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Magdalena The Enamel Alchemist Of Prague

Magdalena is a Prague native. Her mother is an artist and after studying Ethnology and becoming a goldsmith, she learned the craft of enamel work from her. The craft of enamel work is more than 3000 years old, and the oldest discoveries are from Cyprus. Today, not many people are masters of the art anymore. […]

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Czech Republic to celebrate 100th anniversary of its flag

Prague, Czech Republic – The Czech flag will celebrate 100 years of existence on March 30, the Czech News Agency (CTK) reported. According to vexillologist Ales Brozek, who has been studying the origins of the Czech flag for over 50 years, next month will mark exactly 100 years since the Czech Republic’s flag was created […]

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Meet the Man Bringing African Tropical Fruits to Czech Cities

An Interview With Tonny Smith Kiganda of virunga Tonny Smith Kiganda is passionate about his favorite fruit, the banana. But when he moved to Prague, the options at Czech supermarkets left him underwhelmed. “The bananas tasted like nothing,” recalled Kiganda. On trips to his native Uganda, Kiganda began carrying bananas and other fruit in his […]

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Prague approves renaming of Russian embassy square after Boris Nemtsov

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Coronavirus: Czech Republic warns against travel to Italy as fear of pandemic looms

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Czechs more satisfied with life than ever before, new study shows

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Interview With The Co-owners of Votre Plaisir Pastry Shop.

Votre Plaisir is Prague’s latest high-end pastry shop and Oko! went for an interview with Michal, head chef and Gabriela Hrubec co-owner, to learn more about how and why they started a French Patisserie in the heart of Prague.   Could you tell us a little more about who you are and your activities before […]

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Czech Pirate Party falls to third place in latest polls

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Czech and Slovak Oscar Wins and Nominations Throughout the Years

South Korean film Parasite made history by becoming the first non-English language film to be named best picture at the Oscars. Bong Joon-ho’s thriller also won best international feature film, beating Poland’s Corpus Christi, as well as best director, and  best original screenplay. This week, Kafkadesk looks back at all the previous Central European nominations for the Academy Award for Best […]

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Green Blue Jeans For You Aleksandr

Aleksandr was born in Russia, grew up in Ukraine, and at the age of 24 moved to Prague. Apart from his passion for motorbikes, he is a 3rd generation professional tailor. One day he was asked to make a pair of jeans, but he didn’t like the low quality of the provided fabric. Always having […]