Thursday, 18 July 2019

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Entropa just a piece of the entropy of Czech guerrilla art

Radio Prague |
9 February 2009

The "principle of mystification" is traditional in Czech art and perhaps in the Czech psyche.

Vietnamese nail salons something of phenomenon in ČR

Radio Prague |
9 February 2009

While in the 1990s immigrants from Vietnam ran many of the Czech Republic’s outdoor markets, in recent years they have won an increasingly large share of the corner store sector, with Vietnamese shops now an extremely common part of the Czech urban landscape.

Recycling industry hit by global economic crisis

Radio Prague |
5 February 2009

The global economic crisis is having a negative impact on recycling in countries including the Czech Republic, largely dependent on selling its recyclable materials abroad.

Europe must stop taking energy supplies for granted

Radio Prague |
5 February 2009

Russian gas supplies to the Czech Republic were halted earlier this week. (ČTK)

The dispute between Russia and Ukraine over natural gas couldn’t have been more timely for the Czech EU presidency.

Monument to Czech and Slovak parachutists planned in Scotland

Radio Prague |
4 February 2009

Nearly six hundred Czechs and Slovaks volunteered in Britain during the Second World War to be parachuted back into their homeland to infiltrate and support the anti-Nazi resistance.

Genealogist Tom Zahn on reuniting emigrants with their Czech relatives

Radio Prague |
4 February 2009

Tom Zahn runs a firm called P.A.T.H. finders which tracks down clients’ long-lost Czech and Slovak relatives, and in many cases, reintroduces both parties.

Genealogist Tom Zahn on reuniting emigrants with their Czech relatives

Radio Prague |
3 February 2009

Tom Zahn, an American who has been living in Prague for most of the last fifteen years, runs a firm called P.A.T.H. finders which tracks down clients’ long-lost Czech and Slovak relatives, and in many cases, reintroduces both parties.

Court orders compensation in baby-swap case

Radio Prague |
3 February 2009

A Brno court has ordered Třebíč hospital to pay a total of CZK 3.3 million in damages to the families of two baby girls who were accidentally switched at birth, a fact that only came to light ten months later.

Tereza Boučková’s 'Year of the Rooster'

Radio Prague |
2 February 2009

Few books written in the Czech Republic since the fall of communism have aroused as much debate as Tereza Boučková’s 2008 novel, Rok kohouta.

Czech Pavel Dias and USA's Bill Jacobson at Prague gallery

Radio Prague |
2 February 2009

Bill Jacobson (Courtesy)

Langhans Gallery presents Czech documentary photographer Pavel Dias in a show called “Padesát” (Fifty) and Bill Jacobson, an American artist showing new work alongside early pictures never shown publicly before.

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