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UNYP and the Czech Olympic Team activate their partnership

The partnership between the University of New York in Prague and the Czech Olympic Team officially launched on January 1st, 2022. The University of New York in Prague will be the Czech Olympic Team’s official educational supplier from 2022 to 2026, in a cooperation which focuses on educational provision and strengthening the Czech Team’s Dual Career program for athletes. In addition to helping to educate athletes, UNYP will be contributing to the new collaboration as a partner of the Olympic Festival. This festival will be held in Brno from February 4th to February 20th and will celebrate the Czech athletes who will compete at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. UNYP is proud to be the official sponsor of the The post UNYP and the Czech Olympic Team activate their partnership appeared first on Prague Monitor / Czech News in English.

21/01/22 00:07


From his cell phone to the carpet. Czech artist’s exhibition has started in the Municipal House

From Wednesday 12 January, a unique exhibition “phoneArt 2022” by the artist Roman Řehák will take place in the Municipal House in Prague, which visitors will be able to visit until the end of February. The exhibition features 15 unique works of art, which the artist created exclusively in mobile applications and then printed and ironed on the carpet. This is a world premiere. Most of us, regular users, use a mobile phone to make phone calls, text messages, take photos or surf the Internet. The Czech artist Roman Řehák uses his mobile phone to create phenomenal works of art that have decorated the homes of, for example, Miloš Forman or Jiří Menzel. Karel Gott, Marta Kubišová, Jan Saudek, Pierce The post From his cell phone to the carpet. Czech artist’s exhibition has started in the Municipal House appeared first on Prague Monitor / Czech News in English.

20/01/22 23:44


First Czech investment fund focused on veterinary care

Prague, Czech Republic, 19 January 2022: First Veterinary Fund Central Europe SICAV a.s., the first investment fund of qualified investors focused on veterinary care, has started operating on the Czech market. The unique fund was founded by Dušan Moskaliev, who has been a partner in the ZDR Investments real estate fund for the past four years, and Richard Švejda, a lawyer, tax advisor and founding partner of BDO and Grant Thornton. The project’s aim is to help financial resources appreciate in value through direct investments in selected reference veterinary clinics in the Czech Republic and Central Europe. Increasing the fund’s value will first be done by consolidating the veterinary clinics into a network under a single brand Medicanima and then The post First Czech investment fund focused on veterinary care appeared first on Prague Monitor / Czech News in English.

20/01/22 23:26


Pragues New Theatre Company – The Prague Horror Theatre

We are happy to report on Prague’s newest theater company, “the Prague Horrortheater”. Founded in 2011 as the “Cologne Horror Theater”, they showed tongue-in-cheek pieces in the tradition of the French horror theater Grand Guignol in the series of plays titled “Das Kabinett des Doktor Tumblety”, which covered the entire spectrum of the genre with a wide variety of focuses, until 2015 The group used different techniques – scenes were supplemented by monologues, sound recordings and read texts – to show the various facets of this genre of theater, from intimate chamber play-like horror stories to lurid short acts. They also adapted stories and legends from different countries: Victorian horror stories, Belle Époque literature, late medieval dramas, legends of the The post Pragues New Theatre Company – The Prague Horror Theatre appeared first on Prague Monitor / Czech News in English.

10/01/22 21:52


TikToker reveals his mindset and motivations in a TEDx talk

In September 2021, TEDxUNYP, an independently organized TEDx event held in Prague, invited the Italian TikToker, influencer and actor Alessandro Bedetti to deliver a talk about the thought processes of young people using TikTok. Alessandro has 1.4 million TikTok followers, and has just embarked on a career in the Italian film industry. Alessandro demonstrated the creation of two TikTok videos live on stage while describing the process, and shared his motivations and reasons for using TikTok. Alessandro’s main points were: · TikTok can be used to build a personal presence or business. · TikTok follows a specific algorithm and technical framework. TikTok took over the world in 2021, in the wake of controversy caused by the platform and its content. The post TikToker reveals his mindset and motivations in a TEDx talk appeared first on Prague Monitor / Czech News in English.

08/01/22 22:24


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Iniciativa: Dohoda o Turówu odporuje zákonu, podzemní stěna úbytku vody nezabrání

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24/01/22 12:09


Bitcoin je nejníže od loňského července kvůli obavám, že Rusko napadne Ukrajinu

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24/01/22 11:58


Pořadatelé ZOH v Pekingu zmírnili požadavky na citlivost testů na koronavirus

Peking - Pořadatelé zimních olympijských her v Pekingu zmírnili požadavky na citlivost testů na koronavirus, které budou muset pravidelně podstupovat všichni účastníci. Hranici pro pozitivitu...

24/01/22 11:36


NATO vysílá další lodě a letadla k posílení obrany východní Evropy

Brusel - Severoatlantická aliance vysílá další lodě a letadla k posílení obrany východní Evropy v reakci na aktivity Ruska v okolí Ukrajiny, uvedlo dnes NATO v prohlášení. Cílem je "posílit...

24/01/22 11:36


Podnikatelské svazy: Úřady postupují příliš tvrdě vůči žadatelům o bonus

Praha - Finanční správa postupuje při posuzování žádostí o kompenzační bonus a hodnocení podmínek procesně nezákonným způsobem a navíc příliš omezujícím způsobem. Ve společném...

24/01/22 11:34


 

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