Prague Concert Life, 1850-1881

Event title:

Planting of a tree by pupils of the Podolí School to celebrate the marriage of the Emperor Franz Joseph

Venue: Podolí

Event type: State or civil events

Date: 24/04/1854 8am

Programme including:

General participants:
  • Podolí school: participating institution, vv
HAYDN, Franz Joseph : Austrian national hymn [anthem], vv
UNSPECIFIED, ? : unspecified songs [hymns?], vv


Mercy’s Anzeiger 30/4/1854 reported that a tree-planting took place on 24th April in Podolí [near Vyšehrad]. At 8am pupils from the [local] school processed from the schoolhouse. They assembled next to the school buildings and accompanied by songs [hymns?] and prayers two trees were planted. The ceremony was conducted by an unspecified priest from the local Benedictine mission. There followed in the schoolroom a celebratory address and the singing of the national anthem.

Summary of sources:

Mercy's Anzeiger für Böhmen (30/04/1854)