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Global Champions Prague Playoffs – 17 to 20 novembre

After last year’s success, great expectations are high for the fourth edition of the Global Champions Prague Playoffs, an event that will once again make the Czech capital the centre of world equestrianism in mid-November. Olympic winners and world champions, riding the best horses...

Ennio Morricone – The Official Concert Celebration

It will be a spectacular musical event and will take place in Prague on 19 December 2022 in the O2 Arena. The concert programme was curated by Maestro Ennio Morricone himself, who began working on the project in 2019, anticipating that in the future...

  In June 1967, shortly after Solženicyn’s open letter on censorship in the USSR, the 4th Congress of the Writers’ Union was held in Czechoslovakia. Opening the proceedings, with a speech of clear and calm audacity, was Milan Kundera, then already a successful author....

Tax Deadlines November December 2022

NOVEMBER 2022 Wednesday 9 Payment of excise duty for September 2022 (except for wines and spirits) Thursday 24 Payment of excise duty on wines and spirits for September 2022 Friday 25 Excise declaration for October 2022 Declaration and payment of VAT for October 2022...

The one hundred years of the Italian Cultural Institute of Prague

From its origins to the 1960s: the history of a cultural landmark in the Czech capital   Origins At the end of the First World War, the bond of friendship between Czechoslovakia and Italy was reinforced and, based on this renewed feeling and due...

AMITY, a solidarity project for refugees

Interview with Kimberly Bianchini-Scudellari, founder of a non-profit organisation in Prague that helps Ukrainian refugees, mainly women and children, who have fled to the Czech Republic  Kimberly Bianchini-Scudellari with two Ukrainian refugee children “AMITY’s good fortune is to have a team of skilled and...

Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival – 25 to 30 October

The festival is considered the largest of its kind in Central and Eastern Europe. This year will be the 26th edition and will include the latest auteur documentaries, thematic retrospectives and examples of experimental cinema. The audience will be able to see the largest...

Presented in Prague “Up for Travellers”

A project, promoted by the Praguian tour operator Sardinia Travel, to define the future strategies and prospects of the tourism sector. “Because between Covid and winds of war, words like “sustainable”, “authentic” and “safe” have all become the new starting point, to give new...

Prague instead of Moscow in the UN Human Rights Council

The General Assembly of the United Nations elected the Czech Republic in the seat of the Human Rights Council that was left vacant in April by Russia, which was suspended. The Czech Foreign Minister, Jan Lipavský (Pirates), declared in welcoming the news: “We deserve...

Changes at the top of the Czech National Bank

As of July 1, the new Governor of the Česka Narodni Banka will be Aleš Michl, already a current member of the Council of Čnb, an economist known to be against the growth policy of interest rates that characterized the bank’s actions in recent...