17th – 18th February 2017 in Prague

It is a great honour for us to invite you again to the 19th International Festival of Wind Orchestras to Prague.  This festival traditionally takes place at the beginning of the year, in 2017 it will be held from Friday 17th February to Saturday 18th February 2017.

The Festival is organised and realised by the Organisational and Festival Agency OR-FEA in co-operation with NIPOS – The National Information and Consulting Centre for Culture of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic. Amateur orchestras (harmonies, fanfare orchestras and brass bands) without age limit that comply with the conditions of the participation are allowed to participate in the festival.

Deadline for applications: 31st October 2016

    On the occasion of the festival the orchestras will get through following points:
  • Official meeting of the orchestras´ representatives by a councillor of the City of Prague in the historical Old Town Hall. (Friday)
  • Public performances of participating orchestras (Friday)
  • Opening concert (Friday)
  • Competition of the individual categories (Friday, Saturday).
  • Concert of the Central Military Band of Czech Army (Saturday)
  • Final evening, awarding ceremony, common playing of all participating musicians, which will be the highlight of the festival (Saturday)


The festival takes place under the auspices of the Prague City and WASBE- World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles.

The competition is open in following concert categories: lower class - middle class - higher class - and the top class.  The orchestras classify into the categories by themselves. There is a compulsory composition advertised for each category. The organiser of the festival appoints an international professional jury, which consists of experts of Czech and European wind music.


What is OR-FEA?

Festival and organisational agency which has been organizing for more than 15 years music festivals, concert performances of amateur music ensembles and entertaining programmes for foreign as well as Czech tourists.

We provide

  • Festival organising
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants booking
  • Guide services
  • Sightseeing in Prague
  • Concert halls booking
  • Tickets...


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OR-FEA spol. s r.o. organisational and festival agency        Těšnov 9, 110 00 Praha 1        IČO 00536776, DIČ CZ00536776, Zapsaná u Městského soudu v Praze, oddíl C, vložka 4
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