Saturday, 11 July 2020
Arts | Expats.cz

One of the largest outdoor paintings in the world has been created at Václav Havel Airport Prague. The large-format mural called Kosmos occupies a total area of 5,250 square meters and was created in 23 days.

Arts | Radio Prague

Instead of the Czech Republic’s biggest music festival, Colours of Ostrava, which is cancelled because of Covid-19, its operators are running a four-day "Nonfestival" at the same post-industrial site next week.

Life | Expats.cz

Support local academics and tour guides by exploring one of Prague's most stunning landmarks for less this summer. The new Beer & Baroque Highbrow Brew Tour takes visitors behind the scenes of two extraordinary local monasteries with famous breweries, both located on the scenic 22 tram line.

Life | Expats.cz

Craft beer birthday, new summer cinema, and an island picnic

Life | Expats.cz

A new museum will be created in the former industrial area at Dolní Vítkovice in Ostrava. It will preserve blast furnaces 4 and 6 and exhibit scientific, historical, technical and artistic exhibits from the national collections that are currently stored in depositories.

Life | Expats.cz

Tourists and Czech residents alike will have a new way to see Prague and historic sights across Czech Republic this summer. Czech Airlines will offer scenic flights this month for a limited time.

Life | Radio Prague

The Czech Foreign Ministry has launched a public poll to help select a specific date for Czechs Abroad Day, choosing from five historically significant dates for Czech expats.

Dining | Expats.cz

This summer Augustine Hotel is offering Prague residents the chance to explore its historic grounds at an affordable weekly barbecue event.

Cinema | Prague Daily Monitor

Kai-Ming Chow reviews Jan Němec's film Diamonds of the Night (Démanty noci) released in 1964. Some insight into one of the films of old.

Arts | Radio Prague

The coffee table book Modern Architecture and Interiors by Adam Štěch is the fruit of a deeply-held passion. Over a decade and a half, Štěch travelled the world searching out, visiting and documenting often obscure examples of modernist architecture.

Arts | Expats.cz

Ennio Morricone passed away in a hospital in Rome on July 6, following a fall. The Italian composer had both recorded and toured many times in recent years with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.

Life | Expats.cz

Aqualand Moravia will double their outdoor swimming area for the summer and open the largest water slide in the country.

Life | Honest Guide

Honest Guide is back with a few tips on how to get around (and save one's life in) Prague.

Life | Brno Daily

The seven-meter bright green pea is the latest addition to Brno's collection of peculiar public art, and can be seen in numerous locations in Brno city centre in the next two weeks. The inflatable pea is to bring attention to "Mendel Je", a festival dedicated to Gregor Johann Mendel, the world-famous father of genetics, who was born 200 years ago.

Life | Prague Daily Monitor

Nor'easter rounds up some folks to enjoy some drinks and learn to play Roulette.