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American Tax, FATCA Compliant Overseas Investments & Retirement Plans, Health Insurance & Social Security as an US Expat/National, or US-Connected Person living in the Czech Republic

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Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 fr 6:00 – 7:30pm


University of New York, Londýnská 41, Prague 2


Price: There is no registration fee!

Come! Speak with the 'Experts'...Bring your Questions???


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Enchanted by Ocean: Nantucket Inspires a Czech-American Painter Lenka Rubenstein | EXHIBITION OPENING

When: 23.06.2015 - 17:30
Where:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
Admission: free

Lenka Rubenstein is a portrait painter who fell in love with the seascapes and landscapes of Nantucket Island,


Prague Spring Festival - great event for Saturday 23 may

On Saturday, 23 May, the Prague Spring Festival cordially invites you on a guided walking tour that will commemorate musical figures from this country and abroad whose lives are at least in part associated with Prague!  Experienced guides from Prague City Tourism will lead the tours: 2 p.m. Milada Racková (cz), 4 p.m. Dagmar Vávrová Čermáková (cz) and Pavla Bartásková (en), 6 p.m. Milada Racková (cz), and 8 p.m. Mgr. Bojana Škaroupková (cz) and Pavla Bartásková (en). The tours are free of charge. If you are interested, please register at infocentrum@festival.cz. Group sizes may be limited. Please be aware that in such cases, persons who have registered will be given preference. The tours start from the Prague Spring Infocentre, náměstí Republiky, Prague 1!

The International School of Music and Fine Arts, Prague

Betlémské náměstí 6, 110 00 Prague 1

Phone: + 420 731 445 213731 445 215www.musicschoolprague.com

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RefuFest Praha 2015

30.5. Kampa

10th annual multicultural festival RefuFest to bear in mind the telling and sharing stories. We would like to introduce the Czech public life and the lives of igrantů show them that even though we come from different cultures, so we have a lot in common. Our aim is to highlight the positive contribution that migrants make to the Czech Republic and thus help break down stereotypes.

RefuFest traditionally offers a colorful range of musical and dance performances, tastings of national cuisines, information stands about countries of origin, theater, workshops, an exhibition of photographs and discussions. Space will be given to other NGOs working in the field of migration and human rights to their stands to show the public its activities.

30.5. Kampa Park Prague 1



Saturday, March 1st, 2014 - 7.30PM

Clam-Gallas Palace, Prague


Baroque “grandioso” Crystal Ball

Hundreds of years of the magical Carnevale tradition 

Glittering historical costumes, breathtaking hand-made masks

Astonishing dancers, actors and acrobats

 Fantasy, colours, splendid music

Delicious food and entertainment


  Carnevale Prague  

February 20th-March 4th, 2014

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The Prague Opera Ball 2014

February 8th, 2014 at 8 pm, Prague State Opera

The 2014 Prague Opera Ball is titled Strauss, Strauss and Strauss Again. It is all about Strauss, the waltz, the ballet and the opera. From the opening of Johann Strauss II, Die Fledermaus Overture to the midnight celebration of the Radetzky March, this year promises a truly enchanting evening featuring the 2009 Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts as the evening's special guest of honor.

 The proceeds from this year's Opera Ball auction will be given to the foundation of Czech top model Tereza Maxova and the Srdcervaci project. Friends of the Opera Ball may look forward to supporting events during the whole year.


IWAP's 4th Annual Charity Christmas Market

23rd November, 2013 at Diplomat Hotel (Evropská 15, Praha 6) from 10 am until 4 pm

Free Admission



The International Women's Association of Prague (IWAP) is an independent, non-political, non-profit organization
voluntarily run by its members. IWAP welcomes all women who live in the Czech Republic and aims to promote
friendship and support as well as organize social and cultural events for its members in addition to raising funds for
selected Czech charities.


WIN Conference

Flourishing together

with beauty, trust and passion

October 2nd-5th, 2013

Prague, Czech Republic

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Traditional Easter at Chateau Mcely

Easter customs and a rich program full of Easter fun and games

March 29 – April 1, 2013

A traditional Easter at Chateau Mcely offers seasonal delicacies, which can also be enjoyed as an Easter Monday brunch on the outdoor patio surrounded by beautiful views of the countryside. The little ones will surely enjoy the Mcely Easter treasure hunt in the English park with sweet rewards waiting at the end.



Tiffany & Co. To Open A Store In Prague this Summer

Located at 10 Pařížská Street, the store will be the luxury retailer's first location in Eastern Europe.

The approximately 2,600-square-feet (approximately 240 square meters) of retail space is designed with elements of Tiffany's famous flagship store in New York, including custom furnishings and showcases that incorporate the company's delicate wheatleaf, floral and dragonfly patterns, as well as elegant fluting and the distinctive Tiffany Blue.

Among the TIFFANY & CO. collections that will be offered in the new store are exquisite diamonds in platinum and 18 karat gold settings, engagement, fine and fashion jewelry, sterling silver jewelry, watches and gifts, as well as the celebrated designs of Elsa Peretti and Paloma Picasso.


World's Largest Luxury Easter Egg Hunt

Russian jeweler Faberge is hosting the world’s largest Easter Egg hunt beginning February 21st in London. 200 two-and-a-half feet tall eggs made of fiberglass will be spread throughout the city, many of which were designed by various artists and jewelers including Vivienne Westwood, Giles Deacon, Diane von Furstenburg and Zandra Rhodes; members of the public are encouraged to find the eggs before the April 8th (Easter) deadline.

At the end of the hunt the eggs will be auctioned off with the proceeds going to two charities: Action for Children and Elephant Family.

The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt event hopes to raise $3,089,318.




4th Islands of Naples Festival

Music and Gastronomy

A Symphony to Savour in a Sea of Wonders

Spring is the ideal time to discover the enchanting Islands of Naples. And from 21 to 27 May 2012, Capri, Ischia and Procida will host the fourth edition of the "Islands of Naples: a sea of wonders" Festival, dedicated to exploration of music, food and wine.

Musical shows and special "Menus in concert", proposed by restaurants on the islands with delicious local products, will be the heart of the Festival, a delight to savour in a sea of wonders. "Menus in concert", featuring recipes created by talented local chefs to honour famous singers and songs, will be available in enchanting settings of some of the most renowned restaurants in the three islands.

"Arias of Naples" is the title of the musical show that will accompany the event. The musical is a collection of some of the most famous Neapolitan songs written in the shadow of Vesuvius, famed for their interpretations by Enrico Caruso, Luciano Pavarotti and Andrea Bocelli. The shows will be held on 24 May in Procida, in the magical setting of the Terra Murata, and on 26 May in Ischia in the Castello Aragonese.



Event of the year -  Prague Fashion Weekend 2011


Bringing the world of the high fashion and European design to the most prestigious part of Prague – Pařížská Street

Like in 2010, the best collections from the workshops and boutiques of the renowned fashion designers will be presented over the weekend on one of the longest Central European catwalks located in the charming scenery of the Pařížská Street.

A creative stream of the beauty and luxury will turn this most elegant Prague street into a pulsing fashion artery.




Château Hunting

for those who don't want to take on the hassle of maintaining a large château

Château de la Durantie - Luxury lifestyle in a French idyll 

Château de la Durantie in the Tarn area of the Midi-Pyrenees in southern France now offers a unique opportunity to buy a turn-key apartment within the building from €300,000. Owners benefit from luxury services including a 12-hour concierge, a cleaning and maintenance team, a hairdresser, a medical consultant and exercise rooms.

The estate will also offer three heated swimming pools, a spa with treatment facilities, tennis courts and an adjoining deli and wine bar. In order to access these facilities, owners are charged €3,000 each year for club and co-ownership administration. Owners can also choose to rent out their apartment through the rental manager. More


The 66th Prague Spring International Music Festival 12/5-4/6/2011


The Prague Spring will celebrate 2011, the Year of Mahler, in grand style. The coming season of the Festival promises to be a show of some of the best orchestras in the world and Mahlers unperformable Symphony of a Thousand will also be performed.

After years of negotiations the Prague Spring has finally managed to get the Berliner Philharmoniker to appear at the Festival. They are coming with their artistic director and principal conductor Sir Simon Rattle. The San Francisco Symphony, a regular guest of the Festival, is also returning to the Festival. With Michael Tilson Thomas they will perform on two evenings. Another orchestra is coming our way from overseas as well, the New York Philharmonic, with the violinist Lisa Batiashvili, who was originally scheduled to perform at the 2007 Prague Spring.


The most enchanting European Easter Egg Hunts 2011

Ashford Castle, recently voted ‘Best Resort in Ireland’ in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Gold List, invites families this Easter for an activity-packed adventure complete with a traditional Easter egg hunt, a children’s cooking lesson and a visit to the hotel’s resident mascot, Dingle the owl (pictured, below). And who knows, perhaps the Easter bunny will hop on by as well!


Chateau Mcely, the Czech Republic's first and only five-star eco chic chateau hotel features Traditional Easter customs and fun for the entire family when spring is in bloom. You will become participants in the rich Easter celebrations and customs, exactly as they were established and practiced at Chateau Mcely and in village homes in the Polabi Region for generations—And it’s less than an hour from the center of Prague.


Valentines Day at Four Seasons, Prague




Winter Season Specialties

InterContinental Prague




Zlata Praha Restaurant – Dine with a View


Winter à la carte menu

The combination of international cuisine and traditional

home-made specialties.

Winter dishes feature organic and fresh choices from

carefully chosen Bohemian farms.


Swiss Brunch 6. 2. 11:00 – 15:00

St. Valentine’s Brunch 13. 2. 11:00 – 15:00

Ice Brunch 27. 2. 11:00 – 15:00


Christmas Menu at Le Papillon Restaurant, Hotel Le Palais, Prague

Leave the Christmas rush behind and come to our fine dining Restaurant Le Papillon to enjoy our delicious Christmas menu.

Christmas Menu

13.12. – 26.12. 2010

Tartar of marinated salmon with Blinis, sour cream and Salmon caviar
Traditional fish soup
Roasted Pike in papillote with seasonal vegetables and slowly boiled potatoes in butter
Stuffed turkey with chestnut stuffing with soft potato dumplings
Christmas pancakes with apple chutney, cinnamon and mascarpone ice cream

5-course menu     1350,- CZK
4-course menu     1050,- CZK
3-course menu       860,- CZK


Hotel Le Palais Prague, U Zvonařky 1, 120 00 Praha 2, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 234 634 111,
info@palaishotel.cz , www.palaishotel.cz , www.vi-hotels.com


Festive Advent Season at the InterContinental Prague

Prague Angels Chorus Performance
14 and 15 December 2010
Hotel Lobby, InterContinental Prague
17:30 – 18:30

Prague Angels, a prestigious Prague children’s choir, will perform 14th
and 15th December in the hotel lobby. Stop by during your Christmas
shopping, bring your friends and listen to traditional Bohemian
and international Advent and Christmas carols. Fresh home-made
Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and mulled wine will put you in the
mood for a special Christmas this year.




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Did you know that ...

...the famous Venice Simplon-Orient- Express regulary arrives to/departs from Prague?

The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

'The train against which all other luxury trains are measured' - Vanity Fair

Revered as a piece of art and an Art Deco icon, the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express luxury train offers a journey unlike any other. Step aboard and you step back into a more gracious, elegant age of travel.



Did you know that ...

...Prague is the 8th city in the world that has been honored to host the renowned Cartier Jewels Exhibition? 

 “Cartier at Prague Castle – The Power of Style” will be held July 9th-October 17th, 2010. Over 350 pieces of exceptional and historical jewels, timepieces, and luxury objects created by the Maison Cartier will be displayed at the Prague Castle’s Riding Hall.

Prague Castle thus joins such famous exhibition venues as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York or the British Museum of London, and becomes the next place where the visitors from all over the world will be able to discover 160 years of Cartier’s creations.







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Return from Haiti:

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