- International bagpipe festival (Mezinárodní dudácký festival), shortened also to MDF, takes place in Strakonice.
- First year of this festival was in 1967 on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of the city foundation.
- It is currently held every two years always at the end of August. Bagpipers from more than ten different states participate in this event (Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, France, Turkey,..).
- The 24th year took place in summer 2022 under the patronage of the President of the Czech Republic, Ing. Miloš Zeman and Minister of Culture of Czech Republic, Mgr. Martin Baxa.
THE FOLLOWING YEAR SHOULD TAKE PLACE 22.08. - 25.08.2024 | INFO ON THIS WEB RELEATED TO THE NEWEST YEAR WILL BE RESTORED WITH TIME, SO FAR, ALL THE SCHEDULES WERE RELEATED TO 2022