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A lament for the disappearing bazar

Radio Prague |
2 March 2009

The joy of coming across an old curiosity shop on almost every corner was one of Prague’s pleasures just over a decade ago.

Remarkable early 19th century model of Prague unveiled in new digital form

Radio Prague |
27 February 2009

Over 170 years after it was created, Antonín Langweil’s unique and remarkable cardboard model of Prague has just been unveiled in a new form – a digital version which means users can get a taste of the city as it was in the early 19th century on a computer screen.

'Decadent' Czech record goes on sale in Prague and Brussels

Radio Prague |
26 February 2009

A reworking of Serge Gainsbourg's 'la decadanse' has been released on limited edition vinyl to accompany an exhibit dedicated to Czech decadent art.

Students’ 1948 bid to save democracy remembered

Radio Prague |
26 February 2009

A solemn ceremony yesterday marked the last attempt by students to prevent the Communist seizure of power in 1948.

Czech tennis player Radek Štěpánek enjoying successful start to year

Radio Prague |
25 February 2009

The Czech tennis player Radek Štěpánek is so far having a fantastic 2009.

Gordon Lovitt – an English director of programming at Czech TV station

Radio Prague |
24 February 2009

Gordon Lovitt has an unusual position in that he is an Englishman who is director of programming at one of the Czech Republic’s four main TV channels, the commercial station Prima.

Abbas thanks Czech officials for balanced approach to Middle East

Radio Prague |
24 February 2009

During a two-day visit to Prague, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas met the Czech head of state Václav Klaus and other Czech officials on Monday and praised the Czech Republic’s involvement in the peace process.

Author Jan Novák on Hrabal, Škvorecký and scandalizing the Chicago Czech community

RADIO PRAGUE |
23 February 2009

Jan Novák left Kolín in Communist Czechoslovakia a teenager in 1969. He emigrated with his parents to Chicago, where he studied and started to chronicle Czech life in the Windy City.

Things to think about on Vítkov Hill

RADIO PRAGUE |
23 February 2009

Of all the good things to see in Prague that are on hills, I like to take new guests to the monument on Vítkov.

Another side of Warhol

Radio Prague |
16 February 2009

A photograph by Andy Warhol (Courtesy)

Andy Warhol's films are on show at Prague’s Rudolfinum.

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