Czech culture

The Karlovy Vary festival will screen films at movie theaters across Czechia

The annual Karlovy Vary International Film festival has been cancelled and rescheduled to 2021 due to coronavirus. The festival will take place July 2-10, 2021 but will still offer a taste of the festival this summer at almost one hundred theaters across the Czech Republic. Some 16 of the scheduled films will be coming to …

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Enjoy sunset concerts at Prague’s most famous rooftop venue

A series of more than sixty music performances kicked off on the rooftop of the Lucerna Palace in Prague last weekend. The roof will be open to the public every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday until the end of October and concerts will be orchestrated on each of these days to end with the setting sun …

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Visit Czech sights virtually!

Although most of the famous castles and chateaux in the Czech Republic are still closed for visitors, you can visit some of them from the comfort of your home. The Czech Republic has made all its UNESCO sights as well as some other interesting places virtually accessible. Prague The entire capital city is covered by …

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The Prague Spring Music Festival goes online

The Prague Spring International Music Festival was expected to welcome the world-renowned soloists, chamber music ensembles, conductors, and orchestras from the whole world during May and June just like every year. The return of the Berlin Philharmonic to Smetana Hall with its new chief-conductor Kirill Petrenko had to be one of the highlights of the …

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The Czech books you want to read

The global pandemic of coronavirus has forced schools across the globe to shut down and citizens worldwide to spend weeks in a quarantine at home. Although students are mostly still required to submit assignments, write papers and continue with mandatory readings, we believe this situation also brings us an opportunity to read a book or …

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98 musicians from 23 countries to take part in the 2020 Prague Spring

Ninety-eight musicians from 23 countries will compete in the Prague Spring competition of young players that annually precedes the Prague Spring international music festival in May. This year, the contest will focus on the bassoon and clarinet categories. The three-round contest, which is a part of the Prague Spring festival, will take place from May …

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Concerts in Prague in 2020

The capital city will host dozens of significant concerts this year, including farewell tours of rock legends and premiere concerts of young stars. The list of concerts held in Prague in 2020 is huge, so here is our “best of” selection.   Fans of old-school rock can enjoy concerts of KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N’ …

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