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The Business of Leadership A Conversation with Pepper de Callier

I met with Pepper de Callier over Zoom, though a distance of only five kilometers separated us. We had both been quarantined for over two months at the time and, over a spotty WiFi connection, we discussed the new realities of social and physical distancing. “This is something that I am discussing with my clients,” […]

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The Impact of the Global Pandemic on the Czech Real Estate Market

When the news of COVID-19 started to surface in the media at the beginning of 2020, hardly anyone was able to foresee the impact of the disease on the world population and economy. The Czech Republic has been fighting to contain the virus since March, and, although it has been largely successful in minimising the […]

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Arts & Designs

Sustainable Art – Writing a New Chapter in Art

Art is a reflection of society and as society changes, so do the depictions on canvases all over the world. The austerity of Neoclassicism echoed the spirit of the French Revolution that took place at the time. Renaissance art reflected a time of great social change during the transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. […]

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A Taste of Mexico in Prague

Exciting Movies Screened as Part of Film Festival MPIFF is a Prague-based film festival screening motion pictures from Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. This will be the festival’s second year, with events taking place from 11 to 15 September. MPIFF is a cultural event organized by independent producers who want to bring Latin American […]

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Freight Guys’ Micha Leinwand: Prague Shipping is a Generation Behind

Just like with buying airline tickets or booking hotels, you can save money by using a third-party service.   Many people who have wanted to send a package have been shocked that the shipping fee is sometimes more than the package is worth. But there are modern options that many people and small businesses are […]

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How Cryptocurrency is bringing trading to Czech Republic, Poland and other European countries

When investing, there are often challenges such as security and investment timeframes that slow the process and make investments across several stock markets difficult due to the fluctuations in international markets. But due to the decentralised nature of cryptocurrency, many are looking to invest in this new currency at this time and make trading faster than […]

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Happening! September 2020

September has started and as for more and more young folk, the somewhat extended summer holiday seems to be coming to an end life rushes back into the streets of Prague. For your convenience and please we’ve put together some of this month’s most noteworthy events you might want to attend. Sept. 2-6 – Prague […]

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Arts & Designs

Once Upon A Time, Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir…

A magnificent multidimensional exhibition of impressionists with 3D surround sounds is set to open in Prague’s Forum Karlín on Friday, September 18, 2020 Starting on Friday, September 18, Forum Karlín will host the unique Once Upon A Time, Van Gogh, Monet, Renoir… immersive exhibition where famous impressionist masterpieces will be shown on more than 2,000 m2 of projections screens […]

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“Prague is losing a layer of its cultural and architectural memory”

In the last couple of years, the destruction and deteriorating state of post-war brutalist architecture in Prague has been a debated and polarizing issue. To understand the complexe issue, Kafkadesk visited the exhibition ‘NO DEMOLITIONS! Forms of Brutalism in Prague,’ displayed in the Trade Fair Palace of the National Gallery Prague. We spoke to the […]

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Dog Days Off, The Best Places to Take Your Dog on Holiday

Prague is one of the most densely populated European cities – at least, as far as furry friends are concerned. In 2017 a whopping 80,000 dogs were registered in the city, and the combination of plentiful parks and relaxed attitudes toward canines mean that it’s a veritable haven for man’s best friend. Even so, Fido […]