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King’s Singers launch annual music festival Lípa Musica

The international music festival Lípa Musica got underway this week with a performance by the British vocal ensemble King’s Singers in the Hejnice Monastery in North Bohemia. Over the course of the next few weeks, the festival will offer over 20 performances both on the Czech and German side of the border.

 
 
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Sculptor discovers monument by National…

A sculptor tasked with reconstructing the communist era pylon in front of the National Museum’s New Building has…

 
 
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In National Gallery, young fashion…

Fashion initiative We’re Next held their third annual event in Prague on Thursday evening, featuring designs by…

 
 
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Prague exhibition highlights interwar…

Household items produced in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s and ‘30s by some of the country’s top designers and artists…

 
 
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Petr Hájek named Architect of the Year

The Architect of the Year award has been bestowed upon a renowned educator and architect, Petr Hájek, who the judges…

 
 
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Prague author gives ‘Slavic Misery’ a…

Welsh writer John Bills currently resides in Prague, but his fondness for Central and Eastern Europe stretches beyond…

 
 
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Kupka exhibition opens at Prague’s…

An exhibition of work by the major Czech modernist painter František Kupka has just got underway at the National…

 
 
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Police crack down on drug traffic ahead…

Hip Hop Kemp, the largest music festival of the genre in Central and Eastern Europe officially kicks off on Thursday…

 
 
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‘Occupation 1968’ documents invasion…

The omnibus documentary film ‘Occupation 1968’ offers a rare glimpse into the invasion of Czechoslovakia from the…

 
 
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A Prayer for Marta crowns huge concert…

The biggest public event marking the 50th anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia was a concert that filled…

 
 
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Jan Palach’s act was in part directed…

Among many events held in connection with the 50th anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia was the premiere of a…

 
 
 
 
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