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Handicap Day, Day Without Barriers 2010

Handicap Day, Day Without Barriers 2010, tour of the castle

Zámek 57
38101 Český Krumlov
Contact: Kiwanis klub Český Krumlov

Telephone: +420 380 704 614
Fax: +420 380 704 619

E-mail: handicap@ckrumlov.cz
WWW: www.ckrumlov.cz/handicap2010

Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2010 - Archive



Handicap Day, Day Without Barriers 2010


Partners

Dear friends and guests.

The Kiwanis Club Český Krumlov has the honor of inviting for the sixth time the handicapped guests and their escorts to visit the historical town of Český Krumlov without barriers. As usual, there are special viewing tours available at the castle and the baroque theatre, town tours with a professional guide. Many museums and galleries have also opened their doors enabling the handicapped visitors and their escorts to view many interesting exhibitions. For the adventurous there is the river Vltava boat tour allowing you a fresh view of the town. On the square you can also visit a marketplace of products made by the handicapped and view some interesting performances.

Let's just conclude with: we look forward to seeing you!

Kiwanis Club Český Krumlov.




Event opening

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 09:00 - 11:00




Modified 2nd Viewing Route - State Castle and Chateau

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 10:00 - 15:00

State Castle State Castle

The 2nd viewing route will be included in the event program. The Castle provides a guide in Czech language and free entry to all registered handicapped visitors and their escort. The modified route includes: The Coated hallway, painting hall, chambermaid's room and the closet of countess Eleonora, boudoir, bedroom of countess Eleonora, study, ante-room, dining room and return to the garden. Maximum duration 60 minutes. The group can include a maximum 7 wheel-chaired visitors + their escorts, a total of up to 25 persons. The tours start at the summer riding school (the garden across the Castle Riding Hall). Tours commence at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. Noon break between 12 and 1 pm. This tour is not suitable for mobile beds.

Possibilities: Guided tour

Type of offer: for individuals and groups

Tour with a guide: Czech




Baroque Theatre Viewing - State Castle and Chateau

Dates From - To Tour duration
11.09.2010   (Sa) 11:00 - 11:40 00:40 hour
11.09.2010   (Sa) 14:00 - 14:40 00:40 hour

Baroque Theatre: access through side entry on the 5th Castle courtyard. Duration of approximately 40 minutes. The group can include a maximum 7 wheel-chaired visitors + their escorts, a total of up to 25 persons. This tour is not suitable for mobile beds.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Egon Schiele Art Center


Egon Schiele Art Centrum

Self-guided viewing of the current exhibitions: from 10 am to 6 pm. Exhibitions: permanent documentary exhibition documenting the life and work of Egon Schiele. Egon Schiele Art Center is fully wheelchair accessible and open to handicapped visitors not only during the Handicap Day. For opening hours and more information please view www.schieleartcentrum.cz




Fairytale House Český Krumlov


Fairy Tale House Český Krumlov

This museum houses an exhibition of puppets from the National Museum in Prague. The exhibition is included in the program "Touch Český Krumlov" and introduces some popular puppets to visually impaired visitors. Fíďa Gallery - sculptures, paintings, art installations.

Type of offer: for individuals and groups




Group Tour of the Town - for Wheel-chaired Persons

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 10:00 - 11:30
11.09.2010   (Sa) 14:30 - 16:00

Group Tour of the Town - for Wheel-chaired Persons

Group view of the town with a professional guide with accompanied by volunteer assistants. The group will have max. 20 wheel-chaired persons plus the entourage. Guided tours start at the Svornosti square.




Touch Český Krumlov

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 13:00 - 14:30

Touch Český Krumlov

A group tour for the visually impaired. A commented walk around the town with the aid of assistants. There will be stops along the route allowing the visually impaired guests to learn interesting facts about the town and also directly touch the precious historical objects. Tours are free of charged for the visually impaired and their escort.

Possibilities: Guided tour




Český Krumlov as Seen from the Vltava River - sightseeing from a raft

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 11:00 - 11:45
11.09.2010   (Sa) 13:00 - 13:45
11.09.2010   (Sa) 15:00 - 15:45

Rafting cruise

This is a fresh view of the historical town center of Český Krumlov from the river Vltava. Period boats are manned by two skilled boatmen. N.B. Boat rides will take place weather and water conditions permitting. Departure: from Hotel Gold, arrival: to the Na Fortně place or to the Eggenberg brewery.




Český Krumlov from the Vltava river – rafting cruise

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 10:00 - 10:45
11.09.2010   (Sa) 12:00 - 12:45
11.09.2010   (Sa) 16:00 - 16:45

Rafting cruise

Rafting cruises for courageous handicapped. Not suitable for handicapped on mobile beds and for physically handicapped. The organizers have the right to decide if they accept the individual handicapped from the safety reasons. Departure: from Gold Hotel, arrival:place called Na Fortně or to Eggenberg Brewery. The time of the cruise: approximately 30 minutes. Number of rafts:2, max. 5 people can go by one raft + the guide.

Number of person in the tour: To 10




Entertainment on the Svornosti square

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11.09.2010   (Sa) 10:00 - 16:00

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Cultural Program:

10.00
Opening the program

10.10
Black Bottom

11.00
Official opening - Club president, mayor, guests, partners

11.20-12.30
Studio dell´ Arte

12.30-13.00
Jongleur Vítek

13.00-13.45
Raven

13.45-14.15
"Try it for a while"

13.15-14.45
Theater Malaria, Gallneukirchen

14.45-15.15
Juggler Vítek

15.15
Madfinger (45 minutes)

16.00
End of program

Possibilities: Admission free, Barrier-free admission




Parking


Registered participants will be provided parking on the central parking Pr (a P1 car park 200m, Chvalšiny direction opposite to winter stadium - see drawing), which receives a card entitling them to the parking entrance to the central parking lot P1, P2, P3, P4 and PR on the day event.In the city there are several other places reserved for vehicles of handicapped / disabled, but the designation does not mean free parking. Parking ticket issued by the participants in the action does not apply universally to all parking spaces and reserved spaces, the only listed the central car park with automatic operation.




Registration of Individual Visitors


Registration

We recommend to all participants in the event to register as soon as possible and reserve their places for an event or tour of their choice. The capacity for some events is limited and therefore we can only guarantee a certain number of places. You can either use our on-line reservation form, or e-mail us at: handicap@ckrumlov.cz. If using the on-line form, please state in the notes section the following as additional information: type of handicap, no. of handicapped participants, no. of escorts, no. and registration numbers of the vehicles and other possible requests. You can of course participate also without prior registration just by showing up. However, guests with advance registration will have a priority.




Registration for Groups


Registration for Groups

Institutions, organizations and organized groups can also use the on-line registration form. Please state in the notes section the following additional information about your group: contact details, total size of group, no. of handicapped participants, no. and registration numbers of the vehicles etc. You can also e-mail us at handicap@ckrumlov.cz




Volunteer Assistants Registration


Registration

If you wish to help us as a volunteer assistant, please let us know at handicap@ckrumlov.cz. Our volunteers help as personal assistants (guides for the visually impaired, wheelchair assistance, personal escort etc.), servicing the stair climbers, giving out information about the event and about the town, preparing and cleaning up the various stations, helping with getting the handicapped from and into cars, rafts etc. It is a voluntary and therefore unpaid help. We can offer food for our assistants (lunch) and accommodation when required. As the total number of assistants required is limited, we reserve the rights to reserve some requests without a reason. The selected assistants will be contacted and informed using the contact details provided.




Accommodation Reservation


There are no extra options for accommodation and no funding available to cover accommodation costs by the organizers. Nevertheless, we hope that you will be able to make a choice from one of the standard options available.




Organizers


Kiwanis Club Český Krumlov, Town of Český Krumlov, Českokrumlovský rozvojový fond