Monday, 16 September 2019

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European Heritage Days opens closed doors in Prague and Czech Republic

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6 September 2019

Some buildings will be open across Prague and the rest of the Czech Republic as part of European Heritage Days, held September 7–15. This year's theme is Sights and Entertainment. Most will be open for free, but some will have a nominal entrance fee.

New bistro employs people with disabilities

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6 September 2019

A new bistro has opened in City Hall on Mariánské náměstí in Prague 1, serving both municipal workers and building visitors. The eatery, called Bistro Mezi řádky will be staffed by people with disabilities.

Woman asked to leave Prague's St. Vitus cathedral for breastfeeding

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5 September 2019

A tourist was asked to leave Prague's St. Vitus Cathedral for breastfeeding her child, according to Czech daily Blesk which first reported the story. Canadian mother Marianne Drouin was asked to leave the cathedral by a security guard, who can be heard to say in a video made by the woman's husband: "If you want to be a liberal mom you can do so but just go outside."

Prague maintenance workers recreate iconic images in new photo series

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5 September 2019

Earlier this year, Prague's city maintenance company Pražské služby gained some viral fame with a photo of its workers crossing a Žižkov street in a composition that seemed to ape the cover of The Beatles' Abbey Road. The Abbey Road photo was allegedly a 'spontaneous' shot, but a series of subsequent photos aping iconic pictures have been staged to take advantage of the online acclaim.

Wine and harvest festival season kicks off in Prague this weekend

Expats.cz |
5 September 2019

The season of burčák and vinobraní gets underway in Prague and the Czech Republic this month. Many of these festivals incorporate elements of a traditional harvest celebration with accompanying musical programs and entertainment.

Once-popular concert venue KD Eden may be beyond repair, Prague 10 plans next steps

Expats.cz |
4 September 2019

What should be a piece of prime real estate, a cultural center sitting next to the Eden shopping mall in Prague 10, has been sitting abandoned since 2004. The Prague 10 district has a new report on the condition of the building and is planning the next steps.

Burčák signs in Prague signal the end of summer

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4 September 2019

Some towns mark the slow ending of summer by the return of migratory birds. In Prague, it is the first sighting of a hand-written shop sign saying "burčák," and these have been popping up slowly since last week.

Prague's annual giant open-air lab invites school kids to love science

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4 September 2019

The annual Science Festival, a joint project of universities and academic institutions established six years ago, opens its day-long run today. Taking place at Kulaťák in Dejvice, this year's theme "Science in Professions" aims to show that science has diverse forms and uses in everyday life. Visitors will be able to literally "touch" science and its results in different professions at many outdoor exhibits.

Vinohrady block party in Prague hopes to 'Keep Americká Great'

Expats.cz |
3 September 2019

The annual Americká Street Block Party is one of the last big events before cold weather starts to set in. This year it takes place September 14 from 11 am to 10 pm, and will again fill the entire street from Náměstí Míru to Machová Street.

A guide to choosing an international school in Prague and the Czech Republic

Expats.cz |
3 September 2019

One of the more daunting tasks of relocation can be finding a decent school for your kids. Fortunately for those headed to Prague and the Czech Republic, the selection of international schools is top-notch, with options covering K-12 (as well as preschool). In fact, there are so many schools to choose from the more difficult task may be deciding which one.

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