Celebrations on 28th October

The independent Czechoslovakia was created on 28th October 1918. This special event is commemorated by national holiday in the Czech Republic. Special programme for this day is offered at Prague’s National Monument Vitkov (Narodni pamatnik Vitkov).

President of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus and the Lord Mayer Pavel Bem will start the celebration by wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial followed by a fly-past of airplanes JAS 39 Gripen and L-159 Alca. After that the visitors can listen to the performances of the Garrison Orchestra of Prague and vocal band Orfeon Universitarion from the Central University of Venezuela. The show of the Guards of honour is on the programme as well as the exhibition of military technique. The Army museum is open the whole day for free.

Visitors who would like to join the celebration can get to the memorial by special buses from the metro station Zelivskeho (green line A) from 8:30 till 13:00.

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