Tuesday, 23 January 2018

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Crowdfunding helps Czech author tell gnome story

Radio Prague |
4 December 2017

Dlouhá cesta or Long Journey is the title of a new book by the Czech UK-based author Petr Horáček. The talented illustrator has published dozens of children's books in Britain but Dlouhá cesta is his first title written in Czech for Czech children.

The fascinating story of Czech settlers who founded the farm town of Prague, Oklahoma

Radio Prague |
5 December 2017

From Praha to Prague – Czechs in an Oklahoma Farm Town is an ethnic history by historian Philip D. Smith published this year by the University of Oklahoma Press.

Czechs look forward to UNESCO listing prospects

Radio Prague |
4 December 2017

In 1992, Czechs marked their first UNESCO success, when Prague, Telč and Kutná Hora were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Today, the Czech Republic has twelve entries on the list and others have been put forward.

Czech sparkling wine producer with sekt appeal

Radio Prague |
4 December 2017

Bohemia Sekt, the Czech producer of bubbly that should lubricate the festive season, are preparing for the big test.

Czechs boost food consumption in 2016, rice record set

Radio Prague |
1 December 2017

Food consumption in the Czech Republic last year rose by 1.9 percent with the average consumption per person climbing to 785.6 kilos of food. Consumption of milk and other dairy products rose by 2.1 percent, the Czech Statistical Office announced.

Charity Advent Market brings Christmas spirit to Prague

Radio Prague |
1 December 2017

Among the Advent events that reflect the true spirit of Christmas is the annual Charity Advent Market organized by the Fund Act For Others. Now in its fourth year, the market is organized by international team of dedicated enthusiasts who give it a multicultural flair.

Direct approach pays off for Czech sales

Radio Prague |
1 December 2017

Direct sales in the Czech Republic have been thriving, despite door to door sales being prohibited in some municipalities, the daily Hospodářské noviny reported. The upturn in business has been mainly driven mainly by the good economic situation in the country.

No major improvement in Czech environment

Radio Prague |
1 December 2017

The environment in the Czech Republic remained unchanged in 2016, despite continuous economic and industrial growth, suggests the annual report on the state of Czech environment, which was debated by the government this week.

Snow alert issued for Moravia and Silesia

Radio Prague |
30 November 2017

Meteorologists have issued a snow warning for some parts of the Czech Republic. Heavy snowfall on Thursday morning is expected to bring from five to 12 centimetres of fresh snow to the eastern part of Moravia and Silesia.

Record number of visitors attend Kabát concert

Radio Prague |
30 November 2017

A record number of visitors attended a concert by Czech rock band Kabát in Prague's O2 Arena on Tuesday. The show was attended by 20,083 people, which is the highest figure in the arena's history.

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