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Christmas Markets

From December 1 to January 6, 2019 Christmas Markets Traditionally, the opening of the Christmas markets in Prague coincides with the beginning of Advent. According to tourists, the Christmas markets here have surpassed the ones in Vienna and London in beauty and atmosphere, being...

Tourism: from resource to predicament?

The huge influx of tourists has changed the life of the capital, and it is time to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages. For years under the umbrella of economic profit, tourism has changed the connotations of the most beautiful Czech cities. Now some...

Hana Podolská, the Czech Coco Chanel

From August 30 until January 20, 2019 Hana Podolská, legend of Czech fashion The exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts “Hana Podolská, legend of Czech fashion” brings the audience back to the fashion salons of the first republic with about fifty original patterns....

Farewell to the sport of Radek Štěpánek

October 18 Farewell to the sport of Radek Štěpánek On October 18 will take place the farewell-sporting event of Radek Štěpánek, a tennis player of the Czech National and double winner of the Davis Cup, which announced his retirement last November. “The program will...

The lesson from Stalin’s shadow

Where the statue of the dictator once dominated Prague, a bunker holds an exhibition telling a century of Czechoslovakian history. Remembering dictatorships to manage freedom A metronome beats time in the sky. And of the statue of Stalin, the largest in the world, built...

Liberec Nature Run

October 7 Liberec Nature Run RunCzech introduces Liberec Nature Run, a foot race that takes place both in the city and in the middle of nature, in the woods of Jizera mountains. The two thousand runners will start at noon on Sunday, October 7...

Prague Writers’ Festival

From 3rd to 8th of October Prague Writers’ Festival The 28th edition of Prague Writers’ Festival will take place from 3rd to 8th of October in Valdštejn Palace, an event of international dimension attended by authors from all over the world, Nobel Prize winners...

International Engineering Fair Brno

From 1st to 5th of October International Engineering Fair Brno Reaching its 60th edition and being hosted at Brno Trade Fair Center, the International Engineering Fair is the main industrial exhibition in Central Europe and hosts every year 80,000 visitors, mainly specialized, and over...

Architecture Week Praha

From September 15 to October 10 Architecture Week Praha The Mánes Gallery hosts the 13th Architecture Week, an international architecture and urbanism festival, whose theme is “one hundred years of Czechoslovak architecture”. The birth of the new state in 1918 paved the way for...

In Ustí, on the day of the race that knocks down walls

The problematic industrial city of North Bohemia, on the day of the annual invasion of runners for the half-marathon. The challenge for Carlo Capalbo, organizer of the race: “Ustí is much more than just a race. It is a source of pride for the...