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Young critics prize winner Michal Zahálka arrives in London

12 JANUARY 2015 - Last September, Michal Zahálka received the first ever prize awarded by the Association of Czech Theatre Critics to authors of theatre criticism aged under 30. A student of theatre...

Lenka Dusilová and Baromantika

5 JANUARY 2015 - Following last year's success, Czech award-winning singer and song writer Lenka Dusilová returns to London, this time performing with her indie-pop band Baromantika formed in 2010 by...

Běla Kolářová at Whitechapel Gallery

17 DECEMBER 2014 - A major new exhibition tracing a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today will open at the Whitechapel Gallery in January and will feature 2 works by Czech artist Běla Kolářová....

Prague named UNESCO City of Literature

17 DECEMBER 2014 - Prague’s application to become a UNESCO City of Literature has been approved. In 2009, a number of institutions and individuals from Prague’s literary scene took the initiative to...

Great Lives: Arthur Smith on Emil Zátopek

8 DECEMBER 2014 - Ex-runner and comedian Arthur Smith chooses Czech athlete Emil Zátopek as his life inspiration in BBC Radio 4 biographical series Great Lives presented by Matthew Parris. Zátopek’s...

Energia Prima: paintings and drawings by Otto Placht

26 NOVEMBER 2014 *** OPENING - FRI 28 NOV, 6-10 PM *** A free spirit spontaneously wandering from Prague to Amazonia and back, Otto Placht is often referred to as a painter of the jungle or a painter...

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