Sunday, 19 January 2020

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Prague's forest zoo invites animal lovers to a festive feeding session

Expats.cz |
12 December 2019

Prague's Malá Chuchle mini-zoo, operated by the city's forestry department, will host an upcoming holiday event that encourages visitors to interact with its menagerie of wild inhabitants.

Turning love locks into new church bell

Honest Guide |
10 December 2019

Tourists put love locks on historical statues and the city cuts it off. Instead of buying a tourist lock for 20 EUR, why don't we collect money for a new church bell that will actually stay there for 400 years?

Bar concept Konvikt opens in an old chapel in Olomouc

Hospitality Design |
9 December 2019

Prague-based practice Denisa Strmiskova Studio has unveiled Konvikt, a new bar and cafe concept opened within a 17th century Jesuit chapel in Olomouc. Paying homage to the heritage of the site with a modern but baroque design, the design balances the structure's religious references with contemporary moves.

AP photos: St. Nicholas and devils parade in Czech villages

WTOP |
9 December 2019

Dozens of people in grim reaper and devil costumes accompany St. Nicholas on his journey through the village of Valasska Polanka in this eastern corner of the Czech Republic.

10 best events for families this week in Prague

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Family-friendly theater and concerts plus plenty of holiday cheer highlight this week's selection of events.

10 best things to do in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Top-notch stand-up as well as plenty of holiday fanfare and winter cinema heat up the winter days and nights this week.

10 perfect Christmas gift ideas for people who love Prague and CR

Expats.cz |
9 December 2019

Need inspiration for the lover of Czech culture in your life? Read on for a merry mix of gift ideas from local artists and shops.

War and Occupation: A black crow spreads its wings over Prague

Radio Prague |
9 December 2019

The Czech Radio archives include many recordings from the time of World War II. They come from both sides: propaganda from within occupied Bohemia and Moravia aimed at intimidating the population and bullying them into supporting the Reich, but also recordings from abroad.

Julius von Payer - the Teplice born explorer who discovered Franz Josef Land

Radio Prague |
10 December 2019

Soldier, topographer, polar explorer, but also painter, Julius von Payer was a man of many skills. Despite being born in the West Bohemian spa town of Teplice, he is a figure unknown to most Czechs today.

Eco-building with nine starter apartments and a post office completed in Husovice

Brno Daily |
6 December 2019

The new building at Dukelska 88, Brno, which replaces a dilapidated building demolished two years ago, was built to the latest environmental standards, and will help nine young families looking to own their own homes.

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