#LifeInCzechia Spring is slowly approaching. It doesn’t only wake up nature, but also the cultural production of the National Theatre. Do you want to get lost in a thrilling story of a drama, fill your heart with the warm tones of an opera or watch the mesmerizing moves of ballet dancers? Check out the new performances in Prague and Brno. Some start as early as this February, so do not hesitate to buy a ticket.
Czechia Fights Against Inequality Between Women and Men’s Wages
Inequality of men and women is a topic that should be discussed by all. Unfortunately, not all the people are familiar with the severity of this issue. Thousands of organizations and campaigns all across the planet are trying to introduce the public to the importance of this topic. In the Czech Republic, one of these organizations is, Business & Professional Women CR z.s (BPWCR). This year, BPWCR is organizing the 12th annual Equal Pay Day conference in March, with the name “Count with us” to fight this serious problem.
Find Colourful Stones in Olomouc and Join in This Nationwide Pastime
You may have come across some painted stones while walking through the city of Olomouc nowadays. No, they’re not homework from art class forgotten by random kids but a nationwide pastime. You can join in and have fun by painting stones and/or placing them in different locations so that other people could notice them. The person that finds the stone could move it somewhere else. This way, the painted stones can travel, for example, to the other end of the country or even abroad.
The First Czech Mentoring Marathon by BPWCR Starts in November
Are you a woman who is interested in mentoring programs? Do you like working on your professional and personal development? Then the First Czech Mentoring Marathon online event held by Business & Professional Women CR is right for you! It’s an opportunity to learn from more than 60 experienced and successful women across professional fields!
Coronavirus in Czechia: New Restrictions Announced, Universities Switch to Distance Learning
More restrictions regarding events and opening hours of bars, pubs and other catering facilities will be introduced as announced by the new Minister of Health Roman Prymula on September 23. These new restrictions will apply from Thursday, September 24. Prymula became the new Health Minister on September 21 after his predecessor Adam Vojtěch stepped down from the office.
Coronavirus in Czechia: Face Masks Mandatory Nationwide from September
As autumn and the start of a new school year is slowly approaching, fear of the dreaded second wave of COVID-19 is growing. Experts all across the planet worry that with schools reopening again, the disease will spread even faster. Seasonal illnesses, such as flu, could also make the situation worse. For this reason, the Czech government decided to reintroduce some countermeasures from September.
National Theater: the Pride of the Czech Republic
The National Theater in Prague is one of the most important buildings and the pride of the Czech nation. It is a stunning Neo-Renaissance building and it was built by Joseph Zítek. The theatre has its special place in Czech history as it is a symbol of the Czech National Revival. The National Theater has played a significant role in the development of Czech music, the country’s dramatic arts, and the Czech language.
Foreigners’ Webinar about Brexit: Summary
Brexit is going to happen on 31 October 2019 and it will lead to a lot of changes for UK citizens living in the Czech Republic. On October 1, we were streaming a special webinar on Facebook and sharing our knowledge about Brexit with the people who are interested in the topic. So, here comes a summary of the most important recommendations from the Ministry of Interior to all UK citizens who reside in the Czech Republic.
National Theatre Brno: What to Expect This Autumn and Winter
We’re sure that all theatre enthusiasts have been looking forward to hearing what’s going to happen at the local scene in the new season. Thanks to our partnership with one of the biggest and most popular theatres in Brno – National Theatre Brno (Czech: Národní divadlo Brno), we bring you basic schedule of their exciting upcoming program!
A Turkish Student Müge: It’s Surprising for Me How Czechs Handle So Much Beer
If you have visited any Foreigners event in Brno at least once, you might’ve seen a cheerful and friendly Turkish girl who is nothing but positive energy and constant smiles. Why does she attend events for expats on a regular basis and what does she do in Brno? Find out in the interview!