Saturday, 20 December 2014
Dining | The Prague Post

Some of the better restaurants in Prague are at the top hotels, and they will be open during the holiday season. Dinners and brunches will offer everything from traditional carp to roast turkey and ham.

Life | Radio Prague

The annual DesignSupermarket is underway in Prague. Now in its eighth year, the event – which organisers call a selling exhibition – is an alternative to commercial shopping in crowded malls, offering a selection of hundreds of designer items.

Life | Radio Prague

Forty cinemas around the country will offer the public a live transmission of a Czech Christmas staple – Jakub Jan Ryba's Christmas Mass- performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague's prestigious Rudolfinum Concert Hall.

Arts | Montreal Gazette

The Nutcracker choreographed by Fernand Nault for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens is in its 51st annual outing at Place des Arts and shows no signs of stopping. This month, the Brno National Theatre Ballet is staging it for the first time at the Janáček Theatre in Brno.

Life | Herald Scotland

Petra Němcová has been named the next face and body of lingerie brand Ultimo. The Czech supermodel, who has modelled for Sports Illustrated and Victoria's Secret, will front the brand's forthcoming spring-summer campaign.

Life | The Prague Post

The Czech Republic is known for its long-lasting love of official paperwork, but for some reason the pedestrian tunnel connecting Žižkov and Karlín fell through the cracks. After more than half a century, a popular feature finally gets a name.

Life | Prague TV

Whether so you're in need of a few last-minute stocking fillers, or you've been procrastinating all winter and now it's a do-or-die situation, read on for our (relatively) stress-free festive shopping guide.

Life | Radio Prague

Rachael Weiss is an Australian author with Czech roots, who has just published her second book about Prague, based on her own experience of living in the Czech capital.

Life | The Prague Post

To mark International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic, Andrew H. Schapiro, presented the Alice Garrigue Masaryk Award to Klára Kalibová, director and founder of In Iustitia, for providing legal assistance to individuals exposed to hate violence.

Cinema | The Prague Post

Thirteen years after Peter Jackson's first Tolkien film, his sixth offers little proof he has matured as a filmmaker.

Life | Minneapolis Star Tribune/AP

The task was never going to be easy: Fly four highly endangered rhinos from a Czech Republic zoo to East Africa, drive them to the savannah grasses of Mount Kenya and hope that the natural environment helps produce a calf, staving off extinction.

Arts | The Prague Post

An opera by a Czech composer touching on the 1932–33 famine in Ukraine will have its premiere some 78 years after it was written. Alois Hába's opera The New Earth will be heard for first time ever Dec. 12 under the musical direction of Artistic Director of the Opera Petr Kofroň.

Arts | Radio Prague

Morphosis by previous winner Boris Carloff is among the nominees for the 2014 Apollo award for best Czech pop album of the year. Analogous to the Mercury Prize in the UK, the award is voted on by leading music critics and was first presented in 2011.

Life | Prague Daily Monitor

"When I'm afraid of losing, I never win." Anonymous

Dining | The Prague Post

The holiday season doesn't mean you need a bigger belt.