Vzlet.
The future Prague palace of culture.

Opening in February
2021
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We are immensely grateful for your support for our Donio campaign! Thanks to your help, we have obtained the necessary means for equipping Vzlet, and we will be able to open in spring 2021!

The campaign on Donio is now closed, but you can still support us by sending a contribution to the bank account of Ústředna, s.r.o. (the body that operates Vzlet): 345607/5500. As a token of our gratitude for your generosity, we will be happy to present you with one of the gifts from the Donio campaign. You can choose from the link below or ask for the individual present possibilities and inform us about your choice by e-mailing adela@vzlet.cz. Should you need a confirmation of your donation for tax return purposes, we will gladly issue it.

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What Vzlet was

Built in 1921, Vzlet has served a number of purposes during the almost 100 years of its existence: it used to be a thriving motion picture place, a storehouse for film archives, and a multifunctional cultural space. In the last couple of years, it remained unoccupied. At the moment, the building is being renovated and awaits reopening in 2021.

Vzlet is going to offer:

Theatre
Music
Education
Digital media
Virtual reality
Community activities
Café

We are creating a new Prague multifunctional space for live art. 

Vzlet is:

For the locals

Look no further for the perfect place to meet: you have just found it

For artists

The place for your future performances

For audiences

A place full of culture

For businesses

Conferences? Lectures? Arranged in a jiffy!

For visionaries

who look for new flight levels

For thespians

All the world's a Vzlet

For enthusiasts

A chance to set culture in motion through volunteering

For gourmets

who love fine cuisine

For dreamers

who are not afraid to take wing

For students

Even education can be fun

For musicians 

A place full of tunes and harmonies

For you

Vzlet is founded by

three Prague cultural organisations

independent theatre company
vosto5.cz
baroque orchestra
collegium1704.com
cinema in Vršovice
kinopilotu.cz

Faces of Vzlet

Vzlet

Petr Prokop

Director of Vzlet, theatre producer

Theatre

Jiří Havelka 

Director, lecturer, screenwriter

Marta Ljubková 

Dramaturge

Media and Science

Jan Macola

Film producer

Music

Václav Luks

Conductor

Veronika Hyksová

Music manager

Galerie Vzlet

Denisa Václavová

Curator

Program lines

Theatre

Vzlet is not merely “another theatre” on the Prague map, but an institution with a wider outreach in terms of original drama and social function. 

We create new productions designed especially for this space, and we will look for and co-produce new projects with other theatres and groups. Vzlet will provide the creative home for the independent theatre company Vosto5.

Music

Thanks to the activities of Collegium 1704 and the orchestra’s connections in the world of music, both in the Czech Republic and abroad, Vzlet will be an open space offering a wide range of activities in the fields of classical and contemporary music – concerts, educational projects for children, rehearsals open to the public, and more. 

Vzlet Gallery

The gallery will be located in the public space of Vršovice – on the side facade of the cultural centre. In terms of programme, there will be 4 projects every year, alternating after 3 months. The aim is to invite contemporary artists who will respond to the context of the place itself and create site specific works placed on the facade of Vzlet. 

Science, lectures, film, and media

Vzlet will serve as a platform for lectures and debates with inspiring people from science, art, and the public life. 

There will be an independent series of debates with chosen guests about important themes in society. We are also planning a separate series aimed at pupils and secondary school students.