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Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat
Each autumn, now for 31 years, Prague plays host to an impressive choral competition and festival, attracting choirs from around the world. Your choir can choose to participate in the competition or just sing for experience and pleasure of viewers and yours. During your stay in this magical city your choir will be treated with the utmost care and attention.

Date and place
The dates of Praga Cantat 2017 are 2nd till 5th November 2017 (Thursday-Sunday). Praga Cantat 2017 takes place in Prague and the venue is the majestic Prague National House, a beautiful Neo-Renaissance building in the city centre.

Praga Cantat 2017 is open to amateur choirs with no size or age limit. There is a subscription of participants towards the cost of the festival (see in below price chart).

Festival programme overview

Thursday, 2nd November 2017
Arrivals to Prague, meeting your local guide
Late afternoon meeting of choir directors and representatives with organisers, jury and the city of Prague representatives
Friday, 3rd November 2017
Breakfasts in hotels
Morning official opening concert by Cancioneta Praga and Bonifantes
Afternoon up to evening competition performances in the National House
Saturday, 4th November 2017
Breakfasts in hotels
Morning guided city tour
Afternoon Competition for Grand Prix 2017
Evening Awards Ceremony followed by joint singing and music and dance
Sunday, 5th Novembber 2017
Departures after breakfast

The following price chart displays your costs of participation in different hotel categories (for young choirs - up to 26 years special offer applies - please contact us):

Hotel category ** *** ****
Rate per person in a twin room EUR 151 EUR 185 EUR 212
Single room supplement for three nights EUR 42 EUR 66 EUR 99

Package price includes:
participation fee and festival materials
three overnights in hotel of your choice
three buffet breakfasts
ticket to the opening concert
halfday guided city tour
services of local guide for all programme activities in English, German, French or Italian language
welcome drink on the Awards evening
closing ceremony with the live music

Accommodation is in two or three-bedded rooms in 4*hotels and 3*hotels. Usual solution in 2* hotels is that two twin-bedded rooms share private facilities. Frequently used festival hotels are CPI hotels, Olympik hotels.

The price does not include transportation. Please note that we would be happy to arrange transportation to/from functions as per your requirements and also other programme items such as:

Extra performance in Prague churches or in Rest homes
Trips outside Prague Karlstejn castle, Kutna Hora, Nelahozeves, Konopiste and other tours)
Vltava river cruise
Opera/concert visit
other programme you may wish to include

Next step
Please fill in and dispatch the following preliminary booking form to make us aware of your interest. On receipt of the completed form we shall contact you with a detailed information pack and participation conditions.

Looking forward to meet you in Prague in November 2017 !!!