Also posted on the Prague Monitor here. The past two years have been difficult for many of us. The lockdowns, isolation, endless debates and ever-changing rules all contributed to feelings of being overwhelmed and losing control of our lives. Reality itself seemed uncertain. People handled this in various ways, not all of them healthy (yes, my alcohol consumption increased noticeably). Most of us know that escapism is not the way to go; facing your fears and worries head-on is the only way to overcome them. But that’s a difficult step to take, or at least it was for me. I managed to do it, though it left me wondering what else I could do to take back control of my
Amid the doom and gloom of the pandemic, thereʼs been a silver lining: the explosion of virtual entertainment. As restrictions are loosening, options for getting out are starting to open up. But for now, online is the place to be. Prague Spring tops the virtual highlights this week. The venerable festival was poised to celebrate its 75th birthday with one of the strongest lineups in recent years, opening with a rare appearance by the Berlin Philharmonic and closing with the Czech Philharmonic performing Beethovenʼs glorious Ninth Symphony. Shut down by the virus crisis, festival organizers rebounded with a tasty set of 11 live and encore performances, which are being streamed for free. Whether youʼre a classical music devotee or a
Jumping on Skype for their regular Sunday Skypeisode session, Anna schools Kenny on the more common myths around COVID19. From the credible, if wrong, rumours to the more ridiculous myths, here is a run-down on the facts Anna sources from the World Health Organisation and other credible sources. These Skypeisode videos are a series of videos shot from the (semi) comfort of Anna and Kenny’s homes during the Czech Republic’s State of Emergency. Did you check previous episodes? They are right here, in Anna’s What’s up Prague show. Follow Anna and Kenny in their discussions and debates on current affairs in Prague and the wider Czech Republic. Other videos: CitySpy Prague on YouTube PragueTV on YouTube No related posts.