New Year fireworks display to celebrate centenary of Czechoslovakia

The traditional New Year fireworks display in Prague will be a celebration of the centenary since the birth of independent Czechoslovakia and 25 years since the birth of the Czech Republic, Prague Mayor Ardriana Krnáčová told reporters at a press briefing on Thursday.

The fireworks display will take place at 6pm on January 1st, kicking off a year packed with anniversary events in the Czech Republic. The show was moved from midnight to the first day of the year so that it can be enjoyed by families with children.