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Tereza Brdečková: perspectives on truth, history and cosmopolitanism

RADIO PRAGUE |
5 January 2009

Tereza Brdečková

She's an author with a particular interest in the importance of not forgetting the past and in the ways individuals tell their stories.

How could Klaus impact the Czech EU presidency?

Radio Prague |
2 January 2009

Though President Václav Klaus's position is largely symbolic, his fiery anti-EU rhetoric has been receiving a great deal of international attention – and leading many to ask what impact he is likely to have on the Czech presidency.

30,000 guests, 3,000 meetings, 1,500 lapel pins - Czechs prepare for presidency

Radio Prague |
31 December 2008

We’ve heard a lot recently about priorities and agendas, Eurosceptic presidents and divided parliaments, but what about the practical side of it all? What will actually happen here when the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Eve?

Czech author's works now in public domain

Radio Prague |
31 December 2008

Karel Čapek. (ČTK)

Karel Čapek's works enter the public domain as Czechs mark 70 years since his death. Čapek is known for coining the term "robot" in his 1921 play Rossum’s Universal Robots.

The Makropulos Case returns to Prague’s National Theatre

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

Thursday’s premiere of the Makropulos Case by Leoš Janáček at the National Theatre was the last major event of Prague’s opera season this year.

Jan Werich

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

Jan Werich

A 1960 interview with the best loved of all Czech actors.

Exhibition celebrates Czech patron saint

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

The National Gallery together with the Prague Archbishopric, organised a special exhibition at St Agnes' Convent in Prague entitled King Wenceslas – the Patron of the Czech lands.

It’s gigs a go go in today’s Prague

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

2008 could well have been the best year for visiting bands that the Czech capital has ever seen.

A Christmas message from the survivors of Lidice in 1945

RADIO PRAGUE |
19 December 2008

Lidice (ČTK)

Only one Lidice family had survived the massacre intact: Josef Horák was one of two young pilots from the village who had fled at the beginning of the occupation.

MP and finance minister trade insult, finger gesture

RADIO PRAGUE |
19 December 2008

On Wednesday, the parliament floor witnessed the shadow health minister David Rath and the finance minister Miroslav Kalousek trade insults: the former in words, the latter, using "the finger".

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