Not Exactly a Festival, More Than an Exhibition...
The World´s Largest Performance Design Event
Costume, Stage, Sound, Lighting Design and Architecture from over 70 Countries
Site-Specific Projects, Workshops, Discussions, and Lectures
Exhibitions, Performances and Installations All Over Prague
One of the 2011 must-see events for art professionals and cultural fans!


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Do you feel like enjoying interactive art exhibitions, outdoor site-specific spectacles, and unexpected discussions, discovering Prague through the eyes of contemporary artists from around the globe or soaking up the best of the best in performance, lighting, sound, and fashion design?

In June 2011 Prague will turn into a stage for hundreds of arts exhibitions and interactive installations, including dozens of performances and talks, and thousands of unexpected meetings. Over 40,000 visitors from all over the world are expected to attend, making Prague the centre of the performance world for those very special 11 days, from June 16-26, 2011.

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Be sure not to miss the heart of the Prague Quadrennial, the traditional International Competitive Exhibition, over 10,000 m2 of exposition space presenting the most exciting aspects of performance from over 60 countries and regions. See the Intersection Boxes, a curated project unique to PQ 2011, materialized by an all-day, ongoing outdoor performing exhibition in the very centre of Prague in which 30 acclaimed artists from across the globe are participating.

Gain a deeper comprehension of contemporary art by exploring crucial disciplines within projects focusing on ArchitectureExtreme CostumeLight and Sound. Assist to Talks with artists. 

Follow the program and see site-specific spectacles and outdoor performances within the Intersection project or made by students within the Scenofest project.  Benefit from the richness of Prague’s artistic life thanks to PQ+, an accompanying program. 

In addition to the permanent exhibits that you can see from June 16-26, 2011, the Prague Quadrennial offers a rich program of talks, discussions, outdoor performances, and site-specific spectacles, etc. The complete program is available on the website at that moment. 

Visitors with children can benefit from PQ for Children, an accompanying program created for children between the ages of 6 and 15, who can take part in an adventurous journey all around the exhibitions in the Veletrzni Palace.



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