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    Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne

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  • Laterna magika The New Stage

    Cube

    Contemporary dance and projections in a new project by young artists

    New project!

19. 9. 2017

Cube - modern dance in Laterna magika

Come to see our latest project - Cube. On Thursday and Friday, 21 + 22 September.

"The performance comes across as modern in all respects: as regards the variety of interpretation of its sections, the dance phraseology, as well as the application of state-of-the-art technologies. (…) The audiences can see alternating techniques, with some of the images being kick-started by music, while others are fired up by a physical action or film simulation. They are afforded the opportunity to create their own associations, with the result being that the one-hour show seems to go by very quickly. Cube may make one feel constrained, yet on the other hand it features a large-scale architecture and forces one to think, provides a source for play."

(Czech Television web)

 

"Cube represents the area within which the lives of all of us take place. It is a symbol, as well as a real shape, within which we all move around – in our flats, in our workplaces, in the basic delimitation of space."

(Taneční aktuality - dance magazine)

 

"I must admit that I admire the courage with which the young dancers embarked upon the project. And I equally praise the way in which they have evolved the experience they had gained during their previous encounters with audio-visual performances. What’s more, I highly appreciate the fact that they have presented to the Laterna magika audience an enlightened and refined rendezvous with contemporary dance."

(Taneční zóna - dance magazine)

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21. 8. 2017

New season is approaching

The end of the holiday and new season is approaching: if you want to entertain your whole family, we will help you. On August 24, 25 and 26 - Wonderful Circus.

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6. 8. 2017

National Film Archive introduced English version of the website dedicated to research of Laterna magika

Good news for English speaking researchers and film and theatre enthusiasts. The National Film Archive have introduced English version of the website dedicated to research of Laterna magika and the whole project “Laterna magika. History and Present, Documentation, Preservation and Presentation”, of which NFA is the main resolver. All information was translated and videos equipped with English subtitles.

You can visit the website HERE.

 


2. 6. 2017

Partnership with National Technical Museum

Laterna magika renewed the partnership with National Technical museum. It is only natural as Laterna magika has a lot in common with the world of the technics. In some of our productions, we have delat with the history of photography and film, for example. Now we want to share another experiences with our audience.

Both the audience of Laterna magika and the visitors of the National Technical Museum will benefot from our agreement. Spectators who attend Human Locomotion or Extraordinary Voyages of Jules Verne and show the ticket from the performance at the National Technical Museum will receive 20 % discount from the entrance fee. Equally, the visitors of the National Technical Museum can attend these two Laterna magika shows with a 20% discount of they show their ticket from NTM when byuing tickets to our performance. This special offer will be available till the end of the year! 

National Technical Museum in PragueFor over a hundred years extensive collections have been assembled here documenting the development of many technical fields, of the natural and exact sciences, and of industry in the territory of today’s Czech Republic. You can view the most interesting and, in many cases, rare and unique exhibits of our collections in the Museum’s permanent and shorter-term exhibits. Those interested in a more thorough knowledge of the history of technology and its broader contexts have the vast library and archive of the history of technology and industry at their disposal.