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Havel@80 at Lucerna

  • Where: Lucerna, Vodičkova 36 – Štěpánská 61, Prague 1
  • When: October 15, 2016, 17:00 – October 16, 2016, 02:00

Eighty well-wishers – figures from public life and the arts sphere – will appear to offer congratulations on what would have been the president’s eightieth birthday. Come along too and celebrate with us the still living legacy of the writer, dramatist, philosopher, human rights campaigner and Czechoslovak and Czech president Václav Havel!


17.00 Ceremonial launch of the exhibition Hey, it’s Havel! and presentation of a book of the same title put together using pictures taken by non-professional photographers acquired by the Václav Havel Library through a public appeal.

18.00 Musical programme on four stages (two stages in the Lucerna Grand Hall, Lucerna Music Bar, and a folk stage in the large cinema hall).

18.00 Film screenings (café, small cinema hall)

The evening’s programme and further information will gradually be posted on the Václav Havel Library’s website and at

Havel@80 at Lucerna is organised by the Václav Havel Library in cooperation with the Lucerna Palace, PP Production and Palace Akropolis, which were previously responsible for Tribute to Václav Havel – an unforgettable farewell to Václav Havel in December 2011 (


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