Culture in Vyškov
Contribution Bank, later The First Contribution Savings Bank decided in 1885 to build a new large building on the square for its growing agenda. The building was built from the beginning with the intention of supporting federal and cultural life in the city. The savings bank became a patron of schools. She was also a sponsor of the Czech cultural background. The social and cultural life, led by the Haná Readers' Choir and Theater Association and the Vlasta Association, focused on the walls of this large and unique building, which at the time. The first Sokol gym was in this house. Other associations such as a photo club, singing ensembles and most other associations and clubs established in the following century also found facilities here. The building was perfectly adapted for concerts, theaters and balls, but also for lectures and meetings. The main premises of the house were entrusted to the use of the Haná association, which managed leases to other interested parties.
Even after the completion of the building and in fact throughout the period of the First Republic, the savings bank itself devoted itself to active financial support for Czech federal life in the city. From its independence as the First Contribution Savings Bank in 1920 to 1935, it donated over two million crowns to federal purposes, and also provided associations with cheap loans and advertising. From the employees of the savings bank came the main treasurers of the associations, who at the same time could very skillfully lead and control the flow of funds.
Besední dům became a real city center and its size provided almost unlimited possibilities. All association life and then in the 20th century all social life of civil associations and clubs took place here. As the center of events, the significance of this building never diminishes, even after the completion of the falconry and various schools. This building also survived the war without major damage and was not even fundamentally affected by modernization in the spirit of socialist realism. Since 1945, it has fully served all those interested again and continues to serve to this day.
Of course, you can also go to the cinema in Vyškov. The Sokolský dům cinema, founded by the Vyškov Municipal Cultural Center, can be found in the city centre on Tyršova street. In 2011, the cinema was equipped with modern digital projection technology in the international standard DCI (Digital Cinema Initiatives) and subsequently expanded with Dolby 3D technology. The capacity of the cinema hall is 236 seats.