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Easter in Wallachia (Saturday – Monday 3 – 5 April)

Holy Saturday – Easter fair with craft demonstrations.

Easter Sunday – traditional Easter and spring customs performed by folklore groups.

Easter Monday – the traditional Dowsing the Girls with Water, with a programme of events.


Raising the Maypole (Saturday 1 May, from 2.00 p.m.)

Traditional folk festivities.


Concert in Honour of the National Holiday (Saturday 8 May, from 2.00 p.m.)

A performance by the Beskid Orchestra from the Primary School of the Arts in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm.


Museum Day (Tuesday 18 May)

Free admission to all areas. 


Spring at the Village (Saturday 22 May)


Church Night (Friday 28 May, from 7.00 to 10.00 p.m.)

With an organ concert.


ABC of Crafts and Felling the Maypole (Saturday 29 May) 

A programme of events to mark Children’s Day. Free admission for children to the age of 15.


Midsummer’s Eve (Friday 18 June, from 9.00 p.m.)

A programme of events full of mysterious solstice customs.


Rožnov Celebrations (Friday 2 - Sunday 4 July)


National Open Air Museum presents (Monday 5 July)

Presentation of the four National Open Air Museuminstitutions – the Hanakian Open Air Museum, Vysočina Open Air Museum, Zubrnice Open Air Museum and the Wallachian Open Air Museum.


Bell Fair (Saturday and Sunday 10 – 11 July)

A gathering of potters, ceramicists, tinkers and beekeepers.


Baking Saturday (Saturday 17 July)

The 27th year of Baking Saturday, with the celebrations of the Guild of Bakers, tastings of bakery products, competitions to find the best bread and rolls, and an exhibition of bakery products.


An Afternoon with the Folk Group  (Sunday 18 July, from 3.00 p.m.)


Romany Song (Saturday 24 July)

The 27th International Festival.


Saint Anne’s Feast Day (Sunday 25 July)

Celebrations to mark Saint Anne’s Feast Day, with a costumed procession from All Saints’ Parish Church to Saint Anne’s Church and festivities in the Little Wooden Town. Saint Anne is the patron saint of Wallachia.


Craft Days and Gathering of Blacksmiths (Saturday and Sunday 31 July – 1 August)

The 30th year of the Craft Days, with a demonstration of traditional folk crafts that have yet to disappear completely.


Jánošík’s Ducat (Friday – Sunday 6 – 8 August)

The 22nd International Festival of Slovak Folklore in the Czech Republic, the 20th Butter Churning Championship of the Kingdom of Wallachia.


Old-time Fair (Saturday and Sunday 14 – 15 August)

A wide range of diverse funfair goods and an extensive programme of events and attractions for the whole family.


Wallachian FolkRocking (Saturday 21 August, from 5.00 p.m.)

Organised by T klub – cultural agency. www.tka.cz.


From the Other Side of Radhošť Hill (Sunday 22 August, from 2.00 p.m.)

Echoes of Frenštát Folk Festival.


Voices (Saturday 28 August, from 5.00 p.m.)

The 5th International Music Festival of the Human Voice, organised by Fujaré z.s. www.fujare.cz.


Autumn in the Field and the Cottage (Saturday 11 September)

Traditional autumn work, focusing this year on potaoes.


Making Music with Soláň (Sunday 12 September, from 3.00 p.m.)

A performance by the folk group Soláň from Rožnov pod Radhoštěm and guest.


Cross-country Race in the Land of Emil Zátopek (Saturday 18 September)

The 19th memorial race commemorating the Olympic champion, free admission to the site.


Autumn Walks with Beetles (Friday 24 September, from 7.00 p.m.)

A children’s lantern procession with a programme prepared in co-operation with Rožnov Town Library. Free admission to the site.


We Are Still Young (Tuesday 28 September, from 4.00 p.m.)

A programme of events to mark International Day of Older Persons.


The Divine Flute (Friday – Sunday 1 – 3 October)

International Pan Flute Music Festival. Media partner Czech Radio Ostrava.


The Harvest from the Fields, Gardens and Orchards or the Wallachian Hortikomplex (Saturday – Sunday 9 – 17 October)

Autumn produce show.


Candlelight Evening (Saturday 4 December, from 5.00 p.m.)

Ceremonial Christmas concert.


Saint Nicholas’ Eve (Sunday 5 December, from 2.00 to 6.00 p.m.)

A tour of the site with Saint Nicholas’ presents. Free admission for children to the age of 15.


Christmas in the Village (Monday – Friday 6 – 10 December and Monday – Wednesday 13 – 15 December)

A traditional programme exclusively for schools and groups with reservations, with demonstrations of winter work, Christmas preparations and Christmas customs. On-line registration from 21 September.


Christmas Fair (Saturday and Sunday 11 – 12 December)

A range of gifts from traditional workshops, carol singing, processions of Lucias and demons, living history event in the Wallachian Village.


Nativity Play (Saturday and Sunday 18 – 19 December, from 5.00 p.m.)

A folk play about the birth of Jesus taken from the Gospel According to Matthew.


Saint Stephen’s Day Carols (Sunday 26 December, from 1.00 to 3.00 p.m.)

A Christmas concert in Saint Anne’s Church.

National Open Air Museum

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