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The story of a Czech WW II airman and his remarkable dog

Radio Prague |
19 March 2009

Many countries have had famous war animals, one remembered in Great Britain this year was Antis, an Alsatian belonging to Czech airman Václav Robert Bozděch.

Sinocisation policy working, says exile who went undercover in Tibet

Radio Prague |
18 March 2009

Undercover in Tibet, one of over 120 films at this year’s One World festival, features the testimonies of victims of Chinese repression.

Prague Castle floor renovation yields hoard of historic artefacts

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

Taking advantage of the restoration of a floor in a main hall, archaeologists sifting through the backfill have stumbled upon a hoard of items of everyday use - that are now historical treasures.

Jaroslav Rudiš: craving for noise and silence

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

Rudiš

Novelist, playwright, screenplay writer and musician, Rudiš is a man of many talents.

Czech eating habits take a turn for the better

Radio Prague |
16 March 2009

What first comes to mind when someone mentions Czech cuisine? The most common answer would be – knedlíky.

Kostelec nad Černými lesy

Radio Prague |
12 March 2009

Both the past and present history of Kostelec is very much linked to the deep woods around the town.

Czech NGO runs “Sun School” in the Himalayas

Radio Prague |
12 March 2009

The Himalayan village of Kargyak, located in one of the most remote areas of the world, has something no other community in the area does: a Czech school.

Prague exhibition sheds light on Czechoslovak agents sent into country by West in early part of Cold War

Radio Prague |
11 March 2009

Under communism, hundreds of people died trying to escape across Czechoslovakia’s borders into the West. However, the traffic was not all one way, as in the years following the Communist takeover of 1948, Western states sent Czechoslovak agents into the country to work secretly with the small anti-communist resistance. They are the subject of a new exhibition in Prague.

Zelenka's The Karamazovs wins Best Film at Czech Lion Awards

Radio Prague |
10 March 2009

This weekend saw the staging of the 16th annual Czech Lions – the country's main film awards.

New research throws light on predecessor of Charles Bridge

Radio Prague |
9 March 2009

he Judith Bridge was the first stone bridge in the Czech lands, and at the time of its completion in 1172 one of the few in existence anywhere in Europe.

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