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.

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

17 SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS 2017 in the Czech Republic

In the summer the live music scene in the Czech Republic migrates to the outdoors. The following list covers a number of great gigs happening around the country from May to August. Most of the out-of-Prague festivals offer free camping and they’re not too difficult to get to by train. Click on the links below

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WITCHES’ NIGHT, April 30th

Witches’ Night is an old tradition celebrated annually on the last night of April in many places in central and northern Europe including some Scandinavian countries. In the Czech Republic, Witches’ Night is known as “čarodějnice” which translates simply as “witches”. This is a night when townspeople and villagers all over the country gather together

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Bonfires and broomsticks and bedlam and bawdiness.

VALENTINES DAY in Prague 2017

It’s February again and that means that Valentines Day (henceforward referred to as VD) is just around the corner, so why not show your special other a good time in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities? For that purpose, we’ve compiled this list of special events to celebrate this special day, some of which are

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NEW YEAR’S EVE 2016, what to do in Prague

In Prague, New Year’s Eve has a name and that name is Silvestr. Everybody knows Silvestr. Silvestr is a hep cat prone to indulge in parties, loud noises, throbbing music, immoderate substance use, and erratic behavior. Many local people love Silvestr’s charm and daring. Many other local people avoid Silvestr like the plague by escaping

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It ain't a party 'til somethin' blows up.
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