Prague’s Werich’s Villa Garden will host an exhibition of Vaclav Havel beginning Friday night. “I read the book and I realized that Havel was the Governor of Prague, and he was greatly responsible for the development of Prague, and Václav Havel was the only politician who left an architectural trail in Prague,” commented Alan Payer Havel.
A ten-panel exhibition shows the Dancing House and Havel’s Birth house on Rašínově náměstí or the Slavia Café. According to the organizers, Havel went to Werich’s villa, which is this year’s host for the exhibition, as poet Vladimir Holan. “Werich offered Havel a place in his ABC theater in 1959,” said Luke.
The program includes three debates, on Monday, September 18th, the architect Lukeš will speak about the architecture of Prague Castle on Sunday, September 24th, the building connected with the family and the life of Václav Havel.
On Wednesday, 20th Alan Payer will be interviewed. He will introduce Havel as president, citizen, and dissident. The exhibition will be open until the end of September.
The villa is located close to the Liechtenstein Palace in Kampa. It dates back to the early 17th century and is managed by the Jan and Meda Mládek Foundation.