Jun 30, 2019
New season of summer cinema in Prague
After the winter break, the new season of summer cinema has begun again. Open-air cinemas in Prague traditionally attract visitors every year from the beginning of June until the end of September. And the programme of films on offer is truly varied, including blockbusters and award-winning films, and less well-known films. So where can you enjoy screenings under the stars?
Jun 29, 2019
Prague Botanical Garden offers new wine and a book about St. Claire’s Vineyard
This year, Prague Botanical Garden in Troja is celebrating its 50th anniversary. As part of the year-long celebrations, a new collection of wine, Cuvée Natalis, and a book about the vineyard, ‘Vinice sv. Kláry 365’, are now available to visitors.
Jun 16, 2019
Rare Chacoan peccary offspring in Prague Zoo mean hope for world breeding
At the beginning of May, two rare Chacoan peccary piglets (called Wagner’s peccary in Czech from their scientific name Catagonus wagner) were born in Prague Zoo. Now visitors can see them with their parents in outside enclosure at the top of the zoo. This is a great zoological event: the Chacoan peccary has existed since prehistoric times and was only known from archaeological evidence until the 1970s.
Jun 3, 2019
A month of dance in Prague
Tanec Praha, the international festival of contemporary dance and movement theatre in Prague, is one of the biggest events in the Czech cultural calendar.
May 31, 2019
Villa Winternitz exhibits unique models of Adolf Loos’ buildings
In Villa Winternitz in Smíchov, Prague, you can currently visit an exhibition of models of constructions by the world-famous architect Adolf Loos, by the Japanese professor Yoshio Sakurai and his students.
May 24, 2019
Classical music at the Zoo
From May to September, you will not only hear tigers’ roars and parrots’ squawks, but also classical music at Prague Zoo. ‘Hudební procházky’ (Music Walks) will take place every Sunday at 1pm in Gočár’s Houses.
May 22, 2019
Prague Fringe festival will be dominated by women this year
9 days, 19 countries, 52 productions, 242 performances – this is the popular English-language and non-verbal theatre festival, celebrating its eighteenth anniversary in the Czech Republic.
May 17, 2019
Prague Proms welcomes exceptional artists
On the 18th of May 2019, the next annual Prague Proms International Festival, a prominent summer gala by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, will start. Visitors will enjoy great concerts of classical, film and jazz music. The annual participation of top foreign artists is evidence that this is a prestigious project. Celebrities such as opera singer Edita Gruber, conductor Marcello Rota, Swedish trumpeter Lasse Lingren, saxophonist Brandford Marsalise and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra - one of the best active big bands in the world, phenomenal soprano Anna Netrebko, and the big band Buddy Roche all accepted the invitation, along with many other big-name artists.
May 12, 2019
The opening of the 74th International Prague Spring
The 74th Prague Spring International Classical Music Festival is about to start in the Czech capital.
May 2, 2019
Show jumping competitions return to Velká Chuchle Racecourse
Velká Chuchle Racecourse in Prague has prepared an attractive novelty for its visitors. After a few decades, show jumping is making its comeback here. The first event will take place on Friday, the 3rd of May, and admission is free!