Thursday, 19 July 2018

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Febio demise marks the end of an era in Czech documentary filmmaking

Radio Prague |
27 August 2010

This week, Febio’s founder and director Fero Fenič announced the studio's closure.

Foreign Ministry considering sale of Štiřín Chateau

Radio Prague |
27 August 2010

In the wake of getting government approval for closing down five Czech embassies, the foreign ministry said it was considering selling the stately Štiřín chateau which it occasionally uses for international gatherings.

The Café Louvre: a surviving jewel from Prague's café heyday

Radio Prague |
26 August 2010

Café Louvre is one of the few great cafés which have survived the ravages of time and has been restored to some of its original grandeur.

Workshop looks to Pixar to revive Czech animation

Radio Prague |
26 August 2010

Studio Bohemian Multimedia has organised the Anomalia workshop, a two-month course in modern animation that has brought some of the best minds in the field – namely artists from the famed American studio Pixar – to the east Bohemian town of Litomyšl to share their knowledge with students from central Europe and even other professional Czech animators.

Czech Television: beware flood-damaged cars being sold as second hand

Radio Prague |
26 August 2010

People in North Bohemia are still cleaning up after the recent flash floods, but Czech Television warned of a new peril on its evening news on Tuesday – flood-damaged cars being sold as second hand by unscrupulous traders.

Amnesty International puts spotlight on Czech arms exports to Yemen

Radio Prague |
26 August 2010

The international human rights watchdog organization says that Czech arms are being shipped to a country where opponents of the local government are being tortured or disappear for long periods into detention or are executed.

Analyst: reforms will not be as tough as trade unions expect

Radio Prague |
25 August 2010

Trade unions have slammed changes to the labour code proposed by the government. Not all, however, are certain the government will push through all the tough changes it is promising – not without fully negotiating with the unions first.

Eddie Stoilow – The Face of 'New Pop'

Radio Prague |
25 August 2010

The group has grown increasingly popular, especially following the long, much-awaited release of just their first album just last year. Humorously called The Best of Eddie Stoilow, the album brought hits such as Hey You, Floating, and the catchy Realize and Compromise.

Gold fever strikes ČR as country hosts world panning championships

Radio Prague |
24 August 2010

The World Gold Panning Championships opened recently near the town of Zlaté Hory on the Polish border.

Many shops found to be selling fake Bohemian garnets

Radio Prague |
24 August 2010

The Bohemian garnet, found in royal jewelry collections around the world, is given to visiting statesmen and every year thousands of tourists buy Bohemian garnet jewelry for someone special. Now Czech trading standards inspectors have issued a warning that they may not be getting the real thing.

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