JANACEK MAY

The International Music Festival Janáček May Ostrava

22.5.2017 – 9.6.2017

The Janáček May International Music Festival is the oldest and largest music festival in Ostrava, founded in 1975. It is organised by the City of Ostrava and the Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra. The festival attracts not only renowned musical talent from Europe and around the world, but also hosts musicological conferences, exhibitions and theatre performances. The festival is geared towards the widest possible spectrum of audience interest, and includes almost all musical genres, directions and styles. The festival is a member of both the European and Czech Associations of Music Festivals.