Monthly Archives: November 2010

Christmas Markets 2010 Celebrate the season with friends, and perhaps get some shopping in at three area Christmas markets. Besides Prague; Vienna and Dresden offer nearby opportunities to experience some Christmas cheer, along with some fun holiday food. If you are in it for the shopping, go early; for the atmosphere, wait till the sun goes down,… Read more »

A Decade of Work: Roma in the EU

New Presence The Roma are Europe’s largest minority, with a population of an estimated 10-12 million. With concerns about integrating immigrants and the “failure” of multiculturalism making more recent news, the plight of the Roma, who are European Union (EU) citizens, seems to be an ongoing, but not acknowledged story. Disturbing headlines often appear, but… Read more »

The meaning of ‘modern’ architecture

The Prague Post Famous Czech architect and English émigré Eva Jiřičná discusses her local projects Stepping into the bright clean space of Café B. Braun from the grungy streets of Sokolská in Prague 2, your eyes open in surprise. Filled with glass, steel and practically all white in color, the café is a lovely homage… Read more »

Old stories lead museum into new age

The Prague Post National Museum opens a hands-on exhibition of Czech Legends In a final exhibition before a four-year closing for renovations next summer, the National Museum has chosen a fitting topic: “Ancient Czech Legends.” “This exhibition should start a new direction, focusing our exhibits on young people,” said Jaromír Pavlík, a National Museum spokesman…. Read more »