Event calendar 2018

Christmas Market at Castle Blatna
Saturday, 8 December from 10 AM to 5 PM
Castle courtyard
Vánoční trhy na zámku Blatná
Sobota 8. prosince 2018 od 10:00 do 17:00
Na zámeckém nádvoří
The Blatenské Listy present: bishop Václav Malý
Thursday 29th November, 5pm
Castle Blatná, Old Palace
Svetlana Popova - Letters from the Past
Friday, 23 November at 7 pm,  Hall of Frescoes, Old Palace.  
Sounds of Romanticism
Friday 9th November at 7 pm, Old Palace
Maria Katsoura (singer - soprano), Ilias Sdoukos (viola) and Ourania Menelaou (piano) will present a program with Romantic music from the second half of the 19th century. Music by famous composers like Brahms, Liszt, Schumann, Fauré will be played.
Concert: Jaroslav Svěcený, Zdeňka Volencová Žádníková, Lucie Tóth
Wednesday 3rd October at 7 pm  Castle Blatna, Old Palace
Donau Philharmonie Wien - Road to Hollywood
31/8/2018 at 7 pm, Castle courtyard
Epic musical evening with the Donau Philharmonie Wien Orchestra conducted by Manfred Mussauer. Beloved musical hits from Hollywood films and pieces by famous composers will be performed.
Tickets: 200 CZK
Karagianni & Menelaou - Music in the Moonlight
27/7/2018, 8.30pm, castle courtyard
Concert under the full moon with two world-class artists: Vassiliki Karayanni (soprano) and Ourania Menelaou (piano)
Tickets: 200 CZK



Dolls exhibition

Jiřina Havlová’s traditional dolls exhibition. Open from Tuesday to Friday, 10AM to 5PM. Entrance fee: 60 CZK adults, 30 CZK children.

Toy cars exhibition

Exhibition of car models from Mr. Procházka's collection. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10AM to 5PM. Admission: 50 CZK adults, 30 CZK children.



Night tour - Crime at Castle Blatná
29-30/6/2018, 13-14/7/2018, 3-4 and 24-25/8/2018
Night tours brought to life, first show begins at 8pm
Tickets: adults 200 CZK, children 100 CZK
Reservations by phone: +420 383 422 934


South Bohemian Piano Courses
1/7 - 13/7/2018
As every year, also this 32nd edition of the traditional Piano courses will come with several seminars and concerts at the Castle and in the courtyard. The Gala concert by Jan Bartoš will take place on July 7th in the Old palace.



Filippo Mineccia & il Gioco de' Matti - L'Amato Nome
30/6/2018, 7pm
Concert by the famous italian countertenor at the Old Palace
Tickets: 300 CZK
Reservations by phone: +420 383 422 934


Blatenská Ryba - Fishing weekend 2018


In the courtyard and on the Na Příkopech street (in front of the Castle)

Events and animations all the day


Jana Krausova exhibition

Castle Blatna, Old Palace 


European Private Heritage Week 
From 24 until 27 May, Castle Blatna in association with the Czech ministry of culture, the Association of Castle Owners, Propamatky Casopis, and Dvojka Cesky Rozhlas invites you to celebrate Europe's private heritage week with many special activities planned for you such as a flower market, live music, a fencing demonstration, a fashion show, special museum tours ...and much more in the courtyard and park of the castle!  



How safe is the world in which we live
At 17:00
A talk titled "How safe is the world in which we live" will be held on Wednesday, May 23, at 5 pm at the castle. Andor Šándor - general (retired; in 2001 and 2002 he was Chief of the Military Intelligence Service of the Czech Republic with the rank of Brigadier General) and a security advisor dealing with terrorism, security and crisis management issues, shall be this week's guest speaker. 



Jazz Day 


At 14:00 

Castle Blatna courtyard

Tria Ligna: Clarinet, oboe, bassoon


At 19:00

Castle Blatna, Old Palace

Brass trio Tria Ligna is composed of students from the Grammar and Music School of Prague and the Prague Conservatory. They have performed concerts at many places in the Czech Republic with great acclaim. All members are laureates at many international competitions held both in the Czech Republic and Europe.

Members: Kateřina Trumpešová – oboe, Adam Pešek – bassoon, Aleš Tvrdík – clarinet

Advance booking: Infocenter, Blatna Museum reception, ww.ckvb.cz


Easter at the Castle, an exhibition of period dining at Easter for the nobility.

30/3 - 2/4

Tickets will be available at the museum ticket office. More info: http://www.castle-blatna.com/content/easter-castle


František Simandl´s International Double Bass Competition 2018


Concert to mark the jubilee of Miloslav Gajdoš


At 19:00

Castle Blatna, Old Palace

Miloslav Gajdoš – double bass, Krzysztof Firlus – double bass, Hana Volková – piano

Advance booking: Infocenter Blatna, Blatna Museum reception


Chamber Ensemble Variace & Otakar Brousek jr.


At 19:00

Castle Blatna, Old Palace

Otakar Brouser jr. will accompany a group of five musicians by reciting passages from the  funny melodrama of Patrick Süskind „Double bass“ about an underrated double bass player.

Advance booking: Infocenter Blatna, Blatna Museum reception


Winner Announcement & Final Concert


Castle Blatna, Old Palace

12:00 – Winner Announcement

14:00 – Winner´s Final Concert


A unique guitar concert by father and son will be full of originality and true art by both musicians.


at 19:00

Castle Blatna, Old Palace

Štěpán Rak and Jan Matěj Rak

Entrance: 250 CZK / 200 CZK (seniors, students, children)

Advance booking: Infocenter, Blatna Museum reception


Dances of the World's Nations – violin by Alexander Shonert


at 19:00

Castle Blatna, Old Palace

This charming programme for violin (performed by Alexander Shonert) and piano features dances by renown composers as well as national folk dances. A wide range of Spanish, German, Czech, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Armenian and Arabian dances shall be followed by Jewish and Gypsy dances.

More info and reservations: www.ckvb.cz