ČeSFuR is a furry convention in the Czech Republic that offers indoor and outdoor activities. The spelling is a reference to the name of the country from 1990 to 1993: ČSFR (Česká a Slovenská Federativní Republika = Czech and Slovak Federative Republic). Though many of the participants do not speak English, foreign attendees are welcome.
ČeSFuR 1 (2005)
The first ČeSFuR took place from 25 to 28 March 2005 in Březová nad Svitavou in the Pardubice Region. The 33 participants included Czech and Slovak furries as well as guests from Germany, Austria, Great Britain and the United States. The program included a trip to a nearby stalactite cave.
This first annual event was organized by Xkun, with help from numerous others.
ČeSFuR 2 (2006)
ČeSFuR 2: Beneath God's Paws (later retitled to Of Ancient Myths and Legends) was held from 28th April to 1st May 2006 at Turistická ubytovna Pohoda in Březová nad Svitavou. Of the 44 attendees, five came from Poland, four from Russia, two from Germany and one from Ukraine. The event suffered from bad weather, causing many outdoor events to be curtailed or cancelled.
ČeSFuR 3 (2007)
The third ČeSFuR was held from 6th to 9th April 2007 at Bartošova Pec near Turnov in the Liberec Region. The 55 participants included Czech, Slovak, Polish, German and Austrian furries. The program included a hike to Frýdštejn castle, fursuiting presentations, a Games without frontiers between felines, canines and joint horses/dragons teams, star watching and a charity auction raised 20 000 czech crowns (US$1109).
ČeSFuR 4 (2008)
ČeSFuR IV was held from 21st to 24th March 2008 at Sluneční zátoka, near Ledeč nad Sázavou. Maximum of participants was 74, including 14 attendees from Poland, 12 from Germany and 1 from Austria. Program included concert of The Puppits band, gameshow inspired by TV show Jeopardy!, a Father Fur's Treasure (game show inspired by Fort Boyard TV series). The charity auction returned, and raised around 12,000 czech crowns (~US$665).
The organization team grew up to seven members:
- Altair - Equipment, T-Shirts, Events, Website-Hosting, Conbook
- Ihaha - Equipment
- Mbili - Events, Conbook
- Mysh - Events
- Peso - Conbook, Security
- RustyFox - Equipment, Shuttle-Service
- Xkun - T-Shirts, Events, Conbook
ČeSFuR 5 (2009)
ČeSFuR 2009 was held from 15th to 18th July in the Hláska hotel in small village Zlenice, near Prague. Of the 74 attendees, 10 came from Poland and 7 from Germany. Besides the usual program events, Fursuitgameshow and a Bullwhip Show took place. The charitative part of the auction raised 11,500 CZK (approx. $650) for a station for handicapped animals.
ČeSFuR 6 (2010)
ČeSFuR 2010 was held from 30th June to 3rd July in the Hláska hotel. The number of international attendees increased significantly. Furries from Poland, Germany, Russia, UK, Austria and Hungary were attending, making up more than one third of the total 112 attendees. The charity auction raised 15 000 CZK (~US$750).
ČeSFuR 7 (2011)
ČeSFuR 2011 was held from 14th July to 17th July in the Vltava hotel near Prague. 86 furs from 12 countries attended the event and 10,000 CZK was raised as a charity contribution to the handicapped wildlife station Praha-Jinonice. Korrok was the artist guest of honour.
ČeSFuR 8 (2012)
ČeSFuR 2012 was held from 5th July to 8th July in hotel Luna in a village Kouty, Bohemian-Moravian Highlands region. 107 attendees from 14 countries joined the event and 11,000 CZK was raised in the charitative part of the auction. Mearú DreamSong was the artist guest of honour.
ČeSFuR 9 (2013)
- ↑ Guest of Honor at CeSfur! - Korrok, Fur Affinity journal (13 May 2011)
- ↑ ČeSFuR 2012 - I will be there! - Mearú_DreamSong, Fur Affinity journal (1 February 2012)
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