It’s time to pack away the summer wear and layer up for the change in season. Fear not, there’s plenty of interesting events taking place in October!
2 – Ibrahim Maalouf: Lebanese trumpet player plays Palác Akropolis. A world class musician and unmissable show!
3-4 – FOK Dvořák Beethoven: Amazing classical music from an extremely talented orchestra.
4 – Zeds Dead: Canadian electronic duo play the best in dance music for the Yes Club crew!
6 – Brenton: Multi-talented musicians and visual artists combine styles with very interesting results!
10 – Dead Can Dance: Prague Congress Centre opens its doors to the Australian world fusion band.
18 – Brit Floyd: A breathtaking show with precision: unique animation matched with perfect light and sound, from the band considered the best Pink Floyd tribute in the world.
20 – Lionel Richie: A smash hit performance from the master of catchy tracks. Prepare your dancing shoes for some ceiling action!
21 – Avishai Cohen: World-renowned Israeli bassist and composer plays Prague’s Divadlo Hybernia.
26 – Jennifer Lopez: The queen of the Latin dancehall will be performing tracks from her 2011 album “Love?”. Expect high energy and a selection of hits from the US superstar!
30 – REFUSED: The Czech Republic welcomes the Swedish rockers after their problematic performance at this year’s Rock for People Festival. Check event website for discounted entry for Rock Fest attendees!
1-7 – Design Blok: 14th annual week-long exhibition of new pieces from the world of design. Browse a selection of showrooms and galleries or enjoy the accompanying program and installations.
Until 14.11 – Emil Filla Retrospective: A retrospective exhibition, put together from the Prague City Gallery collection, representing the famed Czech artist’s work.
Until 28.10 – Stern Light: The unique private collection of Czech and Slovak authors who, from the 1920s to the 1940s, devoted their time to socially conscious photography.
15-22 – 4+4 Days in Motion: The 16th annual performing arts festival, which utilizes objects and locations around the city. The festival incorporates all genres of contemporary art.
Until 21.10 – Gigantomachie and Outsider Art: The Montanelli Museum hosts two parallel exhibitions, which will acquaint the visitor with two opposing poles of Czech spontaneous art.
FOOD & DRINK
6-7 – Burger Fest: Chefs from Prague’s top restaurants offer the unique opportunity to taste real American burgers!
6 – Sugar Festival Loučeň: Satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy a day of sugary delights!
27 – Prague Coffee Festival: A day for coffee lovers! A perfect blend of coffee-related activities!
5 – L’elisir d’amore: One of Donizetti’s most popular comic operas.
3- 21 – Prague Indian Film Fest: In its tenth year and still going strong! A showcase of Bollywood and contemporary Indian cinematography taking place at selected cinemas.
Until 20.10 – Women of Will, The Complete Journey: An expansive, thrilling look at the female characters in Shakespeare’s oeuvre (in English).
27-28 – The Vocoa People: The musical comedy sensation comes to Prague’s Divadlo Hybernia!
13 – Velká Pardubická Steeplechase: Famous steeplechase cross-country run in Pardubice celebrates 122 years on the trot!
29 – Petra Kvitová vs. Maria Sharapova: An exciting exhibition match taking place in the O2 Arena.
What have we missed? Add any forthcoming events that need mentioning to the comments below!