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What’s happening in Prague this week? A full list of lockdown-friendly events to mark in your calendar for this week! February 1st (Virtual Interview) Masterclass with James McAvoy presented by Edinborough Youth Theatre. Starts at 21:00 CET and tickets are donation-based. Jame McVoy is an actor across series and movies, holding notable roles in Hollywood hits like the X-Men series, psychological thriller Split, and the remake of the classical tale Frankenstein. The Scottish-born actor will be sitting down today with Scottish Actor Shauna Macdonald, presented by the Edinborough Youth Theatre. This masterclass will answer a live Q&A from the audience as well as offer an insight into the cinematic industry. Tickets are donation-based! February 2nd (Virtual Workshop) Introduction to PythonRead more.

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It is my first week in Vienna, exactly 10 years ago in late January 2011. My head spins with dreams of discovery. I have never seen Prague, Budapest, Ljubljana or Zagreb, though I have tasted Bratislava, where I’ll head for a semester-long Fulbright gig next week. The medieval alleys around Fleischmarkt and behind Stefansdom, where I have scored a friendly and impeccable Austrian hotel here in the center of the center of central Europe — Vienna’s Innere Stadt— are oddly quiet. After das grosse Gulasch at Kaffee Alt Wien, more than I could finish, I wander the Graben. This was once the Roman moat, which strikes off from Kartnerstrasse, the old road to the province of Carinthia to the southeast.Read more.

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‘This unique group of technical mining landmarks reminds us of the hard work of past generations.’ That’s what people say about Krušnohoří, one of the Czech regions with UNESCO heritage. The name of the region can be translated as the “Ore Mountains.’ The origins of Hornický region Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří dates back to the 12th century when locals discovered the first iron and silver ores. The discovery led to the settlement with a major trade route to Bohemia. Krušnohoří has accelerated the development of such activities as metallurgy and local miners passed their profession on from generation to generation for more than 800 years! The region unites such cities as Horní Blatná, Medník, Krupka, and the Red Tower of Death.  The consistencyRead more.