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Czech film greats Forman and Švankmajer among special guests at Karlovy Vary festival this year

Radio Prague |
29 April 2009

The programme highlights of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival were revealed at a news conference in Prague.

Studio Bratři v triku - the cradle of Czech animation

Radio Prague |
27 April 2009

The studio Bratři v triku, or “Brothers in T-Shirts”, has been the major producer of Czech animated film since the 1940s.

The Bookworld international book fair rises from the ashes

Radio Prague |
27 April 2009

In a few days’ time, Prague’s historic Industrial Exhibition Hall will be housing the Czech Republic’s biggest annual book fair, Svět knihy or Bookworld.

Analyst: Fears of Klaus' influence on EU affairs greatly exaggerated

Radio Prague |
28 April 2009

Political analyst Jiří Pehe says there is no need to fear President Václav Klaus would gain a greater influence on EU affairs once the caretaker government take over 8 May.

Beseda Volnost: bringing Czech expatriates in Belgium together for over a century

Radio Prague |
24 April 2009

The Czech expatriate organization Beseda Volnost has provided Czechs living in Belgium with a means of keeping their culture alive, and has raised funds for a number of good causes such as the Prague floods in 2002.

Roma call for nation-wide rallies to condemn racist attacks

Radio Prague |
24 April 2009

Several Roma organizations have called on authorities to stand up to growing extremism in the country, and are planning a nationwide protest to step up public opposition to the neo-Nazi movement.

Famous Czech piano-maker switches to kitchens to survive crisis

Radio Prague |
23 April 2009

To cope with the global recession, Petrof has decided not to produce pianos for stock, but focus on other products, such as luxury furniture.

Bluegrass, Bob Dylan, and playing before Barack Obama

Radio Prague |
21 April 2009

Czech bluegrass band Druhá Tráva set the scene before Obama's public speech in Prague. Now the band has a new album, Dylanovky, Bob Dylan songs in Czech.

Patience with God by Tomáš Halík hits bookshelves worldwide

Radio Prague |
20 April 2009

A new book by Tomáš Halík, a Catholic priest and a renowned Czech theologian, has been put out by the US publisher Doubleday and hit the bookshelves in English-speaking countries around the world.

Remembering Czech Expo success at the Brussels Atomium

Radio Prague |
17 April 2009

Expo 1958, the first global event of its kind after the Second World War, is remembered proudly by Czechs – with the Czechoslovak pavilion taking top prize.

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