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Whakaari Rotorua

Whakaari Rotorua Bringing Māori Soul to the Heart of Europe Whakaari Rotorua are a group of performers from Rotorua, New Zealand, who travel around the world sharing their Māori culture through traditional dance and song. They specifically travel to the Czech Republic often as they have a deep connection to this country – especially group […]

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Break Out the Boards to Bust Stress

Break Out the Boards to Bust Stress   Board games have exploded in popularity in recent years, with ever more games intended for adults hitting the market – and Prague is not immune to this trend. These days, locals are ditching late nights at the bar in favour of spending time with family and friends huddled […]

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How Sparta Took to the Ice

How Sparta Took to the Ice HC Sparta is known as the most popular hockey club in the Czech Republic. It has the most fans and is one of the oldest hockey clubs on the planet (founded in 1903). Czechs love to hate it and hate to admit they support it, but still acknowledge that […]

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E-sports in the public eye

Photo by Jamie McInall E-sports in the public eye Imagine a stadium packed to the rafters – no empty seats, tens of thousands of people, all eyes fixed on the huge onstage screens. This is going to be a historic moment. The ecstatic commentators are discussing the action as if their national team is about […]

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Prague 2, Vinohrady in Focus

Prague 2, Vinohrady in Focus Photo by Aktron on Wikimedia Commons   The district of Vinohrady has been developing and taking shape for over 750 years, welcoming those who have been fortunate enough to live in this beautiful area. At first it was a village known for its vineyards, and then a city in its […]

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Me-time at Svatá Kateřina

Me-time at Svatá Kateřina   March already. Is it me, or does the year feel like it has been going on forever, but with so much still to accomplish? And even though summer is not far off, the winter doesn’t seem to be ending. Sometimes, it can be difficult to remain motivated and upbeat. So […]

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Blow your mind at The Illusion Art Museum

Blow your mind at The Illusion Art Museum   On a brisk night in February, we had the pleasure of touring the newly opened Illusion Art Museum. The Oko! team was taken on a tour by the owner, Jakub Bechynĕ. The exhibit, covering three stories and 2,000 m2, illustrates a type of art that seems […]

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Oko! Magazine Edition 5