Czech Daily’s Festival Picks for Summer 2023

Summer in Prague is a music, theater, and food festival season. We selected a few festivals you shouldn’t miss this year, including Metronome and Respect Festival.

Praha Žije Hudbou

Praha Žije Hudbou is one of the largest street festivals in Prague. This event aims to show that culture and music belong in the streets. Last year’s edition attracted many visitors, and the organizers plan to create even more busking locations this year.

Busking refers to any street performance, whether a musical, improvisational, or theatrical. The festival is organized by Nerudný Fest, which also organizes events such as Mladí ladí jazz and Student Fest.

Anyone who wants to showcase their art in the streets can join the festival by filling out a questionnaire on the prahazijehudbou. cz website. You can experience street art on June 23rd and 24th in many locations throughout Prague, such as Stalin, Můstek, Náměstí Republiky, and other places.

Respect Festival 2023

Respect Festival isn’t just a traditional music festival but also a form of expression. Tolerance towards different cultures, people, and traditions is the primary goal of this event. To connect people from other parts of the world.

The main stars of the festival include African artist Adédèjì, Somali band Dur-Dur Band, Indian Rngamatir Baul, and Dutch trio Meral Polat Trio, among others. However, it’s not just about music; various programs for children and art installations are also planned.

The performances will take place on Rohanský Island on June 17th and 18th. Two-day tickets cost 750 CZK.

Frontline Festival 2023

Czech and international rap and hip-hop fans will undoubtedly enjoy this significant music festival featuring the best in their field. The event will take place at the Výstaviště in Prague Holešovice on July 21st and 22nd.

One of the biggest attractions is British rapper JME, best known for his hit Man Don’t Care. He will be supported on stage by his compatriot P Money. Hugo Toxxx, Nik Tendo, Yzomandias, Annet X, and others will perform for the domestic scene.

Two-day tickets cost 1,490 CZK.

Metronome Prague 2023

Metronome is one of the largest music and art events of the year. This year, in addition to concerts, visitors can enjoy podcasts, discussions, a children’s playground, theater, sports activities, and an Olympic zone.

Slam poetry, an outdoor escape game, geocaching in the area, and a screening of the film PSH – NEKONEČNÝ PŘÍBĚH are also on the program for this year’s Metronome.

Singer Aurora, ZAZ, Jana Kirschner, Pio Squad, PSH, Annet X, and many others will perform at the festival. At this moment, tickets cost 3,590 CZK.

Prague Ice Cream Festival

But we shouldn’t just focus on music; we also need something that will put a smile on our faces. And that is undoubtedly ice cream. On June 24th and 25th, the Prague Ice Cream Festival will take place at the Prague Exhibition Grounds, featuring a tasting of various ice creams worldwide. Admission starts at 160 CZK.