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‘There is no perfection, only life.’ – Milan Kundera It is one of the most powerful quotes from a leading figure of Prague Spring, Milan Kundera. In addition to his political activity, he became a well-known novelist in the Czech Republic and abroad, spreading his word far beyond the homeland. Milan Kundera is a Czech writer who became a French citizen in 1981 as a result of naturalization. Even though his Czechoslovak citizenship was denied in 1979, he obtained a Czech one a couple of years ago, in 2019. Writing under Communism During Communism, all Kundera’s works were banned, forcing the writer to eventually relocate to France, where he lives to this day. Interestingly, Kundera refers to himself as aRead more.

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The Czech Republic is a unique country with various monuments, national parks, and UNESCO heritage sites. When it comes to checking out some of the coolest sculptures and monuments the Czech Republic can offer, the crucial question that pops up is ‘what should I visit first?’ We are here to tell you! Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument The first must-see site on our list is the Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, located in Prague. It is situated on the high promontory with a view on the Vltava. Great spot to have summer dates and take awesome pictures! It is free to visit, excluding some exhibitions and certain significant buildings. The complex includes notable buildings as a neo-Gothic church, 11th-century dome, and aRead more.

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The Czech Republic takes pride in having many famous artists. But do you really know them all? Get familiar with some of the biggest names on the Czech art scene and discover the genius works of Czech artists! Jiří Votruba Jiří Votruba is one of the most well-known Czech artists, but he is also an illustrator and a graphic designer. Despite having a degree in civil engineering and architecture, he dedicated his life to the art industry. In one of the interviews, Jiří shared that he started painting as a hobby, and eventually it turned into something bigger. His works are easily recognizable, and you probably have come across some of them. For instance, Franz Kafka’s caricatures, Mozart, and historical PragueRead more.