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Video about BRNO

Posted by Svedova on April 23, 2015 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Enjoy this nice video about BRNO. I am so happy that BRNO is getting international- well done...https://vimeo.com/116682524?from=outro-embed


ZNOJMO Wine Harvest festival 2014

Posted by Svedova on September 1, 2014 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

12. 9. 2014 - 13. 9. 2014 I am going on SAT for sure, join me, write me for detailed programme which is, however, not in CZECH..

 

The biggest celebration of wine in Znojemsko with a historical parade and marketplace

 

The celebration recalls the year 1327 when Czech King John of Luxembourg and his wife Elisabeth of Bohemia and the royal court arrived in Znojmo. The full program offers a number of supporting events: theater performances, concerts, fireworks, jousting tournaments, historic marketplace with demonstrations of crafts, and a military camp. The culmination of the celebration is a festive parade through the city, which of course is never missed by that favorite of visitors to Znojmo’s historic vintage, the god of wine and good cheer Bacchus. Blazing torches add atmosphere to Friday’s procession, and Saturday afternoon peaks on the grandstand with the transfer of the city charter and punishment of rogue winemakers.

Watch the procession here, it was so much fun...

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Sightseeing of Brno from a minibus

Posted by Svedova on July 28, 2014 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (0)


Take a 110 minute tour of Brno by a minibus (in English for English speaking guests from the audio) starting right from the centre of the Náměstí Svobody (Liberty Square). This tour is held only during summer on THU, FRI and SAT till 27 September 2014 at 10.00 pm, 12.30 pm, 15.00 pm, 17.30 pm

 Price:

Adults: CZK 170, students, seniors, disabled : CZK 90, children under 6 ; free of charge , Family ticket CZK 420

The price of the ticket includes admission 50 CZK in the gardens of the Villa Tugendhat. Ticket purchase right in the tourist minibus.

 You will see : Villa Tugendhat from the outside and stroll in the gardens, the Jurkovič villa ( one of the most important architectural monuments of the 19th and 20th century in Brno) The Spilberk Castle offering a beautiful view over Brno.

 The minibus route:

From the Freedom Square (náměstí Svobody) - Church of Sts. James ossuary at St. James - Leoš Janáček - Park Balloon-Vila Tugendhat / s tour of the gardens - Palace Tivoli - Children's Home Dagmar - Jurkovic House - Observatory and Planetarium in Brno - Kostel sv. Augustina - Vila Stiassny - Brno Exhibition - Mitrovský - Mendel Museum - Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Orthodox church. Wenceslas - Castle Špilberk - Moravian Gallery - Meeting House - Church of John Amos Comenius - Return to Freedom Square.

 For more information:

More information in the information center, Radnická 8

Phone: +420 542 427 150, e-mail: [email protected]

http://www.gotobrno.cz/en/sightseeing-tour-by-tourist-bus/a2755

Windmill in KUZELOV, Open Air Museum in STRAZNICE

Posted by Svedova on April 4, 2014 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

In May or June 2014 I am organising a trip to KUZELOV, (visit to a preserved wind mill) and nice open air museum preserving the local buidings from Eastern Moravia in the Czech Republic. See the description of the trip at http://www.czech4you.com/ section HOT NEWS.


Museum Night in BRNO

Posted by Svedova on April 4, 2014 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Museum Night in Brno (when majority of the Brno Museums are open for free till midnight and some transportation is provided as well will take place on May 17, 2014 (SATURDAY). See the details at http://www.brnenskamuzejninoc.cz/index_en.html

Re-enactment of the Battle of Three Emperors, the Austerlitz

Posted by Svedova on October 28, 2013 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)

If you played with toy soldiers when you were little, if you are a history buff, or if you are looking to see (and learn) something different while visiting the Czech Republic, head to the town of Slavkov near Brno. Slavkov? Never heard of it? Maybe the town s German name, Austerlitz, rings a bell. In 1805, the town s surroundings witnessed the "Battle of the Three Emperors," also known simple as the Battle of Austerlitz.The main program, including a re-enactment of the battle - watch a nice short VIDEO , is scheduled for November 30, December 1, 2013. You can witness a military parade on the main square in Slavkov (Austerlitz), followed by the re-enactment. Some 800 "soldiers" (members of clubs and historical societies from all the corners of Europe) will participate in period uniforms and with period weapons. The re-enactment will include the participation of forty horses and fifty cannons, and in the evening there will be a military parade and fireworks display. See more pictures at http://helis63.rajce.idnes.cz/Reenactment_of_the_Battle_of_Austerlitz_-_Bitva_u_Slavkova_2005/

If interested, I can provide transportation to the scene. Please contact m via e.mail.

 

Emptying the ponds and lakes in the Czech Republic

Posted by Svedova on October 28, 2013 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (0)

In fall some lakes and ponds are being emptied in the Czech Republic. This tradition goes back to the 15th century, when Czech traditional fish - carp has been introduced to the Czech waters. I visited the JEDOVNICE village near Brno and saw emptying the lake. and also enjoyed some fish specialities. Some more pictures at http://helis63.rajce.idnes.cz/JEDOVNICE_vylov_-_emptying_the_lake_in_the_Czech_Republic.

 

Veteran race 2013

Posted by Svedova on August 27, 2013 at 2:45 PM Comments comments (0)

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If you are a motorcycle or car lover, you should not miss this lovely veteran race which starts on 21 Sep at 8,30 AM at Kocianka 2 in Brno. The best curves are right behind the Starting-point..Some members of the crew take it seriously and, you will admire costumes of the former times, shiny boots and simply have fun among the car buffs. Watch a nice video here.

 

Bronze Model of BRNO in 1645

Posted by Svedova on August 26, 2013 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

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I am sure you are wondering how the bronze model of BRNO in 1645, was made? This model is placed on Moravske Square outside Rendez-vous Café in Brno, the Czech Republic. When I guide the tourists it is very interesting, and really, everybody enjoys it. Watch a 7 minute video, no commentary. Make it yourself. Thanks a million to the Brno architects.

 

 

 

ALBUM

Posted by Svedova on June 26, 2013 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Please check the ALBUM to see the photos from some of my trips.


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