Monday, 16 September 2019

See Prague through the eyes of acclaimed children's book illustrator at DOX |
16 September 2019

Prague's DOX Centre for contemporary art has opened its autumn season with an extensive exhibition devoted to world-renowned artist, illustrator, and author of children's books Peter Sís.

Screenshot cinema and bar opens in downtown Prague |
16 September 2019

A new screening room, bar, and gallery has opened in a historic underground space on Prague's Petrské náměstí.

Alfons Mucha's Slav Epic may return to Moravský Krumlov for temporary display |
16 September 2019

The Culture Committee of Prague City Hall has recommended temporarily returning Alfons Mucha's Slav Epic to Moravský Krumlov to be displayed for five years. The exhibition could begin in the summer of 2020.

Czech brewers report increased beer sales, with more interest in cans and less in plastic bottles |
16 September 2019

Czech breweries seem to have had a good summer. July sales were up 2% compared to last year's record, with over 33,000 more hectoliters more beer produced than at the same time last year. Exports helped to drive the figures, as well as moderate weather.

Bio Oko celebrates 10 years with a neighborly film festival and street fair |
13 September 2019

Neon-bedazzled art cinema Bio Oko in Prague's Letná district celebrates 10 years of its modern history from September 12 to 15, with films on the theme of neighbors. The celebrations will culminate on Saturday, September 14, with an outdoor festival on Křižíkova Street in front of the cinema.

New transit hotel opens inside Václav Havel Airport Prague's terminals |
13 September 2019

Václav Havel Airport Prague has a new hotel located inside the terminal buildings. AeroRooms has 14 newly renovated rooms and is accessible from both the public and private parts of the airport. The hotel is designed for both transit passengers and people who need short-term accommodation near the terminals.

New Apple Watch Series 5 advertisement was filmed in and around Prague |
13 September 2019

Computer device maker Apple has returned to the Czech Republic to film another advertisement, this time for Apple Watch Series 5. The two-minute advertising clip was released September 10, and two days later was already closing in on 2 million views.

Škoda will offer shared electric cars and scooters in Prague |
12 September 2019

Czech carmaker Škoda Auto plans to offer electric car sharing under the WeShare brand in Prague next year, using its first electric model, the Škoda Citigo iV. The project is in cooperation with parent company Volkswagen.

New and renovated cycle paths will connect Prague's northeast districts to the city center |
12 September 2019

The Prague City Council supported financing project preparation and partial realization of cycling and pedestrian routes in the northeastern part of Prague. The Prague 14, Prague 18, Prague 19, Prague 20, Prague-Čakovice, Prague-Satalice and Prague-Vinoř districts will see modified field paths and third-class roads. The cycle paths can be integrated into a comprehensive system not only for bikes.

Battle of Bílá Hora will be re-enacted on its original Prague battlefield |
11 September 2019

The Battle of Bílá Hora in 1620 determined Czech history for the next three centuries. The battle will be re-enacted September 21 and 22 on part of the original battlefield.

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