Friday, 18 April 2014
Life | Prague Wandering

Just behind the Old Town Square is Fashion Museum, a one-of-a-kind clothing store full of used threads.

Life | ČTK

Plzeň has reconstructed a valuable interior, designed by renown architect Adolf Loos for the family of doctor Josef Vogl at the end of the 1920s, and it plans to use it for some ten cultural events a year.

Arts | Opus Osm

Mezzo-soprano Vivica Genaux earns a standing ovation for her Mar 18 concert with Collegium 1704.

Life | ČTK

The Ostrava zoo has launched a public fund-raising campaign in support of the Berlin-based research into elephant diseases. The zoo is struggling for the life of a young elephant with a congenital defect.

Life | ČTK

An open-air exhibition of 50 large-size photographs from the ČTK archive opened in Prague's Kampa island Monday to mark the 10th anniversary of the Czech entry into the EU.

Arts | ČTK

An exhibition of the Italian painter Titian will concentrate on two of his works that are in Czech collections and it will open in the Imperial Stables of Prague Castle only in September 2015.

Life | Radio Prague

Formerly a sleepy, in some parts grimy, neighbourhood, Vršovice has in recent times become one of the liveliest districts of Prague. One of the people responsible for the rejuvenation of Vršovice is Kateřina McCreary, owner of the popular café-bar Sladkovský.

Life | Kids in Prague

The park has upgraded their features and I recommend it to families wanting space and tranquility away from town.

Arts | Radio Prague

Beer barrel polka by Jaromír Vejvoda is better known in Britain as the song 'Roll Out the Barrel' which was sung by Allied troops in the Second World War.

Arts | ČTK

Czech writer Jaroslav Rudiš was presented with the Usedom Prize for Literature on Sunday. He told ČTK that he thinks the Germans like Czech humour, some kind of irony and self-irony, which also find their way to his books.

Life | ČTK

Passion plays of Hořice were performed in the St Vitus' Cathedral in Prague for the first time on Sunday and Cardinal Dominik Duka said he would like this to become a tradition.

Life | Radio Prague

Artist Helga Weissová-Hošková, who drew and described what she saw and experienced in the Terezín ghetto, now talks about her life after the war, and the fate of her diaries and drawings.

Life | Radio Prague

When I first saw a little maltese puppy happily trotting alongside its owner, my first thought was – "where the heck is its leash?"

Arts | Opus Osm

We're the judges, watching critically from the single row of plush red and gold chairs, surrounded by mirrors. But this isn't a star-search event; it's the creating of Beat, the Prague Chamber Ballet's world premiere.

Cinema | Prague TV

Four people meet on New Year's Eve and form a surrogate family to help one another weather the difficulties of their lives in the drama A Long Way Down. At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death in the drama The Invisible Woman. It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon in the animation Rio 2.