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US ambassador Norman Eisen looks back at his first five months in Prague

Radio Prague |
16 June 2011

Czech-American relations are going "from good to great", according to the US ambassador to Prague Norman L. Eisen who will soon complete his first five months in the Czech Republic.

The Vltavan Club, dedicated to the Vltava River and people around it, celebrates 140th anniversary

Radio Prague |
15 June 2011

The Czech Republic's oldest continually existing association, the Vltavan Club, has marked its 140th anniversary.

Preparations for strike intensify

Radio Prague |
15 June 2011

Preparations for a day-long nationwide transport strike, set for Thursday, 16 June, have continued to grow in intensity.

Karel Och – new artistic director of the Karlovy Vary film festival

Radio Prague |
14 June 2011

When the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival gets underway in a couple of weeks, it will offer viewers nearly 200 movies across three competition categories, retrospectives, and a host of other sections. The man ultimately responsible for the selection of all of those films is Karel Och, who, at only 37 years of age, will this year serve as Karlovy Vary's artistic director for the first time.

Brian Callaghan – Author of thrilling action/adventure novel The Seeds of Cain

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

In today's Arts my guest is Brian Callaghan, a Prague-based author of a new action/adventure thriller called The Seeds of Cain. Inspired by biblical themes and medieval legend, the novel throws together an unlikely group of adventurers – including the hero John McFadden – to fight an ancient evil.

Tábor - a labyrinth of antiquity

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

An hour and a half's journey south of Prague lies the medieval Hussite town of Tábor. On first arrival, as you step out onto a busy square from the packed train station, the place looks nothing out of the ordinary. But once you pass the bustling high street in the newer area of town, the cobbled and winding paths of the Old Town lined with their quaint houses make this a location where you can feel history at every turn.

If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

Over the next few weeks, the actress Veronika Hyks will be reading from the memories of Jaroslava Skleničková, one of the survivors of the Lidice massacre.

More young Czechs fall into drug-smuggling trap

Radio Prague |
10 June 2011

The Czech authorities warn that the number of young Czechs serving tough sentences for drug smuggling in countries such as Peru and Brazil is on the rise.

Pivovarský Dům and Pivovarský Klub

Radio Prague |
9 June 2011

Two top-notch beer destinations in the heart of Prague.

Synthetic drugs a threat again

Radio Prague |
8 June 2011

New or newly-reopened speciality shops are once again selling highly-dubious synthetic drugs in the Czech Republic.

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