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Top five things to do this weekend in Prague (Aug. 20-21)

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Not sure what to do this weekend in Prague? We’ve got you covered.

  1. Emporer Charles IV exhibit

This one has been running already for some time, but has quickly risen as one of the best exhibits of 2016 and gets our top spot for best things to do this weekend. The Czech–Bavarian exhibition Emperor Charles IV (1316–2016), marking the 700th anniversary of the birth of this outstanding ruler, will present an exceptional selection of cultural and artistic artifacts from his era.Why haven’t you gone already??

The National Gallery
Until September 25, 2016

Staroměstské nám. 12, 110 15, Prague 1
  1. International Festival of New Circus and Theater

Letní Letná has become a solid platform presenting the work of Czech contemporary circus and theatre companies to the general public. The festival regularly features new works of such groups as Cirk La Putyka, Losers Cirque Company, Cirque Garuda and others. Last year the festival drew nearly 40,000 people.

Until September 4, 2016
Letenské sady
Ticket prices vary depending on the show
  1. Prague Food Battle

Mosy on down to Smíchovská náplavka and pick a gastronomic winner in the summer favorite Prague Food Battle. Try cuisines from all over the place — with more than 40 types — grab a refreshing drink, win vouchers to Prague restaurants, enjoy music and a cool atmosphere. Good for veggie people. Let the battle begin.

Smíchovská náplavka
August 20, 2016
From 10:00 – 22:00
Price: 50 Kč
  1. Who do Voodoo Carnivale

Take on a mystic journey of New Orleans occupied by famous cemeteries, vampires and Voodoo priests. This weekend marks the official after party concluding CATNIP Divadlo’s performance of A Streetcar Named Desire with a special performance by the Brown Betties burlesque dancers.

Studio Savec
28. října 1001/3, Prague 1
100 Kč if you have purchased a ticket to A Streetcar Named Desire – CATNIP/Savec Production
200 Kč for everyone else
  1. Senior Dixieland in concert

Jazz up your life. Senior Dixieland is a jazz orchestra established in the year 1978 and with classic Dixieland formation, which is a three-part harmony “Frontline” and four-member rhythmics. Bing bang boom.

August 21 at 21:30.
Reduta Jazz CLub
Národní 116/20, 110 00
Praha 1

       6. SPECIAL MENTION – Hip Hop Kemp

Not in Prague, hence the special mention. BUT, featuing Method Man and Redman, Machine Gun Kelly, Asher Roth, Mick Jenkins and much much more.

August 18-20
Hradec Králové

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