Jun 26, 2020
Portal to support Prague tourism launched
An internet portal www.vprazejakodoma.cz
, which supports tourism in Prague, has been launched. The portal should reduce the negative economic consequences of coronavirus in the capital’s tourism sector.
The program will run from the 1st to the 30th of September 2020.
Jun 24, 2020
Prague experiences a cycling boom
Ever since the national emergency was declared on the 12th of March, cycling has been the only increasingly popular mode of transport in the streets of Prague. Will this become a permanent trend, even as life in the Czech capital slowly returns to normal?
May 19, 2020
Restoration of tower clocks on historic Prague buildings
The tower clocks on seventeen of Prague’s major historic buildings will be restored this year.
May 17, 2020
Prague museums, galleries and monuments to reopen
May 8, 2020
Prague to financially support fine art
Hana Třeštíková, Prague Councillor for Culture and Tourism, will propose another measure to support culture in the Czech capital to Prague City Council. This time, the financial help will be used to support the visual arts.
Apr 20, 2020
Prague City Hall to resume operation with increased health and safety requirements
According to the Czech Ministry of Health, regular public office hours can resume in Prague City Hall on Monday, the 20th of April. Strict health and safety requirements will be in place during City Hall’s office hours, but electronic communication is still recommended whenever possible.
Apr 20, 2020
Prague establishes emergency Assistance Centres
Assistance Centres (‘Asistenční centrum pomoci’) will be established in the Municipal Library of Prague in case of emergencies with a large number of casualties and other major crisis situations. It will primarily serve to provide information and assistance to people affected by an emergency, as well as their loved ones.
Apr 17, 2020
Apr 15, 2020
Czech Technical University and Czech Academy of Sciences develop new half mask
The Czech Technical University in Prague and the Czech Academy of Sciences have developed and tested a new protective respirator half mask in Prague. It fits better than FFP2 respirators, which are imported from Asia and are less effective in Europe due to their different shape.
Apr 11, 2020
Camp for homeless people in Troja
People experiencing homelessness that may have been infected with Covid-19 will be put into isolation in a temporary camp on Císařský Island in Troja, Prague, from the 9th of April. The capacity of the camp is 20 people, and there are separate areas for men and women, as well as all the necessary facilities. However, the camp will be able to fit up to 40 people if necessary.