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From September 1, tests will not be reimbursed anymore (except for semi-vaccinated persons, children and some other groups).


From August 1st, a maximum of 7,000 spectators will be able to attend outdoor theater performances. 3,000 spectators will be able to attend indoor performances, while it will be possible to  fully fill the capacity of the auditorium.

For performances held in spaces with a capacity of more than 3,000 spectators, the remaining capacity can be filled, but only on condition that all spectators over the limit of 3,000 will either be fully vaccinated or will meet the condition of having covid-19 in the past.

Rules and recommendations

Theater performances can take place.


Upon arrival, all spectators must prove that one of the following conditions is met:

  • have a negative RT-PCR test not exceeding 7 days old,
  • have a negative POC (so-called antigenic) test not exceeding 72 hours old,
  • have a laboratory confirmation of having recovered from covid-19 disease in the period not longer than 180 days before the day of the event,
  • having got vaccinated, provided the last dose (i.e., in case of a two-dose vaccination scheme, the second one, in case of a single-dose vaccination scheme, the first one) has been administered at least 14 days prior to the event.

Also, everyone present must have a respirator without an exhalation valve of min. class FFP2 (KN95 / N95) on at all times.


Outdoor performances

The total number of spectators present may not exceed 5,000 people. Spectators can also stand, but they must keep a distance of at least 2 meters (with the exception of people from one household).

Indoor performances

The auditorium may be filled to a maximum of 75% of its capacity and the total number of persons may not exceed  2000 persons. All spectators must be seated so that there is at least one unoccupied seat between them (except for persons from one household).

If the performance takes place in spaces with a capacity of more than 2,000 seated persons, 50% of the total capacity for seated spectators may be occupied.


For organizers:

From July 19th, the organizers of mass events, which are expected to be attended by more than 1,000 people (daily), must notify the local relevant regional hygiene station.

This notice must include the date, time and place of the event, the expected number of participants and the telephone number of the event organizer.

For events held before July 22nd (including), the organizers must do so without delay. For events held from July 23rd, it is necessary to do so no later than 5 days before the start of the event.

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Frequent questions about this topic

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