Current Affairs

Personality and entertainment: the new Czech Republic of Pavel Vrba

We reveal all the facts regarding the National team under Pavel Vrba, a genuine surprise in these qualifications Courage and determination, combined with a constantly offensive and positive mentality. These are the main features of the Czech Republic of Pavel Vrba, who with 12...

Plzeň the American

Trip to the 2015 European Capital City of Culture It was not them, the “bearskins” or “Katyusha” of the Red Army that dislodged on May 6, 1945 the last soldiers of the Wehrmacht – led by General Ferdinand Schörner – from náměstí Republiky (Republic...

Wall is (never) over

Last November 17, on the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, a group of students whitened the famous John Lennon Wall of Prague, thus giving back the legacy of a provocative role to the bricks It is December the 8th, 1980, New York, at...

Muzeum komunismu, access denied to the nostalgic

While Prague prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the fall of the regime, many tourists make a stopover at the Museum of Communism It is almost exclusively foreigners who fill it up, intrigued by the atmosphere of the historical...

Blanka, for the joy of skating

The new tunnel complex in Prague, still waiting to be opened also to road vehicles, has become a haven for fans of skateboarding who consider the track the most enjoyable one in Europe Initially, it was to remain a secret for just a few...

The fortune of a velvet divorce

The revolution in November 1989 led Czechoslovakia in the delicate territory of the transition to democracy. It came out of it divided, but with a sigh of relief Shadows remain, but considering the range of possible (and unforeseen) options, it was, and it should...

Barbara Bouchet in Liberec

Quentin Tarantino’s muse returns to visit her hometown. A trip down memory lane with the artist who has enchanted audiences around the world Barbara was born only a few months earlier in Reichenberg, currently Liberec, and the few memories are confused, vague recollections of...

Dukla, the team of the regime that became a myth

As we await the release of the documentary film on Dukla Prague, we tell you the story of the club which was once one of the most successful in European football A sporting passion which has lasted 67 years, which intertwined, in the second...

Prague is warm for now

A cold wind is blowing from Kiev and Moscow, but compared to the past, the Czech Republic is less afraid of a gas crisis. Slovakia is in a worse state A European solution is sought to address the potential blackouts should Russia close down...

Petr Čech: decline or second career?

A world class athlete in crisis. A monument of international football in decline. Petr Čech, the 32 year-old Chelsea goalkeeper, seems to be experiencing a not so simple period on a professional level After developing in the youth team of Viktoria Plzeň, the club...