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ST. WENCESLAS CELEBRATIONS and International Folklore Festival Český Krumlov

St. Wenceslas Celebration

Horní 2
38101 Český Krumlov
Contact: Městské divadlo Český Krumlov

Telephone: +420 380 711 775

E-mail: info.divadlo@ckrumlov.cz
WWW: www.divadlo.ckrumlov.cz

Location: Český Krumlov
Type: Highlights 2012 - Archiv


ST. WENCESLAS CELEBRATIONS 11th Year and International Folklore Festival Český Krumlov 12th Year

In honour of St. Wenceslas, Patron Saint of the Czech Land, town of Český Krumlov and patron of winemakers and beer brewers Celebration of Czech Republic State Holiday

Term: 28 – 30 September 2012

In August 2002 the hundred-year flood has hit Český Krumlov. A countless amount of volunteers has helped to clear the damages. Many individuals and companies have made financial donations to the town of Český Krumlov. People have helped also by buying a T-shirt with a simple statement “I Am Helping Český Krumlov to Get Above Water Again”. The first St. Wenceslas Celebrations, held in September 2002, were held in honour of St. Wenceslas, Patron Saint of Český Krumlov and with thanks to everyone who helped the town get back on track. As in its first year, this year’s Celebrations on the 10th anniversary of the floods are dedicated to everyone who helped the town of Český Krumlov. We cordially invite you to visit our town during the St. Wenceslas Celebrations, an autumnal celebration of friendships, common history, fateful meetings, good food and drink with a good dose of entertainment.



Partners of the event





Event programme for donors and volunteers of the flood relief in 2002:

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 10:00 - 18:00
29.09.2012   (Sa) 20:00 - 22:00

Flooding, Český Krumlov 2002 Flooding, Český Krumlov 2002 I am helping Český Krumlov out of the water

Saturday 29 September 2012

STATE CASTLE AND CHATEAU ČESKÝ KRUMLOV
* 10 am – 5 pm Visit of Castle Tower and Castle Museum
* 8 – 10 pm Tour of Baroque Theatre with lecture by Mr. Pavel Slavko, Castle castellan. For more information see www.zamek-ceskykrumlov.eu

REGIONAL MUSEUM IN ČESKÝ KRUMLOV, Horní Street
* 9 am – 12 pm, 12.30 - 5 pm Tour of exhibition “The Story of Český Krumlov” and "Český Krumlov from urban conservation area into UNESCO town". For more information see www.museum-krumlov.eu

EGON SCHIELE ART CENTER, Široká Street
* 10 am – 6 pm Tour of an exhibition HUMOUR IN ARTS: Gerald Scrafe, Josef Florian Krichbaum, Vladimír Jiránek, Jiří Slíva. For more information see www.schieleartcentrum.cz

MUSEUM PHOTO STUDIO SEIDEL, Linecká Street
* 10 am – 3.30 pm Museum viewing. Tours commence every hour on the hour. Due to capacity constraints please reserve your tour in advance at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or by telephoning 380 712 354. For more information: www.seidel.cz.

THEY HELPED KRUMLOV GET BACK ON TRACK
* 6 pm square Svornosti
Joint meeting and thanks donors and volunteers, who helped by the elimination of flood damage in 2002.

All volunteers and donors registered in the 2002 donations register will receive a free “Český Krumlov Card” guaranteeing free entry into all the expositions above. Free entry will also be granted to those who produce a T-shirt bought in the flood relief donation drive. Card can be collected at the Info Center Český Krumlov, Svornosti Square only for the duration of celebrations. For more information: www.ckrumlov.cz/card




FRIDAY 28 September





SVORNOSTI SQUARE

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28.09.2012   (Fr) 12:00 - 22:00

Svornosti Square, St. Wenceslas Celebration St. Wenceslas´ Fair, Svornosti Square Folk-Renaissance music band Klíč

Moderated by Jan Palkovič and Ivo Janoušek

* 12 pm – 10 pm ST. WENCESLAS MARKETPLACE

* 6 pm OPENING OF CELEBRATIONS
Celebrations will be opened by Mr. Dalibor Carda, Town Mayor, Ms. Jitka Zikmundová, Vice-Mayor and Fr. Václav Pícha, Vicar of Český Krumlov

* 6.10 – 7.25 pm LAKOMÁ BARKA
Ladies folk band from Český Krumlov that is celebrating its 15th birthday this year. The following band members are looking forward to seeing you: Lucka Roubínová, Lucka Sirová, Olga Kneiflová, Alena Musilová, Alena Šímová and Singer of the Year 2011 Hanka Havlíčková. For more information: www.lakomabarka.cz/

* 8 – 10 pm KLÍČ – 30 years (concert to celebrate the band anniversary)
A successful folk-renaissance band KLÍČ meets again after ten years of the band dissolution to celebrate this anniversary with several concert appearances. Do not miss one of only two exceptional concerts in Southern Bohemia. This is a truly exceptional series of remembrance concerts by the former KLÍČ band members who have decided to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the band founding although the band itself was dissolved 10 years ago. You will be pleased to listen to nearly 30 most successful songs from the original repertoire of the KLÍČ band performed live. In addition there will be several new songs from a new soon-to-be-launched album, all performed by original band members: Jaroslav Marian – vocals, Pavla Marianová – vocals, flutes, reed pipe, Jitka Krupičková – vocals, flutes, percussion, Kateřina Chudobová – vocals, flutes, Jarmila Pánková – vocals, percussion, Milan Venkrbec – vocals, guitar, percussion and Jiří Krupička – vocals, violoncello. For more information: http://agentura.studioklic.cz/

Where: Square Svornosti, Český Krumlov




ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL

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28.09.2012   (Fr) 17:00

St. Wenceslas Mass

* 5 pm ST. WENCESLAS HOLY MASS

Where: St. Vitus Cathedral, Český Krumlov




HISTORICAL TOWN CENTRE

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28.09.2012   (Fr) 16:00 - 19:00

Historical city centre, St. Wenceslas Celebration

* 4 – 7 pm DANCING TOWN
Participants of the International Folklore Festival will make the streets of the historical town centre come alive by their dancing performances (Café in Hradební Street, Široká Street, Na Ostrově, 2nd Castle courtyard, Vltava river banks

Where: Historical town centre, Český Krumlov




MUSEUM PHOTO STUDIO SEIDEL, Linecká Street

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28.09.2012   (Fr) 17:00 - 20:00

Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

* 5 – 8 pm THEATRICAL TOURS OF THE MUSEUM
Go back to the past and look into the household and business of Seidels. Tours can be reserved at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or by telephoning 380 712 354. Entry fee applies.

Where: Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, Český Krumlov




EVENING MUSIC AT KRUMLOV PUBS

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28.09.2012   (Fr) 19:30 - 24:00

Eveningplaying in the Krumlov pubs

* Pub Na louži – self-help singing school where the whole pub can sing along. Programme from 7.30 pm to 12 am. Performing Jan Olšakovský on accordion
* Cikánská jizba, Dlouhá Street – performance by the band Cindži renta
* Barrel bar, Rybářská Street 40 – concert of local band Bratři Karamazovi from 9 pm

Where: Krumlov pubs, Český Krumlov




SATURDAY 29 SEPTEMBER





SVORNOSTI SQUARE

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 10:00 - 22:00

International Folklore Festival Český Krumlov New Český Krumlov band Chlapi v sobě Svornosti Square, St. Wenceslas Celebration International Folklore Festival Český Krumlov

Moderated by Jan Palkovič and Ivo Janoušek

* 10 am – 10 pm ST. WENCESLAS MARKETPLACE

* 10 am – 8 pm INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL
Performances by the folk ensembles: Mionší from Dolní Lomná, Marjánek from Mariánské Lázně, Úsviťáček from České Budějovice, Malý Furiant from Česká Budějovice and Borovany, Chudesiya (Bulgaria), Mbunda (Africa) and ensembles Jitřenka and Růže from Český Krumlov

* 5.30 pm MEETING OF VÁCLAVS AND VÁCLAVKAS
A joint meeting and group photo of all arriving Václavs and Václavkas and declaration of results.

* 6 pm THEY HELPED KRUMLOV GET BACK ON TRACK
Joint meeting and thanks donors and volunteers, who helped by the elimination of flood damage in 2002.

* 6.30 – 8 pm INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL

* 8.30 – 10 pm CHLAPI V SOBĚ (Český Krumlov)
A new local musical formation, with new energy and new experiences. A new band of experiences musicians of Český Krumlov will present the greatest hits of Czechoslovak rock and pop scene. There will be new musical arrangements of famous songs by stars such as Lucie, Elán, Buty, Olympic, Richard Müller, Petr Muk or Vladimír Mišík. Locals will be familiar with the band members. A vocalist and piano player from Český Krumlov Jan Palkovič (PianoDuo) is the front man of the band. Second vocals and acoustic guitar are taken care of by the notorious Martin “Sam” Korčák (Papouškovo sirotci). The legendary Míra Bednář (Papouškovo sirotci) will play the bass guitar. Keyboard instruments are perfectly managed by Ivo Janoušek (PianoDuo). A solo guitar is played by Petr Špiroch (Dědoa míza) and the percussion master is none other than Martin “Tvarkýř” Tvaroh (Papouškovo sirotci).

Where: Svornosti Square, Český Krumlov




INFO CENTRE, SVORNOSTI SQUARE

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 10:00 - 17:00

Meeting of all Václavs and Václavkas

* 10 am – 5 pm MEETING OF VÁCLAVS AND VÁCLAVKAS
Registration and signing of the Memorial Book of St. Wenceslas Celebrations by all Václavs and Václavkas.

Where: Infocentre, Český Krumlov




SEMINARY GARDENS BY THE RŮŽE HOTEL

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 11:00 - 16:00

Seminary garden, next to Hotel Růže, St. Wenceslas Celebration

* 11 am – 4 pm INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL
Short dance demonstrations, presentation of International Folklore Festival participants

Where: Seminary Garden, Český Krumlov




ST. WENCESLAS OPEN DOOR NIGHT OF MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 20:00 - 24:00

St. Wenceslas´ Night of Open Museums and Galleries St. Wenceslas´ Night of Open Museums and Galleries St. Wenceslas´ Night of Open Museums and Galleries

Possibility to view notable museums and galleries:

* Egon Schiele Art Center, Široká Street – Humour in Arts: Gerald Scarfe, Josef Florian Krichbaum, Vladimír Jiránek, Jiří Slíva. From 8 pm performs in Egon Schiele Cafe EFES - band from České Budějovice (jazz, blues)

* Regional Museum in Český Krumlov, Horní Street – Story of Český Krumlov (1309-2009), Český Krumlov from urban conservation area into UNESCO town, performances by Krumlov Classic Guitar Duo

* State Castle and Chateau Český Krumlov – Tower, 2nd Castle courtyard (6 – 11 pm; children until 15 need to be accompanied by an adult. Entry prohibited to persons under influence)

* Doxa Gallery, 1st Castle courtyard – Jiří Havlík, an exhibition celebrating an important jubilee of the artist, perfomaning Duo Dam.

* Museum Photo Studio Seidel, Linecká 272 – guided tours from 8 to 11 pm (start of the last tour). Tours commence at 8, 8.30, 9, 9.30, 10, 10.30 and 11 pm, 20 persons per tour. Tours must be reserved in advance from 1 September 2012 at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or by telephoning 380 712 354. You can turn up without prior reservation (placement on tour is not guaranteed in this case)

* R. galerie, Dlouhá 30, performing Bryce Belcher

* Museum of Architecture and Craft and Fairtrade shop in museum, Dlouhá 92, performing Roman Matoušek

* Municipal Theatre Český Krumlov, Horní Street – Josef Prokope, Milena Nováková – Foto Club Český Krumlov

Where: Museums and galleries, Český Krumlov




EGGENBERG BREWERY GARDENS

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 13:00 - 19:00

Eggenberg Brewery Garden, St. Wenceslas Celebration Eggenberg Brewery Garden, St. Wenceslas Celebration

* 1 – 7 pm A FUN-FILLED AFTERNOON FOR CHILDREN WITH JEDNOTA
A fun-filled afternoon for children with competitions for prizes and presents from our event partner – Jednota Consumers Cooperative in Kaplice. Václav Novák, Domoradice Terno supermarket manager invites you for bargain shopping. Every person named Václav and Václavka will receive a present when shopping in the Terno supermarket during 28 and 29 September!

Program of children’s afternoon: Musical and theatrical performance for children “Let’s play with a fairytale” performed by Pohádka Theatre, jumping castle, spring-board, face painting by Ateliér Kreativ (paid offer), Artistic workshops for children and adults (paid offer) – puppet making, hand prints on T-shirts and bags, games with South Bohemian Region Fire Protection Unit. You can also visit the mobile photo studio Quisquis (paid offer) equipped with a number of costumes where you can have your photo taken wearing a period piece.

There will also be presentations and tasting of regional foods “NICE SOUTH BOHEMIAN TASTE” in co-operation with Regional Chamber of Agriculture and a FARMER´S MARKET in co-operation with the ARC association (more on www.ceskykrumlovtrhy.cz).

Where: Eggenberg brewery gardens, Český Krumlov




THEATRE PARK BEHIND THE MUNICIPAL THEATRE

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 13:00 - 19:00

Adrenaline track above the Vltava River - illustrative photo

* 1 – 7 pm ADRENALINE ROPE TRAIL ABOVE THE VLTAVA RIVER – a ride on a certified rope trail in the length of more than 100 meters. Start is in the park behind the Municipal Theatre and finish is in the Eggenberg Brewery gardens. Only for persons up to 100 kg of weight adhering to operational regulations.




STATE CASTLE AND CHATEAU, MINT 2nd courtyard

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 10:00 - 17:00

Famous pictorial almanac called Liber depictus Liber depictus, Český Krumlov early 14th century

10 am – 5 pm “LIBER DEPICTUS – LEGEND OF ST. WENCESLAS” EXHIBITION
An illuminated manuscript Liber depictus, also called the Codex of Krumlov, has been created in the 14th century in the Minorite Monastery in Český Krumlov and is a notable example of the medieval illumination in mid 14th century. A part of this manuscript telling the Legend of St. Wenceslas will be exhibited during the St. Wenceslas Celebrations.

The illustrated manuscript Liber depictus, the so-called Codex of Krumlov was probablycreated on order of the Rosenbergs and in 1782 it reached Vienna from the Krumlov Jesuits. Today it is located in the depository of the Austrian National Library. The manuscript is dominated by illustrations above written word which describes individual ink drawings. The Codex has many parts, containing the Bible of the Poor (Biblia pauperum), two biblical parables and illustrations of legends of 21 saints. These legends include the Legend of St. Wenceslas, his grandmother St. Ludmila and St. Procopius. Three different persons probably made the ink drawings.

Liber depictus is also a proof of the ambitions of the most powerful nobility of the Bohemian Kingdon, the House of Rosenbergs, to compete with their seat of Český Krumlov against the royal and imperial city of Prague. Their attempts include the dedication of the church of Český Krumlov to St. Vitus (as in Prague) and the liturgical ceremonies linked to it but also the support of arts (an example of which is Liber depictus) and education (Latin school an the so-called Chaplain Library). St. Wenceslas and St. Ludmila play a role in this as they open the legends series in the Krumlov Codex just after the biblical beginning.

Where: State castle and chateau, Mint, Český Krumlov




LITTLE COURTYARD U MALÉHO VÍTKA, Panská Street 21

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 13:00 - 22:00

Little Courtyard at the U Malého Vítka Hotel, St. Wenceslas Celebration

Organized by Českokrumlovský nadační fond Malého Vítka

* 1 – 7 pm WINE YARD
Demonstrations of grape extraction – Miroslav Valha
Times: 1, 3 and 5 pm
Tasting of grape juice
Moravian specialties

* 2, 4, 6 – 10 pm Performances by Zrcadla

Where: Little Courtyard U Malého Vítka, Český Krumlov




MUSEUM PHOTO STUDIO SEIDEL, Linecká Street

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 10:00 - 18:30

Museum Fotoatelier Seidel St. Wenceslas Shooting

* 3.30 – 6.30 pm THEATRICAL TOURS OF THE MUSEUM
Tours must be reserved in advance from 1 September 2012 at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or by telephoning 380 712 354. Entry fee applies.


* 10 am - 3 pm ST. WENCESLAS SHOOTING Experience the unique atmosphere of the early 20th century. Get a unique contemporary family photo to your album. Possibility of lending period clothing and accessories. After shooting is also possible to see a theater tour of "Photo for eternity."

Shooting without tour: 70, - CZK
Every other foto: 60, - CZK

Family ticket includes a tour of the museum
with commentary + 1 Photo: 200, - CZK (2 adults and up to 4 children)

Reservations at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or telephone +420 380 712 354 is necessary.

Where: Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, Český Krumlov




EVENING MUSIC AT KRUMLOV PUBS

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29.09.2012   (Sa) 19:30 - 24:00

Eveningplaying in the Krumlov pubs

* Pub Na louži – self-help singing school where the whole pub can sing along. Programme from 7.30 pm to 12 am. Performing Jan Olšakovský on accordion
* Egon Schiele Cafe - from 8 pm performing EFES - Band from České Budějovice (jazz, blues)

Where: Hospoda Na Louži, Český Krumlov




SUNDAY 30 SEPTEMBER





ST. VITUS CATHEDRAL

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30.09.2012   (Su) 11:00 - 19:00

St. Vitus´ Cathedral

* 11 am and 2 pm EXCEPTIONAL VIEWINGS OF THE CHURCH AND ST. WENCESLAC CHAPEL with narration by Mr. Petr Pavelec, director of the National Heritage Institute, department in České Budějovice

* 3 pm THEATRICAL ENSEMBLE ROVNÁTKA – LEGEND OF ST. WENCESLAS. Performance duration: 30 minutes with live music

* 6 pm FESTIVE CONCERT IN HONOUR OF ST. WENCESLAS
Performing: Blanka Talířová – organ, Marta Talířová – violin. The programme includes pieces by J.S.Bach, G.F.Händel, J.G.Walther, D. Buxtehude and others

Where: St. Vitus Cathedral, Český Krumlov




STATE CASTLE AND CHATEAU, MINT 2nd courtyard

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30.09.2012   (Su) 10:00 - 17:00

Mint, Castle Český Krumlov

* 10 am – 5 pm “LIBER DEPICTUS – LEGEND OF ST. WENCESLAS” EXHIBITION
An illuminated manuscript Liber depictus, also called the Codex of Krumlov, has been created in the 14th century in the Minorite Monastery in Český Krumlov and is a notable example of the medieval illumination in mid 14th century. A part of this manuscript telling the Legend of St. Wenceslas will be exhibited during the St. Wenceslas Celebrations.

Where: State Castle and Chateau, Mint, Český Krumlov




MUSEUM PHOTO STUDIO SEIDEL, Linecká Street

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30.09.2012   (Su) 10:00 - 17:00

Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

* 2 – 5 pm THEATRICAL TOURS OF THE MUSEUM
Tours must be reserved in advance from 1 September 2012 at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or by telephoning 380 712 354. Entry fee applies.

* 10.00 - 12.00 ST. WENCESLAS SHOOTING Shooting without tour: 70, - CZK
Every other foto: 60, - CZK

Family ticket includes a tour of the museum
with commentary + 1 Photo: 200, - CZK (2 adults and up to 4 children)

Reservations at www.seidel.cz or at info@seidel.cz or telephone +420 380 712 354 is necessary.

Where: Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, Český Krumlov




SVORNOSTI SQUARE

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30.09.2012   (Su) 14:30

Town walk

* 10 am - 4 pm ST. WENCESLAS MARKETPLACE

* 2.30 pm GUIDED TOWN TOURS – free of charge, in Czech, duration ca. 90 minutes, capacity max. 105 persons (3 groups). Reservations and tickets: Info Center (Svornosti Square) or at www.ckrumlov.cz/tickets.

Where: Svornosti Square, Český Krumlov




EVENING MUSIC AT KRUMLOV PUBS

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30.09.2012   (Su) 19:30 - 24:00

Eveningplaying in the Krumlov pubs

* Pub Na louži – self-help singing school where the whole pub can sing along. Programme from 7.30 pm to 12 am. Performing Vladimír Jirásek on a piano

Where: Hospoda Na Louži, Český Krumlov




Programme subject to change!





ENTRY: free of charge during the entire Celebrations (exceptions noted)





Organizers of ST. WENCESLAS CELEBRATIONS


* Town of Český Krumlov
* Municipal Theatre Český Krumlov o.p.s.
* Českokrumlovský rozvojový fond, spol. s r.o.
* Hana Pelzová – St. Wenceslas marketplace




General partner of the event


* Budějovický Budvar, n. p.




Main event partners


* Czech Tourist Center – CzechTourism
* ČEVAK, a.s.
* CARTHAMUS, a. s.
* EUROVIA CS, a. s., regional operation region Čechy západ
* Jednota – Consumer Cooperative in Kaplice
* Linde Pohony, s. r. o.
* South Bohemian Region




Event partners


* Schwan Cosmetics CR, s. r. o.
* Kaufland Česká republika, v. o. s.
* Eggenberg Brewery, a. s.




Media Partners of St. Wenceslas Celebrations


* Týdeník 5+2 dny
* Hitrádio Faktor
* Český rozhlas České Budějovice
* Českokrumlovský deník
* Mladá fronta DNES
* Ozvěny z měst a obcí Českokrumlovska
* Oficiální informační systém města a regionu Český Krumlov




Organizers of the INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL


* Folklore ensemble Růže
* Folklore Association of the Czech Republic
* House of Children and Youth Český Krumlov




International Folklore Festival is Supported by


* Regional Office of the South Bohemian Region
* Folklore Association of the Czech Republic
* Town of Český Krumlov




International Folklore Festival is Held under the Auspices of


* South Bohemian Hetman Jiří Zimola
* Senator Tomáš Jirsa
* Mayor of Český Krumlov Dalibor Carda
* Direktor of HZS ČR Drahoslav Ryba




Media Partners of the International Folklore Festival


Folklore Association of the Czech Republic, International Council of Organizers of Folk and Folk Arts Festivals, International Organization for Folk Arts, Folklor magazine, Children Press Agency, ACR Alfa, HALÓ noviny, Literární noviny, TV Noe, Český rozhlas, rádio Proglas, Informační centrum Borovice.cz, CzechTourism, Czech Tourists Club, OSA, Firemen Association of Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia, Zlaté stránky




Tourist Service


INFOCENTRUM Český Krumlov
náměstí Svornosti 2
CZ - 381 01 Český Krumlov
tel.: +420/380 704 622-3
fax: +420/380 704 619
e-mail: info@ckrumlov.cz
www.ckrumlov.cz/info