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Czech Press Photo opens its doors to Prague public

Photograph of the Year: 'Unrest in Northern Bohemia' by Stanislav Krupař

The best in Czech photography is on display, covering everything from world events to sports, nature and a peek inside a Chinese IKEA


Czech avant-garde gets major US showcase

The Message of the Forest by Toyen, 1936

A seminal chapter in Czech avant-garde art is gaining significant exposure in an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


Mezipatra brings queer cinema to Prague screens

Leopold and Loeb in Tom Kalin’s ‘Swoon’

Mezipatra offers Czech audiences celebrity guests and a diverse array of feature and short films in the country’s unique queer film festival


Martin Ryšavý wins Škvorecký Prize for Czech literature

Martin Ryšavý receiving the 2011 Josef Škvorecký Prize

Writer and filmmaker Martin Ryšavý continues a run of award-winning work that takes its audience to unlikely and faraway places


Prague’s day of the dead

Celebrating skeletons represent a typical Mexican Day of the Dead decoration

An exhibition of religious festivals in Mexico and the Czech Republic highlights both cultural differences and correspondences


Komiksfest 2011 in Prague

Tigers from the East will exhibit the work of Russian comic artist Konstantin Komardin

Komiksfest 2011 is a feast of animation in the form of exhibitions, film screenings and meetings with celebrated comic artists


John Banville awarded Kafka Prize

John Banville accepting the Franz Kafka Prize

Irish writer John Banville, winner of the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize, is speaking tonight at the Prague society that awarded it


Das Filmfest brings new wave of German cinema to Prague

Dancing in the streets in 3D in ‘Pina’ by Wim Wenders

For the sixth year in a row Czech cinemas will be filled with a selection of the latest German-language films with Das Filmfest


Prague’s Festival Fotograf looks back at the ’80s

‘Gottwald Square’ by Jiří Hanke, 1988

A new photography festival has been launched in Prague with a varied series of exhibitions, events and an international symposium


‘Kafkaesque’ collects Prague writer’s global influence


Anthology of stories inspired by Franz Kafka presents everything from giants, bug people, and superheroes to a Kafka gone Hollywood


Magical elements: an interview with Uršula Kovalyk

Uršula Kovalyk

Magical elements: an interview with Uršula Kovalyk


Tomáš Zmeškal: An exciting time for Czech literature

Tomáš Zmeškal’s ‘Love Letter in Cunieform Script’ was on the Magnesia Litera shortlist and won the Josef Škvorecký Prize

Appearances at int’l literary festivals and new translations highlight the growing prominence of a new generation of Czech novelists


Prague’s Cinegogue puts music to silent screen

‘New Babylon’ (1929) by Leonid Trauberg and Grigori Kozintsev

The composer of a newly commissioned score to a rare D.W. Griffith film talks to Czech Position about scoring silent classics for Cinegogue


Japanese bridge from Prague to Tokyo

“Goat” by Yusuke Nakamura

Czech Centre exhibition showcases a blending of East and West with the work of two Japanese artists accompanied by a Czech painter


George Voskovec: Czech-American actor

"My Father George Voskovec"

A new documentary provides an in-depth and personal look at the American life and career of Czech theater legend Jiří Voskovec


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