Jul 31, 2019
Explore Prague Botanical Garden with all your senses!
For twenty-two years, Prague Botanical Garden held an exhibition that visitors could enjoy with all their senses in its exhibition hall. This year, however, is different. A project that enables the appreciation of various aspects of nature for visitors with special needs is spread throughout the whole area of outdoor expositions. We visited these fourteen stops, where you can explore nature not only by sight, but also by smell, touch and hearing.
Jul 31, 2019
Come and listen to music like in Mozart's era
Famous organ concerts in the baroque church of St. Francis of Assisi, in the heart of the Old Town of Prague, have their tradition since 1993. Besides compositions by world-famous composers from the Baroque and Classicism periods, music by Czech composers is also regularly played there.
Jul 25, 2019
The beauty of Antarctica at the New City Hall exhibition
Until the end of August, the exhibition Pure Antarctica (Čistá Antarktida) is taking place on the ground floor of the New City Hall on Mariánské Square.
Jul 19, 2019
Increase of ponds in Prague
Two new ponds and one revitalized pond serve as recreational spaces for the residents of Prague and contribute to the increase of biodiversity. They are owned by the City of Prague and managed by ‘Lesy hlavního města Prahy’ (Prague City Forests).
Jul 15, 2019
The 20th Summer Festivities of Early Music – a highlight of the music season in Prague
The 20th Anniversary of the Summer Festivities of Early Music has started! The first of seven exclusive evenings of music took place on the 11th of July and the international music festival will run until the 6th of August. The well-known festival has been connecting old music with architecture for 20 years, as the concerts take place at specially selected historical venues in the Czech capital city, such as the Convent of Saint Agnes, Břevnov Monastery, Troja Château, and Rudolfinum.
Jul 15, 2019
Summer at Prague Exhibition Grounds
Prague Exhibition Grounds welcomes visitors to the summer season. Besides attractions for children, sports opportunities and picnic spots, a summer garden restaurant and a new bistro are also open. Now, visitors can enter the lower part of the Grounds directly from Stromovka. In addition to continuing works on bigger investment projects, smaller-scale improvements are gradually being completed.
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.