Thursday, 19 September 2019

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My Brno - Tomino Kelar

Radio Prague |
3 September 2019

Tomino Kelar runs Brno's top independent music venue, Kabinet Múz, as well as drumming with the band Midi Lidi. Kelar is from the Moravian capital but actually lived for several years in Wales and at one point was a member of Mountaineers, a group that were on the Mute label.

Number of projects negotiated by CzechInvest down by two fifths in 2018

Radio Prague |
3 September 2019

The number of investments concluded by CzechInvest dropped significantly last year. The government agency for attracting investments helped to secure over 80 investment projects worth CZK 36.7 billion, company representatives announced on Monday. That is a drop by two fifths on the previous year, when investments, both foreign and local, amounted to CZK 63 billion.

Prosecutor drops fraud case against Czech PM, but story not over yet

Radio Prague |
3 September 2019

Prime Minister Andrej Babiš can let out a sigh of relief, albeit a temporary one. On Monday morning, Deník N broke the story that the state attorney had halted the prosecution of Mr. Babiš for his alleged involvement in the so-called Stork's Nest affair. However, the story is far from over as the decision is yet to be approved by the prosecutor's superiors and other legal moves are possible.

Sundays on Clarendon Road make solid return with second LP

Radio Prague |
2 September 2019

Sundays on Clarendon Road are a highly impressive Prague-based electronic pop duo comprising Jonáš Zbořil and Jan Tůma. After a hiatus they have returned with their second LP, Solid State, reportedly partly inspired by their rediscovery of the classic Burial record Untrue.

Baritone Adam Plachetka launches new record - and sings to audience in bathtubs

Radio Prague |
2 September 2019

The renowned Czech baritone Adam Plachetka launched his new CD on Wednesday. The opera singer also performed music from Don Giovanni to fully dressed people in bathtubs at the launch's unusual venue – the rooftop of Prague's Lucerna Palace.

Aero: Next generation plane will help change air force pilot training

Radio Prague |
2 September 2019

For the past five years one of the world's oldest aircraft manufacturers, Aero Vodochody, has been developing a next generation jet trainer. Engineers say that one of its key selling points is its ability to train pilots from beginning to end, a new concept in how pilots are taught.

Plans unveiled for renovation of Hotel Thermal in Karlovy Vary

Radio Prague |
2 September 2019

After years of contentious debate, the government on Friday revealed plans to renovate the towering, exposed concrete Hotel Thermal, purpose-built in the 1970s to serve as the main venue of the famous Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. However, many people are concerned its unique character will not be preserved.

Long-term vision seen as helping Slavia reach Champions League for only second time

Radio Prague |
30 August 2019

Slavia Prague have qualified for the Champions League for only the second time ever and the first time in 12 years. But how have Slavia put themselves in a position to take on some of the biggest clubs in world football?

First test tube baby rhino in the making

Radio Prague |
30 August 2019

Dvůr Králové Zoo is spearheading an international effort to save the Northern White Rhino which is on the brink of extinction. Last week an international team of experts trying to produce the world's first test tube baby rhino made international headlines. Dvůr Králové Zoo's special projects coordinator Jan Stejskal reports on the latest progress.

CBA analysis: Czech housing prices may have peaked, but not in central Prague

Radio Prague |
30 August 2019

A study published by the Czech Banking Association predicts housing prices will decrease slightly in the coming years, mainly in municipal districts where more apartment complexes are being built.

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