Festival of Jewish Culture Nine Gates soon

The 8th International Festival of Czech-German-Jewish Culture NINE GATES will be held in Prague from 11th to 17th June 2007. The programme of the festival offers six concerts, four theatre performances, two literature evenings, a photographs exhibition and a public competition in photography. All the events are for free.

The main topic of this year’s festival is the 70th anniversary from the death of music composer George Gershwin. His compositions Rhapsody in Blue and An American in Paris can be heard on the concert in the Wallenstein Garden on 12th June.

The festival will be ended with Gershwin’s jazz opera Porgy and Bess in the area of Wallenstein Garden and with the concert of the main cantor of Saint Petersburg synagogue Baruch Finkelstein. Soon you can find more information about the festival at www.9bran.cz.

William Hotel, Prague

3-star hotel close to Kampa Island and Charles Bridge.

Pension U Laury, Prague

Pension situated in the famous Nerudova street near Prague Castle and Charles Bridge.