Thursday, 23 October 2014

Life

Prague's best hotels and hostels

Prague TV |
14 October 2014

Whatever your budget and preference Prague has a hotel to suit you, whether you're a luxury hotel kind of traveller or a backpacker on a budget.

Eliyahu Rips: The Latvian Palach-inspired "human torch" protester who survived

Radio Prague |
14 October 2014

When Jan Palach burned himself to death in January 1969 over the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, his radical protest was echoed by a number of young men in the Eastern Bloc. Among them was Eliyahu Rips.

Things to think about (by Pepper de Callier)

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 Oct 2014

"Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd." Voltaire

Fashion: Six Prague design shops

The Prague Post |
13 October 2014

A number of small shops offer a chance for fashionistas to break out of the crowd.

Prague exhibit explores role of music in modern Czech history

Radio Prague |
13 October 2014

An exhibition at the National Memorial on Prague's Vítkov Hill explores the links between music and politics, and shows what roles music assumed in modern Czech history.

Kateřina Tučková and the latterday witch hunts of Moravia

Radio Prague |
13 October 2014

Kateřina Tučková'a novel "Žítková Goddesses" looks at the ancient Moravian tradition of folk healing.

Sir Nicolas Winton to accept the Order of the White Lion in person

Radio Prague |
10 October 2014

Sir Nicholas Winton, who saved the lives of 669 children by bringing them out of German-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Second World War, is to come to Prague at the end of October to receive the Order of the White Lion, the Czech Republic's highest state distinction.

4+4 Days In Motion - 19th International festival of contemporary art

Prague TV |
9 October 2014

4+4 Days in Motion Festival, October 10-18, Palace U Stýblů and other Prague locations: contemporary, modern, thought-provoking theater, dance, visual arts, and debates.

Jiří David picked for Czecho-Slovak pavilion at Venice Biennale

Radio Prague |
9 October 2014

Czech artist Jiří David has been selected to design the Czecho-Slovak pavilion at the Venice Biennale next year, Adam Bubak from the selection panel said.

Concert: Joe Bowie and XL Target at Agharta

The Prague Post |
8 October 2014

Time to get serious and funky with influential trombone player

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