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Rosický says goodbye to football

The 9th of June Rosický says goodbye to football Tomáš Rosický’s testimonial football match will take place on 9 June at the Letná stadium in Prague. After hanging up his boots last December, he is now part of Sparta’s board of directors. The kick-off...

The space mission of Vladimír Remek

40 years ago The space mission of Vladimír Remek Vladimír Remek was the first Czechoslovak citizen involved in a space mission, becoming the first astronaut from a country other than the Soviet Union or the United States. He took part in the Soyuz 28...

The National Museum was born

200 years ago The National Museum was born The National Museum of Prague is celebrating its 200 years of history this year. The most important Czech museum institution, one of the national symbols, was in fact founded on April 15, 1818, when a group...

The first Prague bus line is activated

110 years ago The first Prague bus line is activated Prague commemorates the 110th anniversary of the start of the first bus service in the city. Precisely on Saturday, March 7, 1908, at 8:00, in Nerudova street the gazes of incredulous citizens were fixed...

The Laterna Magika is created

60 years ago The Laterna Magika is created Laterna Magika, created for the Czechoslovak pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World Fair, is celebrating the first 60 years of its existence this year. The National Theatre, of which Laterna Magika is a part, celebrated its...

Vycpálek, the adopted son of Italian football

From Nazi prisons to winning the Scudetto with Juventus. The incredible story of Čestmír Vycpálek, born in Prague but adopted by the city of Palermo Loyal, understanding, friendly to everyone: a hero impossible to forget. Čestmír Vycpálek succeeded in the difficult task of entering...

Prague and Venice, the Navalis and a Saint

A celebration on water among gondolas and baroque music to celebrate Saint John of Nepomuk Mid-May, on the 15th to be more precise, Vltava’s waters host a great baroque celebration, the Navalis, to celebrate Saint John of Nepomuk, one of the best known Czech...

Made in Czechoslovakia

From March 14th to June 30th, 2019 Made in Czechoslovakia On the occasion of the centenary of the Czech state, the Prague National Museum of Technology is preparing a series of “Made in Czechoslovakia” exhibitions with the subtitle “The industry that ruled the world”,...

Prague 1968

From April 20th to June 9th Prague 1968 For the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the “Prague Spring”, the Italian Cultural Institute will present the exhibition Prague 1968, a review of over 100 photographs of great historical value. The authors of the snapshots...

Kupka. Pioneer of abstraction

From March 21st to July 31st Kupka. Pioneer of abstraction A large retrospective of the works of František Kupka (1871-1957) is scheduled until the end of July at the Grand Palais in Paris, a city where the Czech master of abstract painting lived a...