• It may seem that to commemorate this six hundred year old event is unnecessary and an ineffective expenditure of our energy and resources. It is true, that since the death of Master Jan Hus, many things have happened and changed. By the fact that Hus was placed in the top ten greatest Czech personalities (according to a survey by Czech Television in 2005), this confirmed, that his attitudes and principles are not so outdated and obsolete.

  • Master Jan Hus is a notable personality of Czech and European history.

    Faith, education, justice, courage, conscience, ethics and truth.

    This year we commemorate the 600th anniversary of his death with two-days of festivities in the city center – in the places where he lived, preached and taught.

  • Concerts, Choirs, Theatre, Lectures, Worship, Exhibitions, Procession, Medieval Market
    and much more awaits you at the Old Town Square,
    Karolinum and in the churches.

The Hus Celebrations 2015 will present one of the most important persons of Czech History

In July of 2015 it will already be 600 years since the martyrdom of Jan Hus, who stands in Czech history as an example of the struggle for truth and moral credibility. These Hus Celebrations 2015 will serve as a reminder of the reform thoughts and the life’s struggle of such an extraordinary man. The celebrations will take place on Sunday, the 5th of July, and on Monday the 6th of July in the center of Prague. The Hus Celebrations 2015 will offer a wide variety of spiritual as well as cultural events, including services, concerts, theaters, lectures and discussions. The main podium will be placed in the neighborhood of the memorial of Jan Hus on the Old Town Square. On the place called the “Fruit Market” you shall be able to experience the atmosphere of a... more
Old Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí), Praha 1
5th July
13.50
Arrival of the theatrical procession
17.45
Prague Brass Ensemble
18:00
Opening Ceremony of The Commemoration Festival of Master Jan Hus 2015
Concert of the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra Olomouc
20.30
Hus until the end
Theatre, the author of the text and music: M. Orson Štědroň, directed by A. Laštovková Stodolová and SKUTR
6th July
9.00
Procession to the sculpture of Master Jan Hus on Old Town Square with flowers
Line up at Rudolfinum 8:30 a.m.
9.45
Brass Orchestra of Oldrichovice
Dechový orchestr z Oldřichovic
10.00
Opening
10.15
Domažlická Bagpipe Band
Domažlická dudácká muzika
11.00
Hradišťan band
12.00
Central Army Band of the Czech Republic
13.00
Choirs with international participants
13.50
Arrival of the theatrical procession
14.00
Smetana Prague Philharmonic
15.00
Let‘s go – Spirituals
16.00
Spiritual Quintet
17.00
Ecumenical Worship
18.00
Concert for Jan Hus
Tata Bojs, Poletíme? band and Lanugo
20.30
Master Jan Hus Oratorio
The author of music and lyrics R. Pachman
22.00
Silent procession with candles to the Vltava River
Kalich Theatre, Jungmannova Street 9, Prague 1
5th July
22:00
České nebe (Czech Heaven – play)
Theatre of Jára Cimrman
6th July
13.30
České nebe (Czech Heaven – play)
Theatre of Jára Cimrman