The Week of Reading to Kids


National Children’s and Literature Day is held every first week in June. Schools, nurseries, libraries, mothers’ centres, literary cafes, the general public and others throughout the Czech Republic can participate in the literature celebrating event.

An inauguration launches these already traditional weekly national celebrations. A lavish programme accompanies the inauguration with the presence of eminent personalities in culture and sport.

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The 8th Week of Reading to Kids within the project Visegrad Reads To Kids

The 8th Week of Reading to Kids within the project Visegrad Reads To Kids

The 8th Week of Reading to Kids in Czech Republic within the Visegrad Reads to Kids project took place from the 1st to the 10th of June 2018 and it was focused on literature of authors from all four Visegrad (hereinafter V4) countries. Partners of the project were:

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The 7th Week of Reading to Kids

The 7th Week of Reading to Kids

The 7th Week of Reading to Kids was launched on 29 May 2017 in Žďár nad Sázavou. The programme included two events for both the first school pupils and lower secondary school pupils. They were both hosted by the actor and presenter, Lukáš Hejlík. The writer, Klára Smolíková, the Slunečnice Theatre from BrnoKristián A. Šebek and Dorota Lichvárová, as well as the ensemble LiStoVáNí performing a staged reading, took part in the...

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The 6th Week of Reading to Kids

The 6th Week of Reading to Kids

The 6th year of the traditional national reading week for children, this time entitled The 6th Week of Reading to Kids with Déčko, was launched on 30 May 2016 in Ostrava. The inauguration ceremony was held in the Dolní Vítkovice area in the Science Theatre at the Science and Technology Centre. The programme included a performance by Albert Černý from the Lake Malawi band and a staged reading by the LiStoVáNí ensemble. The actor, Lukáš...

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The 5th Week of Reading to Kids

The 5th Week of Reading to Kids

Celé Česko čte dětem (Every Czech Reads to Kids) and the International Film Festival for Children and Youth, ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL, which is the oldest event of its kind in the world, became partners for the first time in 2015. They were united by the same goal, i.e. to offer children and their parents the opportunity to fully enjoy and share their happy family moments. It was during the 55th ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL when The 5th Week of Reading to Kids...

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The 4th Week of Reading to Kids

The 4th Week of Reading to Kids

An opening ceremony of The 4th Week of Reading to Kids in the Czech Republic was held on 29 May 2014 in the Theatre Šantovka in Olomouc. This Week of Reading to Kids was concluded with a ceremony organised for children from primary schools at the House of Culture ‘Na Rybníčku’ in Opava. Children who participated in the event enjoyed a singing performance by Markéta Konvičková and a stage reading by the LiStOVáNí ensemble. The author of...

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The 3rd Week of Reading to Kids

The 3rd Week of Reading to Kids

The inauguration of The 3rd Week of Reading to Kids in the Czech Republic took place on 30 May 2013 at the Municipal Library of Prague. The whole programme, which was enjoyed by both children and adults, was accompanied by a bunch of animals performed by the actor, Jiří Lábus, the singer, Michal Malátný, the writer, Alena Ježková and the singer, Yvetta Blanarovičová. Pavel Kožíšek and his magic show, as well as a stage reading by the LiStOVáNí

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The 2nd Week of Reading to Kids

The 2nd Week of Reading to Kids

The opening ceremony of The 2nd Week of Reading to Kids was held on 31 May 2012 in the Bolek Polívka Theatre in Brno. The closing ceremony of The 2nd Year of Ostrava Reads to Kids took place under the auspices of the Mayor of the Statutory City of Ostrava, Petr Kajnar at the Janáček Conservatory and Gymnasium in Ostrava on Thursday, 7 June 2012.

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The 1st International Week of Reading to Kids

The 1st International Week of Reading to Kids

The 1st International Week of Reading to Kids was organised by Celé Česko čte dětem (Every Czech Reads to Kids) in co-operation with All of Poland Reads to Kids. The event was held in cities and municipalities throughout the Czech Republic and the Republic of Poland from 1 to 7 June 2011. The 1st Week of Reading to Kids was launched by an inauguration at a symbolic location on the Olše River, which connects, although formerly divided, the towns...

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