What’s Up Brno? – Events in Brno, Week n°26

Welcome to “What’s Up Brno?”, where every Sunday we will give you an overview of the best events in the city for the next week! All events listed are English-friendly, unless otherwise stated in the event description. Image: Casadei Graphics.

Brno, Jun 23 (BD) –  Enrich yourself culturally and broaden your horizons this week! Art, documentaries, exotic food and cultures, summer parties, traditional dances and the casual ones. Don’t forget to sunbathe and relax with something refreshing at hand because summer has officially started!

Are data mining and machine learning your bread and butter? On June 25, you can attend the English-speaking conference “Let there be light – Anomaly Detection in Network Traffic” organized by the independent platform Machine Learning MeetUp Brno. A networking session is scheduled after the talk and the discussion. Read more about the event on the facebook event.

On Tuesday, you can set off on a journey through art that has been forbidden and looted by the Third Reich during WWII. Narrated by Oscar winner Toni Servillo (The Great Beauty), the documentary Hitler vs Picasso will be screened at Kino Scala, and you can find the tickets on their website.

“Three buddies in downtown Bogotá. […] They seek shelter in the safety of their worlds to avoid their personal failures, but life will teach them that is never too late to take a risk”. That’s the synopsis of La defensa del Dragón, the film screening on Thursday evening for the Colombian Film Night. BrnoDaily is a proud media partner of the event, and you can find more information on Facebook.

Brno Hummel Open Game, the biggest international floorball tournament in Brno, is running until June 29. The event is divided into different categories and you can find more information on the official website.

Namaste! This Wednesday expand your knowledge of a millenary culture at Festival of India. Music and traditional dances are waiting for you from 8 PM at Sono Music Club! You can buy the tickets and read the full program on the event website.

Last Tango in Paris? What about a Last Hustle in Piazzetta? For one last time this year,  the Piazzetta of the Janáček Theatre will become a dance floor on June 27. All you need to know is here on the Facebook event (only in Czech).

Hey Jude, don’t make it bad, and attend the Backbeat Beatles concert at Sono Centrum on June 27. For the first time, the British tribute band is coming to Czech Republic, singing in Prague and in Brno. It’s not too late to buy your tickets!

Last year, Brno Daily wrote about it – and now, is time to light your heart with passion again! From June 24 to 28 the Ibericà Festival is back in Brno with a program full of events. On Thursday June 27, you can taste traditional Spanish and South American food at the Fiesta Gastronomica; and on Friday you can attend the Galakoncert and see international stars dancing to the notes of flamenco. You can find the full program on the official website.

Never heard about Strážnice? That’s a pity, because for 74 years now, the International Folklore Festival takes place there! From June 27 until June 30, different workshops. The 37th Folklore Festival “Children’s Strážnice” is also part of the program! Find more information on the official website.

Let’s dance to celebrate the end of the academic year and the beginning of the summer! A big summer party will take place at Fléda Club on June 28! Check all the details on the Facebook event (only in Czech).

Did you ever visited the Lednice castle? What if you went there traveling with a retro train? Every weekend and on public holidays until the middle of September, an old train operates from Břeclav to Lednice. Get on board after finding the train schedule here (only in Czech)!

If you are a fan of older vehicles  you can visit Brno 2019 Revival Festival during the weekend. From Saturday at 8 AM cars and motorcycles spanning from the pre-war days to the 80s’ will enchant you with their retro design. Find more information on the Facebook event (in Czech).

On July 1979, all the world was stuck in front of their television watching the first man landing on the moon. 50 years after, Technical Museum of Brno is celebrating that historical day with the exhibition Tenkrát na Měsíci [Once upon a time on the Moon]. You can buy the tickets and find more information on the Museum website.

Did you know that Brno host the largest live collection of medicinal plants – nearly 900 different species – of the whole Czech Republic? Until June 30, you can visit the 57th edition of the Healing Plants exhibition. Find more on the Facebook event (in Czech).

What’s a better combination than music, history and nature? On Sunday, Brno National Theatre brings their opera productions to the outdoors of Špilberk Castle: beware of mosquitoes and enjoy an evening under the stars. Find the complete program in our article.

Prepared by Manuele Siciliano and Zenon Morea

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