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Artist Šedá’s novel way to highlight overtourism: hiring people to live in thronged Český Krumlov

The Czech contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, which kicks off next weekend, is an offbeat social experiment from the leading Czech conceptual artist Kateřina Šedá. She is attempting to reintroduce normal life to popular destination Český Krumlov so as to generate debate on a major issue in today’s Europe: overtourism.

 
 
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Actress Catherine Deneuve receives…

The celebrated French actress Catherine Deneuve, one of the best-known names in international cinema, has received a…

 
 
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Movement and dance theatre tells…

On August 25th, 1968, just four days after Russian tanks rolled through Czechoslovakia to crush the Prague Spring…

 
 
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“Permanent traveller” Koudelka returns…

A huge exhibition of work by the world-renowned Czech photographer Josef Koudelka has just opened in Prague. Entitled…

 
 
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2018 Febiofest promises emerging…

Prague’s biggest film event, Febiofest, gets underway on Thursday evening. The festival will deliver more than 160…

 
 
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Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra using…

Many people don’t know that the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest leading Czech orchestras. It was…

 
 
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Radio Prague launches on voice…

From Wednesday Czech Radio is available on Alexa, a voice-activated smart device of the kind that may be seen in most…

 
 
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Ice Mother is story of revolt, says…

Ice Mother by Bohdan Sláma swept the boards at the main domestic film awards, the Czech Lions, on Saturday night. The…

 
 
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Indian filmmaker creates epic…

Since his studies, Indian filmmaker Shivendra Dungarpur has been fascinated by the work of Czech director Jiří Menzel…

 
 
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National Museum discovers fake gems in…

An audit into the collection of precious stones of the National Museum in Prague has revealed a disturbing fact: some…

 
 
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Czech One World festival focuses on…

The annual One World festival of human rights documentary films, which marks its 20th anniversary this year, has got…

 
 
 
 
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