Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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Artistic project seeks to revive debate on Battle of White Mountain

Radio Prague |
8 September 2014

An artistic project exploring the impact of the 1620 Battle of White Mountain will begin with an ecumenical service in Prague on Sunday.

More Czech and international cities to unveil Havel’s Place memorials

Radio Prague |
8 September 2014

Several cities in the Czech Republic and abroad including Brussels, Oxford, Plzeň and Hradec Králové are looking to unveil Havel’s Place memorials dedicated to the late Czech president Václav Havel, the news website lidovky.cz reported on Sunday.

Urban gardening takes root in Prague

Radio Prague |
8 September 2014

Three years after the opening of the first community garden in Prague, the idea of growing plants in the city seems to have put down firm roots and is quickly spreading all over the country, with an increasing number of Czechs taking to urban gardening.

Shanti's Zuzana Paseková: The poorest villagers in Pancha Kochi taught us the secret to happiness

Radio Prague |
5 September 2014

In 2011 three young women from Moravia met up to share a dream – to visit India and Nepal. It was a journey of discovery that made the three strangers fast friends and radically changed their lives.

Three wolf cubs born in Bohemia, after over century

Radio Prague |
4 September 2014

Three wolf cubs were born in a forest near Ralsko, in north Bohemia, this summer, the first such occurrence after more than a century, the news website idnes.cz reported on Wednesday.

National Museum acquires largest collection in fifty years

Radio Prague |
4 September 2014

The National Museum in Prague has made its biggest acquisition over the past fifty years, acquiring more than 700 000 documents and other items from the Museum of the Workers' Movement.

Celebrating Czechs in the Lone Star State

The Prague Post |
3 September 2014

A three-month exhibit in the south of Texas looks at the culture, the traditions and the food of the state's notable Czech population.

The peasant princess

The Prague Post |
3 September 2014

Bettina Lobkowicz now oversees her own riverside vineyard.

Forgotten chapter in history: Jewish refugees in the First World War

Radio Prague |
3 September 2014

This year the whole of Europe is commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. The Jewish Museum in Prague is marking the anniversary with an exhibition focused on the fate of the Jewish refugees.

Mushroom picking in Czech forests with kids

Kids in Prague |
1 September 2014

The mushroom season usually begins in May and culminates in early November. So you still have a chance to spend a refreshing time in the forest being rewarded by full basket of mushrooms.

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