The Christmas markets on the Old Town Square are held every year, but last year they were canceled in their entirety due to the pandemic. This year should start on November 27, and in addition to the refreshment stalls, I am counting on them with an accompanying cultural program. Login plans to present Taiko at a press conference on Wednesday.
After Friday’s meeting of the crisis staff at the municipality, the mayor’s deputy Petr Hlubuček (STAN) said that the market operator decides on the program. “We are not in a position to decide whether or not there will be organized programs, “He said. He added that it would also depend on other measures approved by the government.
The deputy said that the markets with the program are considered as cultural events, and if there are more than 1000 people, it will be necessary to comply with the measures already in force. “It will have to be ensured that everyone who moves there has a certificate of vaccination or covid,He said. He added that it is now possible to prove oneself, but this will most likely not be possible from Monday onwards.
The lighting of the tree
In Prague, I am counting on the lighting of the Christmas tree, which should take place together with the opening of the markets on 27 November. The tree will be erected in the Old Town Square on the night from Monday to Tuesday. For example, Olomouc announced on Thursday that, following an agreement with the operators of the Christmas markets, the bad epidemic situation of all the accompanying program, including the planned lighting of the Christmas tree, will be canceled.
Christmas markets are held in Prague in other places, Taiko also runs them on Wenceslas Square and Republic Square. Markets are also held on Peace Square, Tyl Square and other places throughout Prague.
You can watch the story of the Christmas tree for Prague live on Mall.tv:
The Christmas tree for Prague in 2021 comes from Liberec.
Author: Taiko / Blesk.cz