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Exhibition of the Slav Epic in Prague

The famous Slav Epic will be once again available to the public in Prague. From May 2012, fans of Alfons Mucha and his large-scale paintings can visit an exhibition inspired by Slavic mythology and the history of the Czech nation and other Slavic nations in the Great Hall of Veletržní Palace in Prague.

 
 
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UNESCO Intangible Heritage – Shrovetide…

Inscription to the UNESCO World Heritage List is an honour for any monument or tradition. It confirms its uniqueness…

 
 
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Underground factories of the Second…

During the Second World War, the factories under the control of Nazis became targets for air raids of the Allies and…

 
 
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Slav Epic back in Prague

The Slav Epic is a master cycle of twenty large canvases which depict scenes from the history of Czechs and other…

 
 
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Industrial Architecture part 2

Recently, interest in industrial monuments and architecture, from which we can learn more about the development of…

 
 
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Industrial architecture - Part 1

Prague and the Central Bohemian Region

 
 
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Svatopluk Čech

(1846–1908)

 
 
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Contemporary architecture and design

Czech architecture has always had a unique face. That might be why Czech architects are respected the world over. Their…

 
 
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Krajané

Informace pro krajany žijící v zahraničí.

 
 
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Music treasures of the past

Music has always been a natural part of life in the Czech Republic. The Czechs have maintained their position among the…

 
 
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Healthcare successes in the Czech…

In the past, Czech health care was able to pride itself on many successes on both European and global levels. The high…

 
 
 
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