Current Affairs

Research and internationalization, the new (yet old) life of Brno

About a fifth of the population consists of university students, and many of them are foreigners: Brno is now an important research centre for Central Europe. With broad growth prospects Gregor Mendel began with his genetics experiments in the second half of the nineteenth...

November 1989 in Prague

  From September 25 to April 26, 2020 The City Museum of Prague hosts an exhibition entitled “November 1989 in Prague streets” to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. Photographs, posters, flyers and footage from that time reveal the main facts that...

Runczech: September Races

September 7 and 21 RunCzech’s race calendar includes two events scheduled for September. Now at its 24th edition, the Birell Grand Prix offers to about 11 thousand runners the chance to engage on Saturday 7 in the 10 km race on the streets of...

The Knights of the Heaven

From June 7th to January 31st 2020 For the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the landing of the Allies in Normandy, the National Museum of Prague has organized the exhibition “The Knights of the Heaven” which pays homage the Czechoslovak pilots of fighter...

MUNI 100

From May 17th to September 30th MUNI 100 The Masaryk University of Brno is celebrating its first centenary and among other initiatives it has set up the MUNI 100 exhibition together with the Moravian Gallery which hosts the event. Combining the artistic style of...

Science and Mysticism, where the crossroads lie

15 June Science and Mysticism, where the crossroads lie The Baroque Chapel of the Italian Cultural Institute in Prague will host mid-June the international conference “Science and Mysticism, where the crossroads lie”. How does science interpret the phenomenon of mystical ecstasy that many religions...

The battle for the confiscated lands

The royal family of Liechtenstein demands the Czech state to return 70 thousand acres of land and a few historic buildings An over seventy yearlong diplomatic clash closes by legal proceedings in the heart of Europe. The main involved parties are Liechtenstein, a 160...

The Litomyšl castle included in the UNESCO patrimony

The historical complex of the Litomyšl castle commemorates the twentieth anniversary of the entry in the UNESCO patrimony. The events scheduled for this anniversary will be focused mostly on the Renaissance theme, given that the castle has been recognized as part of the humanity...

Opening of the Botanical Garden in Prague

The botanical garden of the Troja district in Prague celebrates this year half a century of existance. The anniversary was celebrated through a series of events and innovations. The entire 2019 will be dedicated to the beauty of plants as living and complex organisms....

Santa Cecilia – Pražské jaro

May 17 Santa Cecilia – Pražské jaro As part of the Prague Spring classical music festival, the Orchestra of the Santa Cecilia National Academy will perform at Smetana Hall of the Municipal House of Prague on May 17. The program will include Night on...