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Pilsen: European Capital of Culture 2015

A spectacular light show with mapping and performance by the tightrope walker David Dimitri initiated a project in the town of Plzeň called Pilsen the 2015 European Capital of Culture.   

 
The entire year 2015 will be packed with cultural events, from exhibitions to theatre and dance performances, film screenings, concerts, festivals and new circus performances.
 
The year of culture in Plzeň was opened with an exposition featuring the Plzeň native Jiří Trnka. Painter, animator and author of countless puppet fairy tales for children and adults. The exhibition will be open until 10 May.
What else should you not miss? The month of March will be marked by a Music Festival called Žebřík (Ladder) and by a Documentary Film Festival called Jeden svět (One World). From June to September you can relax along the banks of the Radbuza River, where a multi-genre festival called Náplavka k Světu will take place. Experience the true atmosphere of the city, enjoy a true Pilsner beer every evening while listening to live music in a variety of pubs. This project will last until the end of the year.Lively pubs Ask at the information centre which pubs offer live music today. 
 
 
Do you want to know what is happening in the town of Plzeň? Download the mobile application Pilsen 2015 - the Hidden city or visit: http://www.plzen2015.cz/en/
 
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