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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".

The expat entrepreneurs

Radio Prague |
18 December 2008

Bryn Perkins (Courtesy)

This is the story of three English-speaking expats, who arrived in Prague during the post-Velvet Revolution "golden-age" and ended up becoming entrepreneurs.

To fight, or not to fight the economic slowdown?

Radio Prague |
17 December 2008

The Czech economy is slowing down, though at present it has managed to stave off a recession. What, if anything, can the Czech Republic do to boost its economy?

A Proustian moment in 1960s Czechoslovak Radio

RADIO PRAGUE |
12 December 2008

Václav Havel

In the mid-1960s Václav Havel answered 33 questions of Marcel Proust in a Czechoslovak radio programme.

Akord project aims to improve doctors’ services

Radio Prague |
11 December 2008

In January, the largest Czech health insurer VZP will launch a project, entitled Akord (Accord), aimed at improving doctors’ services and believed to cut down on time spent in the waiting room.

‘More junkies than gangsters’ – Czech rap scene explored in new film

Radio Prague |
8 December 2008

Česká RAPublika poster (Courtesy)

Česká RAPublika is a new documentary following the lives of some of the best-known names in Czech rap.

Why can’t diacritics be used in Czech internet addresses?

RADIO PRAGUE |
5 December 2008

The body which oversees the Czech internet (all sites ending .cz) is called CZ.NIC. Its young director Ondřej Filip explains the arguments against diacritics.

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