It is a great honour for us to invite you on behalf of the sons of Jaromir Vejvoda, the world-known composer of wind music and the author of the most famous polka of the world “Skoda lasky” (Beer Barrel Polka) to the 22nd anniversary year of the festival "Vejvoda´s Zbraslav". The festival is held under the auspices of the City of Prague. The festival will take place in the birthplace of Jaromir Vejvoda - in Zbraslav (part of Prague) from 22nd to 24th September 2017.
The accredited organiser of the festival is the Organisational and Festival Agency OR-FEA Prague in cooperation with Zbraslav Council. The festival is opened for wind orchestras, big bands and jazz ensembles without any limits. Orchestras with majorette groups are welcome.
As a part of the festival there is a competition, which is open for small wind bands with up to 25 players. Outside the contest and at other concerts except the contest performance more players than 25 can participate. There is a compulsory composition for the competition. The competition will be evaluated by three members of a professional jury appraising the interpretation of the compulsory composition. Each of the participating orchestras will receive a participation certificate. The order of the competition will be set by the organisers.
Deadline for applications: 30th June 2017
On the occasion of the festival the orchestras will participate in following programme points:
Festival and organisational agency which has been organizing for more than 15 years music festivals, concert performances of amateur music ensembles and entertaining programmes for foreign as well as Czech tourists.