- Public trust in the Czech president has risen significantly since Petr Pavel took office in March, according to a CVVM poll conducted between March and May.Before Zeman left office, less than 40% of Czechs trusted the president, but since Pavel assumed the post, the share of those who trust the president has risen to almost 60%.
- Czech Post will extend the delivery time for standard mail to three days from the present two, as of July 1. According to the company, this is linked to cost cuts and the steady decline in interest in this service. Express mail will still be delivered within 24 hours.
- Czech climber Adam Ondra won silver at the Bouldering World Cup in Prague on Saturday, June 3. Like gold winner Korean I To-hjon, Ondra climbed all four routes in the final, but needed more attempts to do so. The season which will culminate with the World Championships in Bern in August.
- Prague has ranked 5th among the most sought-after places for congresses, surpassing Madrid, Berlin, Brussels, and London. Last year, almost 4,000 events were held in the capital, with over 600,000 delegates attending. Although these numbers still do not match pre-COVID years, Prague returned to about 2014 levels in terms of the number of delegates and events.
- British heavy metal band Judas Priest will return to the Czech Republic with their “Metal Masters 2024” tour, following the recently cancelled Ozzy Osbourne guest concert. The band will perform in Prague at the O2 Arena on 29 March 2024, with support from Saxon and Uriah Heep.
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