Žižkovanka Petra Snowy ranks his history of the oldest brass bands in the country. In 2011, celebrated its 40th Žižkovanka season, which ranked alongside the famous Czech and Moravian Brass Bands, and were such as Vltavanka Brats Šimků, Staročeská brass band Veselka Ladislav Kubes, Mistříňanka or Moravanka. Žižkovanka was established on 1 September 1971 the trumpeter Josef Jelinek in club racing steel mills CKD in Prague 9 – Vysocany. The orchestra pretty quickly earned its rock fans and started playing after Prague’s famous scenes, such as Vlachians, Pecans, at Zábranských, the National House to Zizkov or in the Hotel Pacific in Zizkov. Now living environment, culture Zizkov and interest from Zizkov Joe caused that the orchestra kept the name in the title of this district, or Žižkovanka word Zizkov, Prague 3 and by working day, ie. more than 40 years. The orchestra played from the start for lovers dances Czech and Moravian brass band. The first permanent stage had Žižkovanka at the Hotel Pacific (now the Hotel Ariston) in Prague’s Zizkov. Another great scene were spaces KD Vltava, where Žižkovanka played without breaks 22-year old. This tradition not discontinue or devastating floods in 2001, which heat up the entire building KD Vltava including music archive Žižkovanka.