Compact archive May 9, 2007

The first Buddha-Bar Hotel will be in Prague

When you visit Prague now, you can choose from about 30 five-star hotels there. In 2008 the number will increase, also thanks to a very unique hotel – the first Buddha-Bar Hotel in the world.

The hotel will be designed according to the image of Buddha-Bars which are characterized by their special atmosphere, Eastern music, oriental colours and scents, Japanese and Chinese artifacts and a large statue of Buddha. Buddha-Bar will be also built in this hotel.

The hotel will be situated near the popular Old Town Square in the centre of Prague. After Prague Buddha-Bar Hotel will be built in Dubai and other world’s metropolises.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are exploring Prague

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in Mr As we have already informed, Angelina Jolie is together with her partner Brad Pitt and their children in Prague to act in a new movie called Wanted. The internet server idnes brings more details about their stay in Prague.

In the morning Angelina Jolie is shooting in the film ateliers in Letnany and afternoons and evenings she spends with her family. They were seen to have dinner in Svata Klara restaurant near Prague Zoo last Sunday.

Angelina and her family are staying in Gibian’s villa in Prague-Dejvice (Charlese de Gaulla street 22). After their stay in Prague, they will continue to the film festival in Cannes that takes place from 16th and 27th May.

World Respected Childbirth Week in Prague

On the occasion of the World Respected Childbirth Week, Prague hosts a multi-media exhibition called The Art of Birth. It can be visited in the Trade Fair Palace from 10:00 to 19:00 until 13th May.

The exhibition consists of paintings, photographs, objects, films and sounds. It is accompanied with Baby Expo – a trade fair for babies, mothers and the family relatives. It is held at the same place from 11th to 13th May.

Between 10th and 12th May you can visit also the International Congress – Normal Birth consisting of lectures, discussions, workshops for the wide public. For more information click here.


The Liberation Day in the Czech Republic

Yesterday the Czech Republic celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the liberation of the country from the Nazis. 8th May is a national holiday in the Czech Republic.

The president of the Czech Republic Vaclav Klaus together with the Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek and other politicians honoured the memory of victims of the WWII by one minute silence and laying wreaths at the National Memorial on Vitkov hill in Prague.

The wreath-laying ceremonies took place in many parts of the Czech Republic, e.g. in Hradec Kralove, Karlovy Vary or Ceska Lipa. Several towns organized reconstructions of important battles of the WWII.


Objections raised against the Bodies - The Exhibition in Prague

Bodies - The Exhibition is in Prague now The exhibition Bodies… The Exhibition arrived in Prague for the first time to show, according to the organizers, the anatomy of human body. The exhibition started five days ago, people have to stand in long queues to buy tickets.

The exhibition showing dead bodies that were modified is very controversial. Some people find it fascinating, others are outraged. A citizen of Prague has already sent a complaint that this exhibition breaks Czech laws when the bodies are not shown in coffins and that they are used for commercial reasons. Many objections are also raised against students of medicine who guide at the exhibition and tell more about the bodies and human organs. Many doctors think it’s unethical.

If the opponents of the exhibition, famous all over the world, are successful, the exhibition might be finished earlier than planned. Bodies – The Exhibition is on show in Palac Lucerna (Stepanska street 61). For more info about the exhibition, visit here the official pages.