The cultural event Seniors’ Day starts this year in Olomouc, already today

This year, the Seniors’ Day event is being held in Olomouc, Brno, Znojmo, Karlovy Vary, Cheb, Hodonín, Pardubice and Slané. The event is intended for all seniors as a thank you for their lifelong services to family and loved ones, and entry is free for all seniors.

Tuesday, September 6 – Olomouc, Flóra Exhibition Center – Pavilion A, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Seniors can look forward to moderated performances and an accompanying program. Among the performers we will see, for example, Bohuš Matuš, Vladimír Hron, Halina Pawlowská or the Greek singing duo Martha & Tena Elefteriada.

Stage programs will then be complemented by performances by local artists in individual cities.

Senior organizations will be presented in the accompanying program and a health education program is also prepared.

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In Brno, where the Seniors’ Day is celebrated on September 18 at Zelné trhu, this year’s senior event is intergenerationally linked with the Family Passports project, and the morning stage program is thus prepared for families with children.

The International Day of Senior Citizens has only become known here in recent years, but in most countries of the world, people have been commemorating it since 1998.

This holiday not only offers an official framework for emphasizing the warm relationships of children with their own grandparents, but also represents an opportunity for fulfilling the idea of ​​actively re-engaging the elderly in social events.

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It probably comes to everyone’s mind to bring a flower to a senior citizen on a holiday, invite grandfather for a drink, offer grandparents a joint visit to the theater, concert or exhibition.

However, from the point of view of those born earlier, a simple and seemingly ordinary sitting with a coffee in a close family circle or in a pleasant cafe or pastry shop can be no less valuable.

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This year, the Senior Citizens’ Day cultural event will take place in the following cities:
September 6, 2022 – Olomouc, Flóra Exhibition Center – Pavilion A, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
18/09/2022 – Brno, Zelný trh, 14.00 – 17.00
26/09/2022 – Znojmo, Municipal Theater Znojmo, 16.00 – 19.00
29 September 2022 – Karlovy Vary, People’s House, 10.00 – 12.00
29/09/2022 – Cheb, Cheb Museum, 15.00 – 17.00
30/09/2022 – Hodonín, House of Culture, 16.00 – 21.00
4 October 2022 – Pardubice, Atrium Palác Pardubice, 1.00pm – 5.30pm
11/10/2022 – Slaný, Municipal Theater Slaný, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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