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Oct 2, 2004 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Czech Street Festival

A New York City tradition since 1998, the annual Czech Independence Day festivities commemorate the foundation of Czechoslovakia on October 28, 1918. This year’s events will include the traditional Czech Street Festival, which will be held on Oct. 2nd, from 1 PM to 7 PM, followed by an After Party, starting at 9 PM (venue to be announced).

Czech Street Festival, October 2nd

from 1 PM to 7 PM

On 83rd Street between Madison and Park Ave





Win a trip to Prague for two in a raffle sponsored by Czech Airlines and Tatra Travel.





1:00 – 1:30

Marta Topferova
Czech Folk Songs

1:30 -  1:40 Welcome by the Director of the Czech Center & other VIP guests
1:40 -  2:20 Limbora & Pajtasi -  Slovak folk ensemble & Slovak folk acoustic band
2:20 -  2:45

Pajtasi - Slovak folk acoustic band

2:45 – 3:00 The Czech School in Astoria - children’s performance
3:00 – 3:15 Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre - Czech fairy tale
3:45 – 4:00

DA Sokol Astoria - gymnastics routines

4:00 -

Eat Fruit Dumplings! - eating contest
4:15 – 4:30 The Best Czech Pie - contest for the tastiest pie
4:30 – 4:45

Sokol NY,  Alexandra Apjarova – gymnastics performance

4:45 – 5:00 Raffle - presented by Czech Airlines and Tatra Travel
5:00 – 7:00 November 2nd  - featured musical guest from the Czech Republic

7:30 pm - After Party
                  Join us at

                  Kelly's Pub  1427 2nd Ave @ 74th St
                  Drink Pilsner Urquell for  $3 !!!




Featuring Musical Guest from the Czech Republic: November 2nd

     The music of November 2nd has its roots in rock, blues, funk, and jazz. Written in English, their songs feature expressive female vocals built around strong melodies and lyrics. Winners of the Jim Beam Rock 1998 talent contest, November 2nd were nominated for the Anděl Prize, awarded by The Academy of Popular Music, in the „newcomer of the year“ category in 2003. They have supported numerous well-known bands and musicians who have toured through the Czech Republic including Alanis Morissette, Suzanne Vega, Reef, Bryan Adams, Crash Test Dummies and David Gahan.

     November 2nd’s debut album Midnight Desert (EMI/Escape) was released in 2002 and they are currently preparing their new record with producer Steve Welsch. The band is Sasa Langosova (vocal, guitar), Roman Helcl (guitar, vocal), Ales Zenkl (bass), Tomas Brozek (drums), and Jan Korinek (Hammond Organ). www.november2nd.net


Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States


Oct 2, 2004 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


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