Friday, 24 November 2017

Life

Prague to host Japanese culture festival again after 15 years

ČTK |
13 Nov 2017

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.

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Rare Barbary lion born in Czech zoo

ČTK |
13 Nov 2017

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.

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Alarm called over endangered Moravian Amazon

Radio Prague |
13 November 2017

The Moravian Amazon, an area along the lower parts of Morava and Dyje rivers in the southern part of the Czech Republic, is considered to be one of the richest habitats in Central Europe.

Maori group to mark Havel's visit to homeland

Radio Prague |
13 November 2017

Prague's O2 Arena is set to see a very special concert this week. One of the most popular Czech bands Chinaski will team up with the Whakaari Rotorua group from New Zealand to perform a traditional Māori dance, called haka, trying to set a new record for the largest-ever haka.

Telč marks 25 years as UNESCO site

Radio Prague |
13 November 2017

This year, Prague, along with Telč and Český Krumlov, celebrates 25 years as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the first edition of our miniseries marking this special anniversary, we visit the town of Telč in the Vysočina region.

Tibetan medicine festival

Prague TV |
10 November 2017

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

AAU Open House 2017

Prague TV |
10 November 2017

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

Czech Railway fares increasing

Prague TV |
10 November 2017

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.

Cannafest has relocated to Letňany

Prague TV |
10 November 2017

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.

How Budweiser Budvar became the heart of Czech beer culture

The Independent |
10 November 2017

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.

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