Oct 16, 2020
Stream films and documentaries with DAFilms.cz
he streaming service DAFilms.cz regularly introduces important titles from Czech and world cinematography. Forget the pandemic for a while and check out the latest available films.
The DAFilms.cz website, which offers many interesting films and documentaries, is the fruit of the creative cooperation between 7 key European documentary film festivals associated in the Doc Alliance. The aim of the project is to push the boundaries of documentary film, to promote its diversity and to promote quality original films.
Oct 16, 2020
Help Prague Zoo during the coronavirus pandemic
As a result of the further government regulations in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, Prague Zoo in Troja has had to close again. The zoo currently expects to close for 17 days, which means a big loss for the zoo. How can you help?
Although Prague Zoo is largely funded by Prague City Hall, its resources are limited. Therefore, the zoo is asking the public for help.
Oct 16, 2020
Discover the world of the famous Leonardo da Vinci!
The Chvaly Château (‘Chvalský zámek’) in Horní Počernice is offering you the opportunity to explore the magnificent world of Leonardo da Vinci! The interactive exhibition will introduce you to the inventions, art and scientific work by the Italian genius until the 22nd of November.
Oct 9, 2020
Prague hosts unique photography festival
Fotograf Festival, which takes place in Prague until the 18th of October, is a festival of photography, which explores the relationship between contemporary art and photography. A series of exhibitions and film screenings in several locations in Prague will be organised, as well as lectures, debates with artists and performances.
The motto of this year’s festival is ‘Uneven Ground’. Come to explore the unknown, the unexpected, the other. In eight connected exhibitions, organisers offer various perspectives, creating and examining connections between artists from different generations and places, as well as between photographers and their models or objects. In doing so, they connect not only one person with another, but also the known with the unknown.
Oct 6, 2020
Prague Writer’s Festival 2020
The international literary festival in Prague has been introducing the world’s most renowned writers and the best world literature for the past 30 years. The Prague Writer’s Festival will take place between the 7th and the 11th of October in the Convent of St. Agnes and Rock Café this year.
Oct 2, 2020
Film and Architecture 2020 to unveil hidden stories
The 9th annual Film and Architecture festival, subtitled Hidden Stories, takes place from the 30th of September until the 7th of October. The themed film festival focusing on architecture takes place in several towns and cities in the Czech Republic. In Prague, the festival will screen twenty films about architecture, urbanism and design in the Světozor and CAMP cinemas. The screenings are supplemented by lectures and panel talks.
Sep 30, 2020
Sabine Reinfeld: obsessive and imaginable objects
As part of the 10th year of the Fotograf Festival, The Josef Sudek Studio in the Lesser Town of Prague is hosting an exhibition by the German photographer Sabine Reinfeld entitled ‘Imaginable I, Obsessive Objects X Obsessive I, Imaginable Objects’. The exhibition takes place until the 11th of October.
The aim of the tenth Fotograf Festival is to give space to works that create or address an encounter with the other and to resurrect the function that can be attributed in this way to documentary photography and motion picture.
Sep 26, 2020
Celebrate Prague Zoo’s anniversary
The 28th of September is the Day of Czech Statehood. In Prague Zoo, this day is traditionally dedicated to the zoo’s anniversary. The reopening of the Hippopotamus Pavilion and the introduction of the male hippoTchéco will be the highlights of this year’s celebration. However, in order to maintain social distancing and prevent large numbers of visitors indoors, this part of the event will be broadcasted on ČT24 in the morning and visitors will be able to visit the Hippo Pavilion over the course of the afternoon.
Sep 25, 2020
Guided tours of the Gardens below Prague Castle
The romantic setting of the Gardens below Prague Castle offers a unique opportunity to relax and regain positive energy. On the 26th and 27th of September, visitors can also avail of the offer of guided tours.
Sep 18, 2020
The Battle of White Mountain to be re-enacted at Vypich
On the 19th and the 20th of September, a spectacular re-enactment of the Battle of White Mountain (Bitva na Bílé hoře), which was fought 400 years ago, will take place in Prague 6, along with an accompanying programme and a historic market. Hundreds of enthusiasts from all over Europe will take part in the event introducing a dramatic episode of Czech history.
The reconstruction of the battle, which was a turning point for the Czech lands, is organised by the Bílá hora 1620 association. The re-enactment, which is one of the largest events of its kind in Europe, aims for the highest level of authenticity possible.