Main program

Thursday, May 3
Moving Station, Jižní PředměstíHold by the American center US Point of the West Bohemian University in Pilsen 1.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. Pilsen talks II
The 100 Years of Czech – U.S. Relations: What We Share – discussion on the role of mankind in the 21st century
– Thomas Dine, Michael Žantovský, Renata Fučíková, Michal Pěchouček
Smetanovy sady 2.00 p.m. The Men of general Pierce exhibition vernissage – dedicated to the 16th Armored Division of the United States Army on the occasion of the unit foundation. The exhibition open until May the 20th  
Míru Square 3.00 p.m. Commemorative ceremony at the Monument to the fighters and victims of the world wars and the Monument to the fallen members of the West Bohemian Aero club in the WWII and at the Monument to the fallen Pilseners in May uprising 1945
Friday, May 4
park behind shopping center
Plzeň Plaza
9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. Military camp of the 16th Armored Division (US Army) – historical military camp, Piper L4H aircraft, historical tented camp of the Czechoslovak Independent Armored Brigade and The Royal Air Force (RAF)
Accompanying cultural program:
  3.00 p.m. Radio Dixie – recorded music, 5.00 p.m. Maxipes Fík, 6.30 p.m. SEMTEX, 8.00 p.m. Rock´n´Roll Party Time: THE SHOWER
10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Municipal Police Plzeň presentation – gear and equipment of riot units, program for children
Pobřežní Str., KD Peklo  9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. Camp Raiders – camp presenting the modern U.S. Army, exposition of the US Infantry, training track
Křižíkovy sady

Proluka

9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. Military camp of the 2nd Infantry Division
Plzeň 1945 – living history – life of American soldiers in camps and life of Pilseners at that time, RAF a WAAF camp
2.30 p.m. Pilsner Jazz Band,
4.45 p.m. folk music from Southern and Western Bohemia
9.00 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. Workshops for schools – commented tours in camp for pupils, reservation on www.plzen1945.cz
Patton Memorial Pilsen 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Accompanying program of the museum
Měšťanská beseda 9.00 a.m. Meeting with WWII veterans, giving autographs
Chodské Square 4.00 p.m. Laying of flowers at the Monument of the 2nd Infantry Division
Husova Str. 5.00 p.m. Laying of flowers at the Monument of the 16th Armored Division Memorial and at the memorial of Czechoslovak soldiers who fought on the Western Front
Republic Square 6.00 p.m. The West Bohemian Jazz Connection
7.45 p.m. Salutatory speech of the Mayor of the City of Pilsen
8.00 p.m. The Count Basie Orchestra (USA) – the legendary best American big band of all time with over 80 years of history
Saturday, May 5  
park behind shopping center
Plzeň Plaza
2.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Military camp of the 16th Armored Division (US Army) – historical military camp, Piper L4H aircraft, historical tented camp of the Czechoslovak Independent Armored Brigade and The Royal Air Force (RAF)
Accompanying cultural program:
  12.00 a.m. Radio Dixie – recorded music, 2.00 p.m. The MayHems, 3.30 p.m. Black & White, 5.00 p.m. Big Boy Band, 6.30 p.m. NEŘEŽ, 8.00 p.m. CHUŤ
10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Municipal Police Plzeň presentation – gear and equipment of riot units, program for children
Pobřežní Str., KD Peklo 9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. Camp Raiders – camp presenting the modern U.S. Army, exposition of the US Infantry, training track
Křižíkovy sady

Proluka

9.00 a.m. – 8.00 p.m. Military camp of the 2nd Infantry Division
Plzeň 1945 – living history – life of American soldiers in camps and life of Pilseners at that time, RAF a WAAF camp
4.00 p.m. Fashion Window – clothing of the 30’s and 40’s 20th century 
6.00 p.m. Back to 1945 Speciál – dance party
Patton Memorial Pilsen 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Accompanying program of the museum
Sukova Str. – Klatovská Ave. – sady Pětatřicátníků – Republic Square 11.00 a.m. CONVOY OF LIBERTY – historic military vehicles parade; leaving the marshaling area at 11.00 a.m., expected arrival to the city center at 12.30 p.m.
Historic and modern army aircraft overflight
Republic Square 11.30 a.m. Welcoming the  Convoy of Liberty in the Republic Square according to the folk traditions
Samson radio folklore afternoon
Nezmaři a Big Band Klatovy
1.00 a.m. Nezmaři (band)
2.15 p.m. COP (band)
3.45 p.m. Taxmeni (band)
5.30 p.m. Regional military command Pilsen of the Czech Army medal award ceremony
6.00 p.m. General Patton scholarship award announcement
6.30 p.m. Nadoraz (band)
8.30 p.m. Jelen (band)
 Sunday, May 6
park behind shopping center
Plzeň Plaza
9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Military camp of the 16th Armored Division (US Army) – historical military camp, Piper L4H aircraft, historical tented camp of the Czechoslovak Independent Armored Brigade and The Royal Air Force (RAF)
Accompanying cultural program:
  12.00 a.m. Radio Dixie – recorded music, 2.00 p.m. Faux Pase Fonet, 3.30 p.m. Flashback, 5.00 p.m. Straw Hat
10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Municipal Police Plzeň presentation – gear and equipment of riot units, program for children
Pobřežní Str., KD Peklo 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Camp Raiders – camp presenting the modern U.S. Army, exposition of the US Infantry, training track
Křižíkovy sady

Proluka

9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Military camp of the 2nd Infantry Division
Plzeň 1945 – living history – life of American soldiers in camps and life of Pilseners at that time, RAF a WAAF camp
11.00 a.m. folklore ensemble,
1.45 p.m. Men and Women Fighting – military uniforms presentation 
Patton Memorial Pilsen 9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Accompanying program of the museum
City hall, Republic Square 10.30 a.m. Commemorative ceremony at the memorial plaques of the Brotherhood of 17th Battalion of the Belgian Shooters and the Plaque dedicated to the 16th Armored Division of the US Army
Americká Ave. 4.00 p.m. The main commemorative ceremony at the Thank you, America! memorial
KD Peklo
(Pobřežní Str.),
military camps
10.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. „Heaven riders“ family competition – the fates of the Czechoslovakian RAF pilots
Republic Square 10.30 a.m. JUNIOR orchestr Plzeň – Brass Orchestra at the Art Smetana School
12.00 a.m. Hrádecký Big Band
2.30 p.m. St. JOHNNY BLUES and „SKP“ brass section
4.15 p.m.  Harley-Davidson Liberation Ride 2018 – end of Liberation Ride on the occasion of the end of WWII
4.45 p.m. Mydy Rabycad (band)


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