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Bedřich Smetana anniversary

Czech Composer Bedřich Smetana Was Born On This Day in 1824

Born in Leitomischl, Bohemia (now Litomyšl) on this day in 1824, Bedřich Smetana was performing as a pianist by the ...
svejk 100 years anniversary

100 Years! First Part of “The Good Soldier Švejk” Was Published on March 1, 1921

March 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the original publication of the first part of Jaroslav Hašek’s satirical masterpiece The ...
Vltava Philharmonic Project

Prague City Council Approves the Continuation of Vltava Philharmonic Project

The construction of the world-class Vltava Philharmonic concert hall in Prague’s Holešovice neighborhood is one step closer to realization, as ...
jan zaijc anniversary

52nd Anniversary of Self-Immolation of Jan Zajíc

In August 1968, Warsaw Pact soldiers invaded Czechoslovakia in response to the government’s reform movement known as the Prague Spring ...
There's a Projection Of Hope & Solidarity In Vinohrady

There’s a Projection Of Hope & Solidarity In Vinohrady

TYKO SAY, a Prague-based writer for the poetics collective OBJECT:PARADISE, Z.s. is projecting words of hope and solidarity from a ...
Czechs Kids Forced to Learn From Home for Longest Period of Time of All EU Nations

Czechs Kids Forced to Learn From Home for Longest Period of Time of All EU Nations

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Czech education particularly hard. Compared to the rest of Europe, Czech children have been studying ...
zdenek miler 100 years

The Creator of the Famous “Krtek” (Little Mole) Was Born 100 Years Ago

Today we commemorate 100 years since the birth of Zdeněk Miler, an important Czech artist and author of one of ...
czech movies netflix

Must Watch Czech Movies on Netflix

While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the shutdown of cinemas around the world, decades of Czech cinema — from the ...
Forest School cherrytree

Forest School: Growing With Nature

Article by Vita Cafnik, pre-school teacher at Cherry Tree, English-speaking preschool in the heart of Vinohrady. If you are thinking ...
ISP Early Childhood Teachers Research Best Practices in Learning to Read and Write

ISP Early Childhood Teachers Research Best Practices in Learning to Read and Write

Article written by Kathy Zabinski, Literacy Coach at International School of Prague Oral language, speaking and listening, is an important ...