NORMALIZATION – what happened after 1968 Prague Spring occupation

We’ve already published a blog post about the 1968 Prague Spring, so this time you will learn what happened after. Those travellers, who participated on our special Communism & Bunker Tour, not only had the unique chance to visit a creepy nuclear shelter, but also to greet the Patron Saint of Czechs, King Wenceslas, who’s statue overlooks the Wenceslas

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It is believed that the King Wenceslas, the Patron Saint of Czechs, should safe the country from the danger. That's why people always gather bellow his statue in the Wenceslas Square and "call for help". He never showed up, obviously.

10 OUTDOOR CINEMAS in Prague 2017

Every year Prague has more and more venues where you can go in the summer to watch films outdoors. The following is a list of 10 different places where you can go to see some films of all types – art house films, documentaries, cult classics, and blockbusters alike. You can have some food, get

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PRAGUE PRIDE 2017, Aug. 13-17

“This is just a pointless festival,” is what it says at the top of the official Prague Pride webpage this year. Is someone being facetious? Yes. To those involved with Prague Pride, it is anything but pointless. The theme of this year’s festival is “tolerance does not equal respect”, and you can find a thought-provoking

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Visit Prague Pride on Facebook.

CZECH FILM (with trailers), some of the world’s best cinema

In addition to being a place where many big-budget international films are made, and being the location of the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the Czech Republic also has a thriving film industry of its own which still produces and has produced myriad amazing films since the first half of the 20th century. A

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6 JULY: Jan Hus Day

In the middle of Old Town Square stands a large and imposing statue of one of Bohemia’s most important religious reformers and martyrs, Jan Hus (c.1370-1415). If you’ve been on a Prague Extravaganza Free Tour, then you might already know something about this significant historical figure and the 15-year-long cycle of Hussite Wars that was

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The Jan Hus memorial on Old Town Square, created by Czech sculptor Ladislav Šaloun in 1915, and dedicated on the 500th anniversary of the death of Hus.

30 June – 8 July KARLOVY VARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival happens every year in the Czech Republic in the town of Karlovy Vary in western Bohemia, and is considered to be the most important and prestigious film festival in Central and Eastern Europe by industry professionals and fans alike. It has been taking place since 1947, and in 1956

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photo courtesy of Film Servis Festival Karlovy Vary
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