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 15, 2019
Top speedway racers will compete at Markéta Speedway Stadium
On Saturday, the 15th of June 2019, the next round of the prestigious FIM Speedway Grand Prix, the World Championship of Individuals, will take place at Markéta Speedway Stadium. The 23rd annual Speedway World Championship in the Czech Republic will be the third round in the Speedway Grand Prix. The first race took place in May in Warsaw, and the next round will be in Krško, Slovenia.
Jun 11, 2019
New English-language festival in Švanda Theatre
From the 12th to the 14th of June, the first English language theatre festival FEST-END (Festival of English-Speaking Drama) will take place in Švanda Theatre in Prague.
Jun 7, 2019
‘Pražské primátorky’ will transform the Vltava River into a sports arena
From the 7th to the 9th of June, the traditional rowing race ‘Pražské primátorky’ will take place on the Vltava River with backing by the Mayor of the City of Prague. The most famous event of its kind in Prague, ‘Pražské primátorky’, was held for the first time in 1910, and has been held every year, with the exception of 1914 to 1918.
Jun 6, 2019
Nordic Short Film festival: original and sincere
From the 4th to the 13th of June, Evald Cinema is hosting the second annual Nordic Short Film festival. The festival presents serious themes, as well as films full of humour and nostalgia, and it also gives an insight into the extraordinary lives of the Icelanders.
May 31, 2019
Treat Yourself at the Ice Cream Festival in Holešovice
The season of food festivals is in full swing, with Prague Ice Cream Festival kicking off on the 2nd of June in Prague Exhibition Grounds (Výstaviště Praha).
May 30, 2019
Islands of musical discoveries in Karlín
From Friday, the 31st of May to Saturday, the 1st of June, the 16th United Islands of Prague festival will take place at Karlín, a popular location in Prague.
May 29, 2019
Prague: the heart of nations
The 21st international festival, "Prague Heart of Nations 2019", is the largest joint event for minorities in the Czech Republic, bringing a wealth of traditions from nations around the world. From the 30th of May to the 3rd of June, the festival will symbolically take place in the heart of Europe - the historical centre of Prague. Since 1999, musicians, singers and dancers have come to the Czech capital to perform traditional folk art from their native countries. This year, Prague will welcome a wide range of artists once again.
May 24, 2019
The world's biggest Romani festival is here
From the 26th of May to the 1st of June, rhythmic Roma music will sound throughout Prague as the 21st annual Romani festival, Khamoro, takes place. Khamoro (‘sun’ in the Roma language) is the biggest and the most famous professional Roma festival in the world. It has been held in Prague since 1999.
May 24, 2019
Experience the Middle Ages in Břevnov Monastery
On the 25th of May 2019, Břevnov Monastery, the most important ecclesiastical centre of its time, will hold ‘Středověké slavnosti’ (a Medieval Festival) for the sixth time. As usual, visitors can look forward to a varied programme for all age groups.