Current Affairs

Happy birthday Adolf Loos!

The Czech Republic celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Moravian countercurrent architect who carried Europe towards the Modern Movement Adolf Loos would have turned 150 years old this year. And a little less than ninety years ago, in October 1930, he...

The Guardian of the flooded village

The Chudobín Pine, which has shared the joys and sorrows of the locality for 350 years, is the European Tree of the year A bit short with a slightly twisted trunk, similar to a slightly grown bonsai, sometimes overlooks the Svratka river and the...

The homeless people of Prague

Over the years, in addition to state measures, the efforts of Catholic and lay associations have been decisive in trying to alleviate the suffering of the homeless in Prague It was a Tuesday evening of early January at Vltavská, the Prague 7 metro station...

An artist’s tsunami

The latest architectural provocation by David Černý evokes the effects of a huge sea wave on Prague Černý’s idea launches an appeal bearing the strength and courage of his artworks, remaining an innate warning of the potential risk our planet is running The remains...

XX Week of the Italian language in the world

From 19 to 25 October Thanks to the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic, the XX Week of the Italian Language in the World will be held from the 19th to the...

If only for a single day…

From July 10 to September 30 The Tibet Open House in Prague hosts an exhibition dedicated to the first encounter between the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet and Václav Havel, an initiative aiming to pay tribute to His Holiness’s 85th birthday. The exhibition, enriched...

We stick together

From May 25 to January 31 Following the reopening to the public, the National Museum program has been enriched by the exhibition “We stick together”, dedicated to protective masks. The museum body, whose task is to document certain historical moments but also the contemporaneity,...

Journey to Italy

From June 26 to July 30 From June 26 to July 30, an event dedicated to the Regions of Italy is scheduled to take place in the cloister and in the Baroque chapel of the Italian Cultural Institute in Prague and is organized by...

The misery and splendor of Prague in the time of Covid-19

An almost unreal, timeless dimension, due to an unusual situation that has generated both negative and positive consequences and effects The Coronavirus, which has affected millions of people worldwide and claimed hundreds of thousands of victims, has been more benevolent to date with the...

In 1920 the Czechoslovak Constitution was issued

100 years ago The Czechoslovak Constitution was issued In February of this year, the 100th anniversary of the Constitution of the Czechoslovak Republic was celebrated, which was adopted by the country on February 29, 1920 to replace the provisional one, issued on November 13,...