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Chodsko Folk Festival 2019 / Programme




Flyer with Programme ... HERE





St. Lawrence’s Wake

Holy Mass at Vavřineček (St. Lawrence) hill

Saturday 10 August 10.00 a.m.

the main celebrant: Cardinal Dominik Duka, the archbishop of Prague

co-celebrating: other Czech bishops and Mons. Rudolf Voderholzer, the bishop of Regensburg

Sunday 11 August 10.00 a.m.

celebrant: Mons. Emil Soukup

The Church at St. Lawrence hill will be open to public from 9.00 a.m. till 3.00 p.m. both days

Shuttle bus service will be provided from 9.00 a.m. on both days
shuttle bus stops: Main railway station stand 5, Havlíčkova street bus stop, Vavřineček (St. Lawrence) - top of the hill near the church
The shuttle bus service is free of charge.


Festival Chodské slavnosti - Side events

The Tower of Domažlice

Friday 9 August 9.00 a.m.- 12.00 a.m./ 1.00 p.m. - 10.00 p.m.

Saturday 10 August 9.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m.

Sunday 11 August 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Last entrance 30 minutes before the closing time.


The night watchman in Domažlice square

Saturday 10 August 8.00 p.m., 9.00 p.m., 10.00 p.m., 11.00 p.m.

Sunday 11 August 8.00 p.m., 9.00 p.m.


Old Czech market

The main square, Msgre. B. Staška street and part of Chodská street

Friday 9 August - Sunday 11 August



Hruškova and Waldhegerova streets

Friday 9 August - Sunday 11 August



Sokoliště in Benešova street


Historical steam train

Saturday 10 August - Sunday 11 August

The timetable are available in the Tourist information centre in the main square.



The town public transport

Saturday 10 August, Sunday 11 August every 30 minutes

The main railway station to Petrovická street (near the ice rink)

The service is free of charge.



Free park-and-ride facilities in Petrovická street and near the All Saints’ Church


Free park-and-ride in the area of Car Point Domažlice (the direction from Klatovy)

9 - 11 August 8.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m. free shuttle bus service from Car Point to the town centre every 15 minutes


The Museum of Chodsko (in the Castle)

The Castle will be open including the tower

Friday 9 August and Saturday 10 August 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m., Sunday 11 August 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.


“Od fěrtuchu k praštěnkám” (From Apron to Breeches) - an exhibition of traditional folk costumes with regular commented tours every other hour from 10.00 a.m. to 6 p.m.

“Poutní místa a zvláštní zbožnosti na Domažlicku” (Places of pilgrimage and special pieties in Domažlice region) - an exhibition on the occasion of publishing a book of the same name

“Jménem zákona” (In the Name of the Law) - an exhibition on the history of gendarmery in Domažlice region between 1850 and 1945


The Museum of Jindřich Jindřich and the Gallery of Špillar brothers

Opened daily 9.00 - 12.00 a.m./ 1.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Ethnographic exposition of the folklore of Chodsko

The Gallery of pillar brothers: “Pictures of Chodsko from the Turn of the Century”

Tomáš Bim: One More Morning


Chodská hyjta (Friendly visit) in Mrákov

Saturday 10 August 2.30 p.m.

The bus to Mrákov leaves at 14.00 from the bus station in Poděbradova street in Domažlice, stand 1. There will be a bus back to Domažlice after the programme finishes.


Open air cinema in Domažlice


Exhibition - the Municipal cultural centre in Domažlice

Exhibition of photographs of the photo club supported by the Municipal cultural centre in Domažlice

Friday 9 August vernissage at 4.00 p.m., opened till 8.00 p.m.

Saturday 10 August 9.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Sunday 11 August 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Monday 12 August 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.


The Cultural centre - Domažlice Brewery

Friday 9 August - Sunday 11 August 9.00 - 12.00 a.m./ 1.00 - 5.00 p.m.


Exhibition of model mushrooms - Gymnázium J.Š. Baara, pavilion

323 Pivovarská street, Domažlice

Saturday 10 August 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.


Exhibition of model trains, train sets and engines

Model train show with trains running indoors and outdoors in the garden. You will experience the great train robbery and will see a Russian historical model railway. You can have a look in the cab of a real engine and you can have a ride with our little engine Liza.

A functioning model railway (operating non-stop every day) can also be found in the Alley near the main square.

Address: 134 Máchova st., Domažlice (the second street on the left up from the funfair)

Opening hours and further information on, or phone number: 723 246 882


Market place near the bus station in Poděbradova st. - staging music bands

Entrance opposite the bus station in Poděbradova st.

Friday 9 August 6.00 p.m. - Mastnej Flek, 9.00 p.m. - Telefon

Saturday 10 August 1.00 p.m. Tuba Rock, 3.00 p.m. - Graft Rock, 5.00 p.m. - Veget Rock

7.00 p.m. - The River of The Lost Soul, 9.00 p.m. - MOBY DICK

Sunday 11 August 1.00 p.m. - brass band Veselá Muzika


Chodrockfest 2019 - the area of TJ START (horse riding area near Vavřinec)

Thursday 8 August - Saturday 10 August

Performing: Olympic, Harlej, Jelen, Traktor, Walda Gang, Alkehol, Ivan Mládek & Banjo Band, Trautenberk, Arakain, Komunál, Odyssea, Turbo, Curlies, Zakázaný ovoce, Jaksi taksi, Děkan, SticX, Extra Band revival, V3SKA, Záviš and others!

Three days & two stages - after party with radio Hitradio FM Plus

For more information see: