Solar stage programme:
Thursday, June 8 (moderated by Veronika Němcová / Martina Patočková – EkoNews.cz)
12:55 – 13:25 FutureCity: Cycling cities (Michal Kalina – AutoMat + Pavlína Springerová – Mayor of Hradec Králové) – How to make cyclists’ movement through the city more pleasant?Why is Hradec ahead? What is forgotten? How do shared bikes work? How to avoid conflicts with drivers?
14:35 – 15:05 FuturePower: Hydrogen or electric? Both! (Martin Peleška – TOYOTA + Luboš Hajský – DEVINN) – TOYOTA is the new clean mobility partner of Rock for People: it supplies electric cars and hydrogen MIRAI. DEVINN produces hydrogen electricity for the festival for the third year in a row. So what will the mobility of the future look like?
16:45 – 17:15 FutureYou: David Attenborough in the Czech Republic (Prokop Pithart) – documentary filmmaker and nature popularizer. He tries to bring nature closer to people through nature documentaries or at summer camps. He filmed a series about Czech nature Do Divočiny for Czech Television, now I am finishing a six-part series about biodiversity in our clean streams.
19:15 – 20:00 Frankie and The Deadbeats – Dark country in Czech, which has stunned audiences in the USA. The seasoned cowboys of the domestic music scene will offer an extraordinary musical experience!
22:15 – 23:00 JOHN WOLFHOOKER (acoustic) – a delicious appetizer before the highlight of the whole festival! Alternative rock from this quartet in irresistible unplugged arrangements!
00:00 – 0:45 PKF – Prague Philharmonia (string quartet) – Komerční banka presents another exclusive performance of the PKF string quartet. The encores for this ensemble’s big concert on Friday on the Evropa 2 stage will include classical music evergreens from Vivaldi to Dvořák as well as concise cover versions of rock hits.
Friday, June 9 (hosted by Veronika Němcová / Martina Patočková – EkoNews.cz)
12:35 – 13:05 FutureYou: Volunteering as a life-style (Petr Adamus – ADRA + Kristýna Isabella Nová – Člověk v tísni) – Czechs are generous in many humanitarian collections. But what about their active involvement? And will caring for others be one of their main jobs in the future – perhaps even in the face of an ageing population? And what does volunteering even entail?
14:15 – 14:45 “FutureFood: Responsible Gastronomy on the Road (Lukáš Hejlík) – His Gastromap is perhaps the most used culinary book in the Czech Republic. He has travelled to hundreds of restaurants and bistros, tasted thousands of courses. How does he rate RfP’s gastronomic offer? And what does he see as the biggest challenges for gastronomy?
15:55 – 16:25 FutureCity: Sustainable shopping (Beáta Jirková – KB, Světla Košková – Visa, Markéta Chaloupková – Heuréka) – Even online shopping can be sustainable. But how to recognize e-shops that are serious about sustainability? And why give them priority? Come and hear more about the Sustainable e-shop project.
18:30 – 19:00 Gardens of the future – even in cities (Ferdinand Leffler – FLERA studio) – How to drive chickens with a mobile app? What should a sustainable garden look like? And is it possible to grow vegetables in the city? This and much more will be described by the leading Czech garden designer Ferdinand Leffler. PS: at night you can meet him with his band Boys Don’t Cry at one of the secret shows…
21:05 – 21:50 PENDL – it would be nice to write a proven band “for dancing and listening”, but we know from experience that it will be “for screaming and shouting”. Festival fun with everything, including covers of well-known hit songs!
00:00 – 00:45 HELLO MARCEL – the kings of disco and dance parties are coming to Rock for People! They are coming to the Solar Stage to capitalize on their five-year epic stint at clubs and festivals with a fresh vinyl of “bestofs” still in their pockets!
01:30 – 02:00 Secret show
Saturday 10 June (hosted by Vojta Koval – LOOPA podcaster)
12:30 – 13:00 FutureYou: reCommerce (Dominik Gazdoš – Knihobot + Lucie Poubová – Swap Prague) – Does everything we buy have to shine with newness? Second-hand shopping is gaining popularity, both for books and clothes. Dominik Gazdoš and Lucie Poubová will discuss how it saves not only your wallet but also the environment.
14:10 – 14:40 FutureCity: Street Art Hradec (Jan Holásek – senator/MHK & Romana Junkerová / Ondřej Škarka – Sculpture line) – have you heard about the “breasts” in Hradec Králové? And did you know that it was street art that opened up a number of issues that society is dealing with? And what is missing in Hradec Kralove in the field of contemporary art in public space? Ondřej Škarka, organizer of the international festival of street sculptures Sculpture line, will join the discussion.
16:05 – 16:35 FutureFood: Sustainable kitchen (Taste of Prague). What trends is this striking formation observing? What does it predict? And what does it think about the rules we apply at Rock for People?
18:30 – 19:00 FutureTalks: eco-home, eco-beauty (Markéta Vörös – Líčírna + Jan Čilík – Tierra Verde + Ludmila Jukubcová – LUSH) – responsibility and sustainability have penetrated into the field of drugstore and cosmetics. The products of love brands scented and cleaned the whole festival area. Come and hear more. And you might as well combine it with a visit to the eco-beauty salon Líčírny in the Komerční banka zone!
00:00 – 00:45 BOOKIE BAKER – of course, American country belongs on Rock for People! We love similar overlaps and novel connections. Support these lovely guys from Canada and Ireland, who are so enchanted with the Czech Republic that they have settled here permanently!
01:30 – 02:00 Secret show
Sunday 11 June (moderated by Lukáš Rolf – Change for the better)
13:20 – 13:50 FutureCity: waste as an asset (Pavel Zedníček – INCIEN + Miroslav Kubásek/Radek Janoušek – Let’s Clean Up the Czech Republic) – why do we clean, sort and process 17 types of waste on the RfP premises? Because it’s about value – also visible as a commodity. For more on how to prevent waste or bring it back to life in various forms, these guests will talk from the very best.
14:55 – 15:25 FutureYou: Influencers for the environment (Tereza Koubková – Holka z Letné + Lukáš Fritscher – Lukefry) – the influence of influencers is recognized and measured by sociologists and other scientists. We will introduce you to two exceptional personalities who have linked their social media presence with raising environmental issues. What’s more, they are regular visitors to our festival, so their glosses will no doubt be relevant to us…
16:50 – 17:20 FutureCIty: Engaged Art (ToyBox/Ben Cristovao) – Ben and his team at Championship Music have been rewriting the “carbon” standards in the music business for a long time. He represents the engaged musician not only in the environmental realm – as does Toy Box, a leading comic book writer and award-winning artist who uses art to highlight pressing issues of social injustice, intolerance or inequality.
22:15 – 23:00 THE VALENTINES (acoustic) – Pleasant pop from Hradec Králové, this time in an acoustic rendition.
22:00 – 22:45 HRADECKÁ CIMBAL MUSIC – that folklore does not belong at the festival? Big mistake! Last year, this raucous bunch brought dozens of dancers to a boil. This year it will undoubtedly be hundreds!
00:00 – 00:30 Secret show – acoustic
The Solar Stage and the entire KB FUTURE FEST 2030 is brought to you by Komerční banka and Visa. Learn more about the entire zone here: https://rockforpeople.cz/cs/kb-futurefest-2030/