Prague and surroundings

Saro Consentino in Prague between experimentation and a nomadic life

Meeting with the eclectic Italian composer and singer who has been living in the Bohemian city for several years What do the “Trains of Tozeur”, interpreted by Alice and Franco Battiato, have in common with the “machine of love and death” staged in 1987...

The real estate market, a collapse on the horizon? Far from it

One of the few sectors, which in the year of the pandemic saw a strong increase, was that of mortgages. Investments in housing continue to be considered safe and profitable The arrival of the new Coronavirus pandemic brought up for many of us the...

All eyes on the new White House, even from Prague

It is likely that the changing of the guard in Washington will change some international arrangements, especially in an anti-China role. At the centre of the stage are the expansion project of Dukovany and the Three Seas Initiative The handover of power in the White...

When Trieste was the Czech window in the world

A brief history of the relations between Czech lands and the Adriatic coast: from the joy of the 19th century, to the darkness of the 20th century Just to be able to return, Professor Karel Žlábek devised a 400 km long tunnel. It was...

The Berlin that reminds us of Bohemia

A trip to the village of Rixdorf, where even beer tastes different Berlín “česká vesnice”? Berlin like a Bohemian village? It is known, that in the folds of history, reality goes beyond our imagination. Czech iron craftsmen had been appreciated all over Europe since...

In search of Menzel

An extraordinary documentary traces the life of the recently deceased great director and the sociopolitical context in which he worked It is a story that began on October 19, 2010, when after almost a year of phone calls and emails, Indian director Shivendra Singh...

Summer ‘90: the Stones are rolling in

Václav Havel wanted to celebrate the end of the regime with a rock party and Strahov stadium became an Urban Jungle A torrential rain whips a dense, immense crowd. There are more than one hundred thousand, crowded into what is the largest stadium in...

Charles University Prague

A secular tradition that knows how to bet on the future Founded in 1348 by the Emperor Charles IV with four different sections (theology, liberal arts, medicine and law), the Charles University is the oldest in central Europe. Unfortunately, it maintained its autonomy only...

We, Italian photographers of the Prague Autumn

Alfonso Modonesi and the tale of a trip to Czechoslovakia with Carlo Leidi at the beginning of Normalization “As soon as we passed the Czechoslovakian border, we thought we would find Russians everywhere, in the streets, in the offices, in the Prague buildings, but...

Vršovice’s discreet charm

To the discovery a popular district in Prague which, in the last few years, has embarked on a new development path Going along the busy Francouzská street, that, after a short distance from Náměstí Míru, steeply descends the south-east side of the hill, on...