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13. 12. 2017

The festival Meeting Brno 2018 offers an Artist-in-Residence program for a visual artist and a writer from Austria or Slovakia. The main theme of the Festival will be the centenary of the Czech statehood, and the artists should therefore focus in their work on topics reflecting the years 1918-2018 in the Central European area.

11. 11. 2017

The preparations for the next festival year are in full swing. Again we are planning a series of discussion forums, art projects and inspiring encounters.

28. 6. 2017

This year of Meeting Brno festival is over with a success. During the ten festival days we have met about 70 interesting guests from 7 European countries who presented delicate topics from our past and present days to more than 13.000 people in more than 50 programmes.

15. 5. 2017

On the occasion of the eleventh memorial of expulsion of German speaking Brno citizens we will walk in the opposite direction of the march in a symbolic gesture of reconciliation. The Mayor of Brno and other personalities including contemporary witnesses will attend the closing ceremony. This year as well the workshop for secondary school students from Brno, Germany and Austria is organized.

9. 5. 2017

A Single Place, a Few Regimes, Thousands of Life Stories. The Meeting Brno Point, a Unique Installation Recalling the Unsettled History of Moravian Square Has Been Built.

8. 5. 2017

Vienna and Brno are not only connected by the railway formerly known as the Kaiser-Ferdinand-Nordbahn, and the two cities share much more than the unique urbanistic concept of the Ringstrasse. There is so much inspiring stuff going on in the city on the Danube, and therefore Meeting Brno will include a section of three individual events titled Intercity Brno-Wien.

25. 4. 2017

Jiří Gruša was a dissident, poet and prose writer, translator, president of the International PEN Club, diplomat, and mediator of national and cultural co-operation. As part of our festival, you can explore the Czech-German exhibition entitled Jiří Gruša - Happy without a Homeland in the Moravian Museum.  

22. 4. 2017

Two weeks before the festival, we will open an exhibition of one of our resident artists, a young Swedish artist who was born in Czechoslovakia and lives in Germany – We Are Strangers. Both Here And There.