Sunday, 23 February 2020

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Prague uncovered: Emperor Rudolf II's tunnel

Expats.cz |
21 February 2020

A 400-year-old water tunnel runs deep beneath the streets of Prague's Letná district

Prague 1 plans to allow some beer gardens to remain open after 22:00

Expats.cz |
21 February 2020

The current administration of Prague 1 is turning back some of the restrictions on drinking. Some businesses will not have to close their outdoor seating gardens at 10 pm, if they can ensure tranquility at the tables.

President Václav Havel addressed US Congress in Washington 30 years ago this week

Expats.cz |
21 February 2020

It has been 30 years since then-Czechoslovak President Václav Havel went to Washington and New York, his most famous foreign trip. George H.W. Bush was US president at the time. This was Havel's first trip to the United States, and he was the first politician from the newly liberated Eastern bloc to address a joint session of the US Congress. His February 21, 1990, speech was met with applause 23 times.

Prague 6's planned Bořislavka Centrum wins international award

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20 February 2020

The planned Prague 6 shopping and office complex Bořislavka Centrum has won Best International Office Development in the International Property Awards 2019–2020. The complex by Prague-based Aulík Fišer architekti will have four buildings that resemble crystals.

Cultural events at Prague's Kasárna Karlín may stop

Expats.cz |
19 February 2020

The party at Kasárna Karlín may end early. In recent years it has been cultural center with concerts, movies, and other events but the Office for Representation of the State in Property Affairs (ÚZSVM), which manages the premises, is looking for a new tenant.

Construction starts on Ritz-Carlton Hotel at Old Town Square

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19 February 2020

After more than two decades of delays, construction has started on a Ritz-Carlton hotel that will have an entrance directly on Prague's Old Town Square. The hotel project called U Sixtů, after one of the properties involved, will join together eight landmark buildings. It should open by 2022.

Jiří Trnka at GASK: take an animated day trip to Kutná Hora

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19 February 2020

If you're a fan of Czech puppetry and animation, you can't go wrong with a day trip from Prague to Kutná Hora to catch the GASK exhibit Jiří Trnka: In the Garden of the Imagination before it ends next month.

La Película presents contemporary Spanish-language cinema in Prague

Expats.cz |
18 February 2020

The festival La Película runs February 18–23 at Prague's Světozor cinema, and will present films from Spain and countries where Spanish is a predominant language.

10 best things to do with kids in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
18 February 2020

Check out these tips for what to do with your kids in Prague during the winter break

10 best things to do in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
17 February 2020

This week sees a scrumptious run up to Fat Thursday with events devoted to pork and donuts as well as a the opening of several major festivals.

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