Fun things to do in Prague, Nov. 13-17: Special Velvet Revolution edition

From virtual candles and online concerts to a special "Velvet brunch" here's how to commemorate democracy and freedom at distance

Anna Glukhova

Written by Anna Glukhova
Published on 13.11.2020 14:42 (updated on 13.11.2020)

Virtual exhibits

Candles lit for November 17. (photo:
Candles lit for November 17. (photo: Díky, že můžem)
  • Nov 13-14: Open days at DAMU (link)
  • Nov 14-15: Festival Open House Worldwide (link)
  • Through November: Multidimensional exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir (link)
  • Through November: Exhibition at Czech Academy of Science (link)
  • Through November: Prague City Gallery on-line (link)
  • Through November : Rembrandt: Portrait of a Man Online exhibition (link)

Opening Nov. 17: The online exhibition Student Revolutions will launch on November 17, which in addition to being Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day in the Czech Republic, is also International Students’ Day. (Full article here)

Film streaming online

Still from the film Havel (C) Bontonfilm
Still from the film Havel (C) Bontonfilm
  • Nov 4-15: 3Kino fest (link)
  • Nov 19-25: French Film festival (article)
  • Nov 19-29: Aussie and Kiwi Film fest (article)
  • Now streaming: Havel via Aerovod (link)
  • Now streaming (8 pm tonight) 48 hour film project Praha (link)

Music

  • Nov 13: MALALATA Online Party (link)
  • Nov 14: Lovemusic festival  (link)
  • Nov 17: Czech Philharmonic Velvet Revolution concert live from Prague's Rudolfinum (watch via Facebook or Czech Television) at 8:15 pm
  • Nov 17: Concert for the Future 4:30-9:30 streaming live (link)

Food

Order a Velet Brunch now through Nov. 17 (Photo via Breakfast story Facebook)
Order a Velet Brunch now through Nov. 17 (Photo via Breakfast story Facebook)

Happening now: Velvet brunch - People throughout Prague can pre-order a Velvet Brunch with delivery. Each portion purchased will also support giving a meal to selected seniors in need. To supporting the project, people can go to the Breakfaststory e-shop and choose one of the three menus (link)

Festivals

Buildings on Národní třída.
Buildings on Národní třída lit up in 2019. (photo: Dikyzemuzem.cz)

Nov 17: The anniversary of the Velvet Revolution will be commemorated with an online program of live broadcasts and recorded material. Significant buildings will be illuminated in state colors. A list of online programs and streams will be available at the Díky, že můžem and Festival Svobody websites.