The European Route 66 Festival will resume late this summer in Prague, Czech Republic, after a six-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival will be from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1 on exhibition grounds in the Czech capital. Zdenek Jurasek of the Czech Route 66 Association recently announced the resumption of the festival. … Continue reading European Route 66 Festival resumes later this year after a six-year hiatus
A Czech metal band called Doga recently performed its song "Route 66" on a staircase of city hall in Joplin, Missouri. According to the Joplin Globe: There have been more than 1.2 million views of the band Doga and its song "Route 66," released last year on YouTube. The band performed the song on acoustic … Continue reading Czech metal band performs “Route 66” in Joplin City Hall
RADIO 66, operated by the Czech Route 66 Association, recently announced it has opened its third broadcast studio in Brazil, with future plans including the United States. Zdenek Jurasek of the Czech association stated in a Facebook post: The RADIO 66 headquarters (and studio No. 1) is located in the city of Zlin in the … Continue reading RADIO 66 opens a third internet station in Brazil; plans to open one in U.S.
The Czech Route 66 Association announced last month it's created an app for its Radio 66 online radio station for smartphones. The app is available both with Google Play and Apple app stores. The link to the Google Android app is here. The Apple app can be found here. The association stated on Facebook: Radio … Continue reading Czech Route 66 Association creates app for its online Radio 66 station
Four inductees for the Route 66 Walk of Fame in Kingman, Arizona, during the Best of the West on Route 66 Festival on Sept. 25-27 recently were announced. The inductees also will be recognized as King of the Road, an honorary position that includes being as grand marshal of the festival's parade. The inductees are: … Continue reading Kingman Route 66 Walk of Fame inductees announced
In recent days, the Czech Route 66 Association posted this trailer for its upcoming "Route 66 Revisited" documentary. https://youtu.be/mImADcgXKmI The film premieres in the Czech Republic on Oct. 22 2014 in Zlin and on Oct. 24 in Prague.
The Czech Route 66 Association will shoot another feature-length documentary about Route 66 next May. https://youtu.be/R5YF8pGRTj4 Its first film back in 2010 was televised all over Europe, and it's hoped this one will do the same.