Programme

Decoration of Kunovice Banderium Horses, Hradčany Square |Navalis

2:30 p.m.

Ceremonial decoration of horses

Holly Mass in the St. Vitus Cathedral |Navalis

5:30 p.m.

Holly Mass
St. Vitus Cathedral

St. John’s Procession to the Charles Bridge |Navalis

6:45 p.m.

St. John’s Procession to Charles Bridge

8:00 p.m.

Boat regatta, parachute jump, winter swimming

Religious Service in the St. Francis of Assisi Church, Křižovnické square | Navalis

8:30 p.m.

A final evening Service in front of St. Francis of Assisi Church

World Premier of Kryštof Marek’s Concert for Violin „Mystery of St. John of Nepomuk“, Baroque Fireworks | Navalis

9:00 p.m.

A concert on the River Vltava under Charles Bridge



9.55 p.m.

Baroque fireworks

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The NAVALIS Saint John’s celebrations include annual educational, spiritual and cultural projects.

Glass statue | Navalis

Glass statue

(2011)

The biggest cast glass statue of Saint John of Nepomuk in the world was blessed on the podium. It was situated on the bridge across the Otava River in Čepice u Sušic.

Bells for Nepomuk | Navalis

Bells for Nepomuk

(2011)

Bells were let down from the bridge to the surface of the Vltava and were transported and subsequently situated at the birth site of Saint John of Nepomuk.

Underwater statue |Navalis

Underwater statue

(2013)

A statue placed at a depth of 4 metres below the water in the Slapsko Reservoir, where the original statue used to stand on the banks of the Vltava by Saint John’s torrents.

Ride of Kings | Navalis

Ride of Kings

(2015)

The Ride of Kings presented in Prague for the first time in Prague. This tradition is registered with UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.