Sep 1, 2020
Do you need to safely quarantine in Prague? The city will help you!
The City of Prague provides assistance in the form of serviced accommodation for persons affected by Covid-19.
Aug 17, 2020
Beautifully renovated lookout at Letná
Aug 16, 2020
21 projects compete in climate change competition finals
The public voting for the Adapterra Awards competition has started. The competition aims to find the best ideas on how to prepare Czech cities, towns and landscapes for the effects of climate change, such as drought, rising temperatures and torrential rain. 21 projects have reached the final stage of the competition, five of which are from Prague. The public have until the end of September to choose the best projects in the Czech Republic tackling current challenges regarding climate change, such as creating green buildings and public spaces, cooling urban streets and returning water to the landscape.
Aug 5, 2020
Stabilisation of coronavirus in Prague
After revising the quantity of PPE, the Prague Security Council (Bezpečnostní rada hl. m. Prahy) has concluded that there is a month’s supply of PPE for the city of Prague, and that certain public organisations have up to two months’ supply ofprotective medical equipment.
Jul 28, 2020
‘V Praze jako doma’ campaign to support Prague’s tourism successfully continues
The internet portal www.vprazejakodoma.cz
, which supports tourism in Prague, was launched at the beginning of July. Since then, nearly 600,000 people have visited the web portal, proving the campaign, which aims to reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus in tourism, successful.
Jul 15, 2020
Mayors of the V4 capitals extended congratulations to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The mayors of the V4 capitals have signed an open letter to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel in which they extended their congratulations to Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The Mayors have also expressed their commitment to the European Green Deal and the need for significantly increased direct green urban funding in the EU’s next Multiannual Financial Framework.
Jul 11, 2020
New parterre in front of the Šlechta Restaurant in Stromovka
A new parterre, an ornamental garden, has been created in front of the Šlechta Restaurant following the overall reconstruction of an area in Stromovka where a pond used to be. Stromovka, a former medieval game reserve, is the largest green space in Prague, with an area of 95 hectares.
Jul 8, 2020
Mayors of V4 capitals: “Recovery from the pandemic must be green. We’re asking the EU for partnership”
Mayors of the capitals of the Visegrad Group (V4) countries have signed an open letter to the European Council. In it, they call for financial support, declaring their commitment to approach the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to seek smart solutions that improve quality of life and to overcome the challenges of climate change.
Jun 30, 2020
Discount for museums and galleries in Prague
Prague wants to thank its residents by offering them an opportunity to visit selected museums and galleries with a 50% discount over the summer holidays. All you have to do is to show your Lítačka Card.
Jun 28, 2020
Prague adds QR codes to public lamppost identification signs
Prague City Technology has been adding QR codes to the metal identification tags on public lighting, which will make it easier to report a lighting issue or an illegal advertisement. The codes will help emergency workers, as well as residents and tourists, navigate Prague.