The headquarters of the Lasvit glass company in Nový Bor, combining historical timber-frame houses with a striking new building covered in translucent tiles, has won this year’s annual Czech Architecture Prize. The international jury praised the Prague-based architecture studio ov-a for combining traditional values with modern design. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!Continue Reading

Denisa Musilová is a successful performing artist and choreographer with experience from the world-famous Baryshnikov Arts Centre. After studying contemporary dance in Prague, she spent several years working and dancing in Israel and was then invited to New York. She now divides her time between a small Czech town and the Big Apple. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!Continue Reading

Tourism has been one of the hardest-hit industries by the coronavirus crisis. In the Czech Republic, which is a popular tourist destination, the tourist sector employs a quarter of a million people and brings significant revenues to state coffers. In a video-conference on Tuesday the government agency CzechTourism presented its long-term strategy for reviving this all-important sector. Facebook Notice for EU! You need to login to view and post FB Comments!Continue Reading