News; regional governors outraged over Prague’s decision to close refugee centre; Švanda Theatre to show play written by robot; audio drama inspired by Čapek novel
This week, a new ‘surf-rock audio drama’, inspired by Čapek’s pioneering science fiction novel, premiered in the United States, featuring some well-known Broadway actors.
Earlier this week, part of Prague’s Švanda Theatre ensemble embarked on a two-week tour of the Unites States.
The decision of Prague Mayor Zdeněk Hřib to close the capital’s centre for refugees in mid-June, due to overload, has elicited sharp criticism from regional governors.
Twenty students from Kyiv’s Municipal Academy of Performing and Circus Arts have found refuge with the Prague-bases circus troupe Cirk La Putyka.
News; Czech Centres' culture season for upcoming EU presidency; botched reconstruction of Prague’s astronomical clock; exhibition of Bohemia crown jewels; Czech archaeology
Fans of history and jewellery may appreciate the exhibition “Czech crown jewels that you can reach”, which is opening at Sychrov Castle in Northern Bohemia this Wednesday.
The Czech Republic’s six-month presidency of the EU gets underway in exactly one month’s time. In parallel the Czech Centres network will be running a whole host of events.
Prague Castle is not only the face of today’s picturesque Czech capital, but also an important archaeological site whose origins stretch back into prehistory.
The 2018 reconstruction of Prague’s Old Town Clock has come under fire. According to experts the copy of the old calendar by Josef Mánes is a far cry from the original.