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Preparations already underway for Pope's autumn visit

Radio Prague |
16 July 2009

After receiving the new US president Barack Obama in April, the country is now preparing for another important visitor: His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.

Kozel Chateau

Radio Prague |
17 July 2009

One of the best kept secrets among Czech castles and historic sites is the gorgeous Kozel Chateau founded in the late 18th century in western Bohemia.

Pravčice Gate – the biggest sandstone formation in Europe – makes it to the semifinals of the New7Wonders contest

Radio Prague |
13 July 2009

It is one of nature’s marvels – a gate of sandstone created through millions of years of erosion. The Pravčice Gate near the Czech-Saxony border stands on the edge of a region of wondrous sandstone formations known as Bohemian Switzerland.

Kabát

Radio Prague |
13 July 2009

Few hard rock bands in the Czech Republic have enjoyed the commercial success of Kabát (The Coat), originally formed in 1983, a hard and heavy band that takes no prisoners.

Rudolf Slánský: architect of Communist takeover and purge victim

Radio Prague |
9 July 2009

The fate of the once powerful and self made man was mapped out elsewhere as he became a victim of the state security system he helped create.

The view from the square: a unique perspective on seven decades of Czech history

Radio Prague |
8 July 2009

From her flat on Wenceslas Square, Věra Kölbelová has had the chance to witness Czech history pass beneath her windows.

Polička – high times and hard times in the heart of the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
8 July 2009

At the heart of the Czech Republic there are pastures, woods and hills, a history of war and conquest, a strong musical heritage, excellent lager and a small town called Polička, where all of the above can be experienced.

Už Jsme Doma

Radio Prague |
24 March 2009

These mainstays of the Czech alternative music scene are still at the top of their game after almost 25 years.

Met Office says June storms are exceptional

Radio Prague |
1 July 2009

The weather is the subject on the tip of everyone's tongue just now following violent floods over the last week. Forecasters warn that there is still a risk of storms causing more deaths and damage. But just how exceptional has the recent weather been and is climate change partly to blame?

Shakespeare festival begins in Prague

Radio Prague |
29 June 2009

One of the biggest cultural events of the season in the Czech Republic, the annual Shakespeare Summer Festival, has begun at the Supreme Burgrave's House at Prague Castle.

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