Thursday, 23 January 2020

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10 free (or really cheap) and easy ways to learn Czech in Prague

Expats.cz |
23 January 2020

If 2020 is the year you promised yourself you'd master the Czech language, then it's time to get out there and speak it! Here's how.

Prague Monitor fundraising drive continues

Prague Daily Monitor |
21 Jan 2020

The Prague Monitor fundraising drive continues. On Friday we will summarize the first week of fundraising.

Top 10 things to do with kids this week

Expats.cz |
21 January 2020

Hit the ice! This weeks sees a family-friendly festival devoted to ice sculpture as well as a week devoted to future NHL stars in Prague.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a Taiwanese feast in Prague

Expats.cz |
21 January 2020

For the first time ever the Czech-Taiwanese Association will host a public Lunar New Year's Eve dinner

A look at Prague's first traffic cops, automatic semaphores, a century on

Radio Prague |
21 January 2020

When the first set of automatic traffic lights appeared on the streets of Prague ninety years ago, they were not well received.

Jan Sokol - Part 1: It would be exaggeration to say the StB killed Jan Patočka

Radio Prague |
21 January 2020

Philosopher Jan Sokol was an MP in the early 1990s, served as Czech education minister and lost in the final round of voting for president in 2003. Barred from studying under the Communists, Professor Sokol came to philosophy via his father-in-law Jan Patočka, an early signatory of Charter 77. In the first part of a two-part interview, he discusses Patočka's death, the achievements of Charter 77 – which he also signed – and the Velvet Revolution.

Plenty of time to prepare for a spring running race

Brno Daily |
20 January 2020

Here is an overview of the big races that are on the calendar here in the Czech Republic, with a particular focus on Brno-area runners.

10 best things to do in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
20 January 2020

Kick (and stomp and roll) away the winter blues with a week full of out-loud fun in the Czech capital.

Czech and the Americans Civil Rights Movement

Radio Prague |
20 January 2020

Czech interest in African American culture goes back to the 19th century. This long and fascinating connection is the subject of the ninth programme in our series looking at aspects of Czech and Czechoslovak history through the sound archives.

From Team Prague Monitor, Dear Readers:

Prague Daily Monitor |
17 Jan 2020

It is coming on nearly twenty years of the Prague Monitor bringing the English speaking community valuable insight into the daily doings of deeds in Prague and the Czech Republic. As we start 2020 we understand that we have fallen behind the break-neck pace of technological change, innovation and potential revenues. Will you help us pay for our upcoming and ongoing platform upgrade?

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