Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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Prague Zoo saw almost 1,300 animal babies in 2019

Expats.cz |
20 December 2019

Prague Zoo had a successful breeding year, adding to the ranks of several highly endangered species. The rhinoceros hornbill, Wagner's peccary or the southern river terrapin were particular highlights.

Prague launching pilot project to provide housing and support for people with autism

Expats.cz |
20 December 2019

Prague has launched a project for young people on the autism spectrum who have been falling through the cracks in the care system. It is in response to the urgent needs of Prague families and at the same time due to a critical lack of suitable residential services for this group of Prague citizens.

Activities for families in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
19 December 2019

A sweet take on the nativity scene, Christmas fairy tales for the whole family, and a robotics holiday workshop make this week's to-do list.

The Lumineers to play Colours of Ostrava festival this summer

Expats.cz |
19 December 2019

The band, which played to a sell-out crowd in Prague earlier this year, will return to the Czech Republic this summer.

A coffee in Prague is among the world's least expensive according to new Starbucks Index

Expats.cz |
19 December 2019

A new Starbucks Index from Finder.com measures the cost of a tall latte at cities with a Starbucks location around the globe – and these results showcase a different view on the purchasing power in Prague and the Czech Republic. The price of a tall latte in Prague comes in at #58 out of 76 cities.

Prague has a new vineyard on Vítkov Hill

Expats.cz |
19 December 2019

Another vineyard is opening in Prague, on Vítkov Hill in the city's Žižkov district. This brings the total up to 14. The new vineyard in Vítkov takes its inspiration from the historical use of the southern slopes of Vítkov for grape cultivation, first documented at time of Charles IV.

Short Pants for Václav Havel

Expats.cz |
18 December 2019

A number of events are planned in the Czech capital today, December 18, to commemorate the anniversary of Czech President Václav Havel who died at age 75 on this date in 2011. Among them is "Short Pants for Václav Havel" during which people roll up their trousers for the whole day to remember Havel's first entry into the presidential office.

PYFF showcases young talent from around the world

Expats.cz |
18 December 2019

The Prague Youth Film Festival 2019 (PYFF) takes place December 20–22, with events at the American Center, Kino Dlabačov, NoD, and Chapeau Rouge.

Video: State Opera stars surprise passengers at train station

Expats.cz |
17 December 2019

Soloists from the State Opera performed unexpectedly at Prague's main strain station Hlavní nádraží on December 14 to publicize the coming reopening of the State Opera in early January.

Václav Havel to be commemorated in Prague with a series of events this week

Expats.cz |
17 December 2019

A number of events are planned in the Czech capital this Wednesday, December 18, to commemorate the anniversary of Czech President Václav Havel who died at age 75 on this date in 2011.

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