VodaFest this Saturday!

After a year of waiting on your part and wild organising on ours, we are now 3 days from the third make of the Czech and Slovak Festival in Melbourne, VodaFest 2013. For those keen to come, here's what's awaiting you on the day. For those undecided, this should make it easier for you. Details and tickets online available at http://vodafest.org


  • Vendulka competitor from the 2012 X Factor,
  • Polonez Polish guest folk and national dances,
  • Liptar Slovak folk dance group,
  • Marcy Taylor, the violinist and her band,
  • Briar Wolfe, melding Czech Republic’s famed folk artists and Melbourne’s vibrant music scene,
  • Vintage Blue Music, songs from the Czech and Slovak golden era,
  • children from Czech and Slovak schools in Melbourne.

For Kids

  • Bouncing castle,
  • Easter craft hands on workshops: painting the eggs, making willow whips, creating Easter cards, bunny masks,
  • fairy tales screening,
  • sport activities: soccer goal kicking, three legged race, egg and spoon race.


This is your last chance to do your homework and join these to be able to score a prize on the day.

  • Photography competition -- Images from Home,
  • Babovka Bakeoff.

Czech and Slovak Cuisine

  • Traditional goulash,
  • BBQ sausages, pagace (traditional savory cakes),
  • fresh cakes from a number of local bakeries,
  • imported traditional sweets: Horalka, Mila,
  • Czech beer on tap: Budvar, Krusovice,
  • more Czech beer: Pilsner Urquell, Kozel.


First 170 visitors of VodaFest 2013 will receive a small surprise bag. Buy your ticket online and we will save one for you.

As always, everything is at http://vodafest.org and Facebook.


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