Prague hosts world Shakespearean congress

The 6th World Shakespeare Congress got underway in Prague on Sunday. The six-day event, held under the auspices of Czech President Václav Klaus, is entitled “Renaissance Shakespeare: Shakespeare Renaissances”. The congress is organized by the International Shakespeare Association together with Prague’s Charles University and the National Theatre, will draw some 600 literary historians, theatre experts, historians and other scholars to the Czech capital, including the leading Czech Shakespearean expert, professor Martin Hilský.

Author: Jan Richter