade this year

Military camps will offer a variety of military parade this yearThis year's celebration program builds on the good experience of previous years, a large-scale investment projects and improvements of Křižíkovy Sady park in the city center but forced the organizers to make some changes. Some of the traditional places of contemporary camps presentation in the city center will be moved to the area by Lochotín amphitheater next to the entrance to the zoo. The new space will offer visitors a new experience - the area will make the presentation of large amounts of heavy and period armor possible - from the legendary jeeps through trucks, armored reconnaissance wheeled vehicles, tracking armored vehicles, motorcycles to a unique piece of art - salvage… More informations
29. 4. 2014

Plzeň is looking forward to see their liberators !

Plzeň is looking forward to see their liberators !From America to Pilsen heading George Thompson, Stephen Mason , Robert Gilbert , James Duncan and Herman Geist , Belgium Michel Gilain , José Schindfessel , Louis Gihoul , Paul Jacobs, Arthur Otto and Hubert Rauw . Their presence and memories each year revive the Liberation Festival program and are among its greatest attractions . The celebration will be visited also by the grandson of General Patton, George Patton Waters, son of Colonel Charles Noble and brother of the fallen airmen Virgil Kirkham Marion .The peak of the stay of veterans is always the very emotional meeting with the public. Joint remembering is often not without tears on both sides. This year we will be given an opportunity… More informations
29. 4. 2014

Program of the Liberation Festival 2014 is ready!

Program of the Liberation Festival 2014 is ready!Festival of Liberty 2014 will start on Friday, May 2, by the military history clubs . Program for the Plaza commercial center offers not only historical examples of military technology and demonstration of the life in military camps before now, but will also allow visitors to ride jeeps or on horseback and for the children to try air-soft shooting range. Behind Plaza there is a rich cultural program with competitions and other activities prepared for children including the presentation of the Plzeň city police.Checkpoint Peklo Raiders, checkpoint of current U.S. Army, with guided tours every hour can be found in front of the Patton Memorial Pilsen in the community center. In the space below… More informations
11. 9. 2013

Preparing the programme for Liberation Festival 2014

Preparing the programme for Liberation Festival 2014Liberation Festival 2014 will be held in Pilsen, 2-6 May. The city is already preparing the programme, which so far contains especially the traditional annual events. More informations
27. 5. 2013

Liberation Festival 2013 comes to an end

Liberation Festival 2013 comes to an end Once again Pilsen reveled in celebrations of the US Army’s liberation of the city, which this year were held from May 3 through 6. On these days, Pilsen symbolically – and in many sites literally – went back in time to the end of World War II. Authentic military camps in the city center, a Sunday parade of historical military vehicles on Klatovská Boulevard, emotional meetings with war veterans and a vibrant cultural program were again the main attractions. One of this year’s new additions was Army Week, prepared in cooperation with Czech soldiers and the Czech Ministry of Defense. More informations
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