Festival dedicated to
G. J. Mendel

Mendel is.. .

a beekeeper

19–21 / 7 / 2019 Brno

Gregor J. Mendel

Teacher – He became a teacher at a state grammar school in Brno at the age of 32 and he worked there until 1868.
Genius – Based on research in plant hybridization he managed to identify and formulate basic principles of heredity which was ahead of its time.
Abbot – March 30, 1868, he was elected abbot of the monastery of Old Brno.
Beekeeper – Mendel was a reputable expert and beekeeper. In 1871 he became the first deputy mayor of the Moravian Beekeeping Association.
Farmer – In 1870 he was elected a member of the committee Moravian-Silezian Society for improvement of plowing. Because of his knowledge he had success in breeding fruit trees.
Meteorologist – Mendel was very interested in meteorology, especially in extraordinary phenomena. He was the first person to scientifically describe the occurrence of tornadoes.
Meteorolog Génius Zemědělec Včelař Opat Učitel

Gregor J. Mendel was naturalist, founder of genetics and discoverer of the fundamental laws of haredity.
He worked as a priest and later abbot of the Augustinian monastery in Brno.

About Festival

Gregor J. Mendel had versatile interests acorss various sectors, he was a man with a large amount of knowledge and skills. Mendel connected people whole his life. Therefore this festival is multi-genre, professional, innovative and entertaining. It connects people, educates supports. Three days, one city, three areas.

Expert part

Entertaining part

Spiritual part

Come and celebrate wuth us this significant day – Mendel’s birthday!


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