Mezi Ploty festival addressing mental health stigmas
Over 120 singers, bands and theater ensembles are performing at the Mezi Ploty, or Between Fences, cultural festival at Prague's Bohnice psychiatric hospital this weekend. Mezi Ploty is an annual open-air event held with the aim of increasing awareness and understanding of mental illness, alcoholism and drug addiction. Over the past 25 years the festival has gained considerable popularity and attracts thousands of visitors. Performers this year include Tomas Klus, Lenka Dusilova and Richard Muller.