FAQ

  • What is free of charge this year?

    Most of the festival programme.

  • What do you need a ticket for?

    Paid installations within the main program can be found in the Industrial Palace, the Prague Planetarium and the Hauch Gallery. The ticket for the audiovisual performance Vektroskop as part of the accompanying program must be purchased separately, but holders of the Signal Pass have a 25% discount on it. At the festival you can pay in cash or by card.

  • How much are the tickets?

    You can conveniently buy a festival pass until October, 3 for 200 CZK, from October, 4 to October, 13 for 250 CZK, on ​​the spot for 300 CZK. A novelty is the introduction of a family entrance fee. You can now buy a festival pass for a family, which includes 2 adults and up to 2 children, for 550 CZK, from October,4 for 700 CZK and on the spot for 850 CZK. Tickets for the accompanying program at the Archa Theater are not part of the Signal Pass. However, holders of Signal Pass accreditation will receive a 25% discount on them. Children from 6 to 15 years and seniors over 65 have a discount of 50 CZK from the basic price. Children under 6 and people with disabilities have free entry. It is possible to buy only a ticket for a 3D projection in the Industrial Palace for 100 CZK on the spot.

  • What is the Signal Pass?

    A ticket that includes entry to 3 paid installations (Prague Planetarium, Hauch Gallery, Industrial Palace). It is valid throughout the festival and offers the best way to enjoy the Signal Festival to the fullest. With the Signal Pass you also get a discount on the accompanying program at the Archa Theater.

  • How and where to pick up a Signal Pass?

    • You can pick up the Signal Pass during the festival at the blue marked box office.
    • The mobile stations marked in orange are used to prove infectivity, which is necessary for entering the area of ​​indoor installations.
    • You will receive 3D glasses at the entrance to the Industrial Palace.
    • To visit the screening at the Prague Planetarium, please reserve a specific time slot. To do this, use the code for a free reservation within the Signal Pass. Arrive at the installation entrance 15 minutes in advance.
  • Is it possible to visit only 3D projection?

    Of course you can. A separate ticket costs CZK 100 and can only be purchased on site. The price applies to all visitors without distinction. The visitor will receive a ticket and at the same time 3D glasses at the box office of the Prague Exhibition Grounds.

  • Are there any discounts?

    Children up to 6 years are free of charge. Children aged 6-15 (inclusive) and seniors over 65 (inclusive) have a 50 CZK discount from the basic ticket price. People with disabilities have +1 free escort.

  • How can I pay?

    We accept cash and credit cards at the festival.

  • Is the off program charged?

    Tickets must be purchased separately for the special audiovisual performance Vektroskop at the Archa Theater. However, with the Signal Pass you automatically get a 25% discount. The rest of the accompanying program is free. You can find everything here: signalfestival.com/tickets.

  • When should I go to the festival?

    The festival will take place from Thursday 14 October to Sunday 17 October 2021. The program runs every day from 19:00 to 24:00. Exceptions are some events within the accompanying program.

  • When can I walk the augmented reality route within Signal AR?

    Augmented reality installations are displayed through the camera in your phone. We recommend visiting the route in daylight, from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • Where can I find the map this year?

    Just download our new app. You can then conveniently view the map on your mobile phone, including the entire program and all the necessary information about the festival. You can also find the festival map on our website in the Program section.

  • What if I prefer a printed copy of the map?

    Together with our partner Deník N, we are preparing a special issue with a reliable festival guide during the festival. You can get it at all box offices for paid installations. In the issue, you will find stories of art installations, a selection of the best of the program and, of course, a printed map.

  • When will the festival application be available?

    The application will be available for download on the Apple Store and Google Play at the turn of September and October.

  • What can I find in the Signal application besides the map and the festival program?

    We have a surprise this year. AR aka augmented reality, or simply new reality. We built the first AR route in Karlín, Prague. You will find 6 works of art in a virtual space. All you have to do is download our new application, go to a point on the map, scan the Signal Marker and then discover works in augmented reality through your phone. You don't need anything else.

  • Where can I find out more about Signal AR?

    It is best to download the application, go through the instructions, read the program and go to Karlín. Of course, you can also find information about AR in the Signal AR section of our website.

  • What do I need to know before I go to Signal AR?

    It is simple. Download the Signal AR application. You will log in to the application via email and check if your phone supports Signal AR. On the map, check Signal AR and head to Karlín. You will find the Signal Marker on the spot, scan it through the application and then just enjoy the view of the selected work of art through your phone. The virtual route works every day from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • So when can I go to Signal AR?

    Signal AR works during the day, from 8:00 to 19:00. The project will also continue in the coming months, so you can go check it after the festival.

  • Does the AR have a sound?

    Most installations also have an audio part. We therefore recommend taking headphones for a walk and experiencing Signal AR with all your senses.

  • Is there really nothing planned for Náměstí Míru this year?

    Sadly, there isn’t. We left Náměstí Míru in 2018. We like to test new locations and new experiences. Thus, you can discover Prague in a new light elsewhere and from a new perspective. But don't despair, we will return to Ludmila in the coming years!

  • Where does the Signal Festival take place this year?

    The best way to find your way around is our map: signalfestival.com/signal. This year, the festival will take place on 3 routes in the city streets - Karlín, Old Town and now also Holešovice and 1 virtual route within the Signal AR application.

  • How to get to the festival?

    The best way to reach us is by public transport. The starting point can be the metro stations Staroměstská, Vltavská and Křižíkova. You can also use the Výstaviště, Karlínské náměstí or Staroměstská tram stops as a reference point.

  • Where is it good to park?

    If you are not from Prague, try to use some of the park-and-ride facilities and reach the city centre with public transport.

  • How do I move about?

    The best way is to enjoy the festival on foot.

  • How do I prove my vaccination or test?

    Each visitor to the indoor installations will receive a control wristband, which is a condition for entering these areas.

    To enter the interior of the festival, it is necessary to:

    • prove a negative RT-PCR test not more than 7 days old or
    • prove a negative RAT antigen test up to 72 hours old (can also be evidenced by a solemn declaration of passing the test at school) or
    • prove by confirmation of the health service provider the submission of a RAT antigen test under the supervision of a healthcare professional through an online service with a negative result no more than 24 hours before the event or
    • prove the occurrence of a laboratory-confirmed covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days before the event or
    • evidence of covid-19 vaccination, with at least 14 days since the last vaccine dose (second for two-dose vaccines, first for single-dose vaccines).
  • Will I be safe at the festival?

    Certainly. But we will be happy if you always wear the respirator preventively. Visitors to the interior are then obliged to have their airways covered with a FFP2 / KN95 / N95 respirator or a nanomask at all times. Thank you for making Signal Festival safer with us.

  • What else can I do to protect myself?

    You can protect yourself as well as your surroundings. Wash your hands regularly, use disinfectant, keep distance. Please also wear a respirator as a precaution. Follow our instructions at the venue.

  • Are the installations safe for epileptics?

    Fast-flashing lights and the effects of some installations can cause photosensitive seizures in more sensitive individuals. It is best to consider your involvement with your medical condition in mind. Installations that are unfortunately not suitable for epileptics are located at the locations: Industrial Palace and outdoor installations in the area of ​​the Prague Exhibition Grounds, Prague Planetarium, Hauch Gallery, Karlín Square.

  • What can I look forward to this year?

    This year's program will offer 4 festival routes, 3 in the streets of Prague and 1 virtual. A novelty is the Holešovice route, which will complement the popular Karlín and the charming Old Town. We have also prepared a unique virtual gallery project for you in the Signal AR public space. 12 locations, 15 works of art in the streets of Prague and 6 works of art in a virtual space await you. There will be a popular mapping at the church of St. Cyril and Methodius on Karlín Square and a new 3D immersive projection in the Industrial Palace at the Prague Exhibition Grounds.

  • Is there anything for children?

    This year, children could enjoy the interactive installation Blooming of Light by the author duo Vrtiška & Žák, Living Forest by Kateřina Blahutová in Stromovka or the moving BirdScape by Klára Míčková in Klementinum. We also recommend exploring the new Signal AR route, which operates from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • Can I take my dog with me?

    Signal Festival is a big event full of people, lights and sounds. We therefore recommend leaving your animal friends at home. It is forbidden for them to enter the interior gallery premises.

  • Are the installations barrier-free?

    Yes. The festival locations are selected with respect to their accessibility.

  • Who can I call when I don’t know what to do?

    During the festival opening hours (from 19:00 to 24:00) we have a free information line 800 100 991 ready for you.

  • Do you act sustainably?

    We try to. We separate the waste and so can you. We stopped using disposable plastics, we do not produce pointless promotional materials from unsustainable materials. The topic of this year’s festival is Plan B. Together with our artists, we look into the future, seek for new possibilities of human life on planet Earth. We address the environmental consequences of human behaviour, ask questions and try to be environment-friendly. We will be delighted if you join us.

  • Do you have any promotional items?

    We don't. We said we didn't want to produce more waste. We will be happy if you remember us in your photos, experiences and shared stories on social media. Maybe at the festival you will see sellers with fluorescent balloons and other strange objects who do not belong to us and we do not support these activities.

  • What is free of charge this year?

    Most of the festival programme.

  • What do you need a ticket for?

    Paid installations within the main program can be found in the Industrial Palace, the Prague Planetarium and the Hauch Gallery. The ticket for the audiovisual performance Vektroskop as part of the accompanying program must be purchased separately, but holders of the Signal Pass have a 25% discount on it. At the festival you can pay in cash or by card.

  • How much are the tickets?

    You can conveniently buy a festival pass until October, 3 for 200 CZK, from October, 4 to October, 13 for 250 CZK, on ​​the spot for 300 CZK. A novelty is the introduction of a family entrance fee. You can now buy a festival pass for a family, which includes 2 adults and up to 2 children, for 550 CZK, from October,4 for 700 CZK and on the spot for 850 CZK. Tickets for the accompanying program at the Archa Theater are not part of the Signal Pass. However, holders of Signal Pass accreditation will receive a 25% discount on them. Children from 6 to 15 years and seniors over 65 have a discount of 50 CZK from the basic price. Children under 6 and people with disabilities have free entry. It is possible to buy only a ticket for a 3D projection in the Industrial Palace for 100 CZK on the spot.

  • What is the Signal Pass?

    A ticket that includes entry to 3 paid installations (Prague Planetarium, Hauch Gallery, Industrial Palace). It is valid throughout the festival and offers the best way to enjoy the Signal Festival to the fullest. With the Signal Pass you also get a discount on the accompanying program at the Archa Theater.

  • How and where to pick up a Signal Pass?

    • You can pick up the Signal Pass during the festival at the blue marked box office.
    • The mobile stations marked in orange are used to prove infectivity, which is necessary for entering the area of ​​indoor installations.
    • You will receive 3D glasses at the entrance to the Industrial Palace.
    • To visit the screening at the Prague Planetarium, please reserve a specific time slot. To do this, use the code for a free reservation within the Signal Pass. Arrive at the installation entrance 15 minutes in advance.
  • Is it possible to visit only 3D projection?

    Of course you can. A separate ticket costs CZK 100 and can only be purchased on site. The price applies to all visitors without distinction. The visitor will receive a ticket and at the same time 3D glasses at the box office of the Prague Exhibition Grounds.

  • Are there any discounts?

    Children up to 6 years are free of charge. Children aged 6-15 (inclusive) and seniors over 65 (inclusive) have a 50 CZK discount from the basic ticket price. People with disabilities have +1 free escort.

  • How can I pay?

    We accept cash and credit cards at the festival.

  • Is the off program charged?

    Tickets must be purchased separately for the special audiovisual performance Vektroskop at the Archa Theater. However, with the Signal Pass you automatically get a 25% discount. The rest of the accompanying program is free. You can find everything here: signalfestival.com/tickets.

  • When should I go to the festival?

    The festival will take place from Thursday 14 October to Sunday 17 October 2021. The program runs every day from 19:00 to 24:00. Exceptions are some events within the accompanying program.

  • When can I walk the augmented reality route within Signal AR?

    Augmented reality installations are displayed through the camera in your phone. We recommend visiting the route in daylight, from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • Where can I find the map this year?

    Just download our new app. You can then conveniently view the map on your mobile phone, including the entire program and all the necessary information about the festival. You can also find the festival map on our website in the Program section.

  • What if I prefer a printed copy of the map?

    Together with our partner Deník N, we are preparing a special issue with a reliable festival guide during the festival. You can get it at all box offices for paid installations. In the issue, you will find stories of art installations, a selection of the best of the program and, of course, a printed map.

  • When will the festival application be available?

    The application will be available for download on the Apple Store and Google Play at the turn of September and October.

  • What can I find in the Signal application besides the map and the festival program?

    We have a surprise this year. AR aka augmented reality, or simply new reality. We built the first AR route in Karlín, Prague. You will find 6 works of art in a virtual space. All you have to do is download our new application, go to a point on the map, scan the Signal Marker and then discover works in augmented reality through your phone. You don't need anything else.

  • Where can I find out more about Signal AR?

    It is best to download the application, go through the instructions, read the program and go to Karlín. Of course, you can also find information about AR in the Signal AR section of our website.

  • What do I need to know before I go to Signal AR?

    It is simple. Download the Signal AR application. You will log in to the application via email and check if your phone supports Signal AR. On the map, check Signal AR and head to Karlín. You will find the Signal Marker on the spot, scan it through the application and then just enjoy the view of the selected work of art through your phone. The virtual route works every day from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • So when can I go to Signal AR?

    Signal AR works during the day, from 8:00 to 19:00. The project will also continue in the coming months, so you can go check it after the festival.

  • Does the AR have a sound?

    Most installations also have an audio part. We therefore recommend taking headphones for a walk and experiencing Signal AR with all your senses.

  • Is there really nothing planned for Náměstí Míru this year?

    Sadly, there isn’t. We left Náměstí Míru in 2018. We like to test new locations and new experiences. Thus, you can discover Prague in a new light elsewhere and from a new perspective. But don't despair, we will return to Ludmila in the coming years!

  • Where does the Signal Festival take place this year?

    The best way to find your way around is our map: signalfestival.com/signal. This year, the festival will take place on 3 routes in the city streets - Karlín, Old Town and now also Holešovice and 1 virtual route within the Signal AR application.

  • How to get to the festival?

    The best way to reach us is by public transport. The starting point can be the metro stations Staroměstská, Vltavská and Křižíkova. You can also use the Výstaviště, Karlínské náměstí or Staroměstská tram stops as a reference point.

  • Where is it good to park?

    If you are not from Prague, try to use some of the park-and-ride facilities and reach the city centre with public transport.

  • How do I move about?

    The best way is to enjoy the festival on foot.

  • How do I prove my vaccination or test?

    Each visitor to the indoor installations will receive a control wristband, which is a condition for entering these areas.

    To enter the interior of the festival, it is necessary to:

    • prove a negative RT-PCR test not more than 7 days old or
    • prove a negative RAT antigen test up to 72 hours old (can also be evidenced by a solemn declaration of passing the test at school) or
    • prove by confirmation of the health service provider the submission of a RAT antigen test under the supervision of a healthcare professional through an online service with a negative result no more than 24 hours before the event or
    • prove the occurrence of a laboratory-confirmed covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days before the event or
    • evidence of covid-19 vaccination, with at least 14 days since the last vaccine dose (second for two-dose vaccines, first for single-dose vaccines).
  • Will I be safe at the festival?

    Certainly. But we will be happy if you always wear the respirator preventively. Visitors to the interior are then obliged to have their airways covered with a FFP2 / KN95 / N95 respirator or a nanomask at all times. Thank you for making Signal Festival safer with us.

  • What else can I do to protect myself?

    You can protect yourself as well as your surroundings. Wash your hands regularly, use disinfectant, keep distance. Please also wear a respirator as a precaution. Follow our instructions at the venue.

  • Are the installations safe for epileptics?

    Fast-flashing lights and the effects of some installations can cause photosensitive seizures in more sensitive individuals. It is best to consider your involvement with your medical condition in mind. Installations that are unfortunately not suitable for epileptics are located at the locations: Industrial Palace and outdoor installations in the area of ​​the Prague Exhibition Grounds, Prague Planetarium, Hauch Gallery, Karlín Square.

  • What can I look forward to this year?

    This year's program will offer 4 festival routes, 3 in the streets of Prague and 1 virtual. A novelty is the Holešovice route, which will complement the popular Karlín and the charming Old Town. We have also prepared a unique virtual gallery project for you in the Signal AR public space. 12 locations, 15 works of art in the streets of Prague and 6 works of art in a virtual space await you. There will be a popular mapping at the church of St. Cyril and Methodius on Karlín Square and a new 3D immersive projection in the Industrial Palace at the Prague Exhibition Grounds.

  • Is there anything for children?

    This year, children could enjoy the interactive installation Blooming of Light by the author duo Vrtiška & Žák, Living Forest by Kateřina Blahutová in Stromovka or the moving BirdScape by Klára Míčková in Klementinum. We also recommend exploring the new Signal AR route, which operates from 8:00 to 19:00.

  • Can I take my dog with me?

    Signal Festival is a big event full of people, lights and sounds. We therefore recommend leaving your animal friends at home. It is forbidden for them to enter the interior gallery premises.

  • Are the installations barrier-free?

    Yes. The festival locations are selected with respect to their accessibility.

  • Who can I call when I don’t know what to do?

    During the festival opening hours (from 19:00 to 24:00) we have a free information line 800 100 991 ready for you.

  • Do you act sustainably?

    We try to. We separate the waste and so can you. We stopped using disposable plastics, we do not produce pointless promotional materials from unsustainable materials. The topic of this year’s festival is Plan B. Together with our artists, we look into the future, seek for new possibilities of human life on planet Earth. We address the environmental consequences of human behaviour, ask questions and try to be environment-friendly. We will be delighted if you join us.

  • Do you have any promotional items?

    We don't. We said we didn't want to produce more waste. We will be happy if you remember us in your photos, experiences and shared stories on social media. Maybe at the festival you will see sellers with fluorescent balloons and other strange objects who do not belong to us and we do not support these activities.