Friday, 17 November 2017
Life | ČTK

A Barbary lion, a rare species that does not survive in the wild any more but only in captivity, was born in the Plzen zoo on November 3, its spokesman Martin Vobruba has told CTK.

Life | ČTK

The Japan Week festival aimed at promoting traditional Japanese culture and intercultural understanding will host almost 1,300 Japanese artists, both professionals and amateurs, in Prague on November 18-23, Vit Spisek has told journalists on behalf of the organisers.

Life | The Times of Israel

Israelis have long been likened to sabra fruit or prickly pears, thick-skinned fruits with sweet interiors, and now the cactus in question has become a sculpture marking the long friendship between Israel and the Czech Republic.

Life | Prague TV

Prague Writers' Festival is underway. Three days left.

Life | Prague TV

A conversation about the state of homo sapiens, touching on tribalism, patriarchy, rebellion, shame, entitlement, aggression, jazz, redemption, the post-atomic avant-garde, authentic interaction, anti-social media, narrative traps, transformative insights, art and adversity, truths that are not self-evident, and James Baldwin's searing prose.

Life | Prague TV

Energy boosting start of the week -> that's Easter Monday Smash.

Life | Prague TV

Cannafest 2017, the largest international trade show of cannabis and medical herbs, will take place Nov. 10 to 12 at PVA Expo Praha in Letňany. For technical reasons, the expo has been moved from Výstaviště in Holešovice, where it was originally scheduled.

Life | Prague TV

Ordinary fares on rail carrier Czech Railways will increase 2%, in line with inflation. The increase will start with the new timetable, which begins Dec. 10. Two-way tickets prices are also increasing. Group discounts will change as well, but in favor of passengers.

Cinema | Radio Prague

The remains of Czech actor Ivan Jandl were interred Thursday at Prague's Vyšehrad cemetery 30 years after his death at the age of 50. Jandl was the first Czech to win an Oscar, albeit of the Special Juvenile variety, for the then nine-year-old's performance in the Swiss-American production of the 1948 film "The Search".

Life | The Independent

České Budějovice's historical wealth and pretty buildings are based on beer – its reputation as a brewing city dates back to the 13th century, and it was, at one point, the official imperial brewery for the Holy Roman Empire.

Life | Prague TV

Are you deciding what university is right for you? Step on down to the Thurn-Taxis Palace in Malá Strana and check out AAU.

Life | Prague TV

Festival celebrating the ancient tradition of Tibetan medicine will come to Letohradská 10 on November 10.

Dining | Prague TV

Prague Cake Festival is a unique event for lovers of cakes, desserts, pies, muffins, cupcakes, macarons and many others. Third year of event will take place in Orea Hotel Pyramida on Saturday.

Life | Prague TV

This 27th edition of the Prague Writers' Festival takes place Nov. 10 to 15, with events in the Senate, Convent of St Agnes, Municipal Library, the University of Economics and Ponrepo Cinema.

Cinema | Prague TV

Fall brings in the cold weather, and that sets the perfect mood for the eighth edition of the Nordic Film Autumn (Severský filmový podzim), which runs at kino Lucerna from Nov. 9 to 16.