The 10 best things to do in Prague this weekend: Feb. 16–18, 2024

Work up a sweat in the name of love, thrift shop til you drop, pork out for masopust, and more tips for the weekend ahead.

Expats.cz Staff

Written by Expats.cz Staff Published on 15.02.2024 16:00:00 (updated on 16.02.2024) Reading time: 3 minutes

Glimpse an iconic home in photos

A new exhibit, Villa Tugendhat in the Photography of Miloš Budík at the Prague City Museum’s Norbertov Study and Documentation Centre, captures dynamic spatial portrayals using natural light and offers a unique insight into the architectural history of one of Europe’s most luxurious and famed interiors.

Go crazy for Kafka

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art has opened KAFKAESQUE, an extensive exhibition dedicated to Prague-born writer Franz Kafka, 100 years after the writer’s death. The exhibit will run until Sept. 22, featuring interpretations by numerous contemporary local and international artists, aiming to reflect Kafka’s work through a modern lens.

Tune into Brit pop beats

British band Nothing But Thieves is set to perform at Forum Karlín on Feb. 16. Known for blending aggressive rock with sensitive pop melodies, the band’s music spans genres like rock, alternative rock, acoustic rock, and pop rock. Promoting their fourth album, “Dead Club City,” to be released on July 7, 2024, The tour previews the album’s emotions related to loss, hope, and new beginnings.

Catch a new English-friendly play

A new English-language comedy show, The Libido is a Lonely Hunter unfolds at The Harman Street Theater. In the style of Monty Python and Mel Brooks, the play explores love and lust across history, from early Christendom to modern-day expat experiences. Showtimes are tomorrow and on Feb. 16, 17, and 24. The production humorously delves into the misconceptions about libido and love.

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Pork out for masopust

The Smíchov riverside season of gastro festivals kicks off with the Pork and Goose Feast on Feb. 17. Loosen your belt for a variety of Czech specialties, including roasted goose legs, goose soup, pâté, liver, goose burgers, and goose fat pancakes, along with traditional masopust dishes like tlačenka, jitrnice, ovar, prejt, sausages, piglet roast, and smoked ham.

Thrift shop til you drop

The Letenský Bazar in Bio Oko on Feb. 17, organized by Kuzmarkt, Shop PickyMe, and others, offers an afternoon of sustainable vintage and contemporary clothing shopping. The event promotes recycling as a fashionable trend, providing diverse styles and sizes at reasonable prices.

Work up a sweat for love

Valentine’s Run 5k run/walk takes place on Feb. 17 in Stromovka. Organized by RunCzech, the event is open to all skill levels. Participants can look forward to a fun atmosphere running alongside their loved ones with refreshments in a friendly setting.

Uncork weekend fun

The fourth La Bouteille de Champagne festival, highlighting exclusive handmade champagne wines, will be held on Feb. 17 at the Great Hall of the New Town Hall. The event offers a unique opportunity to taste sought-after wines from renowned champagne producers rarely available elsewhere. Tickets are limited.

See modern dance magic

F*cking Beautiful Spring by Spitfire Company unfolds on Feb. 18 at Ponec Theater for Dance. Directed by Petr Bohač, the 45-minute dance performance, inspired by John Adams’ El Niño oratorio, Kae Tempest’s rap verses, and the musical ritual of Shortparis, tells the story of a sixteen-year-old girl's self-discovery, delving into solitude, friendship, subway purgatory, and the circle of initiation.

Visit iQLANDIA from Prague

Europark will present a free interactive exhibition in collaboration with iQLANDIA Liberec from Feb.13 to March 10. The event features 16 interactive exhibits for all age groups, face and smell recognition, a blind map of Europe, strength testing, and perception challenges. Visitors can also participate in Saturday workshops.

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