FACE CZ, 13th season

Due date: 8/08/09

Our 13th season took place in Radost camp Horni Jeleni where we hosted 193 students and 39 staff members from 12 countries. Symphony orchestra students who came to our camp for both sessions played the whole Dvoraks 8th Symphony under the direction of Haig Utidjian (England / Cyprus). Symphonic Band was directed by Jon Waite (USA). The season was opened on July 23 by Salome Wind Quintet from Prague featuring Prague Music Academy students and graduates. The second part was opened by violinist Lada Fedorova and pianist Lucie Kaucka who performed in our camp 5 years ago.
Thanks to a great cooperation with Horni Jeleni public school we could place Piano and English Theatre departments in the school building. The campsite also hosted Recorder Ensemble and Harp majors.

Final instructions and programs available

Datum konání: June 1, 2009

Final instructions, health forms and evening program schedules are available for download in the Download section. Internet Special Needs Form needs to be sent in case of special requirements concerning health, food, transportation or accomodation by July 8, 2009.
It is also possible to book performance at the Talent Show on July 26 via e-mail The music for accompanist needs to be sent by June 30, 2009.

World discount 20% for all countries in April

Datum konání: April 4, 2009

We have a unique offer for our international students in April. The World discount 20% can be used for all countries of the world. We can accept any international student with this discount. 10 days for 228 EUR and 7 days for only 159 EUR so don't hesitate and fill in your internet application today.

FACE Slovakia cancelled

Datum konání: April 3, 2009

Due to low number of applications cancelled the owner of the recreational facility Duchonkaland our reservation from July 2 - 11, 2009. We have to respect his decision and stop the sale of this camp. The Czech Music Camp in Horni Jeleni will take place without any changes. The registered participants will be oferred a stay at the Czech Music Camp or a full refund.

E-applications available again!

Datum konání: March 15, 2009

As we found a different provider for our e-applications, we can continue this service. You can fill in your reservation and application directly from our webpage. Just visit the Application section.

E-applications out of order

Datum konání: March 1, 2009

Our web hosting provider doesn't continue the service of e-applications for our website. We negotiate this service with different providers. Until the service is functional again, please use applications forms (PDF files) in the Download section. We accept your reservations via e-mail We apologize for the inconvenience.

Applications available

Datum konání: December 9, 2008

FACE 2009 applications are available online. The registration for the new season starts on January 2 but you can fill in the reservation form or application now. Due to low capacity reason we can register only 1 piano or harp session at this moment. We apologize for any inconvenience.

FACE 2009

Datum konání: October 13, 2008

Fine Arts Camps Europe (FACE) 2009 season will consist of three sessions. FACE Slovakia will take place from Thursday July 2 to Saturday July 11, 2009 in Duchonkaland camp near Topolcany, Slovakia featuring Symphony Orchestra, Recorder Ensemble and the English Theatre. Czech Music Camp (FACE Czechia) session I will take place from Thursday July 23 to Saturday August 1, 2009 in Radost camp Horni Jeleni, Czechia with majors Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra, Piano, Harp, English Theatre. Czech Music Camp (FACE Czechia) session II will take place from Sunday August 2 to Saturday August 8, 2009 with majors Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Recorder Ensemble, Piano, Harp and Theatre.

Fine Arts Camps Europe

Datum konání: Sept. 8, 2008

Fine Arts Camps Europe (FACE) group was created for 2009 season which will consist of one 10-day camp in Slovakia, one 10-day and one 7-day session in Czechia. The new Slovakian camp will be called FACE Slovakia. The Czech Music Camp for Youth (CMCY) will remain but it will become a part of the FACE group.

12th season Czech Music Camp

Datum konání: August 16, 2008

Radost camp Horni Jeleni, Czechia hosted 12th annual season Czech Music Camp for Youth with 218 participants, ages 8 - 19 from 11 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia, Germany, France, Denmark, China, Korea, El Salvador, and the United States). The season was divided into one 10-day and one 7-day session taking place from July 31 to August 16.
The largest ensemble was the Symphonic Band consisting of 85 musicians conducted by Jennifer Fenton (USA). Besides the camp this ensemble also performed in the nearby town of Holice. Another large ensemble was the 70-piece Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dorothy Kunkel (USA). Piano, Harp, Recorder Ensemble and the English Theatre were further majors of the 12th season.

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