The Central Bohemian spa Poděbrady lies on the Elbe River about 50 km east of Prague through the D11 motorway. The picturesque town can be fastest reached by car in approximately 40 minutes, or by train from the Prague Main Railway Station in about 45 minutes. If you are into cycling, you can reach the Elbe River from Prague using several routes. The most popular and busiest one is the cycling route No. 0035 (A26) starting at the final metro station at Černý Most.
INDOOR CONCERT HALL
WHERE IS IT?
The concert hall is built on a meadow between the lake and the Elbe River, directly opposite the Castle.
HOW TO GET THERE?
Simply cross the pedestrian footbridge near the hydropower plant.
DO I GET HOT IN THE CONCERT HALL?
The concert hall protects you well from rain, cold and high temperatures. It is specially ventilated by a chimney effect.
HOW IS THE SEATING SOLVED? AM I ABLE TO SEE WELL FROM THE BACK ROWS?
Seating in the concert hall is solved using raised seating platforms towards the rear of the auditorium. So you have a nice view on the stage no matter where you sit. For even better comfort, there are large projection screens built in the hall.
HOW LARGE IS THE CONCERT HALL?
Truly respectably. There is a space for up to 2500 sitting viewers.
WHAT IS THE CONCERT HALL EQUIPPED WITH?
For you to get a perfect experience with the best professional audio, lighting and projection technology.
OPENING HOURS OF THE SPACE ON THE MEADOW
Thursday 30/08, 4:00 pm – 2:00 am
Friday 31/08, 1:00 pm – 2:00 am
Saturday 01/09, 12:00 pm – 2:00 am
Monday 02/09, 12:00 pm – 9:00 am
VIVALDIANNO STAGE UNDER THE CASTLE
WHERE IS IT?
The stage is built on a meadow under the Castle.
WHERE TO BEST ENJOY THE AUDIOVISUAL SHOW“VIVALDIANNO, THE CITY OF MIRRORS?
The best view is from the opposite bank of the Elbe River at the indoor concert hall or from the city island Ostrov.
TIME SCHEDULE OF THE PROGRAM IN THE PARK
Friday 31/ 08, 2:00 pm – 10 pm
Saturday 01/09, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 02/09, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
We are ready to manage floods of bikes. During the festival, you can even borrow a bike in the spa park or at the concert hall. Bike stands can be found in the side streets of the spa park.
TICKETS AND ACCOMPANYING PROGRAM
WHERE TO BUY TICKETS AND HOW MUCH THEY COST?
Ticket prices vary by seating sector. You may buy them
1) On the websites of the following resellers:
2) On the site. During the festival, there will be sales points either in the spa park or at the concert hall.
TICKETS FOR THE RESIDENTS OF PODĚBRADY
Residents of Poděbrady or students of Poděbrady secondary schools who buy a ticket get one ticket free. Sale of these tickets takes place in Mětské kulturní centrum Poděbrady (Jiřího nám. 1/I, Poděbrady), where you can pay only in cash. Both the permanent residence and student status must be proven by a valid document.
The varied accompanying festival program takes place in the spa park from Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2. From Thursday, August 30, there are after parties held in the concert hall. Admissions to both are FREE for all. For more details on the accompanying program, visit http://soundtrackfestival.cz/program/
DO CHILDREN HAVE A FREE ENTRANCE?
Children up to 3 years of age have a free admission to concerts. But be careful, with no seat claim!
ARE ALL CONCERTS SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN?
We love children and we had them in mind when putting the program together. Still, there are several concerts that are not suitable for the very little ones.You can find recommendations for each concert on our website and also on the websites of other ticket resellers.
ENTRANCE FOR ZTP/P CARD HOLDERS
ENTRANCE FOR ZTP/P CARD HOLDERS AND WHERE TO BUY A TICKET
At each concert, we have 10 nice seats reserved for the ZTP/P card holders. These tickets are sold at a special price and their purchase is conditional upon sending a scanned ZTP/P card to the e-mail address of the respective ticket reseller.
Wheelchair users escorts always have one seat reserved and free admission. This must be reported in advance when you purchase your ticket to the e-mail address of the respective ticket reseller.
WAY TO PODĚBRADY
We recommend you to arrive to Poděbrady by train; the train station is located right at the beginning of the spa park.
If you arrive by car, please watch the festival website or our facebook profile to look for a map with possible arrival spots and parking lots. We do not recommend you to drive into the town center; parking spaces are very limited and fast to fill.
The price of parking is 100 Kc per day.
No stopping – TGM, Pionýrů
No stopping at TGM St. (western part) and part of Pionýrů St. (between Studentská St. and TGM St.) during August 27 to September 4
No stopping, closure – Na Valech
No stopping and a closure at Na Valech St. (between Studentská St. and Divadelní St.) during August 27 to September 4
No stopping - Lázeňská
No stopping at Lázeňská St. and no entry from Lázeňská St. to the spa park during August 27 to September 4
No stopping - Studentská
No stopping at Studentská St. (between Na Valech St. and the first path of the spa park, right part only) during August 27 to September 4
Closure – parking lot under the Poděbrady Castle
Closure of parking lot under the Poděbrady Castle during August 29 to September 3
Closure – parking lot next to the Poděbrady Lake
Closure of a part of the parking lot next to the Poděbrady Lake during August 22 to September 7
Special use – P1 public parking
Closure of a path leading from the parking lot to the Poděbrady Lake during August 22 to September 7
Map is HERE
Special use – P2 public parking
Soccer field next to the BIOS stadium to be used during August 30 to September 2 – P1 public parking lot built
Map is HERE
Special use – P3 public parking
Parking lot next to the Winter stadium to be used during August 30 to September 2 – P2 public parking lot built
Map is HERE