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Ondřej Sekora: Ferdy the Ant creator and rugby promoter

Ondřej Sekora is perhaps best-known as the author of the beloved cartoon character Ferda Mravenec or Ferdy the Ant. But Sekora was more than just an illustrator and comics author. He was also a journalist, an amateur entomologist, and one of the first propagators of rugby in Czechoslovakia. The Moravian Museum in Brno will mark 120 years since Ondřej Sekora’s birth with an exhibition and a new monography.

 
 
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In memoriam: Czech writer, filmmaker…

Celebrated author, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker Jiří Stránský has died, at the age of 87. A former political…

 
 
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Mexican animator and FAMU grad José…

Mexican animator José García Moreno studied at Prague’s famous film school FAMU and apprenticed at the animation studio…

 
 
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Lipník nad Bečvou – Where Game of…

You do not have to be a Game of Thrones fan to be in awe at the TV shows’ detailed props, CGI and high production…

 
 
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“Intimate, fun and friendly” – 18th…

The 18th edition of the annual Prague Fringe festival is set to start on Friday. Theatres, cafes and many other spaces…

 
 
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Over 1,600 sites take part in annual…

The eleventh edition of the Night of Open Churches gets underway across the Czech Republic on Friday. This year, more…

 
 
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Gloria Musaealis awards usher in…

The annual nationwide Festival of Museum Nights, during which museums and cultural institutions around the country…

 
 
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Czech TV productions receive five…

Czech Television, the country’s national public broadcaster, has reason to be proud: it will have a strong…

 
 
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Girls, mountains, war and clouds: the…

This May marks the centenary of the birth of Ladislav Sitenský, among the most celebrated Czech photographers of the…

 
 
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Legendary comic magazine Čtyřlístek…

Čtyřlístek or the Four-leaf Clover, a legendary Czech children’s comic magazine, marks its 50th anniversary this week…

 
 
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“My Country”: Prague Spring kicks off…

In keeping with tradition, the annual Prague Spring classical music festival kicked off on Sunday with a rendition of…

 
 
 
 
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