Monday, 16 September 2019

Life

Helidor Píka - General who became Communist regime's first judicial murder victim

Radio Prague |
24 June 2019

The early years of Czechoslovakia's Communist regime were marked by hundreds of tragic stories which revolved around injustice, torture and in many cases death. One of the most famous is that of General Heliodor Píka, an exemplary First Republic general who, 70 years ago, became the first victim of the rigged trials that typified the period.

Czech rhinos find new home in Rwanda

DGTN |
21 June 2019

Five critically endangered black rhinos, born and bred in Europe, will be flown 6,000 km to Akagera National Park in Rwanda this Sunday 23, in the largest ever translocation of rhinos from Europe to Africa.

Kutná Hora with kids

The Little Adventurer |
21 June 2019

A town an hour away from Prague, which happens to be a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, is perfect fodder for a family day trip.

Photo exhibit marks 30 years since fall of the Iron Curtain

Expats.cz |
20 June 2019

A new exhibit has opened at Prague Castle in the Queen Anne's Summer Palace and the Royal Garden, offering an extensive photographic testimony to the fall of the Iron Curtain in Central Europe, which took place 30 years ago this autumn.

Brown bear spotted in South Moravia

Brno Daily |
19 June 2019

Sightings of the brown bear in the South Moravian region were first reported last week. The creature's presence was confirmed by the claims of several witnesses, and was seen through various nature camera.

Honest Guide: Top 5 things to do in Prague in 12 hours

Honest Guide |
18 June 2019

Janek and Honza share five tips from their new book on what to do in the Czech capital.

Nature, theatrics and family-friendly fun in Lipno

TTG |
21 June 2019

From treetop walkways to fantastical forest theme parks, Madeleine Barber finds the Czech town of Lipno well worth a visit.

Czech banjos, mandolins win over US bluegrass stars

France 24/AFP |
17 June 2019

Star banjo player Ned Luberecki is one of several renowned artists of the country and western style music to play banjos and mandolins made by Rosta Capek.

Saving Pilsen's 100-year-old Sokols, the historic Czech athletic clubs

Curbed Chicago |
17 June 2019

A historic district could protect two endangered buildings that once defined the Czech neighborhood.

Experience Great Britain at British Market

Prague TV |
14 June 2019

Come and taste British food and drink, enjoy British culture and entertainment, and explore British style and design. All of this and more will be on offer at the "British Market", being held at Dolní Břežany on Saturday.

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