Thursday, 23 November 2017

Life

Exhibition presents WW2 stories of Jews who fled to China

ČTK |
25 Sep 2017

An international exhibition presenting the unknown stories of thousands of Jews who fled the Nazi Europe and sought safety in China will open in Olomouc on Tuesday, Palacky University spokeswoman Gabriela Sykorova Dvornikova told CTK on Friday.

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Game On invites visitors to play through the history of arcade games

Radio Prague |
25 September 2017

A hugely popular exhibition organized by London's Barbican Centre has just opened at Hall 40 at the Prague Market (Pražská tržnice). Called Game On, it is a must for anyone interested in the history, artistic impact and cultural significance of arcade and video games.

Days of the Jackal: International terrorists in communist Prague

Radio Prague |
25 September 2017

Why did Prague become a base for notorious terrorists such as Carlos the Jackal in the 1970s and '80s? And why did the local Communists want them out?

Battle of White Mountain reenactment

Prague TV |
22 September 2017

The Battle of White Mountain Reenactment will take place at Bílá Hora on September 23rd through 24th.

Oktoberfest Prague 2017

Prague TV |
22 September 2017

Czech edition of the famous beer festival will come to Prague's Ladronka park on September 23rd! Visitors can look forward to German and Czech beer brands, competitions and other fun activities.

Kids Market for Kids

Prague TV |
22 September 2017

The Kids Market for Kids takes place this Saturday in Prague's Vinohrady district. League5 Kids Academy gives children the opportunity to sell their no longer used toys and other items.

Prepared Prague's Holocaust memorial opens art gallery

ČTK |
22 Sep 2017

The planned Bubny Memorial of Silence to be located in Prague' former railway station building in Bubny, from where thousands of Jews were transported to concentration camps, has opened the New Layers of Memory Gallery, Pavel Stingl, director of the non-profit organisation Prague Shoah Memorial told CTK on Thursday.

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Prague school to bear name of legendary gymnast Čáslavská

ČTK |
21 Sep 2017

An elementary school in Prague's 6th district will newly bear the name of Vera Caslavska, the legendary Czech gymnast and Olympic gold winner who died last year, the town hall's spokesman Ondrej Sramek has told CTK.

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Seven new Stolpersteine commemorate Czech Shoah victims

ČTK |
21 Sep 2017

German artists Gunter Demnig installed seven new Stolpersteine (stumbling blocks) commemorating the Jewish Bergmann family, some of whose members died in the Holocaust and others had to flee it abroad, in Chotěboř on Wednesday.

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More spaces for legal graffiti

Prague TV |
21 September 2017

Graffiti has long been a problem in Prague, with several incidents of people vandalizing Charles Bridge and the National Theatre, among other landmarks. At the same time, many people consider large, colorful pieces to be street art, and the sprayers consider themselves artists. Some parts of Prague are providing areas where sprayers can paint on walls, while cleaning up other places such as residential buildings and walls in public spaces.

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