Culture & sport
The Prima Season Festival held in the first week of May originated as a commemoration of works by Náchod native writer Josef Škvorecký. The festival is a nation-wide meeting of young and creative people, attracting also guests from abroad. Prima Season is a show of poetry , theater, music groups and graphic arts, accompanied by seminars, instructive walks,exhibitions, sports and the May students'festival. This event-rich week , involving all town cultural institutions, concludes with fireworks and jazz concerts in the Municipal Theater.
Camerata Nova - the music festival of chamber groups, where Náchod chamber orchestra of Sláva Vorlová takes part in, is annually held in late May.
During autumn months there are concerts here organized within the framework of "Orlicko-kladský " (Eagle-Kladskoland)organ festival. The international violin-makers competition of Věnceslav Metelka is held in hotel Beránek in irregular cycles.
Cinema Vesmír Náchod
Cinema Vesmír in the centre of the town Náchod offers performance 365 days per year, perfect screen and high quality recorded sound guarantees the hundred-per-cent experience. There are also performances given for 35 spectators in the videoklub, a video-lending office has a wide choice of DVD and VHS players. Cinema Vesmír offers the time before the performance for business publicity, the poster advertising within the town runs itself.
The sport facilities of town Náchod can offer a number of activities. The ice-stadium Na Strži offers indoor skating from July till February. The indoor pool at Pražská Street is open from September till June. There is a 25 metres long swimming pool, childern's pool with water of high quality, sauna, steam chambers and massage rooms.In close neighbourhood is a football sportsground with xystus and skate park. In the town quarter Běloves are the tennis courts next to the main football stadium of TJ Náchod-Deštné. In summer there is also available Jirásek swimming pool at Plhov, with two pools, a beach-volleyball sportsground and the table tennis in a lovely surroundings.