Forum Karlín came alive on Wednesday with the sounds of the 1980s and 1990s during a performance by an iconic British pop band. The Pet Shop Boys, who were in the city performing as part of the annual LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) celebration Prague Pride, gave an electrifying performance playing some of their best known hits like West End Girls, Go West and It’s a Sin. The Pet Shop Boys formed in London, England in 1981 and gained popularity and a significant following during the 1980s. They have enjoyed top ten hits in the United Kingdom, Germany and the US, and have enjoyed awards such as the Ivor Novello Award’s Best International Hit for It’s a Sin in
The Prague Black Panthers are once again the champions of the Czech League of American Football after winning in the finals against the Příbram Bobcats on Tuesday with an impressive score of 40-0.This year’s final marked culmination of the 21st championships and the 14th time that Prague Black Panthers have won the title, with the match watched by over 3000 fans. Prague Black Panthers dominated the game from the opening kick-off scoring seven points in the first quarter, 16 points in the second quarter and 17 points in the third quarter with American player Kyle Newhall-Caballero throwing four touchdowns. The third quarter of the game saw a 29 yard pass from Kyle Newhall-Caballero to Stanislav Jantoš and another 51 yard
A new bar that opened on Senovážné náměstí in April 2013 has recently celebrated its one year anniversary and became the recipient of an award recognising its standout interior design.
In mid-July Prague’s Synot Tip Arena will host the grand finale of the Czech League of American Football’s 2014 season – the local version of the USA’s Super Bowl.The two best Czech American Football teams that have made it all the way to the final stage of the 2014 season will battle it out on the field on Tuesday 15 July to be crowned the Czech League of American Football’s annual champions. Founded in 1994, this year marks the 21st will see the winners of the semi-finals, which take place on 5 – 6 July between Prague Black Panthers versus Trnava Bulldogs and Příbram Bobcats versus Prague Lions, fight it out. As with past years the game will be full
A group of investors are celebrating a successful meeting with the council of Prague 4 following their proposal to restore an age-old brewery in the city’s Braník district.On 18 June 2014 the partners behind a new beer brand Zemský Pivovar, established in August 2013, met with Prague 4’s council who unanimously approved their plans for a long-term lease to construct and operate their brewery on the site of Braník’s Dominikánského dvůr. Zemský Pivovar’s long-term lease of the site hopes to contribute to the regeneration of the Braník area and explore the possibility of building a small artisanal brewery, hotel and restaurant with a central courtyard open to the public and artisanal food and wine retailers. The company expects reconstruction of