Events in December 2009
Saint Nicholas Celebrations 2009
Warm refreshment; Brass music; Arrival of St. Nicholas, accompanied by angels and devils; Fireworks
December 5 (Saturday), Kupkovo náměstí from 4:45 PM, entry voluntary
BIRDS AROUND US (Kdo to tu poletuje?)
Presentation of images and sounds of local birds, both well-known and unknown.
December 9 (Wednesday) at 7 PM in Kodymův národní dům - cafeteria. Free entry.
Advent Meeting for Children
Theatre play for children at 3 PM in Kodymův národní dům.
Presentation of a new book "Pohádky ze zámeckého parku" (Fairy-tales from the Chateau Park) by the author - Ms. Božena Tymichová,
accompanied by Opočno flute ensemble Berušky
at 3.30 PM in Kodymův národní dům.
Theatre play for children at 3.45 PM in Kodymův národní dům.
Christmas Concert of SOA At 4.30 PM in Marian Church.
December 13 (Sunday)
The winter time Old Opočno documents series continues on December 15 (Tuesday) at 5 PM in Kodymův národní dům. Free entry.
Main speaker Mr. Václav Rathouský.
Historic images presentation by Ms. Dana Marková,
Mr. Luděk Hamáček and Mr. Vladimír Macek.
Sale Exhibition of Christmas decorations in Jitřenka
December 2 (Wednesday), 10 AM - 3 PM
More about the exhibition.
13-th Sale Exhibition of SOU-OU and Primary & Secondary schools of Opočno
Exhibiton of school students& & local craftsmen products, decorations, toys, art, ...
Refreshment prepared by school students.
December 5-6 (Saturday-Sunday), 8:30 AM - 4 PM, in SOU-OU
Christmas Exhibiton of School of Arts in KND - throughout December
Christmas Concert of School of Arts
Šárka Dohnalová, Barbora Šedivá,
) and ensembles (
Čabraka), introduced by Jana Rejzková.
December 13 (Sunday). at 4.30 PM in Marian Church.
Opočno and České Meziříčí Schools Christmas Concert
ZŠ Opočno Choir led by Ms. Jitka Račáková
and Pramínek II,
choirs from České Meziříčí led by Ms. Marta Světlíková and Mr. Zbyněk Mokrejš;
piano Barbora Lepšová; moderator Ms. Jana Rejzková;
Michaela Račáková as guest.
December 14, Monday, 6 PM, Kodymův národní dům, 50 Kč
December 17, Thursday, 6.30 PM, České Meziříčí, St. Kateřina Church, entry voluntary
Opočno School of Arts - Christmas Concert
December 16, Wednesday, 6 PM, Kodymův národní dům, ? Kč
RYBOVA VÁNOČNÍ MŠE - Hej Mistře! (Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba - Hail, Master!) - concert
Opočno region musicians and teachers choir.
Soloists: sopran - Simona Pailová, alt - Kristýna Matoušová, tenor - Josef Kováříček, bass - Zdeněk Svědík, organ - Barbora Lepšová. Conductor: Václav Lepš
December 20 (Sunday) at 4 PM, Opočno
castle yard Holy Trinity Church, entry voluntary
VÁNOČNÍ KONCERT (CHRISTMAS CONCERT) - baroque organ restoration celebrations
Jitka Přibylová - sopran, Václav Uhlíř - organ
December 22 (Tuesday) at 6 PM, in Holy Trinity Church, entry voluntary
G. F. Händel: Concert in B-major; Aria from opera Rinaldo; Aria from oratorium Joshua.
J.S. Bach: Toccata and Fuga in d-minor; Schäfe können sicher weiden; Et exultavit (from Magnificat)
J. Seger: Pastorela and Fugue on the theme "Narodil se Kristus Pán"
J. J. Ryba: Slavíček
J. Michalička: Aj, radost velikou
Organ Improvisations on Christmas Themes
Belly dance lessons by Zita Gabrielli Máslová
Thursdays 5.30 PM beginners, 7 PM advanced, in Kodymův národní dům
SILVESTR 2009 - NEW YEAR 2010
December 31 (Thursday) 7 PM - January 1 (Wednesday), entry 400 Kč, Hotel Holub
music by Dance Band from Hradec Králové; Ticket reservation: 494 667 038, 737 930 418
December 31 (Thursday) 8 PM - January 1 (Wednesday), entry 399 Kč, Kodymův národní dům
Ticket reservation Restaurant U Slunce
CHRISTMAS FAIRY-TALE (VÁNOČNÍ POHÁDKA) - puppet theatre ensemble Batole
November 13 (Sunday), 3 PM, 20 Kč
HOW THE SYRENIAN WAS CATCHING FISH (JAK OCHECHULE LOVILA RYBY) - puppet theatre ensemble Kodym
November 13 (Sunday), 3.45 PM, ? Kč