Thursday, 30 July 2015

Radio Prague

Regional development ministry set to intervene in ‘Marshmallow’ decision

Radio Prague |
20 July 2015

The Ministry of Regional Development will apparently be asked to intervene in the case of the so-called ‘Marshmallow,’ a controversial building project in the centre of Prague which has sparked opposition from local residents and heritage organisations.

Acclaimed directing duo SKUTR about “teenage fighter” Tereza Voříšková and their new production of Romeo and Juliet

Radio Prague |
20 July 2015

In this week’s Arts, meet SKUTR – the acclaimed directing duo Martin Kukučka and Lukáš Trpišovský.

The Terezín Ghetto: a perspective from the 1960s

Radio Prague |
20 July 2015

We have often drawn from Czech Radio’s sound archives in our broadcasts, as they make up one of the richest radio archives in the world, offering insight into the history of this country going back well over eighty years.

Krkonoše Mountains issue ban on blueberry pickers

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

The administration of the Krkonoše Mountains National Park has banned access to some parts of the park in an attempt to limit damage to nature often caused by blueberry pickers who go off the marked trails in the summer months.

Spending watchdog says unclaimed EU funds could total CZK 105bn

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

Czech spending watchdog, the National Audit Office (NKÚ) has warned that the country could fail to pump up to CZK 105 billion of EU funds under a worst case scenario for the current payments period.

14th Colours of Ostrava festival kicks off in Ostrava on Thursday

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

The 14th annual international music festival Colours of Ostrava kicks off in the eastern city of Ostrava on Thursday night with a concert of Bjork.

Morricone to record score of Tarantino’s Hateful Eight in Prague this weekend

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

The great Ennio Morricone is due in Prague this weekend to record the score for the new Quentin Tarantino movie The Hateful Eight.

Prices of new flats on rise

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

The price of newly-built flats in the Czech Republic is on the rise. The increase has been particularly visible in the capital Prague, which has the most such properties, Mladá fronta Dnes reported on Thursday.

Government highlights foreign investment turnaround

Radio Prague |
17 July 2015

Turning on the tap of incoming foreign investment in the Czech Republic was one of the main priorities for the new centre-left government when it came to power a year and a half ago.

Czech regions to get funding boost in 2016

Radio Prague |
16 July 2015

Czech regions should receive 3.5 billion crowns more in central government funding next year.

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