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Gloria Musaealis awards usher in nationwide Festival of Museum Nights

The annual nationwide Festival of Museum Nights, during which museums and cultural institutions around the country organize special events and late-night opening hours for visitors, is traditionally preceded by a gala ceremony at which the Czech Association of Museums and Galleries hands out Gloria Musaealis awards in different categories. The award ceremony took place in Prague’s Municipal House on Thursday night and carried a special significance for the winners.

 
 
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The Rolling Stones rock Prague again

The Czech capital is in the grip of rock fever. The legendary Rolling Stones are back in Prague for a long-anticipated…

 
 
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The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival prides itself on helping films from the former Eastern Bloc reach…

 
 
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Yale Strom, a professor and artist-in-residence in the Jewish studies programme at San Diego State University, is…

 
 
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One of the most anticipated Czech documentaries at the 2018 Karlovy Vary international film festival had its world…

 
 
 
 
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