FOSO programme 2018

Festival of Songs 2018

WEDNESDAY May 30, 2018

Sokol House Olomouc-Chválkovice
7 pm Mapo OB Choir (Seoul, South Korea)

THURSDAY May 31, 2018

Reduta Hall – Moravian Philharmonics
6 pm Opening concert of the 46th Festival of Songs Olomouc
tribute to Jiří Klimeš, founder of the festival

Upper Square
8 pm Music in the thoughts of Masaryk
concert for the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia

FRIDAY June 1, 2018

Reduta Hall – Moravian Philharmonics
10 am – 2:30 pm International Choir Competition Mundi Cantant – children’s choirs

Upper Square
1:30 pm Department of Musicology ensembles, University of Olomouc
2:30 pm Choirs concert
3 pm Children’s and Youth centre performance
4 pm Results announcement – International Choir Competition Mundi Cantant – children’s choirs
4:30 pm The Gerbil Returns

SATURDAY June 2, 2018

Reduta Hall – Moravian Philharmonics
10 am – 3:30 pm International Choir Competition Mundi Cantant – youth and adult choirs

Bohemia Palace, ANAG Hall, Kollár Square
10 am – 3:30 pm International Choir Competition Mundi Cantant – youth and adult choirs

Upper Square
4 pm Choirs concert
5 pm Results announcement – International Choir Competition Mundi Cantant – youth and adult choirs

Reduta Hall – Moravian Philharmonics
7 pm Final concert of the Festival of Songs Olomouc – Absolute Winner competition

Olomouc City Festivities 2018

WEDNESDAY May 30, 2018

Czech Army Archive
7 pm Jan Sulovský: Líbánky (nejen) na Hané – Ze života Josefa Mánesa
theatre piece, part of “Reflexions of Olomouc” project

THURSDAY May 31, 2018

Olomouc city Gallery
5 pm Igor Dragićević | Květ mého moře
vernissage of exhibition by an artist from Makarská, a sister city

Archbichopric of Olomouc
6:30 pm Olomouc city Awards
Gala ceremony awarding Olomouc city Awards and Award for the deed of 2017
www.cenamesta.cz

FRIDAY June 1, 2018

Upper Square
7 pm Philharmonics Open-Air | Famous movie melodies
open-air concert of Moravian Philharmonics of Olomouc

9 pm Historical march for the honour of St. Pauline, patroness of the city of Olomouc

SATURDAY June 2, 2018

Upper Square
8 am – 10pm All-day off-programme
concerts, theatre pieces, period street music
local breweries, regional wines and buffet
presentation of historical crafts

8 am – 6 pm Market and cratfs fair

10 am – 6 pm Period crafts workshops
crafts preview, mintage, candle rettery, tinker’s manufactory, blacksmiths
“Know your craft” contest
10 am – 6 pm Period games, creative and graphic workshops
Science and technology at your reach | scientific-technical workshops
Studio Experiment | graphic workshop

10 am opening military parade and ceremonial roll-call of Austrian army
display of army drill and weapons
11 am Pojďte, budeme se bát aneb Strašidlo cantervillské
scary comedy inspired by Oscar Wilde’s novela, written by V. Málek
performed by members of Musical-Theatrical studio of Moravian Theatre of Olomouc

12 pm accordeonist and street-organist

1 pm Corporal | Magic of edged weapons
commented preview of swordsmanship techniques and encounters focused on weapons used by soldiers and officers in the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763)
performance by Corporal, a group of Historical European Martial Arts

2 pm Cirque a bit differently
artistic and juggling performance of new cirque

3 pm Tempusfolk
historical folk-rock concert

6 pm Hrátky s Kolalokou aneb Limonádový Joe
musical comedy inspired by theatre piece by J. Brdečka, V. Hála and J. Rychlík, arranged by V. Málek
performed by members of Musical-Theatrical studio of Moravian Theatre of Olomouc

7:30 pm Jan Sulovský: Jiřík versus Matyáš aneb Olomoucké boje o český trůn
theatre piece, part of “Reflexions of Olomouc” project

9 pm Adventure Strings
rock ballads and movie music performed by strings quartet

10 pm Theatrum Pyrotechnicum
baroque firework

Olomouc City Hall
11 am – 2 pm Open City Hall
open days and City Hall tours
representational areas of the City Hall, City Hall and Astronomical clock history exhibition, tower ascent
new display of city government officials since mid-19th century on

Crown Fortress
11 am – 5 pm Army encampment in the fortress
display of Austrian army drill and armour
army cuisine

4 pm Great historical battle
reconstruction of successful defense of Olomouc from Prussian army at the commemoration of 260th anniversary of Prussian siege of Olomouc

SUNDAY June 3, 2018

Smetana park
4 pm Opening of promenade concert season in the park
Girls’ saxophone orchestra