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Sweet duel. Cecilia & Sol

December 14th Sweet duel. Cecilia & Sol On the 14th of December, in Dvořák hall of the Praguian Rudolfinum, takes place the concert “Sweet duel” featuring the mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli and the cellist Sol Gabetta. Guest in “World opera stars in 2017”, Bartoli performed...

Charta 77, forty years badly aged

In January 1977, we saw the movement in defense of human rights in communist Czechoslovakia take off. Today the dream of policies dedicated to civil ethics seems to have been lost “I didn’t sign it, but only because no one came to ask me”....

An oligarch leading Prague. What will Brussels say?

Babiš amid populism and high expectations, conflicts of interest and judicial trouble. The fears and expectations of the EU and Visegrad “I’m neither a Berlusconi nor a Trump. Consider me rather the Michael Bloomberg of Czech politics” A new Silvio Berlusconi or Donald Trump...

Karel Reisz, an Anglo-Czech gentleman

The exceptional life of Ostrava-born director, who emigrated to England in the early days of the Holocaust, before becoming one of the founders of English Free cinema, then a symbol of American cinema of the 70s and 80s A master of international stature, who...

“We will show you Italy through its films”

On the eve of the fifth edition of MittelCinemaFest we meet Giovanni Sciola, director of the Italian Institute of Culture in Prague and main director of the event in the Czech Republic It is at the door of the splendid Baroque complex where the...

(Italiano) Il mese de La Pagina Agosto – Settembre 2017

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Josef Lada in the Dancing House

From November 15th to April 1st Josef Lada in the Dancing House The Dancing House Gallery celebrates 130 years from the birth and sixty years from the passing of Josef Lada (1887-1957) with the exhibition “The Sevens of Josef Lada”, born in collaboration with...

The Archduke Ferdinand II

From November 3rd to February 25th The Archduke Ferdinand II The National Gallery displayed in Palace Wallenstein an exhibition dedicated to Ferdinand II of Austria, on the 470th anniversary of his arrival in Prague as governor of Bohemia. After twenty years, he moved to...

Vila Tugendhat 1928–2013

From October 12th to January 28th Villa Tugendhat 1928–2013 The City Museum in Prague hosts “Villa Tugendhat 1928–2013”, a traveling exhibition organized by the Center of Study and Documentation of the Villa and the City Museum of Brno. Created in 2012 and hosted already...

The restoration of Prague Castle 1918-1929

From October 18th to May 6th The restoration of Prague Castle 1918-1929 “The restoration of Prague Castle 1918-1929” is the title of an exhibition that captures the transformation of the palace as a symbol of the newly born Czechoslovak Republic. Open until May 6th,...