The odds are constantly changing for culture, but the organisers of the International Festival of Contemporary Circus and Theatre Letní Letná believe there is always something to look forward to.
In response to the government measures implemented this spring and largely restricting the existence of live culture, the companies Cirk La Putyka and HEAVEN’S GATE decided to remain active.
Letní Letná is going to be “Light” this year, yet offering an extensive Czech and international programme
Due to coronavirus restrictions, some parts of the Letní Letná festival had to be postponed to next year. However, in reaction to the easing of lockdown measures, the organisers have decided to provide audiences with a lighter version of the festival this year.
Shortly before the near end of the emergency state, but still in a time highly affected by the global pandemic, the empty Lucerna cinema (and the virtual world) hosted, I dare say, a unique event – the premiere of Erik Knopp’s documentary Na krev...
Dancers and dance artists are not used to publicly voicing their complaints. Maybe that is why they are not heard so often and are among the few who do not lament over the present crisis.
On 9 April 2020, the Czech government approved the first 1.07 billion rescue package in support of the arts and culture. It was presented by the Minister of Culture Lubomír Zaorálek...
Hana Třeštíková, the Prague City Councillor for culture, and the online cultural overview GoOut has launched a nation-wide project to support theatres, concert halls, clubs and artists
The international project Roundabout Europe, which aims at supporting outdoor art, has selected five projects to become part of the initiative this year.
Filip Zahradnický received two awards at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris on 2 February 2020. He was presented with the Special Price of the Académie Fratellini and the Special Price of the Jury.
I will never forget meeting Šárka Maršíková for the very first time. It was in Paris, 2008, where I had settled to write my diploma thesis on new circus.
As is seems, there’s been a growing discourse on the issue of dance criticism recently. What purpose does (or should) dance criticism serve?
Cirk La Putyka to pay spectacular tribute to Czech circus art in O2 Universo in April 2020, topping off 10th anniversary celebrations
Cirk La Putyka is preparing the biggest production in its history which is scheduled to take place in O2 universum on 25 and 27 April 2020.