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Praga. Capitale segreta d’Europa

Franco Cardini wanted to dedicate his last work to Prague and the magic that this city has always had on writers from around the world. “The magical capital of old Europe is an extraordinary journey through time and space: it’s the city of the...

Babiš yes or no. The Prime Minister plays it all in October.

The management of the Coronavirus and the conflict of interests are weighing on the leader of Ano, but the divisions of the opponents and the presidential support of Zeman are in his favor The false steps that characterized the management of the health crisis...

News Politics – December 2020

The date of the 2021 political elections has been set The elections for the renewal of the Chamber of Deputies, scheduled in the Czech Republic in 2021, will take place on 8 and 9 October, as usual on a Friday and Saturday. This was...

News economy – December 2020

36 billion euros from the EU are coming to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic from the next multi-year budget of the European Union will have the chance to receive up to 36 billion euros (about 960 billion crowns). This was reported by the...

Gene Deitch, the King of two worlds

Gene Deitch, among the most important animators of all time, has died at the age of 95 in Prague, where he lived since 1959 They labeled him a madman; he preferred to describe himself as “the only free American to work in Prague for...

Saro Consentino in Prague between experimentation and a nomadic life

Meeting with the eclectic Italian composer and singer who has been living in the Bohemian city for several years What do the “Trains of Tozeur”, interpreted by Alice and Franco Battiato, have in common with the “machine of love and death” staged in 1987...

The Holy Trinity Column of Olomouc was inscribed on the UNESCO List

20 years ago The Holy Trinity Column of Olomouc was inscribed on the UNESCO List Exactly twenty years ago, on 2 December 2000, one of the most famous and significant monuments of Olomouc, the Baroque Holy Trinity Column, located in the main square of...

Poesie/Básně

Printed by the H&H publishing house, and translated by Alice Flemrová and Tomáš Matras, the book “Poesie / Básně” by Pier Paolo Pasolini is a brand-new release, a collection of selected poems by the great Italian poet, writer, director and screenwriter who died in...

The writer Johannes Urzidil died in Rome in 1970

50 years ago The writer Johannes Urzidil died in Rome The writer and art historian Johannes Urzidil, was born in Prague on February 3, 1896, to a Czech-German father and a Jewish mother. In Prague, he studied at the German University, and then devoted...

The solution for the “Christian issue” in communist Czechoslovakia

Last year marked the seventieth anniversary of Akce K, the operation aimed at the illegal and violent mass liquidation of monasteries and Christian orders in a country that had just fallen into the abyss of totalitarianism Planned a year before its execution – in...