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Romania’s “Barbarians” takes top prize at Karlovy Vary

The Romanian film “I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” took the top prize at this year’s Karlovy Vary film festival. Hollywood star Robert Pattinson brought lots of glamour to Saturday’s closing ceremony, while Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson was also among those honoured.

 
 
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Crowd funding helps Czech author tell…

Dlouhá cesta or Long Journey is the title of a new book by the Czech UK-based author Petr Horáček. The talented…

 
 
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Museum of Senses opens in Prague

When was the last time your senses deceived you? Now you have the chance to put them all to the test in the newly…

 
 
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Unique Czech underground museum wins…

Archeopark Pavlov, a unique underground museum near Mikulov in South Moravia, has won this year’s Czech Architecture…

 
 
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Villa Tugendhat – a masterpiece of…

"Less is more" is an aphorism often associated with the German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He might be…

 
 
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London launch for new Petra Hůlová…

Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been…

 
 
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Decorative Art Museum reopens after…

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the centre of Prague has finally reopened after a protracted renovation. The largest…

 
 
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Maori group to mark Havel’s visit to…

Prague’s O2 Arena is set to see a very special concert next week. One of the most popular Czech bands Chinaski will…

 
 
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British violinist stars in Prague world…

The renowned British violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen is set to make her debut with the Czech Philharmonic in Prague’s…

 
 
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Ashes of first Czech Oscar winner…

The remains of Czech actor Ivan Jandl were interred today at Prague’s Vyšehrad cemetery thirty years after his death at…

 
 
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Prague Writers’ Festival focuses on…

‘The Fire Next Time’ is the main theme of this years’ annual Prague Writers’ Festival, which gets underway in the Czech…

 
 
 
 
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