The United Islands Festival will include a happening on the Vltava river at 18:00 on Saturday, 20 June 2009, during which the Czech Republic will symbolically hand over the Presidency of the EU Council to Sweden.
The event will be attended by Czech Minister for European Affairs ätefan FŁle, Czech Senator Alexandr Vondra and Chargť dĎaffaires of the Swedish Embassy in Prague Rolf Ericsson. A keg of beer will be handed over from boat to boat during the happening. The United Islands Festival is one of the final cultural events of the Czech Presidency.
Journalists are invited to a happening that starts at 18:00 on Saturday, 20 June 2009, and takes place at the pontoon of the "EU 2009 Island" (the Streleckż island) on the Vltava river.
Please confirm your attendance to firstname.lastname@example.org