Art and culture

La Cecoslovacchia al tempo del socialismo reale

La Cecoslovacchia al tempo del socialismo reale The essay “Czechoslovakia at the time of real socialism. Regime, dissent, exile”, written by Francesco Caccamo, associate professor of Eastern European History at the University of Chieti-Pescara, is a collection of studies, which through a range of...

L’eredità delle dee

L’eredità delle dee The novel by the Czech writer Kateřina Tučková, translated in English as “The Žítková Goddesses“, has been published in an Italian translation. It is a story set in the Carpathian Mountains, in the community of Žítková, where a lineage of gifted...

Forman, goodbye to the eternal rebel

The anti-authoritarian director has passed away at the age of 86, a filmmaker capable of successfully exporting the Czech Nová Vlna themes to Hollywood Miloš Forman left us on a particularly unfortunate Friday the 13th, in April. A two-time winner of the Best Director...

Pier Paolo Pasolini a jeho filmy

Pier Paolo Pasolini a jeho filmy “Pier Paolo Pasolini a jeho filmy” is the first significant monograph in Czech on the cinematographic production, and much more, from the great Italian intellectual. Translated by Václav Žák from the English version A certain realism by Maurizio...

Io sono una stella

Io sono una stella The new Italian edition of the book by Inge Auerbacher “I am a star” (“Io sono una stella”, edited by Matteo Corradini), has been published and enriched by a dialogue with the author. The autobiographic story tells about Inge, very...

Prague 1848-1918

Until 24 February 2019 Prague 1848-1918 “Praha 1848-1918” is the title of an exhibition, inaugurated at the Muzeum hlavního města Prahy, and dedicated to the capital city in the seventy years separating two key events in its history: the “Pentecost Uprising” of 1848 and...

Santiago Calatrava

From 7 June to 16 September Santiago Calatrava The exhibition “Santiago Calatrava: art and architecture” presents to the Czech public, the architect, sculptor and painter originally from Valencia, although a Swiss national. Organized by the Prague City Gallery, it is held at the House...

Prague shopping guide

Prague shopping guide If you are fond of traditional objects and “typical” things to buy during your travels, this book will give you the right tips during your visit to the beautiful city of Prague. In the book you will find everything from the...

Alamode

From 3 July to 8 September Alamode At the Klementinum Gallery in Prague, the Alamode exhibition is underway, which presents fashion trends in European Royal courts between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In the Baroque and Rococo era clothing, down to the smallest detail,...

Praga 2018 – A world exhibition of stamps from 15 to 18 August

From 15 to 18 August Prague 2018 Prague 2018 takes place from 15 to 18 August, a world exhibition of stamps sponsored by the FIP and FEPA Philatelic Federations. The Philatelic World Championships return to Prague after ten years, taking advantage of the anniversary...