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Central Europe’s largest traditional dance festival kicks-off in Prague

Prague is hosting a major traditional culture fest this week - the Prague Folklore Days. Around 50 amateur folklore ensembles from Europe, Asia and Africa have gathered in the Czech capital to show off their musical and dancing skills to the public in various parts of the city. The event launched on Thursday and will continue until Saturday evening.

 
 
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Journey to the Beginning of Time…

Sixty years after first being shown in cinemas, Karel Zeman’s time-travel adventure movie Journey to the Beginning of…

 
 
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Pianist Thomas Zaruba on his best…

Thomas Zaruba, author of the best-selling jazz album Slow Down, is a pianist of Australian-Canadian-Czech origin living…

 
 
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Radio Prague alumna Pavla Horáková wins…

By far the country’s swankiest annual literary event, the Magnesia Litera awards, covering nine categories, including…

 
 
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New art guide to Prague reveals lesser…

A new guide to Prague, called Curator, attempts to show the city to locals and tourists in a different light. A group…

 
 
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Acclaimed Czech-born author and…

The celebrated Czech-born author Milan Kundera turns ninety on April 1st. True to form, the reclusive writer – who hasn…

 
 
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Granddaughter loses right to license…

The most famous Czech cartoon character, Krteček, or the Little Mole, has been the centre of legal disputes for some…

 
 
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Omerzu’s Winter Flies cleans up at 2019…

Winter Flies by Olmo Omerzu swept this year’s Czech Lion national film awards at the weekend. The road movie picked up…

 
 
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Ikarie XB1: New release for Czech sci…

The classic Czech sci-fi film Ikarie XB1 looks set to find fresh audiences with a new Blu-ray release next week. A…

 
 
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Prague’s Febiofest movie showcase “for…

Prague’s biggest movie event, Febiofest, kicks off on Thursday. Now in its 26th year, the festival gives many movies…

 
 
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Japanese professor brings ‘Raumplan’ of…

Japanese professor of architecture Yoshio Sakurai has over the past twelve years visited every building ever realised…

 
 
 
 
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