Sunday, 12 February 2017

Prague TV

Movie review: Fifty Shades Darker

Prague TV |
9 February 2017

In a bit of a rarity, the sequel is marginally better than the original entry, which despite the salacious topic was a bit of a bland and dull affair that never delivered on its promise. The sequel has a much stronger plot, adding in several suspicious characters and new twists.

Nordic Film Winter festival starts

Prague TV |
9 February 2017

Nordic Film Winter will present 19 recent films at kino Lucerna from Feb. 9 to 15, and then continue to a dozen other cities. The films with have English and Czech subtitles in Prague, Brno and Ostrava. The festival kicks off with House of Norway, a new drama about a refugee who comes to Norway seeking asylum, and winds up at a secluded academy where he must pass a series of tests in order to stay.

Exchange places may face new regulations

Prague TV |
9 February 2017

As all tourists quickly find out, the Czech Republic is not in the eurozone, and it can be hard to find Czech crowns before coming here. Exchange offices have become a constant source of complaint from tourists, ranking with dishonest taxi drivers and restaurants that overcharge. Changes to the law governing exchanges are now being discussed.

Tourist numbers rose in 2016

Prague TV |
9 February 2017

Tourism was up in 2016 for both Prague and the Czech Republic as a whole, as measured by both the number of visitors and by overnight stays. Numbers for visitors from China were up sharply. Figures for Russians are still down but starting to recover.

In the Eye of the Rope at MeetFactory

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

An Asian fast food restaurant, served by a non-Asian middle-aged woman. She is withdrawn.

La Loca Karaoke Championship at La Loca

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

It's time to put those "who's a better singer" questions away. Come show your singing skills at La Loca and let the audience decide who performs the best!

Alex Clare at Roxy Music Club

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

British musician Alex Clare is coming back to Prague after long five years. The author of unforgettable hit Too Close will perform in Roxy on February 8th 2017. Tickets for 495 czk will be available from Friday, September 30th, at 10 am via fource.cz, GoOut.cz and Ticketpro.

Cable car to Prague Zoo being studied

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

People may be able to reach the Prague Zoo by cable car. Prague has commissioned a study to examine creating a cable car connecting Podbaba in Prague 6 to the zoo in Prague 7 and then continuing on to Bohnice in Prague 8. The route would cross the Vltava river.

Febiofest announces guests, new categories

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

The 24th edition of the Febiofest film festival will run from March 23 to 31, with most screenings at CineStar Anděl. Several guests and new sections have been announced. One of the first announced guests is American cult director Abel Ferrara, who will receive the Kristián Award for Contribution to World Cinema at the gala opening.

Employment sets new records

Prague TV |
8 February 2017

Employment in the Czech Republic set a new record at the end of 2016, and women have been getting hired at a faster pace than men. The employment rate of 15 to 64 year olds was 72.9 percent, the highest since the Czech Republic became independent in 1993.

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