Karel Jaromír Erben’s Ballads Prepared by Students of the Institute of Czech Studies

Students of the Institute of Czech Studies at CU FA staged ballads by Karel Jaromír Erben, a prominent Czech folklore poet and a member of the Czech National Revival, for foreigners at CU FA. They prepared four of his ballads: Lady Midday (Polednice), The Watter-Goblin (Vodník), Daughter’s Curse (Dceřina kletba), The Wedding Shirt (Svatební košile).

There are subtitles available in English, German, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Ukrainian, Chinese, Japanese and also in Czech.

The performance below aired on 12 February 2021.