Cross the river: Tomorrow’s festival on the bank of the River Svitava

20 August 2021, 2:00
Cross the river: Tomorrow’s festival on the bank of the River Svitava

For the fifth time, the festival will enliven the River Svitava’s waterfront. The programme, which is free of charge to visit, includes concerts, theatre performances, “neckyáda” (a show with boaters using unconventional and funny ways of boating or vessels) and much more. Performers will include Fast Food Orchestra, Phil Shoenfelt & Band of Heysek and more.

The event takes place annually from Bílovice nad Svitavou as far as Tuřany. This year, visitors can also look forward to concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions and sports and art activities for children and adults. In addition to the programme, a number of normally closed buildings will be opened, such as the former slaughterhouse on the Masná street or the smith’s shop in Obřany. There will also be a historical steam and motor train that will run from Adamov. It will also be possible to go to Bílovice nad Svitavou on a “dragon boat” and visit the local community centre (“sokolovna”), which will offer a sports programme. The main venue of the festival is the riverside in Černovice. On the stage called “Stará Pekárna nad řekou” (Old Bakery over the River) the audience will dance to the beat of Fast Food Orchestra. The “Porážka Stage” (Slaughterhouse Stage), which was added last year, will give space to starting and indie bands. The festival will take place tomorrow, 21 August 2021.


Babice nad Svitavou Railway Station
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Svitavou NAFEST 2021 (boating the River Svitava from Babice to Černovice)

Hamerský mlýn (Hammer Mill)

10 a.m. to 12 noon Open Smith’s Shop
1 to 6 p.m. Open Smith’s Shop

Sluneční lázně (Sun Spa)

2 to 6 p.m. Cross the river in Sluneční lázně (Sun Spa)

2.20 to 3 p.m. Dell Arte performance AKA shake hands with comedians on stilts

3.20 to 3.50 p.m. Zumba with Maja

4 to 4.20 p.m. Drak Theatre: George and the Tower

4.40 to 5.10 p.m. School of Juggling

5.30 to 6 p.m. Zumba with Maja

Briessova sladovna (Briess’ Malthouse)

1 to 8 p.m. Possibility of a tour of the former complex of Briessova sladovna (Briess’ Malthouse)

1 to 8 p.m. Large screen projection with the theme of the river and Briess’ Malthouse

3 to 4 p.m. Guided walk along the Industrial Trail

3 to 4 p.m. Public debate on the past and future of industrial areas in the surroundings

3 to 3.30 p.m. Opening of an exhibition on the theme of historical industrial areas in Brno

4 to 5 p.m. Guided tour of Briess’ Malthouse

Waterfront in Husovice along the Gargulákova street

1 to 6 p.m. Canoeing on the river with Husovice firefighters

1 to 6 p.m. ART WORKSHOP, workshops for children, trampoline

Vozovna Husovice (Husovice Depot)

2 to 3 p.m. Tour of the depot

4 to 5 p.m. Tour of the depot

Nová Zbrojovka

1 to 11 p.m. Grill and chillout zone

5 to 6 p.m. Zbrojovka Plant and the waterfront  –  a presentation (at Industra)

8.30 to 10 p.m. Pinkbus (theatre at Industra)

9 to 10.30 p.m. Kouř (Smoke) (Nová Zbrojovka Open–air Cinema)

Plácek Husovice

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities “Na Plácku”

Tyršova základní škola Kuldova (Tyrš Primary School, Kuldova street)

10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Guided tour of Tyrš Primary School

Pivovar Hauskrecht (Hauskrecht Brewery)

12 noon to 6 p.m. Possibility to visit the Hauskrecht Brewery

Porážka stage (Slaughterhouse Stage)

12 noon to 1 p.m. Neckyáda (Funny Boating) show

3 to 3.40 p.m. Kupodivu

4 to 4.50 p.m. Funkshmakers

5.10 to 6 p.m. Jiří Konvrzek

6.20 to 7.10 p.m. Musica Balkanika

7.40 to 8.40 p.m. Phil Shoenfelt & Band of Heysek

9.15 to 10 p.m. Ein Strudel und Nekonečno (theatre performance)

The complex of Brněnské komunikace (The Brno Road Directorate)

12.30 to 1.30 p.m. Tour of the Brno Road Directorate’s complex

1.30 to 2.30 p.m. Tour of the Brno Road Directorate’s complex

2.30 to 3.30 p.m. Tour of the Brno Road Directorate’s complex

3.30 to 4.30 p.m. Tour of the Brno Road Directorate’s complex

5 to 6 p.m. MyAcro – acroyoga performance and workshop

6.30 to 7.30 p.m. Yoga regeneration lesson


3 to 3.20 p.m. Tour of Domeq

3.30 to 3.50 p.m. Tour of Domeq

4 to 4.20 p.m. Tour of Domeq

4.30 to 4.50 p.m. Tour of Domeq

5 to 5.20 p.m. Tour of Domeq

5.30 to 5.50 p.m. Tour of Domeq

Farma Ráječek (Ráječek Farm)

10 to 11 a.m. Guided tour of the farm

2 to 3 p.m. Guided tour of the farm



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