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Decorative Art Museum reopens after ‘facelift’

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the centre of Prague has finally reopened after a protracted renovation. The largest Czech museum dedicated to applied art and design, which boasts one of the most extensive glass collections in Europe, had been closed since January 2015. It opened to the public with a new exhibition called Director’s Choice, presenting an exclusive selection of items from its collections.

 
 
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Maori group to mark Havel’s visit to…

Prague’s O2 Arena is set to see a very special concert next week. One of the most popular Czech bands Chinaski will…

 
 
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British violinist stars in Prague world…

The renowned British violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen is set to make her debut with the Czech Philharmonic in Prague’s…

 
 
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Ashes of first Czech Oscar winner…

The remains of Czech actor Ivan Jandl were interred today at Prague’s Vyšehrad cemetery thirty years after his death at…

 
 
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Prague Writers’ Festival focuses on…

‘The Fire Next Time’ is the main theme of this years’ annual Prague Writers’ Festival, which gets underway in the Czech…

 
 
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Kundera’s Book of Laughter and…

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by the Czech-born writer Milan Kundera has been published for the first time in the…

 
 
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Milada Horáková’s daughter explains…

The long-awaited film about Milada Horáková, a democratic MP executed by the Communists in 1950 and perhaps the most…

 
 
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Singer Kubišová to make final public…

The famous Czech singer Marta Kubišová is due to make her final public performance on Wednesday in her home town of…

 
 
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Jihlava winner explores working lives…

The top prize at this year’s Jihlava documentary festival went to a candid exploration of conditions in some of the…

 
 
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Plácido Domingo prepares to conduct…

The renowned Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo is in Prague, readying himself to conduct two performances of Mozart’s Don…

 
 
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A century of Czech history “beneath…

The dank space beneath where a huge statue of Stalin stood in Prague will next year house an exhibition focused on the…

 
 
 
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