9th International Festival of Sea Shanty Choirs

Prague, 24. – 27.5. 2018

8th International Festival of Shanty Choirs SHANTYFEST was held in Prague in May 2017 and it was again a big success. Prague citizens and its visitors had the opportunity to listen and to enjoy beautiful shanty songs at the most attractive places in the heart of Prague -  Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square and Wallenstein garden……. Not only the historical setting but also the Vltava river - the theme of many famous songs - created the unique atmosphere of the shanty festival. The audience was charmed by colourful display of costumes, and especially by the excellent performance of shanty participants.

Shantyfest 2017 has become one of Prague´s popular music event.So come and join us at our 9th course of SHANTYFEST 2018 which will také place from 24th to 27th May 2018. !!

We would like to welcome you in Prague !

Bedrich Plechac
director of Bohemia Festivals

24.5. 2018 / Thursday


Arrival to your hotel, check-in


Meeting of representatives of groups with the representatives of the city Prague
Leisure time (we can prepare special programme)

25.5. 2018 / Friday


Outdoor half-day city tour Prague Castle with guide


Joint lunch in restaurant close by Prague Castle

14.00 - 17.00

Opening joint concert in the Wallenstein Garden

18.00 - 19.00

Open air concerts in Prague´ historical centre (Wenceslas Sq.,Old Town Sq.) under the terms festival "Prague heart of nations"


optinal - dinner,beer evening ... leisure

26.5. 2018 / Saturday

14.00 - 15.00

Parade of Festival

16.00 - 17.00

Open air concerts in Prague´historical centre

18.00 - 21.00

Festive party with dinner and entertainment

We can prepare extra programme (trips out of Prague, extra performances in senior residences, etc.) for those choirs who would like to extend their staying in Prague.


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