Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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Former mayor Krnáčová pens a political thriller about a crusading Prague mayor

Expats.cz |
17 January 2020

Former Prague mayor Adriana Krnáčová (ANO) has a new career as a novelist. Her debut crime thriller will be published in April by Mladá fronta. The publisher describes the book as a thriller about Prague politics.

Owners, The Painted Bird lead in Czech Lion nominations

Expats.cz |
16 January 2020

Seventeen films will compete in 15 categories for the Czech Lions, to be awarded in March. The most nominations went to Owners with 11, followed by The Painted Bird with 11, and Old-Timers with 10.

The first DisruptHR event comes to Prague this week

Expats.cz |
16 January 2020

An English-friendly evening of talks wants to challenge the workplace status-quo in the Czech Republic.

Opatov metro area to be renovated with new square and buildings

Expats.cz |
16 January 2020

The Prague 11 administration presented a study for the renovation of the surroundings of the Opatov metro station, which has been largely unchanged since the station opened in November 1980. The renovations will include a park and a square with multipurpose buildings for shops, eateries, offices and flats.

Jan Palach memorial to commemorate 51st anniversary of martyr's death

Expats.cz |
15 January 2020

The National Museum will commemorate the 51st anniversary of the self-immolation of Jan Palach with extended opening hours at the Jan Palach Memorial in Všetaty, on Thursday, January 16.

Prague Zoo raising money to help Australian wildlife

Expats.cz |
15 January 2020

Prague Zoo is raising money to help Australia recover from the wildfires that have been devastating the continent. More than 84,000 square kilometers have been burned, and up to 1 billion animals have died in the fires.

Prague 1 banning electric scooters in pedestrian zones

Expats.cz |
15 January 2020

Shared electric scooters will be facing more restrictions. They have proved to be increasingly unpopular with both Prague City Hall and district administrations, and Prague 1 now joins in by banning the scooters from pedestrian zones. The district claims there has been a lack of cooperation with scooter operator Lime.

Czech-filmed Jojo Rabbit gets six Oscar nominations, Dcera earns one

Expats.cz |
14 January 2020

The Academy Awards nominations are out, and two films made in the Czech Republic were noticed. Jojo Rabbit has six nominations, and the animated short "Dcera" has one.

10 best things to do with kids this week in Prague

Expats.cz |
14 January 2020

Storytelling, puppet shows, art workshops, and more: this week in Prague for families

Maria Theresa statue in Prague 6 should be finished by June

Expats.cz |
14 January 2020

A planned statue to Empress Maria Theresa in Prague 6 has been the center of controversy.

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