Open Storage of the Art of Asia, the exhibition devoted to the cultural heritage of Asia and its glorious history, opens its doors to visitors at Trade Fair Palace. The installation presents more than 600 artworks from Asian provinces displayed in three-dimensional space.  The Trade Fair Palace plans to display Asian sculptures and artworks till January 8, 2023. So, mark this date in the calendar to enjoy the exhibition during autumn or the prolonged Christmas break.  Installation background  Asian sculptures and artworks have a long history with Prague, especially different outlets of the National Gallery in Prague (NGP). Initially, all artifacts from Open Storage of the Art of Asia were located in the Kinský palace. There, they lived quite aRead more.

It is not a secret that Ostrava attracts tourists from different parts of the Czech Republic like a powerful magnet. Most people come there to relax, have a break from the lively city life, and enjoy the city’s beauty.  Discover what Ostrava can show you and what is on the must-have list of the attractions there. History corner Located in the northeast of the Czech Republic, Ostrava established itself as the capital of the Moravian-Silesian region in 1229, with more than 285,000 inhabitants. In fact, it is situated only 15 kilometers from Poland. So it is not a surprise that some locals have either Polish relatives or speak the Polish language as professionals.  The design and layout of the cityRead more.

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Did you know the father of all modern, western education was a Czech? Jan Amos Komenský (anglified as John Amos Comenius) was one of the earliest proponents of universal education, and introduced foundational concepts like illustrated textbooks, teaching in native languages rather than Latin, and more progressive, logic-based thinking instead of plain memorization. He also pioneered social justice issues in regards to education, advocating for education for poor children, women, and disenfranchised people. Born in Moravia in 1592, Komenský spent the first half of his life involved with the church during the religious wars, and wrote influential writings spiritual writings that made him famous throughout Europe.  As a prominent protestant figure, Komenský was sent into exile after the war, andRead more.