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Kubišová returns to studio with A Prayer for Marta

Almost five decades after recording her trademark song, the soon to retire Marta Kubišová gets a little help from some friends on a new version.

 
 
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Ignoring refugee plight “tragedy and…

A major new exhibition by the Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei opens in Prague on Thursday evening. The show is…

 
 
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Extensive renovation of Prague State…

The management of Prague’s National Theatre this week symbolically launched the planned renovation of the State Opera…

 
 
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Graphic artist scripts her own success…

Petra Dočekalová is a graduate of the Typography Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Her…

 
 
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Alphonse Mucha’s Slav Epic goes on…

Alphonse Mucha’s cycle of paintings the Slav Epic has gone on display in the Japanese capital Tokyo. It is the first…

 
 
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Candid series aims to help podcast…

Czech Radio has just launched Zhasni!, or Turn the Lights Out!, the station’s first dedicated podcast series. The move…

 
 
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A Prominent Patient needed to break…

This year’s Czech Lion film awards were dominated by A Prominent Patient, which picked up a record 12 gongs for its…

 
 
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Café Slavia – A famous meeting point…

Prague is well-known for its many cafés, one of the most famous, without question, is Café Slavia, which first opened…

 
 
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Migrants’ new lives in Europe set for…

Final preparations are underway for the One World human rights documentary film festival, which starts in Prague on…

 
 
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Czech dancer wins place in Rio carnival…

Taking part in the carnival parade in Rio is an unforgettable experience and all you need to do is don a mask and…

 
 
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Mardi Gras celebrations in Prague’s…

Mardi Gras celebrations have been taking place around the country ahead of Ash Wednesday. The Czech Republic may be one…

 
 
 
 
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