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Moving across the big pond

Radio Prague |
12 September 2011

Czech programmer Jakub Vrána prepares for his new job at Facebook.

New York Czech centre head Pavla Niklová: Czech films are the biggest attraction

Radio Prague |
9 September 2011

The heads of Czech cultural centres from around the world gathered in Prague last week to share ideas and make plans for the future. I met up with Pavla Niklová – head of the Czech centre in New York to talk about the kind of events that are organized and how popular they are with the public.

A slice of country life in the capital– the National Museum of Agriculture

Radio Prague |
8 September 2011

Located in the Letná neighborhood of Prague, the National Museum of Agriculture seeks to bring a slice of country life into the Czech capital.

Tunnelling work completed at Blanka

Radio Prague |
7 September 2011

Construction workers in the Czech capital on Monday removed a final cubic metre of earth from the city's Blanka tunnel – built to streamline traffic through busy parts of the city.

Toasting three decades in brewing: beer and malt association director Jan Veselý

Radio Prague |
6 September 2011

One man who probably more than anyone else can claim to represent one of the Czech Republic's biggest success stories ― beer ― is Jan Veselý, general director of the Czech Beer and Malt Association.

Extremist groups aim to benefit from social unrest in northern Bohemia

Radio Prague |
6 September 2011

An illegal demonstration against the Roma community again tested police, who on Saturday blocked almost 1,000 participants from making their way to a local Roma settlement. Allegedly organised by a neo-Nazi group, the protest is seen as evidence that extremist groups are trying to exploit the deteriorating situation for their own ends.

From Morning till Night and more

Radio Prague |
5 September 2011

The Czech Cultural Centre in London is gearing up for a big event this weekend – an exhibition of visual art by the Czech-born artist Kateřina Šedá called from Morning till Night.

Surviving Life - Master Švankmajer returns to the screen with a 'psychoanalytical comedy'

Radio Prague |
5 September 2011

It is only every five years or so that the renowned Czech animator Jan Švankmajer brings out a new film, and the wait is now over. "Surviving Life" draws on many of Švankmajer's traditional themes and styles while exploring them through an experimental medium, once again confirming why he is the most acclaimed Czech art house director at home and abroad.

Alois Nebel

Radio Prague |
2 September 2011

First Czech movie using rotoscoping technique to premiere at Venice film festival.

Radio Prague to suffer no budget cuts in 2012

Radio Prague |
1 September 2011

Radio Prague is an independent broadcaster although it is still funded entirely by the Czech Foreign Ministry. Following severe budget cuts in recent years, some good news came on Wednesday from the Foreign Ministry which promises no further cuts for 2012.

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