Czech artist David Černý‘s pink tank is part of an exhibition called Democracy in Action sponsored by the Czech Centre in Stockholm together with the Czech Embassy and local Swedish organisations. An interactive area surrounding the exhibit gives residents and visitors of the Swedish capital the opportunity to describe what democracy means to them. The exhibition will last throughout September.
At the weekend singer Lenka Dusilová and VJ Aeldryn performed a four-part music and visuals benefit show entitled MONUMENT/UM aimed at raising funds to repair dilapidated historical landmarks in north and west Bohemia. The first part took place at the Church of the Visitation in Horní Vítkov in the Liberec region.
The Colours of Ostrava international music festival is among the largest multi-genre events in Europe. Thousands of visitors can choose between acts appearing on more than 24 stages in the unique environment of the former Dolní Vítkovice ironworks. This year, the festival’s 18th edition, fans took in legendary bands such as The Cure, Florence + the Machine or ZAZ, along with a variety of Czech and Slovak artists.
The sixty veterans taking part in the Retro Prague Historic Rally, an annual mass ride of historic automobiles from Slovakia to the Czech Republic, covered approximately 700 kilometres in the course of the three-day event. The Praga Alfa, produced in 1922, was the oldest car there. The rally attracted participants from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and the United States.