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Olympics, Isolation, and Hope

Note: This article was written during the end of the first lockdown of the Czech Republic, although some points might seem out of time, a majority of this article still stands as we a have entered our second wave of lockdown. Hit Hard by the Pandemic, the Czech Olympic Team Still Stands Tall Extraordinary times […]

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Keeping the Cameras Rolling at the Barrandov Studio

Legendary Czech Film Studio Barrandov and 85 Years of Cinema. Visitors on their way to Barrandov Studio, the largest film studio in the Czech Republic and one of the largest in Europe, may at first be struck by the impressive rock formations that surround the area. Located in the district of Hlubočepy in south-west Prague, […]

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The Film and Architecture Festival begins, inviting cinemas to world premieres

  The ninth year of the Film and Architecture Festival in will begin on September 30. The weekly screening of films about architecture, urbanism and design will take place in 20 cities throughout the Czech Republic and will offer world premieres. The festival plans to screen films in cinemas and not move to the online […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Czech MMA Slow to the Starting Line, but Making Great Strides

Cover photo by Jiří Procházka Last year was huge for the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene in the Czech Republic. In February 2019, the world’s biggest MMA promotion, the UFC, brought its production to the nation for the first time ever, with local Czech fighter Lucie Pudilová competing on the event’s main card. The past […]