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Young Czech artist helps dyslexic children

Radio Prague |
14 September 2010

Around five percent of Czech school-goers are diagnosed with dyslexia. Although it has been proven that there is no direct link between dyslexia and IQ dyslexic children are often labeled slow and problematic. A new learning aid just out aims to change that. Last week a young Czech artist – herself a dyslexia sufferer – presented the public with an audio-visual primer she produced in cooperation with experts from Charles University.

Film culture in old industrial heartland of Ostrava

Radio Prague |
13 September 2010

Though it only began last year, the International Cinematographers' Film Festival Ostrava is fast becoming an important part of the cultural calendar in the old industrial city in the north-east of the country.

Charles Bridge: the MTV years

Radio Prague |
13 September 2010

The hugely successful American musician Kanye West was in Prague recently making what is being described as a movie to accompany his as yet untitled new album.

Born in Bohemia…but forgotten by Czechs?

Radio Prague |
13 September 2010

What do Sigmund Freud, Gustav Mahler and Ferdinand Porsche have in common? Most of us would assume that these well-known personalities were all born in Germany or Austria, but all of them, in fact, started life in what is now the Czech Republic.

Dogs for company, cats from habit

Radio Prague |
13 September 2010

More than half of Czech households keep a pet, a new survey by the Focus research agency has found out.

Czechs mark 700-year-old wedding anniversary

Radio Prague |
10 September 2010

Exhibitions, lectures and a commemorative silver coin have all been lined up to mark the marriage which started a new dynasty of Bohemian kings.

ČR slips in competitiveness ranking

Radio Prague |
10 September 2010

The business environment in the Czech Republic has gotten worse over the last 12 months according to a prestigious international economic evaluation.

The National Museum, a monumental backdrop to modern Czech history

Radio Prague |
9 September 2010

No visitor to Prague can fail to admire the beautiful National Museum, the dominant feature atop the long boulevard of Wenceslas Square.

Guests at expatriate convention discuss Czech culture abroad

Radio Prague |
8 September 2010

A biannual event is underway for Czechs living abroad to discuss, among other things, their attempts to keep Czech culture alive in their adopted countries.

Gipsy.cz – A phenomenal mix of hip hop, rap, r'n'b and traditional gypsy music

Radio Prague |
8 September 2010

The four-member group first broke onto the scene six years ago and quickly rose to the top with an unusual mix of traditional Romany music crossed with rap, hip hop, pop and r'n'b. They have only grown in popularity since.

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