Czechs commemorate reformer priest Jan Hus

Czechs are commemorating the reformer priest Jan Hus, who was burned at the stake in 1415. Masses are being celebrated in his memory around the country, among others in Jan Hus’ birthplace Husinec and at Bethlehem chapel in Prague, where the reformer priest preached.

The events linked to the anniversary include theatre performances, debates, music concerts and film screenings dedicated to Jan Hus. Hus’ birthplace Husinec, will open the house where was born to the public.