Tuesday, 2 September 2014

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Eight Škoda gems start at the Sachsen Classic

The Prague Post |
22 August 2014

Škoda is at the starting line of this year's Sachsen Classic with no fewer than eight legendary cars from its 119-year company history.

Newly discovered Vyšehrad church could shed light on early mediaeval Bohemia

Radio Prague |
22 August 2014

The recent discovery of a 1,000 year-old church at Prague's historical Vyšehrad fort has excited experts who believe it could shed light on the nation's early Christian history.

Summer school in Dobruška brings together Czech expats from around the world

Radio Prague |
22 August 2014

Each summer the small eastern Bohemian town of Dobruška becomes a home to dozens of people from around the world who come to reconnect with the language and customs of their Czech ancestors.

Forum 2000's guests this year will include Mikhail Gorbachev, Ales Byalyatski, and Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Prague Connect |
21 August 2014

The 18th annual Forum 2000 conference, called Democracy and Its Discontents: a Quarter-Century After the Iron Curtain and Tiananmen, is taking place from 12 to 15 October in Prague and in other central European cities.

Bernard celebrates the glory that is Bernard

The Prague Post |
20 August 2014

Brewery's 'Bernard Day' means beer will cost just CZK 10, but there is a catch.

Helsinki Committee's work was only getting started when communism fell, says director Lucie Rybová

Radio Prague |
19 August 2014

Along with Charter 77 and the Committee for the Defence of the Unjustly Persecuted, the Czechoslovak Helsinki Committee was a key dissident organisation in the communist period, pressuring the government to adhere to its human rights commitments.

"Running": a great Czech athlete inspires a French novelist

Radio Prague |
19 August 2014

Anyone interested in the history of athletics will have heard of Emil Zátopek, the greatest Czech long-distance runner of all time. His life story is the subject of a short novel by the Prix Goncourt winning French writer, Jean Echenoz, called simply "Running" – "Courir" in the original French.

Protectorate-era trams on display in Prague Transport Museum

Radio Prague |
18 August 2014

The Prague Transport Museum has added a new item to its impressive collection of historic vehicles - a red and white 1932 tram, connected to a 1908 wagon.

Geocaching with kids

Kids in Prague |
18 August 2014

One way to encourage children's love of the outdoors is to pair it with their love of adventure and discovery. This is where Geocache fits perfectly.

Prague Pride parade 2014

The Prague Post |
18 August 2014

Employees of IT companies show their pride on company floats; Putin and Klaus playfully denigrated for their public homophobia.

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