Art and culture

It starts Signal Festival in Prague

From the 10th to the 13th of October Bright, interactive, 3D installations, projections and video mapping designed by Czech and international artists. October will find the capital’s streets and monuments illuminated by the lights and colors of the Signal Festival, which mostly involves the...

Grimm family, fabulous architects

Mořic and František Antonín for over a century embellished Brno with European Baroque Outside Moravia, the surname Grimm is known mainly due to the linguists and philologists Jacob Ludwig and Wilhelm Karl Grimm, the initiators of German studies. Their “Es war einmal”, our “once...

(Italiano) Štĕpán Zavřel. L’artista ceco che ha fatto di Sarmede il paese delle fiabe

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Wenceslaus Hollar, a life engraved in history

Between Bohemia and London, with Leonardo da Vinci as guiding star: notes on a great artist of the 1600s His last words were for the bailiffs. To beg the officials not to take away his poor resting place. This is how supposedly ended the...

Pálavské vinobraní

From the 6th to the 8th of September The Pálava Wine Harvest Almost everywhere in Czech Republic, the end of summer brings the wine harvest festivities. The most famous and popular one is in Moravia, in Pálava, returning timely for more than 72 editions...

Santini’s Baroque Festival

From the 5th to the 8th of September Santini’s Baroque Festival The baroque festivities dedicated to the architect Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel will take place in Žďár nad Sázavou, in Vysočina between the 5th and the 8th of September. This year’s edition is connected to...

The Stairs to Success of Eva Jiřičná

The ever upward career steps of Eva Jiřičná Rereading the words of Eva Jiřičná thirty years later in the long interview given to Alvin Boyarsky enables us to retrospectively grasp the cornerstones of an already successful career. An international success. Countless projects and accomplishments...

Fairytale film castles

Traveling among the ancient manors and aristocratic residences of the Czech Republic that international filmmakers have made famous all over the world A trip to discover Bohemia and Moravia often means finding oneself in places that the public all over the world knows after...

Colours of Ostrava

From 17 to 20 July Colours of Ostrava Ostrava, the third largest Czech city after Prague and Brno, and once the site of coal mines and metallurgical factories, is the stage for various international festivals. From 17 to 20 July, the Colors of Ostrava...

Happy anniversary Kundera, the most international among Czech writers

Milan Kundera turns 90: the eventful life of a Brno son. His considerations scattered here and there in the text remain engraved even more than the stories Should one ask a profane – with a fascination for reading – to name a Czech writer,...