Overview of events to be held at the seat of the Senate
of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
to the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution
and the related 30th anniversary of the canonization of
St. Agnes of Bohemia and the 30th anniversary
of the re-establishment of the scouting movement

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Expert conferences and meetings:

6 – 8 November 2019
A three-day international conference “DEMOCRATIC REVOLUTION 1989. THIRTY YEARS AFTER”
The Waldstein Palace, the Main Hall
- under the auspices of Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, President of the Senate
- in cooperation with the Institute for Contemporary History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes

14 November 2019
Ceremonial gathering of senators on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the November 1989 events
The Waldstein Palace, the Main Hall
- organized by Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, President of the Senate

15 November 2019
“30 years of freedom” conference
The Waldstein Palace, the Main Hall
- under the auspices of the 1st Vice-President of the Senate, Mr. Jiří Růžička and the Vice-President of the Senate, Mr. Jan Horník

17 – 18 November 2019
Meeting of the Presidents of the V4 Parliaments on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution
- organized under the Czech Presidency of the V4
- organized by Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, President of the Senate

Concerts for the public:

28 August 2019, 17.00 – 18.20
Concert of the FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra
Waldstein Gardens
- a public event, free admission
- under the auspices of Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, President of the Senate
- programme:
The FOK Prague Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jan Kučera:
Antonín Dvořák – Slavonic Dances (No. 1, 10 and 15)
Jaroslav Hutka, Michael Kocáb, Spiritual Quintet, Aneta Langerová

7 September 2019, 14.00 – 18.00
Traditional meeting of senators with the public
Waldstein Gardens
- a public event, free admission
- under the auspices of Mr. Jaroslav Kubera, President of the Senate
- cultural programme: Gustav Brom Radio Big Band, Václav Neckář with Bacily and HarmCore Jazz Band

10 September 2019, 17.00 – 18.15
Concert of Brno Philharmonic and The Plastic People of the Universe
and the opening of the exhibition on the 30th anniversary
of the canonization of St. Agnes of Bohemia and the Velvet Revolution

Waldstein Gardens
following the concert, there will be a tour of the exhibition in the Mythological Hall of the Waldstein Palace, until 20.00
- a public event, free admission
- under the auspices of Mrs. Miluše Horská, Vice-President of the Senate

Exhibitions for the public:

5 September 2019 – 5 January 2020
Exhibition “Saint Agnes of Bohemia – A Princess and a Patron Saint of the Czech Land”
Waldstein Palace, the Mythological Hall
- a public event, free admission
- punder the auspices of Mrs. Miluše Horská, Vice-President of the Senate
- exhibition on the 30th anniversary of the canonization of St. Agnes of Bohemia
- in cooperation with the Institute of History of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the University of Pardubice

17 October 2019 – 1 December 2019
Exhibition to mark the 30th anniversary of the re-establishment of the scouting movement
Senate Exhibition Hall
- under the auspices of Senator Petr Holeček
- in cooperation with Junák – Czech Scout

5 November 2019 – 18 November 2019
Exhibition on the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution – historical artifacts
The Vice-Presidents Corridor of the Waldstein Palace
- under the auspices of Mr. Jan Horník, Vice-President of the Senate

Free admission to all public events held at the seat of the Senate.
The programme is subject to change.