Friday, 24 January 2020

Radio Prague

New album by Jitka Charvátová earns rave reviews

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Anyone familiar with the Czech electronic and dance music scene will have come across the work of Jitka Charvátová. Now Jitka has reset her career with a recently released but already highly-lauded new solo album called Feed My Lion, featuring 8-bit, electro pop and elements of hip hop.

All kinds of historical monuments under threat in ČR

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Many historical monuments in the country are under threat and action needs to be taken to save them. So says the state-funded National Monuments Institute, which has just launched a campaign to draw attention to the subject.

Going Lokál

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Those who have had enough of international food can now even go for traditional Czech cuisine in its traditional environment – a successful restaurant group has opened an eatery called Lokál which promises to take you decades back in time.

"We were criminally naïve": former PM looks back to the Velvet Revolution

Radio Prague |
1 February 2010

Since the fall of communism, Petr Pithart has been a central Czech political figure.

Reporter: Haiti relief effort needs more co-ordination

Radio Prague |
29 January 2010

Czech Radio journalist Pavel Polák reports on the situation in Haiti where he arrived four days after the earthquake and stayed for over a week.

Celebrity chef laments current Czech food culture

Radio Prague |
29 January 2010

Sooner than we think, quality Czech food will be available in restaurants only, says Zdeněk Pohlreich, whose current operation is the restaurant in the city's famous Hotel Imperial.

Siberian snap thrills Czech frost hunter

Radio Prague |
28 January 2010

While most people are keeping indoors to avoid catching a cold or slipping on an icy pavement, there are some who hope temperatures will drop as low as possible.

The "golden chapel" of Czech culture

Radio Prague |
28 January 2010

No visit to Prague is complete without paying homage to one of the most important buildings in the country in terms of history, symbolism and function: the National Theatre, a physical manifestation of Czech national pride.

StB lookout to be opened to public

Radio Prague |
27 January 2010

Later this year, ABL FM services, a company in charge of a number of Prague's historic sites, will re-open the bell tower on St Nicholas' Church, where 20 years ago the Communist-era secret police, the StB, kept a hidden lookout.

Govt plans to adopt euro in 2016

Radio Prague |
26 January 2010

The year 2016 could see the Czech Republic adopt the euro, according to a plan compiled by the Finance Ministry. In an annual report on the country's euro convergence programme, the ministry proposes, among other things, lowering the state budget deficit below 3% of GDP by 2013, from the current 6.6%. If this happens, the country would likely meet all the euro adoption criteria three years later. But columnist for the weekly Respekt Jan Macháček points out the plan is hardly more than wishful thinking.

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