19. 2. 2013
Night so Beautiful at Towers
Prague Towers and the labyrinth have opened to the public after Prague Museum took over.
19. 2. 2013
EXHIBITION: Kupka’s Exhibition Drawing to a Close
The unique exhibition of František Kupka’s works entitled The Path to Amorpha held in Salma Palace only lasts until 3rd March. It also presents works that are usually not exhibited in the Czech Republic.
12. 2. 2013
Farmers’ Market on Rašín Embankment Starts Again
On 16th February 2013, Náplavka Farmers’ Market starts its third season on Rašín Embankment. All the sellers, farmers and primary producers will come to Náplavka with their traditional seasonal range of products, which changes slightly each month, depending on the time of the year.
12. 2. 2013
Neon Lighting – How It Has Been and Can Be Used
An exhibition at the National Technical Library Gallery entitled “(O)svícení” (About lighting/ Enlightenment), which runs until 4th March, presents the use of neon lighting both past and present in modern architecture.
6. 2. 2013
All the World in One Place – Holiday World
A great event for all travellers, HOLIDAY WORLD travel fair, is drawing near. This year it will take place between 7th and 10th February in Prague Exhibition Grounds together with the 7th year of the gastronomic fair TOP GASTRO & HOTEL and the 18th year of GOLF SHOW fair. Tuesday and Friday is earmarked for the experts in the field while the public can visit the event on Saturday and Sunday.
6. 2. 2013
Modern Style Instead of Altarpieces
The interior or St. Salvator Church will be transformed in a unique way for the duration of Lent. A collection of Lent paintings by Patrik Hábl will temporarily replace all the altarpieces. This artistic intervention is part of this year’s event Popelec Umělců (Ashes of Artists), which takes place at the academic parish on 13th February 2013.
1. 2. 2013
Art Nouveau and Cubism
Restoration work on the Museum of Decorative Arts (MDA) and construction of the new depository will lead to the temporary closure of this important institution. However, its collection won’t just disappear from the public’s sight. Art Nouveau masterpieces will be available to admire as a long-term exposition at the Municipal House. Czech Cubism on the other hand will reside at the House at the Black Madonna.
30. 1. 2013
Šutka Is Truly Barrier-Free
Even though the plans for the new aqua park Šutka were drawn up in the 80s, it has now achieved to make it into a barrier-free sports ground.
29. 1. 2013
Mardi Gras or Carnival – Early Start
According to this year’s calendar, the culmination of the Carnival season falls on 12th February, but the first merrymaking is planned for as early as at the end of January. It will take place in the Old Town Square on 31st January. For the first time, the Carnival season will also be celebrated at Ctěnice Chateau. People can also look forward to the celebration in Hlubočepy, which is planned for 2nd February. Most parades will be held on 9th February. Here is an overview of most of the Prague Mardi Gras celebrations.
28. 1. 2013
Prague Towers in New Attire
Prague towers are now offering fascinating cameos of life in Prague with their new installations and interactive elements than ever before.
16. 1. 2013
Time to Taste Something Good
The 4th GRAND RESTAURANT FESTIVAL is being held in Prague until 28th February 2013. Last year, some 22 thousand guests took part in the event. This year, the festival has spread to the whole country, so the number of guests is bound to be even higher.
15. 1. 2013
The 8th edition of the Prague Short Film Festival will be held in the Světozor Cinema from 17th to 20th January by the organizers of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
8. 1. 2013
Hardies’ Swim in the Vltava
For the third time in the history, hardies swam in the waters of the Vltava from Charles Bridge to the Charles Bridge Museum and were rewarded with ferrymen’s punch.
3. 1. 2013
Three Kings Procession in Prague
The 18th Three Kings Procession, held on Epiphany Eve, i.e. one day before the Three Kings Day, will set off at 3:30 p.m. from the Archbishop’s Palace in Hradčanské Square.
28. 12. 2012
New Year’s Eve at the market
Most people spend New Year’s Eve in restaurants, wine bars and clubs with bar dancers or in discos, but who would go to a market?