Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Life

Czech-to-English Christmas card templates just in time for the holidays

Expats.cz |
23 December 2019

For non-native speakers of the Czech language, the Momo Project has released a series of bilingual holiday greetings on its Facebook page that you can copy out onto your own Christmas cards or last-minute gift packages.

Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter: the enduring power of love

Radio Prague |
23 December 2019

A few years ago I spent an unforgettable day with Jaroslav and Alžběta Hofrichter. It was 2013, Jaroslav was 93, Alžběta 91, and they were living in sheltered accommodation for Second World War veterans at Prague's Military Hospital. I was there to hear their life story, a tale of courage, resilience, a touch of luck and, above all, of the enduring power of love.

Prague Zoo saw almost 1,300 animal babies in 2019

Expats.cz |
20 December 2019

Prague Zoo had a successful breeding year, adding to the ranks of several highly endangered species. The rhinoceros hornbill, Wagner's peccary or the southern river terrapin were particular highlights.

How to deal with racist remarks in public?

Brno Daily |
27 December 2019

"My wife and I were at the airport waiting to board our flight back to the UK when a fellow passenger made a racist remark towards my wife." A Brno Daily reader described this experience, wondering what the laws are regarding racism in the Czech Republic.

Best New Year's Eve parties and events in Brno

Brno Daily |
20 December 2019

Wondering where to go to see off the old year and welcome in 2020? From awesome music parties to first-of-the-year festivities, here are our top recommendations for New Year's Eve in Brno.

Activities for families in Prague this week

Expats.cz |
19 December 2019

A sweet take on the nativity scene, Christmas fairy tales for the whole family, and a robotics holiday workshop make this week's to-do list.

Christmas trees shining bright around the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
19 December 2019

Towns and villages around the Czech Republic are dressed up for Christmas, with centrally-placed Christmas trees, Christmas markets, Nativity scenes, thousands of twinkling lights and live music. Have a look at what the Christmas atmosphere is like in different parts of the country.

The ugly side of Prague

Honest Guide |
17 December 2019

Yes, Prague is beautiful. But it has some other sides we usually don't show you. Well, that's about to change.

A Golden Inca created from ice in Brno's Moravské náměstí

Brno Daily |
17 December 2019

An enormous ice sculpture depicting a Golden Inca was created at Moravske namesti on Sunday. The unique time-limited sculpture is a part of an ongoing exhibition "Treasure of the Incas" at the Brno Exhibition Centre.

Czech history through the eyes of a filmmaker

Los Angeles Times |
16 December 2019

An interview with Ivan Passer about his 1969 escape with Milos Forman from their homeland evolved into many hours of his reflections as a witness to much of that history — a storyteller's account of its tragicomic absurdity and stubborn humanity.

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