On Saturday, September 12, Prague Marketplace celebrates 125 years since its establishment. The venue will offer a wide range of attractions for the whole family. A new trail with fourteen stops will be unveiled on the premises, informing visitors about the history of the former municipal slaughterhouse compound. The program will include theatre performances, circus show, athletic games, concerts, and a craft brewery and street food festival. The all-day event will culminate by turning on a light installation by Michal Škapa.
The participants will include mainly culture-oriented organizations that have already been present on the premises, such as Burza #4, Jatka 78, and Trafo Gallery, as well as the National Agricultural Museum that will arrive to the popular vegetable market in Hall 22 with its mobile museum and a cow-milking simulator for children. Throughout the day, the venue will host a craft brewery festival, Beer in the Marketplace. On the tap - specials such as Holešovice Bull and Holešovice APA.
Jatka 78 theatre will present The Story of the Rooster and the Hen, a fairy tale for kids, as well as a circus show by Cirk La Putyka. The Biennale of Contemporary Art will remain open, and Trafo Gallery will present an exhibition of paintings by Martin Salajka. Community space H40 will offer a pottery workshop and an exhibition of virtual reality and 3D print technologies.
The program will culminate with the lighting of a neon structure by Michal Škapa, a work of art created for this occasion in collaboration with Signal Festival.
The full program is available at Prague Marketplace’s website at www.prazska-trznice.cz and on Facebook.