Human-rights festival One World kicked off on March 5th with the presentation of the Oscar-nominated film Honeyland. Focusing on the climate emergency, the environmental catastrophe is the main human rights issue being explored this year.
The 5th TEDxUNYP event takes place March 28th at the Municipal Library of Prague 1. It is a great opportunity for the English speakers to use that day to provoke ideas from a diverse group of inspiring people. The Prague Monitor will be there.
While the Czech Republic hosts a number of world-renowned film festivals, perhaps the film community’s best kept secret is People in Need’s human-rights festival One World. This year the screenings kick off on March 5th with the presentation of the Oscar-nominated and Sundance-winning film Honeyland, a documentary exploring our relationship to nature and each other through the life of a wild beekeeper.
The legends of the Czech music scene Eben Brothers and Jiří Schmitzer will appear together at the Hybernia Theater on Sunday, January 5.
On December 18, the Ukrainian band Odyn v kanoe will give their first solo concert in Prague. Odyn v kanoe demonstrates how music that has abandoned the attributes and stereotypes of the Ukrainian musical vision, finds its listener and attracts full venues of fans.
Brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn grew up playing music together around their hometown of Carlow, a small town in the southeast of Ireland. Their Tuesday show at Potrvá will comprise of harmony rich folk music, influenced by Irish traditional music, Appalachian singing, and the 1960’s folk revival.
Performance combining visual art and movement, inspired by Czech winter scenery with allegorical characters of cruel Frost, Snowy Miss, Melusine and Fiery man. Apart from professionals there will be children from Statenice and from Children Studio of Ponec theatre.
Cymbalo player and singer Zuzana Lapčíková is currently one of the most outstanding personalities of Moravian folk music, now performing in a project with some of the best jazz musicians on the Czech scene.
The cult performance of Circus La Putyk in Jan Maxián’s orchestra will be accompanied by the Philharmonic Orchestra, which has rich experiences with live concerts of film music. The orchestra will perform under the baton of Chudei Iwasaki.
As part of its B2B Program, the Czech Development Agency supported the business plan of the Czech Incinity software company, whose main activity is the development, supply and support of its own Invipo integration platform for smart cities. Thanks to the support from the CzDA, Invipo is also looking into improving transport in cities in Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.