January is full of amazing events in Prague! You can choose from a variety of events such as film festival, concerts, food and drink festivals, family-friendly events, sports and much more. Here you can find all tips on the best events and things to do in Prague in February 2023. Enjoy!
1. Scandi Film Fest
2. C’est la Magie in Prague
3. Czech Crown Jewels at Prague Castle
4. Coffee workshop from bean to cup
5. Inline skating
6. Pig-slaughtering in the museum
7. Prague Film Orchestra
8. Winter tours of the Royal Garden
9. The Best of World and Czech music
10. Carmen opera
Enjoy the best bits of Scandinavian film from 18 January to 25 January at the Edison Filmhub in Prague. You can look forward to films from Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, focusing on hot topics such as globalisation, the position of the individual in society, the rise of extremism, populism, but also gender, feminism, the environment and disadvantaged groups. In addition, various discussions, exhibitions or lectures will be included.
Don't miss a unique performance by the world's best illusionists in a new show taking place this month in Prague! From 27 to 29 January you will have the opportunity to see a show full of perfect and often deadly tricks. Of course, there will be stage illusions, mind-reading and shared magic with the audience - all of this is offered by la Magie, which goes far beyond the limits of human imagination and welcomes the audience into a world where they can't tell reality from illusion.
If you want to see the Czech Crown Jewels up close, you have a unique opportunity this month! From 17 to 21 January, they will be open to the public for free on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Czech Republic. This time the exhibition will take place in the Cathedral of St Vitus, Wenceslas and Vojtech. The St. Wenceslas crown, the royal scepter, the apple and the coronation cross will be on display, along with a relic (skull) of St. Wenceslas.
If you are a coffee lover, come to the workshop on 15 January at DDM Prague 9. During the workshop you will learn more about this delicious liquid - from the coffee beans from the plantation to your cup. In addition, you will have the opportunity to see demonstrations of alternative coffee preparations that you will be able to taste, and you will also hear and see a lot of interesting information and tips for coffee enthusiasts and beginners.
Enjoy inline skating even during the winter season in PVA EXPO Prague! You can do so every Friday during January (13.1., 20.1. and 27.1.2023) and so keep yourself fit. You will have the chance to choose from freestyle area and condition skating. What is more, there will be condition, freestyle and speed skate rental so you can pick up the ones you want. Come and air your head and play sports!
Experience the atmosphere of an Old Bohemian slaughterhouse and taste the specialties of the slaughterhouse on Saturday 21 January at the National Museum of Agriculture in Prague. The fifteenth annual event will feature specialties and workshops led by chefs from the Association of Chefs and Confectioners. In addition to delicacies in the museum courtyard, you will be able to try out how to stuff and skewer a plumage, see the work of a master butcher or see examples of historical butchery tools from the collections of the National Museum of Agriculture.
The famous Prague Film Orchestra will perform this month on 28 January with its new and unique programme! Look forward to the most famous songs from blockbusters such as Star Trek, Star Wars, Inception, Lord of the Rings or the latest Avatar movie in the beautiful surroundings of the Municipal House in Prague (Smetana Hall). All the titles that will be performed will undoubtedly find their fans and enchant you.
Take a look at the beautiful Royal Gardens of Prague Castle, which will be open to the public for the first time in the winter season. You can visit them every day until the end of March from 10:00 to 20:00. In addition to a pleasant stroll, you can also skate on the free ice rink (but don't forget to bring your own skates) or try a ride on the historic carousel. To enter the Royal Gardens, you can use the gates at the Belvedere and the Summer Ballroom.
Enjoy the best of world and Czech music throughout January! From 1 to 28 January, you can immerse yourself in the music of famous composers such as Smětana (Vltava), Dvořák (Humoresque), Pachelbel (Canon in D), Bizet (Intermezzo and Overture from CARMEN ), Vivaldi (The Four Seasons), Albioni (Adagio) and Brahms (Hungaro Dance Nos. 5 and 9). All concerts will take place in the Church of St. Martin in the Wall, located in the centre of Prague).
Immerse yourself into the haunting rhythms, seductive vocals of a beautiful gypsy and stirring melodies during the well-known opera Carmen at Prague National theatre! This month you will have the opportunity to see Carmen on January 4 and 29. The show will be accompanied by amazing performances that will definitely take your breath away. The main story tells the tale of Corporal José and the young gypsy Carmen who seduces him, all spiced up with the essence of French charm and Spanish passion.
Photo: Karel Dobeš
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