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Art Out and About: Vernon Projekt

Art Out and About: Vernon Projekt May 19, 2011 | Events | Read More
“Why did the bees leave” is not only an important ecological consideration but also the title of the newest exhibition now on at Vernon Projekt. But why are we telling you about a gallery exhibit in our Out and About blog? Because this “gallery” is actually a former tiny shop that serves up...

Prague Fringe Festival

Prague Fringe Festival May 11, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Lovers of wacky music, comedy and performances will be in funny bone heaven this month. The 10th annual Prague Fringe Festival runs May 27-June 4 and is a must-see event for theater fans. Prague’s English language theater scene is a bit hit-or-miss so the Prague Fringe is a great chance to see...

Transeuropa Festival

Transeuropa Festival May 6, 2011 | Events | Read More
Want to promote democracy, equality and culture across Europe, in Prague? The Transeuropa Festival will take place simultaneously in 12 European cities from May 6-15, 2011. The goal is to create a common political and cultural space for exchange, debate and action. The festival promotes innovation and...

What’s Happening: May

What’s Happening: May May 4, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
May is full of festivals in Prague, so much so we had to dedicate an entire blog to it. Here are some other fun activities to keep you amused this month. Through July 31, A Taste of Europe: Don’t go hungry to the National Museum of Agriculture where you can check out this fascinating exhibition. Nine...

May Festivals in Prague

May Festivals in Prague May 2, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
For some reason, May is all about the festivals in Prague. An exciting time to visit, as you know you will have the opportunity to experience something different. Here’s a brief round-up of what’s happening where and when. Prague Marathon: Of course you want to run 42 kilometers on your holiday....

Witch’s Night in Prague

Witch’s Night in Prague April 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
No, this isn’t some sort of ritualistic hunting – but a fun way to say good-bye to winter and hello to spring. Traditionally in the Czech lands, this custom with pagan roots takes place on the night from April 30-May 1. Historically, people believed witched gathered together on this day in caves...

Easter Traditions in the Czech Republic

Easter Traditions in the Czech Republic April 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
Easter is a celebration of spring in the Czech Republic and there are many fun rituals and food surrounding the holiday. Easter Monday (this year April 25) is a public holiday. Besides a visit to the Easter markets, or taking in an Easter concert, read up on some other local customs. If you visit an...

Visiting Prague’s Easter Markets

Visiting Prague’s Easter Markets April 18, 2011 | Events | Read More
Spring is a lovely time to be in Prague, and this April has seen some nice weather. Come rain or shine, you must visit one of the Easter markets on Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square, or Namesti Miru open now through May 1st. Both the decor and the items for sale will center on spring as a theme. An excellent...

Prague Easter Festival

Prague Easter Festival April 15, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Czech Philharmonic have teamed up for a series of special concerts during the holy time of Easter. Both of these groups have a long and respected tradition in Prague, having made numerous recordings, and entertaining both locals and visitors year-round. In addition...

Prague Writer’s Festival

Prague Writer’s Festival April 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
The best from the literary world comes to Prague April 16-20 for a week of intriguing discussion and exploration. The Prague Writer’s Festival is an excellent way to explore well-known authors from the world over, as well as meet some lesser known, but still influential ones. Every year, organizers...
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