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From Graffiti to Hip-Hop

How a Country with a History of Protest Still Uses the Spoken and Written Word as a Form of Rebellion Hip-hop culture started before the Velvet Revolution. The changes of the 80s and 90s spawned fans of hip-hop and rap. Many hip-hop artists today started as graffiti artists in the 80s  – tagging the city […]

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Live Stream Events Happening This Week-end

  With most, if not all events canceled for the foreseeable future many have taken to the internet to provide their fans with entertainment and solidarity, we at Oko! have made you a list with a few of the most notable live streams happening this weekend. Friday March 20: Electronic Ultra Virtual Audio Festival: Major […]

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Oko! Magazine

Oko! Magazine Edition 7

Oko! is happy to introduce the first edition of our new look magazine.

The latest issue is packed full of incredible articles including our community piece on the unique Czech-Vietnamese relationship, Prague’s bustling hip-hop scene and plenty of original interviews featuring artists, musicians and community leaders in the Czech Republic.

Due to the current coronavirus situation, Oko! has decided not to print this edition but you can read all these fresh and exciting articles and more online now.

And the best part…it’s completely free!

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Jazz, the Voice of Rebellion

Jazz pt.2, the Voice of Rebellion In the previous article in this series, we covered the arrival of jazz in Prague. We explored the historical context both inside and outside the former Czechoslovakia, from Paris in 1918 to Prague in 1938. It was in this period that the first popular Czech musicians began to emerge, […]