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National Theatre plans offer of wedding services

Radio Prague |
5 November 2010

It turns out that couples may soon be able to get married either in a salon at the theatre or even on stage at the historic Estates Theatre.

Outgoing Prague Mayor Pavel Bém leaves mixed legacy

Radio Prague |
5 November 2010

After eight years in office, Prague's mayor Pavel Bém said goodbye on Thursday, marking the end of an era at City Council.

The Estates Theatre - Prague's oldest stage, and Mozart's favourite

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

It is a key anecdote in Czech musical history: that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart felt better in Prague than anywhere else. That feeling was based - among other things, no doubt - on his outstanding success at the city's Estates Theatre, which was the scene of that and other important moments in Czech cultural history.

Director of children's classic remembered

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

3 November marks the anniversary of the birth of the great Czech animator Karel Zeman, who died in 1989.

Project in which students map war-time fates of Jews marks ten years

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

For a decade now, teenagers have been doing research into the fates of Jewish people who lived in their localities before, during and after World War II, as part of a project entitled "Neighbours Who Disappeared".

Electricity companies face multi-billion crown bill for cushioning the solar power boom

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

Czech energy companies are in uproar over government moves to cushion the bill for a solar power boom in the country.

Toxique releases highly-anticipated second album

Radio Prague |
3 November 2010

Toxique, one of the most vibrant and closely-watched Czech pop bands, recently released Outlet People, their much-awaited second album.

Roger Scruton and a special relationship

Radio Prague |
1 November 2010

One of the most prominent guests at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague earlier this month was the conservative English philosopher and writer Roger Scruton. In the Czech Republic he is well known not just for his extensive writings on the history of modern philosophy, but also for close links he forged with Czechoslovakia in the years before the fall of communism.

Children of the Revolution: politics and writing in today's Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
29 October 2010

Radio Prague and the Czech Literature Portal invite guests for the first of a series of public literary discussion at the Shakespeare and Sons bookshop.

Ancient site yields signs of cooperation between Roman army and Germanic tribe

Radio Prague |
29 October 2010

The Region of South Moravia is notably rich in archaeological sites, having been home to Celtic, Germanic and other tribes before the coming of the Slavs. One of the places that has been yielding more information about those peoples is the area around Pasohlávky, on the Dyje River.

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