Friday, 22 May 2015

Life

The 'Pragues' of the United States

The Prague Post |
18 May 2015

Not quite mirror images of the original, but many U.S. towns carry the name of the Bohemian capital.

WWII war veterans tell Plzeň youth to stay vigilant for freedom

Radio Prague |
18 May 2015

Just over a week ago around 300 schoolchildren from the West Bohemian city of Plzeň crowded into its art nouveau masterpiece, now serving as its main cultural centre, to hear from around a dozen men around 75 years older.

Biking around the world in Třeboň

Prague TV |
15 May 2015

Touring the country's fishpond region on two wheels

Interview with gallerist Lucie Drdová

Prague TV |
15 May 2015

Gallerist and art historian, who runs the Drdova Gallery in Prague 3.

Win 2X2 free tickets for Hortus Musicus

Prague TV |
15 May 2015

Opening concert of the 18th Respect Festival

Book World Prague 2015 gets underway in Prague

Radio Prague |
15 May 2015

The 21st international book fair and literary festival Svět knihy or Book World got underway in Prague on Thursday.

Founder of Czech Good Angel endowment awarded Lustig prize

ČTK |
15 May 2015

Petr Sýkora, a Czech businessman and a founder of the Good Angel project that has helped families who found themselves in financial straits because of a serious illness of a member for four years, was presented with the Arnost Lustig Award 2014 yesterday.

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Havel influenced Egyptian political activists

ČTK |
15 May 2015

Late Czech president Václav Havel's political essay The Power of the Powerless has markedly influenced political activists in Egypt, Egyptian expert in Czech studies Khalid Biltagi, who translated this work by Havel, told ČTK yesterday.

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Students design bioplastic eco-friendly bag

ČTK |
15 May 2015

Two medicine students have designed a new type of bag, made of bioplastic and friendly to the environment, which might be used as an alternative to the widespread one-off use polyethylene bags, and which they presented at the Prague Design Week festival yesterday.

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Getting parents and children off to a strong start in reading

Radio Prague |
15 May 2015

In recent years literacy experts have expressed concern that children are not reading enough for pleasure and that many youngsters are never read to by their parents.

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