Among the numerous exhibitions currently taking place in Prague's many galleries and museums is one show which offers art-lovers an unusual opportunity to see at first-hand the art of Canada's Inuit people. Entitled Asingit, meaning Different Ones, the exhibition is being held at the renowned Naprstek Museum of Ethnic Cultures.
The Tatu duo has taken much of the world by storm and the Czech Republic appears to be no exception. Teenagers Jelena and Julie, who are probably the most eminent and promising project in Russian youth pop music, have been topping the charts first with "I've lost my mind" and now with "All the things she said" around the world and certainly have a good bulk of fans in the Czech Republic. The group's tour of the country finalised with the last of five concerts in Prague on Tuesday and concert organisers say over 25,000 tickets were sold.
The famous Jewish Museum in Prague re-opened to the public this Tuesday after being closed for two months for repair work following the devastating floods that hit Prague in August. Founded in 1906, it is the third oldest Jewish museum in Central Europe. With its exhibitions spread throughout Prague's historic Jewish quarter, it is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the city. Dita Asiedu spoke to the head of the museum's public relations department, Dr. Jana Smekalova, and started off by asking her in what state the museum was in after the
On Tuesday, for the first time since the devastating floods, Prague's National Gallery allowed journalists to see collections of ancient Czech art in St. Agnes convent in the historical centre of Prague. Although the water in the convent came up to a height of 2 metres, the precious 14th century pictures and sculptures were luckily saved. Alena Skodova was there and has this report:
In the early 1990s, Prague City Gallery deposited a number of 19th century paintings and handicrafts at Troja chateau, which the gallery owns. This year, the Gallery decided to use a substantial part of the chateau for exhibiting the most important examples of its rich collection of Czech sculpture. Alena Skodova has more:
From May until December this year, the Czech Republic will be showcasing Czech culture at a festival called Bohemia Magica in France. The festival includes a long series of cultural events promoting Czech film, literature, theatre, music and art. In a couple of weeks the French public was expecting to see an exhibition of a priceless collection of art - the Vincenc Kramar Collection, which includes 17 Pablo Picasso paintings. But it seems visitors to the Czech Season in France will be denied a glimpse of the artwork. The owner of the collection,
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