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15 To 20 Feb 2007 Carnevale Arriving To Prague For The First Time

15 to 20 FEB 2007 Carnevale arriving to Prague for the first time

11 February 2007, 12:29 - Travel
Time for carnivals has arrived. They take place all around the world, in many countries and cities on all continents. And they are usually very popular. These world known carnivals get younger brother this year, and its organizers hope it will reach the top quickly.

Bohemian Carnevale 2007 brings mystery and magic to Prague. It starts on Thursday 15 February and lasts till Tuesday 20 February. This is six days of masks in Prague's streets.

Clam-Gallas palace on the Old Town Square will be the base for the events. The festival starts here on Thursday at 3:30pm on Thursday. The allegorical parade around the Old Town Square and the city centre with the opening at the Old Town Square at 4pm.

The will be further two parades - on Saturday 17 February, Divertimento Furioso starts at 4pm (allegorical caravans gather on the yard of Clam-Gallas Palace at 2pm). And the closing one on Tuesday 20 February 2007 from 4pm to 6pm.

Some other special events are on schedule. On Friday, there is for example The Conference about the Carnival Phenomenon with Major Czech Experts; during the whole Carnevale you can visit an interactive exhibition of masks and costumes, and hairstylists - Los Galacticos - will be happy to make your carnival look on Saturday and Sunday. All these events takes place in Clam-Gallas Palac.

The organizers did not forget to care of your children: "Children's Cabinet" is prepared for them between 10am and 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.

During the Carnevale, many of Prague's finest restaurants will offer special menus (the parade is called Cuisine d'Alchimiste), Four Seasons Hotel Prague, Radisson SAS Alcron Hotel or Restaurant U Malířů among them.

So, prepare your masks... And come to Prague.

WHERE: Clam-Gallasův palác, Husova 20, Prague 1 and other places in Old Town and city centre

WHEN: 15 - 20 Feb 2007

MORE INFO: Bohemian Carnevale 2007