MUNI 100 Festival

15 June 2019, Trade Fairs Brno

MUNI 100 Festival Programme

Cultural programme

The main entrance and ticket desk will open at 13:30.

Cultural programme

14:00 – 02:00

The MUNI 100 Festival programme is mostly in Czech.

14:00 – 16:00 DJ

Small outdoor stage

14:00 – 16:00 Ceremonial awarding of Small Bronze Medals to selected alumni


Ceremonial awarding of the MUNI100 Small Bronze Medals to selected alumni from all university faculties.

15:45 – 16:30 Divadlo Bolka Polívky (theatre), Ondřej Sokol, competitions (I)

Small outdoor stage

Pavol Seriš and Filip Teller Stand-up programme

Stand-up routine on Czech-Slovak relations based on physical comedy, dance, singing or improv.

16:30 Grand opening of the festival by the rector of Masaryk University

Big outdoor stage

Grand opening of the MUNI 100 Festival with the highest dignitaries of the university and its faculties in attendance. Let them welcome you and let’s celebrate already!

16:45 – 17:15 The Masaryk University Symphony Orchestra and the Masaryk University Choir

Big outdoor stage

Two most notable musical ensembles of Masaryk University will contribute to the atmosphere of the grand opening.

Gaudeumus igitur - Masaryk University Choir
John Williams: Star Wars - Masaryk University Symphony Orchestra
James Horner: Avatar - Masaryk University Symphony Orchestra and Masaryk University Choir

MUNI Symphonic Orchestra Videos from concerts

17:00 – 19:00 VIDA! outdoor displays

VIDA! outdoor displays

Be among the first visitors of VIDA! Science Amusement Park’s new outdoor display, to enjoy 2,400 square metres of relaxation and smart entertainment. You will find three topical sections (Water, Movement and Sound) with interesting artefacts. Visitors of the festival can enjoy free access between 17:00 and 19:00 directly from BVV.


17:15 – 18:00 Divadlo Bolka Polívky (theatre), Ondřej Sokol, competitions (II)

Small outdoor stage

Pavol Seriš: Pozemšťan

A crazy story of an extra-terrestrial who wants to become a human. He closely observes our behaviour to learn how to be more like us. It is not an easy task because we are stranger than he expected. Will he manage to learn enough to blend in?

18:00 – 19:10 Ukulele Orchestra jako Brno

Big outdoor stage

This ensemble of musicians of various ages and levels of experience really loves the ukulele. Their current repertoire includes 50+ cover versions. You can enjoy this band’s take on the Rolling Stones, Beatles, Doors, Steppenwolf, Police, Clash, AC/DC, Depeche Mode, Cure, Abba, Eurythmics, Iggy Pop, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, Tom Petty, Bill Haley, Bob Marley, Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson and many more.

ukulele orchestra jako brno

18:30 – 20:00 VÚS Ondráš Ensemble – Odrášovské putování (“Journeys”)

Indoor stage

Folklore performances presenting the musical formats of Eastern Moravia along the border with Slovakia, featuring traditional instruments and famous Moravian and Slovak legends.

More about the programme Promo video

18:30 – 20:00 ProFIdivadlo - DONAHA


Inspired by Terrence McNally’s The Full Monty

Artificial intelligence has done what Elon Musk had predicted – it stole programmers’ jobs. Large corporations such as IBM, RedHat, Honeywell etc. have gone bust, and highly sought- after experts are suddenly unemployed and dirt poor. To save their failing marriages, some of them decide to choreograph a strip show for women, going all the way.

The ProFIdivadlo student drama ensemble was founded in 1998 as a spontaneous activity within the Faculty of Informatics. Since 2006 students from all faculties can actually take an elective course which consists in the participation in this theatre.


20:19 Congratulatory speeches

Big outdoor stage

Congratulatory speeches by Mayor of the City of Brno Markéta Vaňková and Deputy Governor of the South Moravian Region Martin Maleč as well as the current rector Mikuláš Bek who will also present the university’s vision for the next one hundred years.

Vojtěch Dyk & B-Side Band

20:45 – 22:15 Vojtěch Dyk & B-Side Band, bandleader Josef Buchta

Big outdoor stage

The B-Side Band is one of the most sought-after bands of its kind. It is a multi-genre and independent ensemble which matches with Vojtěch’s persona through its internal energy and crowd interaction. One of its most significant assets is the ability to bring to its listeners a modern and colourful big band sound and engage the crowd. In addition to jazz standards and well-known big band songs they sometimes surprise the audience with swing cover versions of rock and pop songs.

22:30 – 22:45 IGNIS BRUNENSIS fireworks, “Epilogue” at the Špilberk Castle

Outdoor programme

This year’s final fireworks from the programme of the famous IGNIS BRUNENSIS fireworks festival will mark the MUNI 100 celebrations. The “Epilogue” at the Špilberk Castle celebrates the centennial of Masaryk University and Mendel University, as well as the 120 th anniversary of Brno University of Technology. These anniversaries, along with “Brno trams”, will represent the key motifs of this year’s epilogue.

starobrno ignis brunensis

22:45 – 0:00 Zsolt Varady Band

Small outdoor stage

gypsy jazz latin band 

All afternoon The Scala University Cinema

EXPO MUNI Zone (Hall A2)

Best short films from the film festivals organised by the Faculty of Informatics

Film festivals organised by the Faculty of Informatics are a favourite showcase of short films of various genres, dating all the way to 2001. The best films are evaluated by a panel of judges and viewers. Most of the creators and authors are students of practical seminars taught at the Faculty of Informatics, with the exception of the recent 19th festival held as part of the celebrations of the centennial of Masaryk University, where a much broader group of authors entered their short films. We have prepared for the MUNI 100 Festival a selection of the most successful films over the whole history of the festival. The programme can be found below.

All afternoon The Czech Television Cinema

Morava Hall

Screening of Czech Television documentaries dealing with personalities or topics closely related to Masaryk University.

Programme is only in Czech. 

All afternoon 100 Years - 100 Stories

Relax zone (Hall A1)

Masaryk University is mostly about its people: students, teachers, scientists or graduates. Where there are people, there are stories. We are bringing you 100 stories that have managed to bring together and change the society. The exhibition introduces 100 stories in ten topics which cover the entire scope of activities of the university and its role in the society.

All afternoon Guided tours of the theatre building

Designed by architect Emil Králík for the Exhibition of Contemporary Culture in Czechoslovakia, the cinema-café was built in 1927–1928. Shortly after completion it was adapted to serve the needs of theatrical performances, which included the enlargement of the orchestra pit and the stage and the construction of dressing rooms for performers and a storage room. During the exhibition, the 800-seat theatre saw daytime theatre performances and evening movie screenings, especially period journals and educational films. Directly accessible from the foyer was a café with terraces facing the promenade of the exhibition grounds. The cinema and theatre existed, albeit limited, during the 1930’s. During the war the cinema was named Deutsche Lichtspiele.

The building is currently closed, as it requires total renovation. The opening during the MUNI 100 Festival is a unique opportunity to see it. 

Guided tours for MUNI 100 Festival visitors will take place on 15 June between 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

All afternoon Guided tours of the tower

Built in 1928, the functionalist reinforced concrete tower with the typical glass structure is the only remaining tower of this type. It is 42 metres tall and you will need to climb 176 steps to get to the top. It is normally closed but during the festival it will offer a splendid view of the city and its vicinity.

Visitors of the MUNI 100 Festival will have the opportunity to visit the tower on 15 June from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m

All afternoon Guided tours of Hitrádio City Brno

Hitrádio City Brno invites you to guided tours on Saturday 15 June from 2:00 until 7:00 p.m at Pavilon Morava. Please register using the link below and come see how radio programme is created.

Hitradio City Brno



14:00 – 22:00

Presentations of faculties, departments and student associations

Faculties and other parts of Masaryk Universities are scattered around Brno. This is a unique opportunity to get to know them at one place.

Presentation of faculties and departments
Programme for children

Programme for children

Your children will not get bored at the festival. Listed below are some of the events that they can look forward to already – and stay tuned for further announcements:


- games and competitions for children and adults with the Brno Zoo

Little firefighters

14.00 - 18.00

- fire brigade’s booth and display presenting topics in fire prevention
- firefighter technology presentation

Creative workshop with Bongo family park

14.00 - 19.00

- creative workshop
- swings and jungle gym

Czech Television’s afternoon for children

15.00 - 17.30

- programme with children’s shows of Czech Television’s Déčko channel
- competitions and fun games for children

VIDA! Science Amusement Park outdoor display

17.00 - 19.00

Be among the first visitors of VIDA! Science Amusement Park’s new outdoor display, to enjoy 2,400 square metres of relaxation and smart entertainment. You will find three topical sections (Water, Movement and Sound) with interesting artefacts. Visitors of the festival can enjoy free access between 17:00 and 19:00 directly from BVV.

Photo booths

Photo booths around the venue where you can have your picture taken and printed or shared on social media immediately.



The MUNI 100 Festival is going to be a festival of flavours, too. You can look forward to the best of local gastronomy: including a retro canteen, food trucks, delis, cafés, beer taps and many more.

Masaryk University Retro Canteen

Visitors will have the unique opportunity to find out what meals in student canteens looked and tasted like many years ago.

Anne's Foodtruck

modern street food – burgers and tortillas


Bar, který neexistuje

mixed drinks brought to you by the legendary "Bar that Doesn't Exist"


Cukrářství Martinák

sweet shop and bakery



original Flemish fries


Jean Paul's bistro

network of Brno-based bistros specialising in European cuisine


Mladí vinaři

popular group of young Moravian winemakers


My Kitchen

vegan bistro



popular coffee roaster



Old Brno brewery


Zázračná limonáda

artisan lemonades by people associated with Bar, který neexistuje (see above)


Map of the festival 

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