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Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat

Praga Cantat
Each autumn, now for 34 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 2020 are 29th October till 1st November 2020 (Thursday-Sunday). Praga Cantat 2020 takes place in Prague and the venue is the majestic Prague National House, a beautiful Neo-Renaissance building in the city centre.

Praga Cantat 2020 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, 29th October 2020
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, 30th October 2020
Breakfasts in hotels
Morning official opening concert
Afternoon up to evening competition performances in the National House
Saturday, 31st October 2020
Breakfasts in hotels
Morning guided city tour
Afternoon Competition for Grand Prix 2020
Evening Awards Ceremony followed by joint singing and music and dance
Sunday, 1st Novembber 2020
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 on request on request on request
Single room supplement for three nights on request on request on request

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 2020!!!