Things to Do in Prague in January
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Law of the Journey Exhibition (until January 7th)
Up to January 7th you can see the powerful Ai Wei Wei project called “Law of the Journey” which is an artistic venture into displaying the hazzards faced by migrants attempting to get to Europe. It takes place at Veletržni Palace in Prague 7.
Czech Press Photo (until January 30rd)
The exhibition presents the best of the 23rd edition of the prestigious photographic competition Czech Press Photo. Through the lenses of the Czech and Slovak professional photographers it was created an authentic testimony about the last and passing year.
The exhibition will be travelling in the Czech Republic as well as abroad, upon the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Jan Palach Day (19 January)
Jan Palach, a young Czech student during the communist era who had set himself on fire in protest at the on-going Soviet invasion of August 1968, subsequently died on the 19th January 1969. Many Czech people, especially the older generation, make their way to the Memorial to the Victims of Communism near the statue at the top of Wenceslas Square, and to Olsanske Cemetery to lay flowers or to light a candle in his memory.
Where: Wenceslas Square, Prague 1.
Prague Wine Week (January 22 - January 28)
Prague Wine Week is a festival that truly celebrates wine culture. Prague will become an oasis of wine tasting with wine sampling, presentations by wine makers and importers along with special menus. Prague Wine Week brings together both professionals and wine enthusiasts in the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic.
Depeche Mode in Concert (31 January)
Following their European and North American tours, including a sold-out performance in May of 2017, Depeche Mode return to Prague with an additional show at the indoor O2 arena.
Where: O2 Arena, Ocelarska 460/2, Prague 9.