Thursday, 17 October 2019

Life

My Brno - Martin Reiner

Radio Prague |
18 September 2019

Brno's Martin Reiner is an award-winning poet and novelist. He also works closely with some of the Czech Republic's other leading writers as head of the publishing house Druhé město (Second City). His tour of Brno begins in the tree-lined district where Reiner grew up, Černá Pole.

T3 Coupé tram ride with Honest Guide

Honest Guide |
17 September 2019

Janek and Honza took their fans for a ride using the T3 Coupé tram designed by Anna Marešová. The meetup ended at Lucerna Rooftop.

Active Brno: The Brno Days of Health

Brno Daily |
16 September 2019

Running is only one of the variety of activities during Brno Days of Health from Sept. 20 to 29. Behej Brno, which organizes the Brno Half Marathon (shown above), will put on the 5- and 10-mile Night Run on Sept. 21.

Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk: An inspiration for our own time

Radio Prague |
16 September 2019

One of the great European democrats of the 20th century, Czechoslovakia's first president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, was already in his late sixties when he became president in November 1918. He took inspiration from the western democracies, in particular the United States and Britain.

Why you should visit Český Krumlov

Brno Daily |
13 September 2019

A UNESCO World Heritage Site with Renaissance and baroque architecture dating from the 1500s, an impressive fortress complex and one of the last two remaining baroque theatres in Europe: you will find all this and more in Český Krumlov.

Gaming the Iron Curtain

UniMedia |
12 September 2019

PCs were almost impossible to get in 1980s Czechoslovakia but microcomputers proved a different matter. As so-called micros were slowly smuggled into the country and hobby programming quickly caught on, enthusiasts soon coded all manner of computer games. And used them to mock the communist regime and Soviet symbols of power. Charles University's Jaroslav Švelch wrote a successful book about it called Gaming the Iron Curtain.

Tomáš Satoranský just misses triple-double in Czech's loss to Australia

NBC Sports |
12 September 2019

Tomáš Satoranský put together yet another impressive performance for the Czech Republic, finishing with 13 points, 9 rebounds and 13 assists in their 82-70 loss to Australia in the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Cup.

Battle of Bílá Hora will be re-enacted on its original Prague battlefield

Expats.cz |
11 September 2019

The Battle of Bílá Hora in 1620 determined Czech history for the next three centuries. The battle will be re-enacted September 21 and 22 on part of the original battlefield.

Euro 2020 roundup: Ronaldo gets four, France stroll it, Czechs bounce back

The Guardian |
11 September 2019

In yesterday's game in England's group the Czech Republic bounced back from Saturday's surprise defeat to Kosovo with a 3-0 victory over Montenegro in Podgorica. Goals early in the second half and a late penalty took the Czechs back above Kosovo into second place behind England in Group A.

Honest Guide: Rooftop bar in Jižák

Honest Guide |
10 September 2019

Enter at your own risk for this epic experience. A local dive bar with an amazing view at the 22nd floor of a panelák in Jižní Město. And the beer is cheap:)

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