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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 

Rosáci – opening knight joust

14:00 

Gnomus – concert of period music

15:00 

Animata Dance – scenic historical dance

15:30 

BraAgas – concert of period music

16:30 

Družina Bravo – fencing performance              

17:30 

Rabussa – old folk songs

18:30

Euphorica – songs from medieval times

22:20

Gnomus – concert of period music

 

Mikuláš square

13:00 

Honorata – the opening knight joust

14:00 

Divadlo Bez Střechy – fencing performance

15:00 

Krless – concert of period music

16:00 

Kejklíř Jonáš – juggler

16:30 

Herold – historical fencing

17:00 

Honorata – „esteemed“ fencing association

18:00 

Albion – historical fencing

18:30 

Lucrezia Borgia – concert of period music

22:00 In Flamenus + Arcus – concert with fire show


Wine market (Slepičí trh square)

14:00 – 18:00

Dulcimer music DUR, Hodonín

18:00 – 22:00 

Dulcimer music Neoveská, Mikulčice

 

Horse arena (Horní park)

16:00

Knight Equestrian Tournaments – Theater and stunt company 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 – children's performance

15:00 

Honorata – Jester Donkey

15:30 

Kejklíř Vlasta – juggler performance for children

16:30 

Divadlo Bez Střechy – performance for children

17:00 

Gnomus – "unplugged" concert of period music

 

Medieval tavern (Courtyard of Znojmo Castle)

13:00 

Lucrezia Borgia – concert of period music

14:00 

Herold – historical fencing

15:00 

Hudba Holba – period music

16:00 

Rosáci – historical fencing

17:00 

Arcus – period music

18:00 

Honorata – fencing club

 

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.