Main program

Saturday, May 2, 2009
9 am–8 pm Peklo - open-air scene Allied Camp 1945 – 9th Infantry Regiment 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S.Army and Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade in the first days of May following the liberation of Pilsen, Historical Camp of the 16th Armored Division of the U.S.Army – exhibition of the period military equipment, Liberate Pilsen – school game finals
9 am, 11 am, 1 pm SPRING 1945 – guided sightseeing trips, guided visit to the Patton Memorial Pilsen museum (for public, reservation necessary on www.slavnostisvobody.cz)
9 am–8 pm Peklo Patton Memorial Pilsen – permanent exhibition of the U.S. Army Memorial
11 am-1 pm Square of the Republic History of the Jeep Legend – from Willys to Wrangler. Exhibition of Jeep vehicles (from wartime models to the present day)
1 pm–10 pm Music programme – 1 pm – The 35th Pilsen Infantry Regiment Band FOLIGNO, 2 pm – Military Band Tábor, 3.50 pm – JAN VYČÍTAL & GREENHORNS, 5.20 pm – TAXMENI, 6.20 pm – ŽALMAN & SPOL., 7.40 pm – WABI DANĚK, 9 pm – COP
11 am–8 pm Plaza – amphitheatre Country Band Show hosted by Míša Leicht – 11 am – APPLE, 12 am – MINARET, 2 pm – FLASHBACK, 3 pm – BLUEGATE, 5 pm – BLUEGROUND, 6 pm – P.R.S.T., 7 pm – JACK DANIEL
10 am–8 pm Plaza – river area THE CZECH ARMY TODAY – contemporary army camp including military equipment exhibition, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (US Army) – exhibition of contemporary army technology, 4 pm and 6 pm – Meeting with direct participant of the mission to Afghanistan mjr. Jindřich Plescher, 2 pm–3 pm – Jeep Wrangler knows no barriers – small demonstration of the vehicle´s driving abilities in the field, Liberate Pilsen – school game finals, Historical army camp – Army Club the Czech regiment
1 pm, 4 pm, 8 pm Roosevelt bridge Operation Last Alley – historical battle
9 am–6 pm Historical german military camp 1945
Sunday, May 3, 2009
9 am–1 pm Peklo - big hall Military stock market
9 am–6 pm Roosevelt bridge Historical german military camp 1945
9 am–6 pm Peklo - open-air Allied Camp 1945 – 9th Infantry Regiment 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S.Army and Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade in the first days of May following the liberation of Pilsen)
9 am, 11 am, 1 pm SPRING 1945 – guided sightseeing trips, guided visit to the Patton Memorial Pilsen museum (for public, reservation necessary on www.slavnostisvobody.cz)
9 am–6 pm Historical Camp of the 16th Armored Division of the U.S.Army – exhibition of the period military equipment
1 pm Arrival of the CONVOY OF LIBERTY – exhibition of historical military vehicles and modern heavy equipment of the American Army
2 pm–5 pm 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (US Army) – exhibition of contemporary army technology
9 am–6 pm Peklo Patton Memorial Pilsen – permanent exhibition of the U.S. Army Memorial
9:30 am Husova ul. Laying of flowers at the Memorial of the 16th Armored Division
9.30 am–8 pm Plaza - river area POLICE OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN ACTION – 9.30 am–2 pm – presentation of activities of the Police of the Czech Republic, demonstration of work, weaponry and material equipment of the fast-deployment unit (10 am demonstration of the fast-deployment unit’s training, 1.30 pm demonstration of the fast-deployment unit in action), 10 am–17 pm – THE CZECH ARMY TODAY – 10 am–5 pm – contemporary army camp including military equipment exhibition, 4 pm and 6 pm – Meeting with direct participant of the mission to Afghanistan mjr. Jindřich Plescher, Historical army camp – Army Club the Czech regiment
10 am Chodské Square Laying of flowers at the Memorial of the 2nd Infantry Division
11 am Square of the Republic Liberty Swing, 11 am – arrival of the CONVOY OF LIBERTY – 12.30 pm – exhibition of historical military vehicles
Music Programme – starting at 2.30 pm
The Band of the Castle Guards and Police of the Czech Republic, Na Stará Kolena Band, Šance, New Rangers, Semtex
11 am–1 pm Klatovská street CONVOY OF LIBERTY – traditional convoy of American historical military vehicles, this year with participation of the 2nd Sryker Cavalry Regiment
1 pm–6 pm Plaza – amphitheatre Country Band Show hosted by Míša Leicht – Bodlo, Frýda & Company, Carrabina, Perníková chaloupka, Strašlivá podívaná
Monday, May 4, 2009
8 am – 6 pm City centre Liberate Pilsen – school game finals
9 am–6 pm Peklo - open-air scene Allied Camp 1945 – 9th Infantry Regiment 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S.Army and Czechoslovak Independent Armoured Brigade in the first days of May following the liberation of Pilsen
Liberate Pilsen – school game finals
9 am–6 pm Peklo Patton Memorial Pilsen – permanent exhibition of the U.S. Army Memorial
4:30 pm Míru Square Ceremony at the Memorial for the Victims of the World War II
6 pm American Center Informal meeting with U.S. veterans (for public)
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
11 am–1 pm
2 pm–5 pm
Peklo Patton Memorial Pilsen – permanent exhibition of the U.S. Army Memorial
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
11 am–1 pm
2 pm–5 pm
Peklo Patton Memorial Pilsen – permanent exhibition of the U.S. Army Memorial
11:30 am City Hall Ceremony at the memorial plaques on the City Hall staircase
3:30 pm University Gallery, Jungmanova Street Sky Diaries opening day of exhibition of the American artist Barbara Benish
4:30 pm American Street THANK YOU, AMERICA! – the main commemoration ceremony
6:30 pm-7:30 pm Beseda Hall Gala Evening – SVÁŤA ČECH & CZECH SUMMIT ORCHESTRA (concert) and announcement of the “Liberate Pilsen!” game winners)