Social Programme & Optional Tours

Social Programme & Tours

Welcome Reception
Sunday, June 19 – 18.00-19.00

Prague Congress Centre – Exhibition area
Included in the registration fee
Featuring the “Ride of the Kings”, a popular Czech festival inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Social Dinner
Monday, June 20 – 20.30-23.00

Žofín Palace
Admission by ticket, for prices please see the Registration Information section

Žofín Palace - A leading centre of cultural and social life in Prague since 1837, is a beautiful neo-Renaissance building set on Slavonic Island, a small island in the centre of Prague near the National Theatre. This is an idyllic spot surrounded by nature, where there are lovely views to enjoy over the Vltava River and downstream to Prague Castle.
The Great Hall of the Palace regularly hosts the biggest personalities from the economic, political and cultural life of the country

Black Light Image Theatre - A performance of modern dance, mime and black theatre. Black Light Image Theatre has achieved its front position among Prague theatre stages and due to its originality is very popular among visitors from abroad. All performances are unique and have been created by an own team of authors.

Farewell Reception
Wednesday, June 22 – 18.45-19.30

Included in the registration fee

Tours included in the accompanying persons registration fee

Walking Tour of Prague's Royal Route
Monday, June 20, 2016 – 9.00-17.00

This ancient route used by royal processions on their way to coronations, leads through the three main city districts of Castle, Lesser Town and Old Town. Along this important route lie all the major attractions of Prague.
We will start our stroll at Prague Castle, the seat of power for centuries of Bohemian kings. The route then leads us down into Lesser Town to St. Nicholas Church one of the most beautiful places of worship in the Czech Republic. The legendary Charles Bridge leads us onwards to Prague's historic centre, the Old Town. Here of course you will get acquainted with such classics as the Tyn Cathedral and the Astronomical Clock, but we will be sure to take you also to many hidden squares and alleyways all with their own secrets and legends attached! This fascinating walk will conclude where the processions used to enter through the long gone city walls, the Powder Tower beside Municipal House.

Tour includes transfer from/to Prague Congress Center, English speaking guide, 3 course lunch with 1 soft drink and entrance fees. It is also possible to join the tour by the hotel Marriot in the city centre.

Jewish Prague
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – 9.00-13.00

Besides the legends you will get unique insights of this UNESCO World Heritage site while visiting the old multilayered Jewish cemetery, Pinkas synagogue with its holocaust memorial, Klausen synagogue, Maisel synagogue and of course the oldest still functioning synagogue in Europe: the Old-New synagogue. You will learn about life and customs in this historic district, from ancient right to present times. However the mysterious atmosphere of times gone by will accompany us throughout the tour.

Tour includes transfer from/to Prague Congress Center, english speaking guide, 1 soft drink and full entrance fee to the Jewish Quarter. It is also possible to join the tour by the hotel Marriot in the city centre.

The above tours will also be on sale on site by at the Tour Desk upon availability.