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FOLKLORE IS ALIVE ! Folklore in contemporary design exhibition

A fresh perspective on traditional folklore. A joint exhibition of artists from the Visegrád countries will be presented at the gallery of Czech Centre Prague between March 4 and April 4, 2011. Free entry!

Dita Hálová, a young designer interested in folklore, was chosen to be the curator of Folklore is Alive! She invited Tomáš Kadeřábek to be the exhibition architect and Jana Hradcová to be the graphic designer.

The exhibition is prepared in coordination with Czech Centres, cultural institutes, Embassies and art schools from Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

Our partners: The Folklore Association of the Czech Republic ÚLUV Bratislava, Cepelia Poland, Design Institut, and MOME Hungary.

FOLKLORE IS ALIVE! celebrates 20 years of the Visegrád Group – V4!

FOLKLORE IS ALIVE! is part of the One World Human Rights Film Festival 2011.

FREE ENTRY

MORE INFORMATION:

Radka Labendz 
České centrum Praha
T: 777 055 040
E: labendz@czech.cz        
www.czechcentres.cz/prague

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During the fifties CEPELIA cooperative “Brąz Dekoracyjny” restored the monument of Fryderyk Chopin that was destroyed during the World War II. The monument, placed in the Royal Baths in Warsaw, was designed in the beginning of the XXth century by Wacław Szymanowski. New, reconstructed monument was unveiled in 1958.

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