Prague and surroundings

Letná: modernity, cuffs and the desire to speculate

Residential area or epicentre of hipster culture, home to young artists and real estate investments. Here is another internationally renowned district of Prague Some say that the medal for the hipster district par excellence of Prague goes to Letná. Some say it is just...

Che Guevara on tram 17

The Argentine revolutionary spent six months in Prague in 1966 without anyone noticing anything. Until one day Fidel Castro decided to make fun of the Czechoslovak services Prague, April 1966. At Café Slavia, or Kavárna Slavia, the historical coffeehouse in front of the National...

(Italiano) La 25esima Prague Marathon: il nostro racconto

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THE ANGEL WITH THE HELMET

After twenty years into hall of fame, Cecah announces his retirement from football Last January the 15th, like a bolt of lightning against a light backdrop, Petr Čech announced that at the end of the season he would bid farewell to football. The decision...

DEMOCRACY UNDER FORECLOSURE

One in ten adults in the Czech Republic is struggling with a forced execution. A condition that people often prefer not to talk about, but which has recently become the subject of public debate. In addition to individual debtors, the cohesion of society is...

(Italiano) CONFERENZA STAMPA PRE-HALF MARATHON

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Mazzini, Masaryk and Giani Stuparich

Between Prague and Trieste, the story of the writer who fought for the nations’ destinies but wept for the vanity of nationalisms Kafka, Rilke, Hašek, Meyrink, Čapek brothers, Kraus… – this is how the lists describing the literary splendour of the Praguian early twentieth...

(Italiano) PANENKA, L’INVENTORE CECO DEL CUCCHIAIO ALLA TOTTI.

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TORCH NUMBER TWO

50 years ago the extreme sacrifice of Jan Zajíc, for long time forgotten by the celebrations for Jan Palach, whose example he wanted to follow «Citizens of the Czechoslovak Republic, since despite Jan Palach’s gesture, our lives continue to run on old tracks, I decided...

Journey through the history of Jewish Prague

Between mysteries and legends, tragedies and vitality, a community that contributed to make the Golden City as it is “Prague is built of stone and lime being the largest city considering trade, from the royal city came the Russians and Slavs with goods and...