Thursday, 13 August 2020

Radio Prague

Czech and Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids celebrates reopening

Radio Prague |
21 April 2010

In June 2008, the Czech and Slovak Museum in the US state of Iowa was hit by a devastating flood. Now it has opened in a new location in the Kosek Building, right in the middle of the Czech Village.

Žatec – the home of hops

Radio Prague |
11 March 2010

For centuries, the northern Bohemian town of Žatec has been the centre of hops growing in the country. Known as the home of hops and beer, the town is now trying to cope with a decline in its traditional industry.

Golden eagles could return to Beskydy after 100-year absence

Radio Prague |
8 March 2010

A project to reintroduce young eagles to the the Beskydy mountains appears to have borne fruit – two of the birds have formed a pair, and have now started building a nest.

You are what you eat

Radio Prague |
7 December 2009

It's an unfortunate habit, and a hard one to kick- I am talking about the taste for reality TV that I acquired in the United States. Here in the Czech Republic, there are much fewer reality formats in the TV program, but I have found a quality one.

Inside Prague's labyrinth of bomb shelters

Radio Prague |
3 December 2009

Deep beneath the city of Prague is another city altogether, one that most people are completely unaware of, and that they'll hopefully never see.

Albatros celebrates 60 years

Radio Prague |
2 December 2009

An exhibition in the Prague National Library is held as part of the anniversary of the famous children's books publisher Albatros.

ČR loses renowned photographers: Sitenský, Reich

Radio Prague |
18 November 2009

Both men had an important impact on 20th century Czech photography, Sitenský during World War II, and Reich during the 'Normalisation' 1970s.

Prayer for Marta

Radio Prague |
19 November 2009

Singer Marta Kubišová recalls dramatic comeback during 1989's Velvet Revolution.

Communist agreement to dialogue after pre-revolution env't protests unprecedented

Radio Prague |
12 November 2009

November 17 is the anniversary of the start of Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution. But what is less well known is that six days earlier it was preceded by what has been described as the “smog revolution”, when hundreds of people – angered by the appalling state of the local environment – took to the streets in the north Bohemian city of Teplice.

Experts question authenticity of burčák currently on sale

Radio Prague |
19 August 2009

Burčák season is coming – but not just yet. With Czech grapes still to ripen properly, experts are warning that the burčák currently available is of dubious origin and a pale imitation of the real deal.

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