Monday, 17 June 2019

Life

The Honest Guide guys discuss their new book and lots more

Radio Prague |
11 June 2019

Janek Rubeš is the face of Honest Guide while Honza Mikulka does the camera and all the technical stuff. Their videos highlight great spots to see in Prague and warn visitors of scams to avoid. Now they have produced the book Honest Guide Prague, with illustrations by Eliška Podzimková.

Queens of the night

Radio Prague |
10 June 2019

In 2011 Prague hosted its first Gay Pride parade attended by about one million people. Prague has since become one of the most LGBT-friendly cities in Central Europe. Today there is an active gay scene in the city with gay bars and travesty shows attracting locals and foreign visitors.

Where to buy or pick Prague's most luscious strawberries

Expats.cz |
7 June 2019

Strawberry season in the Czech Republic is short but sweet. This year the harvest has kicked off a bit late due to the autumn-like May weather. Here in Prague, the village of Kunratice is synonymous with strawberries, thanks to the Jakoubek family.

Remodeling the Czech definition of beauty

Transitions Online |
7 June 2019

The New Aliens agency must balance the challenges of business with the difficult dream of transforming ideas of beauty – unchanged for decades.

A family guide to Prague's most handsome park

The Little Adventurer |
6 June 2019

Jenny, an English teacher turned blogger who lived in Prague for three years, shows you why she thinks visiting Stromovka should be high up on your Prague to do list.

Jalta Palace reopened to public

Brno Daily |
6 June 2019

Jalta Palace, one of the long-abandoned historic functionalist buildings in the center of Brno, is opening its gates to the public.

Czech and Slovak Photo Publications 1918–1989

Brooklyn Rail |
7 June 2019

Eight essays in Steidl's 509-page compilation, written in Czech and in English, outline the entanglement between political compulsions and images published in a nation consistently redefining itself throughout the twentieth century.

Czech-Maori cultural organisation to visit Brno as part of national tour

Brno Daily |
3 June 2019

The tour by Czech-Maori organisation "Whakaari Rotorua" is marking 155 years since the first Bohemians landed in New Zealand. Whakaari Rotorua's tour of the Czech Republic is underway, presenting Maori culture to Czech people and aiming to emphasise the already strong links between the two cultures.

Kids' Day with the Prague Lions

By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor |
31 May 2019

The Prague Lions continue their season this weekend at home against the Pilsen Patriots. Kids have free admission to the game and can participate in workshops.

Zika and Lida Ascher: Changing fashion forever

Prague TV |
31 May 2019

Zika and Lida Ascher played an important role in the history of the fashion world and textile design. Their fascinating life story is exhibited in "The Mad Silkman: Zika and Lida Ascher: Textiles and Fashion" at the Museum of Decorative Arts.

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