Monday, 9 December 2019

Life

Bar concept Konvikt opens in an old chapel in Olomouc

Hospitality Design |
9 December 2019

Prague-based practice Denisa Strmiskova Studio has unveiled Konvikt, a new bar and cafe concept opened within a 17th century Jesuit chapel in Olomouc. Paying homage to the heritage of the site with a modern but baroque design, the design balances the structure's religious references with contemporary moves.

AP photos: St. Nicholas and devils parade in Czech villages

WTOP |
9 December 2019

Dozens of people in grim reaper and devil costumes accompany St. Nicholas on his journey through the village of Valasska Polanka in this eastern corner of the Czech Republic.

10 best events for families this week in Prague

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Family-friendly theater and concerts plus plenty of holiday cheer highlight this week's selection of events.

10 best things to do in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Top-notch stand-up as well as plenty of holiday fanfare and winter cinema heat up the winter days and nights this week.

10 perfect Christmas gift ideas for people who love Prague and CR

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Need inspiration for the lover of Czech culture in your life? Read on for a merry mix of gift ideas from local artists and shops.

War and Occupation: A black crow spreads its wings over Prague

Radio Prague |
9 December 2019

The Czech Radio archives include many recordings from the time of World War II. They come from both sides: propaganda from within occupied Bohemia and Moravia aimed at intimidating the population and bullying them into supporting the Reich, but also recordings from abroad.

Eco-building with nine starter apartments and a post office completed in Husovice

Brno Daily |
6 December 2019

The new building at Dukelska 88, Brno, which replaces a dilapidated building demolished two years ago, was built to the latest environmental standards, and will help nine young families looking to own their own homes.

Legendary Tatra 77 car showcased at Victoria & Albert Museum

Radio Prague |
6 December 2019

A new exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London brings together fifteen diverse cars to explore how the automobile accelerated the pace of change over the past century and the impact it had on the broader world, from visual culture to climate change. One of the cars selected for the show is the legendary Tatra 77.

St Nicholas comes to town

Expats.cz |
5 December 2019

Kids can see St Nicholas accompanied by Devil and Angel at various venues around Prague, including the zoo and Kampa park.

Travel Brno: Vienna is a holiday wonderland just down the road

Brno Daily |
4 December 2019

Vienna is an easy daytrip, either by car or train, from Brno. For most of the year, Vienna is a big city with world-class entertainment, but this month, it is even more appealing because it is decked out in holiday splendor.

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