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The astronomical clock is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Prague with a rich history: since 1410, it keeps secrets of the generations. Tragic fate of Master Hanuš Master Hanuš was one of the most well-known clockmakers of the time. According to the legend, Hanuš was chosen by Prague’s councilors to design a device that would serve as a clock but have additional valuable features. Hanuš presented his work to the councilors and they thought the machine was a true piece of art. However, they got scared that he’ll replicate the clock, stripping it off its uniqueness. Clock could show different times – the astronomical, Central European, Babylonian, and Old Bohemian. That is why the councilors decided thatRead more.

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Febiofest nebo Prague IFF – Febiofest is the Prague international film festival showcasing the best premiers of the year which takes place annually since 1993. It was founded by FEBIO, an independent TV and film company, and is today known as the biggest film festival in the Czech Republic. A new visual style for this year’s festival, created once again by Dynamo, has been revealed together with the new dates. In 2021, Febiofest is set to run from the 17th of September till the 24th of September for the 28th time. It will be showcased in the Slovanský dům palace in the heart of Prague. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, the organizers hope that the situation will improve. They emphasized that theyRead more.

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With Easter just around the corner, we decided it’s the right time to highlight a few of the greatest and most popular Czech Easter traditions Kraslice Kraslice, also known as a hand-painted and decorated egg, is one of Easter’s most famous symbols. There are many ways to paint an egg, depending on the skills and instruments of the craftsmen. For example, the most common materials used are beeswax, straw, hay, watercolors, onion peels, and picture stickers. As for designs, some of the go-to patterns are geometric, flowers and leaves, and snowflakes. There are no limits to the color scheme, so you can get as creative as you wish! Fun tradition: girls give their decorated eggs to boys who whip themRead more.