Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Cinema | Prague TV

Chinese contemporary artist Ai Weiwei will present the Czech premiere of his film Human Flow at kino Lucerna on Dec. 14. The artist, as well as National Gallery director Jiří Fajt, will also be present for a discussion in English after the film.

Life | Prague TV

One of Czech carmaker Škoda's most striking sportscars was built 60 years ago. The open-top two-seat Škoda 1100 OHC had a number of ground-breaking technical innovations and ran on high-octane aviation fuel.

Life | Radio Prague

Today a life peer in Britain's House of Lords, Alfred Dubs was just six years old when he became one of over 660 Jewish children saved from Nazi-occupied Prague by Sir Nicholas Winton. The Labour politician last year made headlines for attaching an amendment to an immigration bill that offered unaccompanied refugee children safe passage to Britain.

Life | The Architects' Journal

Wright & Wright Architects has won an invited competition to remasterplan the historic Nelahozeves Castle near Prague in the Czech Republic.

Arts | Prague TV

Indie folk Mighty Oaks based in Berlin are coming to Prague. They're bringing the special guest on tour – art-pop band Giant Rooks to Rock Cafe on December 12.

Arts | Prague TV

Tarja Turunen will perform two exclusive Christmas concerts in the Czech Republic accompanied by the Olomouc Moravian Philharmonic.

Arts | Prague TV

Brian Batz a.k.a. Sleep Party People mashes dream pop, shoegaze and pompous electronica together to create a stark melody-driven sound, not unlike countrymen Efterklang.

Arts | Prague TV

You may have noticed some atypical decorations on the Kotva shopping mall. On the facade, there are 11 gingerbread figures each measuring over three meters and weighing 100 kilograms. They are the work of international artist Marek Schovánek. The gingerbread figures invite people to an exhibition inside called Anarchist Cookie Shop, which has turned part of the third floor of Kotva into an anarchist cafe.

Life | Prague TV

Join Eli on a tour around Prague, to visit some of the nicest Christmas Markets around town. Starting at the market in Jiřího z Poděbrad, Eli is making her way around Prague to end at the biggest market at Old Town Square.

Life | Prague TV

Volunteering is on many people's lists of New Year's resolutions. There are many little things that you can do, such as volunteer at an animal shelter or crocheting hats or other clothing for the homeless or refugee.

Life | Radio Prague

Historically, Olomouc used to be the historical capital of Moravia, the eastern part of what is now the Czech Republic. It all changed at the end of the Thirty Years' War when the city was ransacked by invading Swedish armies.

Life | Radio Prague

With the Christmas season underway many of Prague's museums and galleries are offering special events and programs. The Karel Zeman Museum has plenty planned for each advent weekend, including a steampunk robot photographer ready to snap visitors' pictures.

Life | Radio Prague

In 2018 Czechs and Slovaks will jointly mark the centenary of the birth of independent Czechoslovakia. At the same time the two nations will look back on 1993, the year that their coexistence in a common state of Czechs and Slovaks ended in divorce.

Cinema | ČTK

The Czech film Choose your wave by director Martin Smekal won the main prize at the 15th international festival of outdoor films on Saturday.

Life | Prague TV

The New Year's Day fireworks in Prague will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Czechoslovakia, which was established Oct. 28, 1918.