TANVALD MUSICAL SPRING
Tanvald Musical Spring belongs among the oldest festivals in the modern history of the Czech State. The festival was established in 1956 and has been offering the audiences of Tanvald respectable interpretation concerts by famous artists including the Czech Philharmonic. Tanvald Musical Spring has been a part of the Czech Culture Festivities from 2003.
Tanvald is situated on the confluence of the Kamenice and Desná Rivers, and on the border between the Jizera and Krkonoše (Giant) Mountains. The first written note about Tanvald as a timber settlement comes from the second half of the 16th century. In the 19th century, glass and textile industries began to develop, and later also the electrical and engineering industries. In 1905 Tanvald was promoted to town status.
The festival is organized by the civic organization Czech Culture in cooperation with City Tanvald.