The patrons of our endowment fund, together with Pavel Smutný, the President of the fund, and the members of the governing board, visited Litomyšl on the opening day of the music and creative festival. Following their journey together from Prague, they were welcomed by the wonderful atmosphere of the festival lunch in the castle gardens. Afterwards, the patrons and other prominent guests launched the exhibition titled Paris, Paris…! in the castle brewery. The introduction to the private showing included speeches by J. E. Jean-Pierre Asvazadourian, the French ambassador, Michal Kortyš, the Mayor of Litomyšl, David Železný, the curator of the exhibition and Pavel Smutný. After the opening concert in the evening, the patrons met important guests from the private showing and the concert at a ceremonial reception in the castle riding school.