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New Linz Opera Opens with Philip Glass World Premiere


On April 12, 2013, the much anticipated new Austrian opera house, Linz Opera, will open with Dennis Russell Davies conducting the world premiere of Philip Glass’s newest opera The Lost (Spuren der Verirrten), commissioned for the occasion. As a new house for musical theater and ballet as well as opera, the opening week of festivities will continue […]

The Prostitutes to play unique gig at Akropolis

The Prostitutes

On the 20 th of October Palac Akropolis for the eighth year running will change into the sought out festival of new media- Akropolis Multimedia. This years festival will be dedicated to video mapping, which gives a new dimension not only to the Palace Akropolis but to the show by The Prostitutes. Fans can look […]

The Largest Chocolate Museum in the Czech Republic


In the city of Tabor, South Bohemia, a museum of chocolate and marzipan has opened. This is one of the largest museums in Europe, covering an area of 1000 m2 and comprising three separate buildings. The standard tour includes an introductory film on a sightseeing trip to the museum, where visitors can get acquainted with […]

Foreign Ministry Sends Aid To Afghanistan and Zimbabwe

Foreign minister Karel Schwarzenberg

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic is providing financial support for the provision of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. The total amount of aid comes to CZK 5,000,000, with the assistance to be used to provide the population with food in Afghanistan, as the situation there is considered extremely difficult. It […]

New Security System for Czech National Gallery


Supported by €850,000 from the Norway Grants and in partnership with the Norwegian Directorate of Cultural Heritage, the National Gallery in Prague has modernised its security system to safeguard its works of art. The results of the two-year project were presented at a February press conference in Prague. Norwegian Ambassador Jens Eikaas said that he […]

The Vibrant Nine – Travel the World in a Day

Etnofest Vysoèany 2009

THE VIBRANT NINE – TRAVEL THE WORLD IN ONE DAY   Also this summer you can discover few corners of the world. All you need to do to travel far-away countries is to get on a tram direction to Podviní Park, where all the tastes, flavours, colours and rhythms from many foreign countries await. The 8th annual […]

Helena Vondráčková on tour


Up to 7000 people attended a very successful two hour concert by Czech singer Helena Vondráčková in Liblin castle near the town of Plzeň, on Saturday August 18th 2012 during her “Tour 65″ event. Vondráčková was in perfect shape, gorgeous as ever, in a concert which celebrated both her great past and successful career. Exciting […]

Czech and Slovak Version of Twitter Finally Launched

Twitter logo

Twitter, the  second biggest social network in the world after Facebook in terms of number of users, has finally submitted its localised language versions in Czech and Slovak. Twitter in the Czech Republic occupies only third position in the number of users, behind the aforementioned Facebook and  Google plus, the social network that the famous […]

KDU-ČSL think about changing name


A time of change for the KDU – ČSL, one of the smaller parties in the Czech Republic, which is based on the values of Democracy and Christianity. The organization is in fact planning to change its name, which when extended reads Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People’s Party (Czech: Křesťanská to demokratická unie […]

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