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black and white photo showing the final construction of the prague stalin statue with nine characters made from granite stone

Prague Stalin Statue

Prague Stalin Statue If you had been in Prague on the evening on November 6th 1962 you would have heard a terrific explosion. It was the end of the road for the Prague Stalin Statue. This post is about why it was built, things to look out for, why it had to be destroyed and … Read More

a city street lamp post in prague with 4 lights and the model of a bike on a blue sky, the memorial is called bike to heaven

Bike to Heaven

Bike to Heaven A 30 year-old man died in Prague on January 12th 2006. It did not make the national news but years later the unveiling of an artistically original memorial in Prague replayed the story, who he was, why he died and what the city did about it. This is the story of the … Read More

intellectual graffiti

DOX Centre for Contemporary Art

DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague DOX is a little way out of the centre in Holešovice. Opened in 2008, it’s in a converted factory giving it 3000 square metres of internal and external space for hosting a variety of exhibitions. DOX does not carry a permanent exhibition so you’ll normally find two or … Read More

Prague metronome festival poster

Prague Metronome Music Festival 2021

Prague Metronome Music Festival Two Days, Multiple Bands It’s only been going a short time but the Prague Metronome Music Festival (or just MetronomeFest) seems to be settling into it’s late June slot in the Prague Entertainment calendar. Metronome Festival Weekend is a ticketed event i.e. you are buying a ticket valid for the whole … Read More