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Hearth and Horizon: cultural identity in a globalised world

Radio Prague |
26 July 2010

Czech Books visits the home of the distinguished philosopher and author, Professor Erazim Kohák, to discuss his book, Hearth and Horizon.

Super Špek Me

Radio Prague |
23 July 2010

A man loses six kilos after a month of Czech pub food.

Company re-issues forgotten toy classic from the 1970s

Radio Prague |
21 July 2010

The reissue of the plastic Igráček figures, which range from doctors and nurses to bricklayers and mailmen, is set to hit shelves in a few weeks.

New parent-school contract to tackle poor behavior in classroom

Radio Prague |
20 July 2010

Recent years have seen a number of publicized cases of bullying in Czech elementary and high schools which left teachers largely powerless to act. But if the new education minister has his way that could soon change: he has made clear he would like to introduce a contract into the school system binding parents to take more responsibility, when necessary, for their children’s behavior.

Englishman completes 175 km swim down Vltava

Radio Prague |
20 July 2010

Paul Whitaker swam from the South Bohemian city of České Budějovice back to the Czech capital.

Champion of Czech classical music dies

Radio Prague |
16 July 2010

The world lost one of its leading conductors and a great patron of Czech classical music on Wednesday with the passing of Sir Charles Mackerras, who has died of cancer at the age of 84. In a long career of many highlights, Sir Charles became a notable specialist on the Czech composer Leoš Janáček and played a major role in championing the work of other Czech classical masters, like Bohuslav Martinů and Antonín Dvořák.

Oral history project builds up picture of Brno cinema experience

Radio Prague |
16 July 2010

An ongoing project to interview cinemagoers and movie house workers in Brno was part of the 16th International Oral History Conference in Prague last week.

Police: 'catalogue of negligence and failure' led to 2008 Studénka rail crash

Radio Prague |
16 Jul 2010

A special commission investigating the causes of the 2008 Studénka rail crash has delivered its long-awaited report, with police investigators speaking of a 'catalogue of negligence and failure'.

Children of Stalinism to be shown at New York festival

Radio Prague |
15 July 2010

Four films that are part of the documentary series Children of Stalinism capturing testimonies of daughters of political prisoners in 1950s Czechoslovakia will feature at the New York Independent Film Festival later this month.

President swears in new Czech "reform" government

Radio Prague |
14 July 2010

A new Czech centre-right government made up of the Civic Democrats, TOP 09 and Public Affairs was sworn in by the president in a ceremony at Prague Castle Tuesday.

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