Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Scandi festival presents highlights of Scandinavian cinema |
8 January 2020

The sixth edition of Scandi, showcasing Scandinavian films, runs January 9 to 12 at the Lucerna, Edison, Atlas and Evald cinemas in Prague. Some but not all of the screenings are English-friendly.

Prague 3 Town Hall shut down by computer virus |
8 January 2020

Prague 3 Town Hall was hit with a computer virus on January 6 that disabled many of its services. The district administration posted the information on its Facebook page, which was unaffected. The problem was resolved early on January 7.

Academy-award-winning director Menzel receives honorary Prague citizenship |
7 January 2020

Director Jiří Menzel was among a group of esteemed Czechs to be awarded "new" honorary Prague citizenship on the last day of 2019. The Oscar-award-winning director shared honors with oncologist Pavel Klener.

New sculpture in Prague's Masaryk Station made from 500-plus vodka bottles |
7 January 2020

Swedish vodka brand Absolut and Czech artist Radka Salcmannová have just unveiled a large-scale public sculpture in the Czech capital that incorporates over 500 recycled bottles. The installation is currently on view at Masaryk Station in Prague.

Two supermoons, a blue moon, and weak eclipses coming in 2020 |
7 January 2020

When it comes to the night sky, 2020 is a bit disappointing. There are just two penumbral lunar eclipses, and no solar eclipses visible from Prague. There are, however, 13 full moons, two supermoons and a blue moon.

10 best things to do in Prague this week |
6 January 2020

Post-holidays it's time to practice a little hygge in Prague: snuggle up with coffee, board games, knitting, and Scandinavian film.

Prague will see a huge lineup of concerts in 2020 |
3 January 2020

The major venues in Prague will host everything from rising YouTube stars to rock legend's farewell tours.

Czech holiday calendar 2020: six long weekends in the forecast |
2 January 2020

The Czech Republic doesn't give the closest Monday off if a state holiday falls on the weekend, so every year is a crap shoot in terms of how many holidays you actually get to celebrate. 2020 works out pretty well, with only two of the 13 official holidays falling on the weekend.

Prague will celebrate New Year's Day with videomapping |
31 December 2019

The videomapping for New Year's Day will be at the historical building of the National Museum from 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. The theme will be Prague as a modern, life-friendly city.

New Year's Day fireworks show |
31 December 2019

The New Year's Day fireworks show will be launched at 6pm from near the Czech Police Museum and the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and St. Charles the Great in Prague 2. The show will be called Divine Prague.

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