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THE HISTORICAL VINTAGE FESTIVAL IN ZNOJMO

 

Znojmo city invites you to visit the Historical Vintage Festival which is held from 14th to 16th September 2018.

 

You can feel the unique atmosphere of this medieval festival of wine, the largest event of its kind in the Czech Republic.

 

This celebration took place in Znojmo for the first time in 1966 and it celebrates the visit of King John of Luxemburg and his retinue from 1327.

 

 

It is expecting you:

 

  • historical march with torches through the town during the Friday evening
  • historical march through the town during the Saturday afternoon
  • ceremonial opening of taverns and inns
  • various cultural and musical programmes arranged at 13 places in historical centre of the town
  • jousts of horseback  
  • historic marketplace, street theatres and swordsmen’s contests
  • aisle of poor
  • historical tavern
  • a lot of activities for children
  • and mainly wine and half-fermented wine degustations

 

Friday 13.9.


 

Masaryk square 

14:00 – 15:00

Children's folklore ensemble Dyjavánek

15:00 – 15:15

Opening of festival, festive fanfare – Znojemské Žestě

15:15 – 15:45 

Opening of mázhauz on Masaryk square          

16:00 – 17:00 

Fleret and Zuzana Šuláková

17:30 – 18:30 

Jelen

19:00 – 20:00 

Portless

20:30 – 21:30 

The arrival of the king Jan Lucemburský with his s procession, fire show 

22:30 – 23:30 

Mandrage

 

Horní square 

14:30 – 15:30

Whispering Crowd

16:00 – 17:00 

Bludověnka

17:30 – 18:30

Neny

19:00 – 20:00

Kanci paní Nadlesní

21:00 – 22:00 

O5 a Radeček

 

Na Káře

19:00 – 20:00

Urband

21:00 – 22:00 

Katarzia

 

Václav square

13:00 

Merlet 

14:00 

Gnomus 

15:00 

Animata Dance 

15:30 

BraAgas

16:30 

Družina Bravo 

16:30 

Angel’s Tribe 

17:30 

Rabussa

18:30 

Euphorica

22:00  Gnomus

 

Mikuláš square

13:00 

Honorata

14:00 

Divadlo Bez Střechy  

15:00 

Memento Mori

16:00 

Merlet 

16:30 

Herold

17:00 

Honorata

18:00 

Albion 

18:30 

Růže z Hradce 

22:00 In Flamenus + Arcus

 

Wine market (Slepičí trh square)

14:00 – 18:00

Cimbálová muzika DUR, Hodonín

18:00 – 22:00 

CM Neoveská, Moravská Nová Ves

 

Horse arena (Horní park)

16:00

Knight Equestrian Tournaments – Divadelní a kaskadérská společnost Štvanci

 

Fortification ditch by the Shooting tower (fairytale and play area for kids)

14:00 – 19:00

Castle of the Dragon Rider – adventurous game

build a castle, visit a dragon and become a dragon rider

14:30 – 15:00

Taneční a pohybové studio M&M Znojmo

children dance performance

15.00 – 15:30

Kejklíř Čabík 

juggling performance

17.00 – 18:00

Divadlo ELF Praha

theater

 

Rotunda of st. Catherine

14:00 – 20:00

Wine tasting by VOC Znojmo in the form of degustation

 

Street of the Poor (Malá Mikulášská street)

14:00 – 20:00

Experience the atmosphere of a slum in the early Middle Ages

 

Veselá street 

14:00 

Komedianti na káře 

15:00 

Honorata

15:30 

Divadlo Bez Střechy 

16:30 

Kejklíř Vlasta

17:00 

Gnomus

18:00 

In Flamenus

 

Medieval tavern (Courtyard of Znojmo Castle)

13:00 

Lucrezia Borgia

14:00 

Herold

15:00 

Hudba Holba

16:00 

Kavárenští povaleči

17:00 

Neira

18:00 

Honorata

19:00 

Lucrezia Borgia

 

Znojmo Castle (Hall of Ancestors)

14:00 – 20:00

Wine with all the senses – Unconventional wine exploration and water tasting

 

 

Change of programme is reserved.