Cultural program

CULTURAL PROGRAM OF THE MEMORIAL OF SILENCE

In our public radio debates broadcast from Bubny, we would like to focus this year on another of the grand topics of the future  emorial of Silence:  PROPAGANDA, CAMPAIGN VERSUS ANTI-CAMPAIGN The year 2018 marks the centenary of the founding of an independent Czechoslovakia, and will also be a crucial year for plans to redevelop Bubny Station into a MEMORIAL OF SILENCE. The final project preparations will culminate in the handover of the station building for redevelopment.

 


Tuesday 24 April 6:30 p.m.

 

MUSIC IS THE WAY

A Jewish-Arab orchestra from the conservatory in the Israeli city of Akko (Acre) will perform in the departure hall of Bubny railway station.


Wednesday 9 May 11.00 a.m.

 

VOICES OF THE CHILDREN

A screening of director Zuzana Justman's documentary Voices of the Children at the BioOko cinema, specifically for school groups.

 


10 - 13 May

 

BOOK WORLD at BUBNY STATION

Distinguished guests of the largest Czech book fair will come to the place of memory to read from their work and discuss, among other things, the analogies between the years ending in the number eight.

Thursday, 10 May

 

Authors' readings from publications by the Nature School / 5.00 p.m.

 

Presentation of the English translation of J. R. Pick's The Society for the Protection of Animals / 6.30 p.m.

Karolinum Publishers, guests Zuzana (the author's sister), translator Alex Zucker, and illustrator Jiří Grus. Presented by David Vaughan.

Friday, 11 May

 

"Jew or Israeli?" / 3.00 p.m.

Public discussion by Book World on the subject of Identity Not Found BUBNY STATION BROADCASTING ON FREQUENCY 2018  with Israeli authors Assaf Gavron, Hadar Galron, and A.B Yehoshua; moderator: Hana Ulmanova.

 

David Vaughan reads from the upcoming English edition of his book "Hear My Voice" / 5.00 p.m.

Prague-based British journalist David Vaughan reads from the upcoming English edition of his book "Hear My Voice". Moderator: Alex Went. Guests of Jantar Publishing: Michael Tate.

 

Concert by Jan Burian for the "second generation" / 8.00 p.m.  

(closed event)

Saturday, 12 May

 

PERSONAL THERAPY THROUGH BOOKS / 3.00 p.m.

Public discussion on the topic "Fate of the Second Generation — memories or legacy" Reflections on the "innocent guilt" of the heirs
of the grand stories of the 20th century. Pavel Štingl speaks with Jan Burian and other guests on discovering and coming to terms with the stories of one's parentsm who were "heroes" in an era when heroes were defined by different standards.

 

STRANGE ROOTS, a presentation of Hana Frejková's audiobook / 5.00 p.m.

The actress and singer of German-Jewish origin published her dramatic memoirs back in 2007 with Torst Publishers. At the end of last year, Radioservis released a unique audiobook, read by the author herself. 

Sunday, 13 May

 

Public discussion on the topic "Rebirth of nations, rebirth of Central Europe" / 4.00 p.m

"Book World" public discussion on the reflection of national questions in modern literature. With: Jacques Rupnik, Tomáš Kafka, Paweł Ukielski, Jozef Banáš and others. Presenter: Michal Stehlík.

 

Vizualizace

Visualization of the future structure of Memorial of Silence.

 


19 - 20 May

OPEN HOUSE FESTIVAL

The open house festival at Bubny Station will include the exhibition "New Bubny Station," a multimedia screening on interventions into the public space at the Bubny brownfield, and guided tours led by the architects and designers of the future place of memory. 

 


6 - 7 June

REVIVAL OF "THE SHOP ON MAIN STREET"

A tribute to the creators of the first Czechoslovak Oscar-winning movie, this concert performance of the score of one of the pearls of national cinema is part of a series of events organized to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Czechoslovak Republic.