Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Life | Prague Daily Monitor

Prague Pride returns to the city for the fourth time this August with a brand new theme.

Life | The Prague Post

Today marks 100 years to the day since the start of the Great War

Life | Prague Post

The hourly show at the Astronomical Clock is better with some background

Life | Radio Prague

Steve Fisher has a humorous column in the weekly Reflex that regularly provides a highly amusing take on Czech life from a foreigner's perspective.

Arts | Prague Post

Czech children are likely to be familiar with the work of animator Zdeněk Smetana. He has been involved in animation since the 1940s and his TV series are classics of their kind. Sketches of his characters, mostly in color, are now on display at Museum Kampa, along with some of his paintings and related work.

Life | Radio Prague

It's hard to say when the Karel Zeman Museum in Prague is busier: during the school year or the summer months. The museum, dedicated to the work of visionary Czech filmmaker Karel Zeman, was only opened less than two years ago but has become a major attraction.

Arts | Prague Post

Prague and its surroundings have no end of beautiful spaces for classical music. The international music festival Praha, klasika, which runs July 26 to Aug. 17 combines music with attractive venues in Prague, Brandýs nad Labem, Tloskov and Kutná Hora.

Life | Prague Post

The Czech Republic is full of hidden gems, those small towns that lack the fame of the likes of Karlovy Vary or Český Krumlov, yet have plenty to offer the visitor.

Life | Radio Prague

Vadim Erent runs Insight Cities, a tour company that promises to give visitors a deeper perspective on the cultural and political histories of more than half a dozen cities, including Berlin and New York

Arts | Radio Prague

Michal Hrůza is one of the Czech Republic's most notable singers and songwriters. The 43-year-old, who hails from Turnov, got his start in the mid-1990s with Ready Kirken with whom he wrote numerous hits, before moving on to a solo career and performing with Kapela Hrůzy.

Arts | Radio Prague

The British film director Peter Greenaway opened an exhibition of his drawings at the Summer Film School festival in Uherské Hradiště on Sunday.

Life | AFP

Inmates at the Heřmanice prison in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava have volunteered to fix old bicycles for a charity serving rural Gambia, where kids use them to reach distant schools.

Life | Prague Connect

José Miguel Maschietto, a 30 year-old pianist and composer from Italy who started learning the piano at the tender age of three, has found a new home in Prague – a city that has both inspired him and embraced him.

Life | Prague Post

Sleepy town near the Austrian border is seeking UNESCO status

Cinema | Radio Prague

Some of the best Czech films of the 1960s and 70s, such as Markéta Lazarová, Shop on Main Street, and The Cremator, have one thing in common, besides the country of origin: the author of the score, Zdeněk Liška.