Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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Blood, sweat and seals in Antarctic

Radio Prague |
7 April 2015

A fifteen-member team of Czech scientists has recently returned from what was already their 10th expedition to the James Ross Island in the Antarctica.

Golf sonata in South Bohemia

Prague TV |
3 April 2015

South Bohemia's undulating landscape is, quite simply, ideal for golf. Bring a bit of variety into your trip by visiting two courses, one located at Mnich u Nové Bystřice, the other in Hluboká nad Vltavou.

Easter in the Czech Republic

Prague TV |
2 April 2015

Explaining Easter traditions in the Czech Republic to non-Czechs like myself often stirs up controversy. Why are Czech women expected to reward men after receiving a whipping with ribbons, hand-decorated eggs, chocolates and shots of liquor? Along with learning an Easter poem to recite, do Czech boys also learn to make whips in their preschool?

Czechs unveil first pavilion ready at Expo 2015

ANSAmed |
1 April 2015

The Czech Republic Tuesday became the first country to complete construction of a pavilion for the Expo 2015 universal exposition. Each floor of the pavilion showcases Czech scientific discoveries, in particular the DNA of cereals.

Prague.TV city guide redesigns website to mark 14th anniversary

Prague TV |
1 Apr 2015

Today, the online portal Prague.TV debuts a new and fresh redesign of its website. It is exactly 14 years to the day since Benson and co-founders Jeff Smith and Peter Lowe launched the original Prague.TV.

Prague's best parks

Prague TV |
1 April 2015

While Prague may be best known to the outside world for its cheap but quality beer, stunning mix of gothic, renaissance and baroque architecture and classical composer Antonín Dvořák the city is also home to countless parks and gardens that offer a peaceful interlude from the hustle and bustle of Prague's busy city streets.

Castles and chateaux open for the tourist season

Radio Prague |
30 March 2015

Some of the country's most popular castles and chateaux opened their doors to the public last weekend, marking the start of the tourist season.

Brno zoo is first in ČR to breed plantain-eater

ČTK |
30 Mar 2015

The Brno zoo has raised a young western plantain-eater, an inconspicuous but rare African bird, and became the first Czech zoo to achieve this success, its spokeswoman Monika Brindzakova has told CTK.

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Museum of Eastern Bloc cars to open next month

Radio Prague |
27 March 2015

A museum centred on cars produced in the former Eastern Bloc is set to open at Strnadice in Central Bohemia in the middle of April.

Summer time starts on Sunday

ČTK |
27 Mar 2015

Clocks will go one hour forward at 02:00 on Sunday, March 29, as the Czech Republic will switch to Central European Summer Time (CEST) that will last until October 25.

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