Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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Karel Hynek Mácha: the poet of lovers

Radio Prague |
15 November 2010

A new English edition of Karel Hynek Mácha's most famous poem "Máj" (May) has been published to mark the anniversary of his birth.

Fresh, please

Radio Prague |
15 November 2010

The Czech Federation of Food and Drink Industries is said to be considering the introduction of a new official category designating fresh groceries and food products, which, among other things would make it more difficult for less-than-conscientious sellers to label pre-frozen foods or other products as "fresh".

11th Mezipatra queer film festival opens

Radio Prague |
12 November 2010

The Mezipatra Queer Film Festival opened in Prague on Thursday with a programme that combines movies exploring gender and sexual identity with a series of other cultural and social events.

U Salvátora, the tiny Prague spice shop where time seems to have stood still

Radio Prague |
12 November 2010

Hidden away on a narrow street in the Old Town, between Betlémské náměstí and the river, you will find a Prague institution. U Salvátora, a tiny kořenářství (spice shop), has been selling seasoning to the city's residents for several decades. Indeed, entering the fragrant store feels very much like going back in time.

Brno's new clock provokes colourful reactions

Radio Prague |
27 September 2010

The south Moravian city has a new attraction. But many locals snicker at the six-metre tall object, and not just because it's quite hard to tell the time from it.

Home, sweet home

Radio Prague |
16 August 2010

A look at the way Czechs furnish their apartments today.

Jan Žižka at Grunwald: from mercenary to Czech national hero

Radio Prague |
19 July 2010

The Battle of Grunwald, where 600 years ago the Polish and Lithuanian armies defeated the mighty order of the Teutonic Knights, changed the map of central Europe. The legendary Czech 15th century general Jan Žižka took part in the battle on the side of the Poles.

An anarchist's guide to Prague transit

Radio Prague |
21 June 2010

It is a good transit system. And the best thing is that it's free, as long as you follow certain rules, all of which involve the 'revizor', a word that strikes fear into the heart of every anarchist.

Every team has its fans in Riegrovy sady

Radio Prague |
17 June 2010

In the week since the tournament began, one Prague locale in particular stands out as "the" place to watch the games; not just for Praguers, but also for the tens of thousands of foreigners who inhabit the Czech capital.

A remarkable book tells a story of resilience and courage

Radio Prague |
1 June 2010

Not many people have their first book published when they are over 80, but Jaroslava Skleničková is a remarkable exception.

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