News from Prague, statistics from the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2013 show the city’s ranking as a congress destination improved over the previous year. As a world congress destination, Prague gains attention on a path to “top 5” accolades.
Today, April 29 at 4 PM in Prague, visitors will have the chance to join Prague residents in joining the nearly one-quarter of the world’s people without shoes. One Day Without Shoes is set to draw attention to how poverty affects our world.
Prague, always an important cultural destination, has a wealth of interesting programmes for all ages to offer this week. Here are some of the most interesting to attend.
As a European destination for meetings and conferences, there are few cities better suited to host than Prague, Czech Republic. Europe’s most beautiful town won the 2013 Meeting Star Award in that category last year among cities in Central and East Europe edging out Budapest and Dubrovnik.
Čapí Hnízdo (the Stork’s Nest in English) is a unique resort, center for luxury accommodation, corporate/social events and leisure activities set in the beautiful countryside Czech landscape, less than 50km southeast of Prague, between Benešov and Olbramovice.You may also likeEastern Europe’s Most Unusual SightsPrague Hotel Takes Hospitality To Next LevelSaSaZu in Prague is Great Fun […]
Good news for Czech citizens, as the rumors about a potential lift (actually a re-lift!) of visas for those wanting to go to Canada seem to be based on actual facts. Canada’s newly-appointed ambassador to Prague Otto Jelinek, confirmed to the Czech News Agency that Canada abolishing visas for Czechs is a matter of weeks. […]
The Sedlec Ossuary (Kostnice v Sedlci) is a legendary burial place, located inside a small Roman Catholic chapel, beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in the Kutná Hora Sedlec suburb. This is one of the most visited sites in the region, attracting over 250 thousand visitors annually. The odd monument is the final resting […]
If you are visiting Prague at the end of November, the the 23rd International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music could be one of the best ways to spend your time. The festival has been traditionally organised in the first Advent weekend, and offers a rich programme of Advent and Christmas music, by national choirs. […]
The Prague Museum Night (Pražská muzejní noc) was initially scheduled for June, 2013, but needed to be rescheduled because of the heavy floods that crippled the capital this Summer. With things back on track, the city is treating her visitors to one of the most entertaining cultural events of the year. The Prague Museum Night […]
From festivals of music, art and culture, to LGBT pride parades, the city offers something for everyone.
The worst floods in a decade, similar with 2002, when 17 people were killed in the Czech Republic, have already crippled the country and are now threatening Germany, Slovakia and Hungary.
A powerful explosion in the center of Prague yesterday has injured scores of people and may have left many trapped beneath rubble. The explosion, believed to be from a gas leak, was powerful enough for tourists packing the Charles Bridge felt the explosion. Police say the explosion appears to be from a natural gas leak rather than some terrorist of other act of violence.