Friday, 25 April 2014

Radio Prague

Film school needs to wake up to TV phenomenon, says Burning Bush co-producer

Radio Prague |
1 April 2014

Though still students at Prague's FAMU film school, Burning Bush producer Tomáš Hrubý and his business partner have already notched up a string of successes with their company Nutprodukce.

Bohumil Hrabal remembered on 100th anniversary of his birth

Radio Prague |
31 March 2014

Last Friday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the most significant Czech authors, Bohumil Hrabal, who died in 1997.

Anna Pammrová, a pioneering Czech feminist who lived "off the grid"

Radio Prague |
31 March 2014

Anna Pammrová was an unusual woman in many ways. Influenced by eastern philosophy, she pioneered feminist and environmentalist ideas in an era that had little understanding for such concepts.

Helga Weissová-Hošková: painting the truth of Terezín. Part 1.

Radio Prague |
31 March 2014

When the wartime diaries and drawings of Helga Weissová were published in Britain last year, they caused quite a stir.

Brno's banjo-punk-future-jazz-band

Radio Prague |
31 March 2014

The Brno band Poletíme? describes itself as an original banjo-punk-future-jazz-band. Its songs are a colourful mix of genres and are based on witty and often shocking texts.

Gas pipeline dreams confront reality

Radio Prague |
31 March 2014

Czech and other governments have a wish list for how they can fill in the gaps in current gas pipeline infrastructure and supply to diminish dependence on Russian gas supplies and Ukrainian pipelines. But the wish lists are already coming into conflict with reality.

German MEP says Finance Minister Babiš faces conflict of interest

Radio Prague |
28 March 2014

Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babiš faces a serious conflict of interest which could put strain on the Czech Republic’s cooperation with the EU, according to German MEP Ingeborg Grässle. The Christian Democrat European deputy, who is in Prague to review the Czech Republic’s use of EU funds, has also called on Czech lawmakers to investigate rampant abuse of EU money.

How will Crimea crisis change Czech-Russian trade relations?

Radio Prague |
28 March 2014

In recent years, the Czech Republic has seen Russia as an increasingly important economic partner.

Karel Zeman’s work inspirational, says director Tim Burton on eve of Prague art show

Radio Prague |
28 March 2014

Tim Burton is known for distinctive, stylised movies such as Edward Scissorhands, Sleepy Hollow and The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Vietnamese stores take sizable bite out of Czech food market

Radio Prague |
27 March 2014

A new report by market analysts Nielsen says that one-fifth of Czech food shops are now Asian run.

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