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Napoleon in Brno


The city centre will commemorate the 212th anniversary of Emperor Napoleon’s arrival and stay in Brno. You can join the historical procession with Emperor Napoleon and pray for the casualties of war and experience a performance about the arrival of French soldiers in Brno. Videomapping and a large-scale outdoor projection on the 1805 campaign will be on view.

Brno, Biskupský dvůr
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Hike to the Austerlitz battlefield


Combine interesting history with physical exercise! Set off on a tourist hike with soldiers to memorable places of the Austerlitz battlefield on a November Saturday.

Křenovice u Vyškova
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Napoleonic torch procession in Holubice


In Holubice, the remembrance of the Battle of Austerlitz is accompanied by a torchlight procession through the village and commemorative ceremony to honour those who perished in the Napoleonic wars.

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The 1805 campaign in Vyškov


Visit the town of Vyškov and travel 212 years back in time, just before the Battle of Three Emperors broke out in 1805. You can watch a skirmish on the town’s main square, visit a military camp and admire the shiny uniforms of the re-enactment groups. 

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Ecumenical service for the casualties of the battle


The Napoleonic wars from a different perspective: an ecumenical service to commemorate the casualties will be held in Slavkov (Austerlitz) and followed by a musical performance in the Historic Hall of Slavkov-Austerlitz Chateau.

Slavkov u Brna
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Brno and the Battle of Austerlitz – gathering in the Denis gardens


Watch an evening procession of soldiers in uniforms in the very centre of Brno. The procession will end with a remembrance gathering at the memorial in the Denis gardens.

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Once upon a time in Austerlitz 1805


Demonstrations of battle episodes, historic fair and costumed shows in the chateau: such is the menu of the Battle of Three Emperors commemorative events in Slavkov u Brna (Austerlitz).

Slavkov u Brna
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The French in Křenovice

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Travel 212 years back in time – a contemporary farmyard with straw, soldiers, smells coming from a kettle on the fireplace and men in a skirmish – absorb the spirit of the time! You can watch a smith at work and take part in a commemorative ceremony at the mass graves above the village.

Křenovice u Slavkova
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Commemorative remembrance of the casualties of the 1805 battle


The commemorative events relating to the Battle of Austerlitz held in Šlapanice will include a procession and ceremony for the casualties of the 1805 battle.

Šlapanice u Brna
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Fires on the Žuráň hillock


Traditional gathering at the Emperor Napoleon’s command post with the participation of soldiers in period uniforms. The ceremonial lining up of troops in uniforms will culminate with a ceremonial salvo at the Žuráň memorial.

Podolí u Brna
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1805 Remembrance event in Zbýšov


A traditional meeting between citizens and representatives of military troops will take place in Zbýšov. The event will include a skirmish on the village green and remembrance of the casualties of wars. You can also visit a military camp in the village.

Zbýšov u Vyškova
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Jiříkovice fires


You can commemorate an authentic historical event, the casualties of the 1805 conflict and the burning of Jiříkovice.

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Commemorative ceremony in Jiříkovice


Commemorative ceremony and procession in uniforms to Norbert Brassinn’s memorial in Jiříkovice.

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Militaria fair in Šlapanice


As has become a tradition, a militaria fair will be held in Šlapanice from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. It is held in the Orlovna building on Masaryk Square.

Šlapanice u Brna
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Re-enactment of the Battle of Austerlitz (Tvarožná)


The remembrance events include an extensive re-enactment of the battle under the Santon hillock, military encampment on the village green and a fair.

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Commemorative ceremony at the Kopjafa memorial


Together with Telnice citizens, you can honour the casualties of the Battle of Austerlitz at the Hungarian soldiers’ memorial. This remembrance is followed by a procession through the village together with soldiers and Telnice cannoniers to the Na Lopatě wayside shrine, to honour the soldiers fallen in the battle. Students will sing the Székely anthem amidst cannon and rifle salutes.

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Sokolnice 1805 or a small chateau amidst a big battle


Visit the chateau park in Sokolnice and witness an attractive demonstration of battle with pyrotechnic effects. The event includes a ceremony at the memorial cross.

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Remembrance ceremony at the Cairn of Peace


The traditional ceremony at the Cairn of Peace is the culmination of the events on the 1805 Battle of Three Emperors.

Prace u Brna
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