Mezi Ploty festival kicks off at Prague's Bohnice psychiatric hospital

Dozens of singers, bands and theater ensembles will be performing at the event Mezi Ploty, or Between Fences, cultural festival at Prague's Bohnice psychiatric hospital, which gets underway on Saturday.

This year's performers include Tomáš Klus, Lenka Dusilová or the Please the Trees band. Among the theatre ensembles taking part are actors from the Losers Cirque Company or Teatr Novogo Fronta.

The annual open-air event is held with the aim of increasing awareness and understanding of mental illness, alcoholism and drug addiction. Due to the

Covid 19 pandemic, the number of visitors will be limited and they will be required to have a proof of vaccination or a negative test.

Author: Ruth Fraňková