We will commemorate the day when the Emperor arrived in the city with his soldiers and prepared here for the Battle of Austerlitz. You can look forward to a historical parade through the city center, selected period delicacies, and an interesting spectacle!
- The event is entirely free.
- Everything will take place during one evening.
- You'll see soldiers of Napoleon's army in period uniforms and dragoons on horseback.
- Take a historic walk with Napoleon through the center of Brno.
Program - Part I of the Event:
- 10:00 Event opening at the main bastion. Ceremonial cannon salute.
- 11:00 Presentation of the Austrian Army. History - the situation in Brno in 1805 in the Czech Kingdom.
- 12:00 Presentation of the Russian Army. History - Russo-Austrian coalition. Final cannon salute.
- 13:00 Presentation of the Brno City Militia. History - the situation in Brno and its surroundings before the battle.
- 14:00 Arrival of Murat's riders - presentation of the French cavalry. Clash with retreating Russian Cossacks. History - "When the French took Brno."
- 14:30 Arrival of the General Inspector of the French Army. History of taking over the fortress. Napoleon's stay in Brno.
- 15:00 Presentation of the French Army. History - preparations for the Battle of Slavkov.
- 16:00 End of Part I, cannon salute.
Program - Part II of the Event:
- 17:30 Meeting of Napoleon with the Knights of Wine at Moravské náměstí. Formation of the procession and preparation for the route.
- 17:40 Historical procession of soldiers on horses with Napoleon through the city of Brno.
- 17:50 Arrival of the procession at Nám. Svobody.
- 18:00 Ceremony of handing over the keys to the city from the hands of Mayor JUDr. Markéta Vaňková at Dominikánské nám. Declaration of Emperor Napoleon.
- 18:20 Departure of the procession to the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul.
- 19:00 IN NOMINE - a solemn moment accompanied by the introduction of a part of the planned "Symphony Austerlitz 1805." Prayer for the victims of wars.
- 19:30 Conclusion of the event Napoleon in Brno.
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