- International bagpipe festival (Mezinárodní dudácký festival), also shortened to MDF, takes place in Strakonice.
The festival was first held in
1967 on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of the city's foundation.
- It is currently held every two years at the end of August. Bagpipers from more than ten different countries participate in the event (Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, France, Turkey,..).
- The 24th
edition of the festival
took place in the summer of 2022 under the patronage of the President of the Czech Republic, Ing. Miloš Zeman and the Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic, Mgr. Martin Baxa.
THE UPCOMING EDITION WILL TAKE PLACE FROM AUGUST 22 TO AUGUST 25, 2024 - THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UPDATED GRADUALLY, CURRENTLY ALL PROGRAMS REFER TO 2022.