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Vláčil masterpiece Markéta Lazarová undergoes digital restoration work

Radio Prague |
11 May 2011

Restoration work has begun on the late František Vláčil's 1967 film masterpiece Markéta Lazarová, telling the story of a kidnapping and pure love in the drastic Middle Ages.

Government unveils draft of new Civil Code, ten years in the making

Radio Prague |
11 May 2011

On Monday the government presented what it hopes is the final draft of crucial legislation that has been in progress for a decade – the Czech Republic's new Civil Code, the collection of laws that govern all aspects of private law.

Jeffrey Martin – creator of stunning panoramic photograph of historic Strahov library

Radio Prague |
10 May 2011

Jeffrey Martin recently scored a hit on the internet with a spectacular 360-degree photograph of the Philosophical Hall at the library at Strahov monastery in Prague.

Laco Deczi – Jazz and real life in Prague and New York

Radio Prague |
9 May 2011

American jazz trumpet player Laco Deczi - born in Czechoslovakia – needs little introduction, especially for anyone familiar with the world of jazz.

The joys and sorrows of this year's Magnesia Litera awards

Radio Prague |
9 May 2011

Last month saw the Czech Republic's glitziest annual literary event, the presentation of the Magnesia Litera awards.

Moravian folk fusion band Hradišťan and Jiří Pavlica

Radio Prague |
9 May 2011

Hradišťan is one of the country's most respected interprets of folk music.

Czechs win third straight, face Slovakia at Ice Hockey World Championship

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

The reigning ice hockey world champions the Czech Republic beat Finland 2-1 in their final preliminary match on Wednesday evening in Slovakia.

Radio Free Europe celebrates 60 years of broadcasting

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the official launch of Radio Free Europe.

Commemorative ceremony at Czech Radio building marks 66th anniversary of Prague Uprising

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

On Thursday, several events were held to mark the 66th anniversary of the start of the Prague Uprising, including a ceremony in front of the Czech Radio building.

Festival of animated film kicks off in Třeboň

Radio Prague |
5 May 2011

On Tuesday the Anifilm festival got underway in the picturesque south Bohemian town of Třeboň, offering both adults and children some of the very best in animated cinema.

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