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Culture in Prague Comes to Life

Despite some quarantine measures are still in place, the cultural program in Prague is a bit richer. Some events are taking place online, others are slowly beginning to return to normal life. You can already visit, for example, flea markets, or a new cubicle at Náplavka.

Drive-in cinemas

Art Parking is a multi-genre drive-in festival that provides safe concerts, theater performances, and film screenings. A number of cultural events, which visitors will be able to see from the comfort of their cars, will take place at the Prague Market and the Žižkov Freight Depot from 24 April until the end of June.

The following films are screened at the Žižkov Terminal over weekend:

Saturday 9 May
11:00 Spider-Man: Parallel Worlds
15:00 Cottage for sale
20:00 Online

Sunday 10 May
11:00 Kubo and the Magic Sword
15:00 After reading burn
20:00 Green Paper

Naplavka

On Tuesday, the first cubicle opened at Náplavka. LAb – zero waste bistro bar offers selected coffee, fermented lemonades, homemade cola and tonic, beer, wine, and much more.

Prague Spring

The Prague Spring Festival supposed to begin on 7 May until 4 June proposes an alternative format for its 2020 edition. Because of the COVID-19 crisis and the social distancing measures, the festival cannot go on as planned. Instead, it will go online: streaming live concerts and broadcasting archive recordings.

Between 15 May and 4 June, eleven concerts will form the basis of the alternative program for the Prague Spring 2020, which will be broadcast live from five concert halls in Prague and one in Brno.

The festival’s pivotal work, Smetana’s My Country, cannot be performed live, nevertheless, on 11 May Czech Television will broadcast a compilation of significant Prague Spring opening concerts from previous years.

Flea Markets

In addition to Art Parking, the Žižkov terminal also offers a place for regular flea markets. Visitors can pay a visit every morning and buy antiques, or just take a walk and soak up the atmosphere of old times.

The well-known Prague flea markets in U Elektry Street near Nádraží Libeň are also open.

 

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