Respect festival 2015 - by Barbora Hrdá

The 25th edition

of the festival will take place in the grounds of the Rohanský ostrov (public transport Invalidovna)

Map is here

Line-up is here

How to get there

Public transport connection > Tram 3, 8, 24

Tram stop > Invalidovna

Metro station B > Invalidovna


Enter the park and follow posters with signs from there.


There is not enough parking space around Rohanský ostrov (blue lines for Prague 8 residents mostly). Please, try to park in other areas or neighbourhoods, and use public transport to get to Invalidovna (tram, tube).


Safety & advice

Professional security service is supplied for your comfort and safety.  Should you have any problem, do not hesitate to contact them. They will be happy to help or advise you. Look for them on key spots of the area (ie. entrance, stage left and right, etc.)

During the festival, health workers will regularly go through the area. Do not hesitate to contact them in case of injury or nausea. Their basecamp is in the backstage. Stage left from your point of view.

Dogs can only be taken to the festival grounds on a leash.

Drinking water is provided for free.

Non-alcoholic beverages can only be introduced in plastic bottles and in reasonable quantities.

Alcoholic beverages are forbidden to be brought to the grounds.

The barrier-free entrance, area and toilet. Please count with the difficult terrain of the turf.

Children friendly

The festival is suitable for children of any age. Children under the age of 6 are better protected from loud music, so give them ear protection, or buy earplugs at the festival stand on the left side of the podium (from your POV).

Masks workshop with Gilberto Conti – during both festival days there will be workshop of creating huge masks made out of cardboard, the workshop is going to be led by Brazilian artitst and puppeteer Gilberto Conti.

… And Matěj’s merry-go-round and giant bubbles with Václav Stasser.


Traditional t-shirts, sweatshirts, bags and caps in the colours of the festival can be purchased at the merchandise stand as well as the merchandise of performers and other bands from the Rachot menu, which are hard to find elsewhere.


Festival provides space for non-profit organizations whose work we value. Stop with them for a moment. You will learn a lot of interesting information about the world you live in.

You can find the list of non-profit organizations:

Lékaři bez hranic – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was established in 1971 by a small group of French doctors who had worked together during the Nigerian Civil War. Upon their return, they were determined to find a way to respond rapidly and effectively to public health emergencies, with complete independence from political, economic and religious influences.

Bona o. p. s. info tent & hand-made products

Aperio – Healthy Parenting Association is a non- governmental, non- profit organization focused on position and needs of parents in society.


Radio 1info tent

Unijazzinfo tent

Svět nemocných dětí – hand-made products & info tent

Dortem proti rakovině – info tent