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GO
17.-20.1. 2019

International Travel Fair

REGIONTOUR
17.-20.1. 2019

International Fair for Regional Tourism

GO Kamera travel festival – theme: EAST AFRICA

The 21st edition of the popular GO KAMERA travel festival traditionally organized by CK LIVINGSTONE will be held on January 18th-21st, 2018. This year’s special theme will be East Africa. A long list of travelers, mountaineers, adventurers, photographers, artists and musicians will share the best photos, films and experiences from their travels. GO KAMERA has grown into the largest gathering of travelers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The four-day marathon of lectures will feature over 50 speakers.

PROGRAM

The main festival speakers are intriguing and offer a wide variety of perspectives

The festivities will kick off on Thursday with KATEŘINA CHAUVEAU, whose work with Bwindi Orphans has made her synonymous with East Africa. Former director of the largest safari DANA HOLEČKOVÁ is also an interesting painter. Mountaineer JOSEF ŠIMŮNEK has led numerous expeditions that successfully conquered eight-thousand-meter peaks. Renowned sea swimmer RUDOLF KRAUTSCHNEIDER has achieved fame throughout the aquatic world.

Friday will begin with the MUSEUM OF RECORDS and its collection of curiosities. LADISLAV BEZDĚK and KATKA BEZDĚKOVÁ will then present the BIG TRIP, their journey in a Czech car taking the longest route around the world through all continents. Captivating musician JURA PAVLICA charmed South Africa with his performance, as did the Goose on a String Theater (DIVADLO HUSA NA PROVÁZKU), who will be in full force with 10 characters on stage. MIROSLAV BÁRTA will speak about the fame of Czech Egyptologists, while LEJLA ABBASOVÁ will talk about brutal female circumcision. After many years, Czech mountaineers successfully conquered dreaded Huascarán. And to close out the day, PAVEL BÉM and RUDA ŠVAŘÍČEK will talk about their successful adventures.

Saturday’s program will begin with the commendable BIKES FOR AFRICA charity. Reflex and LN reporter VERONIKA BEDNÁŘOVÁ will talk about her interesting experiences in the African south. Tibetan artist TASHI NORBU paints fantastic pictures and visitors will witness his creative process. And what about the Tibetan auction? Japanologist MARTIN VAČKÁŘ organized a trip to Japan for President Václav Havel, and he will also take you to the land of the rising sun. Attention will also be given to non-commercial countries such as Afghanistan by RADKA PODANÁ and RUDA ŠVAŘÍČEK. Everyone will be surprised by artist and pilot DAVID ČERNÝ. Director VÁCLAV MARHOUL invites you to Northern Africa and will reveal the latest news from his upcoming film The Painted Bird. Singer ONDŘEJ HEJMA invites you to a concert of MARUSH. KAREL WOLF has photographed the Mustang District of Nepal from above, using drones. The climax of the day is RADEK JAROŠ and his new Crown of the World project .

Sunday will feature a unique 3D projection. We will be putting on our special glasses for 4 interesting presentations. Speleologist MAREK AUDY will lead us through mysterious caves of Venezuela. JAN TRÁVNÍČEK will be the first in the Czech Republic to show 3D photos of an eight-thousand-meter peak. Crowds of fans will deservedly be waiting for pop star pilgrim LÁĎA ZIBURA. Seasoned photographer ZDENĚK THOMA has received prestigious awards for his Japanese variations. Director PETR HORKÝ will unveil THE CENTURY OF MIROSLAV ZIKMUND (STOLETÍ MIROSLAVA ZIKMUNDA). Filmmaker MIREK NÁPLAVA will present "Zikmund’s" Africa, Dreams and Reality. Renowned photographer JAN ŠIBÍK will present his project 10 YEARS. TIBOR NYITRAY is the president of the Winemakers Union. In addition to the best wines we will also get a taste of MONGOLIA. WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE FESTIVAL’S CLOSING CEREMONY. We will also find out who won a TRIP TO THE RÉUNION AND MAURITIUS ISLANDS WITH CK LIVINGSTONE

OTHER INTERESTING TALKS AND CK LIVINGSTONE PRESENTATIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN AUDITORIUM C

CONCERTS IN THE LIVINGSTONE ETHNO PUB at 21.00:
January 18th Thursday - KUKULÍN - JAN HRUBÝ A SPOL...
January 19th Friday - ECHT! (KAREL MALÍK from Hudba Praha and friends ...) + TUBABU FILA
January 20th Saturday - MARUSH - ONDŘEJ HEJMA, OSKAR PETR will play songs from ŽLUTÝ PES and other hits

CENTRAL STAGE: PAVILON P - GO AND REGIONTOUR
January 18th Thursday 15.15: DANA HOLEČKOVÁ, painter: NÁVRAT NOSOROŽCŮ – RETURN OF THE RHINOS
January 19th Friday 16.15: KATEŘINA CHAUVEAU, BWINDI ORPHANS: UGANDA
January 20th Saturday 13.00: TASHI NORBU, Tibetan painter: PŘÍBĚH TIBETU - OBRAZY A PERFORMANCE – THE STORY OF TIBET – PAINTINGS AND PERFORMANCE
January 21st + Sunday 13.00: RADKA PODANÁ, travel coach: EAST AFRICA

Accompanying exhibitions:

  • RUDOLF ŠVAŘÍČEK, traveler: 25 LET PUTOVÁNÍ AFRIKOU – 25 YEARS OF TRAVELING THROUGHOUT AFRICA
  • BWINDI ORPHANS: UGANDA + RWANDA
  • JAN ŠIBÍK, photographer: 10 LET – 10 YEARS
  • DANA HOLEČKOVÁ, painter: MALOVANÁ AFRIKA – PAINTED AFRICA
  • BIKES FOR AFRICA: CESTA KOLA – THE JOURNEY OF A BIKE
  • TASHI NORBU, Tibetan painter: OBRAZY I PERFORMANCE – PAINTINGS AND PERFORMANCE
  • CTIBOR OSTRÝ, historian: JEDEN KMEN – ONE TRIBE

CUPPING – TASTING OF 5 KINDS OF COFFEE FROM EAST AFRICA

EXOTIC FOOD STANDS OFFER CULINARY GEMS OF AFRICA. Let all your senses get a taste of East Africa!

WIN A TRIP TO MAURITIUS WITH CK LIVINGSTONE!

Charity work adds another dimension to the festival. BWINDI ORPHANS takes care of a school in Uganda and mediates remote adoption. You too can sample excellent coffee and superb chocolate from the heart of Africa!

More info at www.gokamera.cz

The festival is part of the accompanying program for the GO and REGIONTOUR travel fairs and admission to the festival is also good for the rest of the fair grounds for the entire weekend.

Contest

The festival traditionally includes various contest categories: most beautiful travel photographytravel film travel book. The winners will receive prizes from our partners valued at 20,000 CZK.

You can also win a trip to Africa with CK LIVINGSTONE!

We look forward to seeing you! Rudolf Švaříček and the CK LIVINGSTONE collective

Media contact:
MgA. Darja Šmídová
CK Livingstone production & marketing
T: 604 839 930 • E: darja@livingstone.cz

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