Morning News: Wednesday, August 3, 2022

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  • British architectural studio William Matthews has won an international competition to design a new cable car in Prague connecting the districts of Podbaba, Troja and Bohnice, the Czech News Agency announced on Tuesday.


  • Meteorologists have warned of an upcoming heatwave with temperatures exceeding 31 degrees Celsius which is expected to hit the country on Wednesday. The warning applies to most regions with the exception of South Bohemia, Vysočina and the Krkonoše Mountains.


  • This weekend, from 5-7 August, Brazil Fest, the largest Latin event in the Czech Republic, will take place in Brno for the third time. The vibrant festival will once again allow Brno residents to experience the true atmosphere of Brazilian culture in the heart of Moravia. The festival will open on Friday 5 August with a concert by two Brazilian classical guitar masters.


  • Sales of electric cars increased by 65 percent year-on-year in Czechia in the second quarter of this year. By contrast sales of plug-in hybrids fell by nearly one-third in the same period. Between the start of April and the end of June some 1,168 electric cars were sold, compared to 706 in the same period last year


  • Il Boemo, a new film by Czech director Petr Václav, will receive its world premiere in the main competition at the San Sebastian Film Festival, which is due to start on September 16. Audiences in Czechia will get their first chance to see the movie on October 20.

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