Jeunesses Musicales Czech Republic

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Jeunesses Musicales Czech Republic
Founded 1971
Type Non - profit, Non - governmental, Interest group
  • Prague
Fields Youth, Music, Art, Dance, Photography
over 7000

Jeunesses Musicales Czech Republic (JMCR) is non-profit, non-governmental organization for young people interested in culture and art, including music, theatre, dance, film, and fine art. It is a member of Jeunesses Musicales International network.


JMCR was established in 1971, with composer František Kovaříček as the first president. In 1999 the board of JMCR was elected during a national conference of JMCR members. In 2003 a new level of cooperation was established between JMCR and Jeunesses Musicales International.[clarification needed]

Jaroslav Ježek Friends Society was founded by JMCR, together with the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague, on 25 September 2006, to celebrate Ježek's legacy.


JMCR organise a number of festivals, including the young Smetana's Litomyšl, Days of music in Prague, Rainbow Storm in Liberec, a poetry festival in Rakovník, Stairs of Příbram International Imagine festival in Příbram, and a festival of music theatre in Hradec Králové called Prkna.

The organisation also runs workshops in dancing, lyrics and photography, as well as summer schools in Třeboň and Poděbrady, and a winter film school in Prague

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