Saturday, 23 March 2019

Life

Fifty years after his self-immolation, Jan Palach remains a symbol of defiance

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
15 January 2019

On January 16, 1969, Jan Palach set himself on fire in Prague in protest against the August 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact troops. He died of his burns three days later. Palach's funeral turned into a mass demonstration of opposition against the Soviet Union's crushing of the liberal reforms of the Prague Spring.

Award-winning video depicts behaviour of polar bears in captivity

Brno Daily |
15 January 2019

The Word Press Photo winning project "The March of the Great White Bear" depicts polar bears in artificial habitats, including footage recorded in Brno Zoo in 2014.

Jan Palach to be remembered

Prague TV |
15 January 2019

It is 50 years since Czech student Jan Palach set himself on fire to protest the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. Commemorative events are planned across the Czech Republic. In Prague, people can meet Jan 16 at 6 pm at Wenceslas Square for a quiet march with candles and flowers.

Czech capital paved with Jewish gravestones, reveals museum director

New Zealand Herald |
14 January 2019

Thefts from nearly 600 Jewish cemetaries were paved over by communist officials until being unearthed by a Czech journalist.

Mad Mad Monday

Prague TV |
14 January 2019

Mad Mad Monday has a history of over 7 years in Prague. If you are looking for a place to party then the newly reconstructed KU club is the place for you.

Dating / networking for singles in Prague

Prague TV |
14 January 2019

Speed dating events are not just about dating. You can meet new friends, socialize, expand contacts through networking and maybe also find the love of your life among the other singles in Prague.

Austrian Ball 2019

Prague TV |
14 January 2019

Enjoy the unique atmosphere of the 19th Austrian Ball on January 19. Every year the Ball brings Viennese Ball flair to Prague and is the highlight of the Prague ball season.

Interview with Václav Havel Library Foundation head Pavla Niklová

Radio Prague |
14 January 2019

The Václav Havel Library in Prague follows the US presidential library model in gathering and archiving materials relating to the late Czech dissident turned head of state. In the US, Havel's legacy is promoted by sister organisation the Václav Havel Library Foundation.

Bill Burr in Prague

Prague TV |
11 January 2019

Bill Burr is coming to Prague this weekend. One of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and film as well as the live stage will perform one night only at Prague Congress Centre as part of his 2019 European tour.

28th anniversary of Rock Café

Prague TV |
11 January 2019

Bands Pio Squad, Timudej, and Ptakustik will play on the occasion of the 28th anniversary of Rock Café. Come to enjoy a long night in the oldest club in Prague!

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