Compact archive March 28, 2008

Kylie Minoque Prepares Big Surprise for her Prague Concert

kylie The first newspaper to inform about this was MF Dnes. According to their post, their trustworthy source informed she could get engaged during her Prague concert. Does it seem unreal? What about possibility of marriage in Prague, the ‘mother of all cities’? We can’t tell for sure, but definitely her concert on 12th May in O2 Arena will be special.

“Kylie always dreamed of being married on stage” said her sister some time ago. Kylie’s chosen one is a French actor Olivier Martinez, with whom she has been for five years. He took care about the Australian singer, when she was recovering from cancer, there were speculations of their marriage from 2006. Last year the couple separated for some time, because of Oliver’s cheating. But they got together again.

Kylie Minogue arrives to Prague on the night from 10 to 11 May, and will stay in Prague until 14th. The length of singer’s planned stay is quite lengthy, and also, the concert starts at 21:00, but her concerts in other European cities start at eight.

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Very Important Painter Exhibition at Prague Castle

Mikolas Ales is one of the most important and well-known Czech artists. Now you have a change to see his works at the big retrospective exhibition called Mikolas Ales 1852 – 2007, which is being held in the Prague Castle Riding School until 20th of April 2008.

In the exhibition you can see representative overview of Ales´ work, mostly he was inspired by the Czech history and traditions. There are drawings and paintings on the theme of the life of Old Slavonic people, who lived in Bohemia in ancient times, scenes of important moments of the Czech history, pictures depicting the idyllic life of Czech lands inhabitants or illustrating national stories, proverbs and legends.

The complete information is here. You know you want to know more!

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Pete Doyle in Prague

doyle Another star from London; This edition of Prague´s legendary Meccamix party will introduce a real dance music icon from Defected – DJ Pete Doyle. His genuine love for dance music took him to more than 30 different countries during an extremely eventful roller coaster career.

Pete is playing frequently alongside the DJ’s he rates highly like Erick Morillo, Sasha, Armand van Helden, Roger Sanchez, Dimitri From Paris a amongst so many others … basically has played with everyone from Sasha, Tong, Roger Sanchez, Sandi Rivera and Defected’s own Simon Dunmore.

Beefeater, the proud partner of Meccamix, brings you a special prices of the drinks starting on 69 CZK. Meccamix Warm Up Party always starts at 8PM just infront of Mecca in the new bar-restaurant MOLO 22. The resident DJs of Meccamix a the main internetional guest play here till midnight, entry is free, so do not forget!

Entry: 290 czk, vip: 990 czk. Warm-up start at 20:00, Club Mecca, U Pruhonu street 3, Prague 7

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Prague centre to start collecting toll again

According to the Prague Mayor Pavel Bem, entering the Prague historic center by car should be paid in 2011-2012. How much? It should be 2-3 euros. Toll won’t be paid at night, during weekends and locals should get discount.

Prague is packed with cars, and this proposal could literally bring some fresh air to the centre areas. The narrow streets of the historic city, proclaimed a world relic by UNESCO, are not build for automobile expansion.

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Czech Anti-communists Made Zizka wear Logo T-shirt

Another Totality? Not in my name! This may be the translation of ‘Nechni mit na triku dalsi totalitu’ which was the slogan on the 2 metre t-shirt, into which was dressed famous Czech army-leader’s statue at Zizkov.

“We hoped the the banner will last long enough, so the people have an opportunity to realize, that it is necessary to stand up against communism and do anything for the totality ideology won’t become reality again.” Said a member of the anti – communist movement.

“We have chosen Jan Zizka, because he is the greatest – the biggest equestrian statue in the world.” The ititiative web is www.dekomunizace.cz, where is also an artist competition of the best anti-communist t-shirt logo going on right now.