Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Festival performance arranged by the Seventh National Guard Battalion

Venue: Střelecký ostrov

Event type: Popular social musical and dance events

Date: 21/04/1850 pm

Programme unspecified:

General participants:
  • ensemble of Infantry Regiment of Baron von Wimpffen: participating ensemble
  • WHIT, Emil: director of ensemble


A report, signed ‘Δ’, was published by Bohemia 23/4/1850 describing the events surrounding the festival consecration of the new flag of the Seventh National Guard Regiment that had taken place on the morning of 21/4/1850. This text noted this later entertainment arranged by the Seventh National Guard during that afternoon on Střelecký ostrov. The musical ensemble of the Imperial Infantry Regiment Wimpffen performed ‘a most refined programme.’ No further details of the occasion were given by the source.

Summary of sources:

Bohemia (23/04/1850)