Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Life

Countdown begins to Charles IV's 700th birthday

The Prague Post |
5 May 2015

Next year will mark 700 years since the birth of Charles IV. In light of this milestone many activities are being planned, along with a few audiovisual productions that are in the pipeline, too.

Anglo-American University officially opens its new campus

Prague Connect |
5 May 2015

The university invited friends and distinguished guests to an official unveiling ceremony. One of the institution's founders, Jansen Raichl; and even the U.S. ambassador, Andrew Schapiro, among other notables, were on hand to offer their remarks.

Techmania in Pilsen

By Emily Prucha | Prague TV |
4 May 2015

Sunday afternoon science center visit – treat or chore?

Videomapping will commemorate Prague Uprising

The Prague Post |
4 May 2015

Events including a battle will also mark the anniversary of fighting in Prague at the end of World War II.

My Prague – Michal Bregant

Radio Prague |
4 May 2015

Michal Bregant is the director of the National Film Archive, which is tasked with preserving the Czech Republic's rich cinema heritage and oversees over 150 million metres of film. A Praguer through and through, Bregant grew up on the city centre street Celetná.

Pavel Vošický – the political prisoner who helped shape Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign

Radio Prague |
4 May 2015

When many of his friends were starting university, Pavel Vošický was getting a different sort of education, hearing the stories of political prisoners of various stripes in some of the most notorious jails in communist Czechoslovakia.

Norfolk church first to host Czech WW2 expo

Network Norwich |
30 April 2015

A major travelling exhibition featuring the role of Czech citizens in the RAF during the Second World War is set to tour the UK, and the first stop for the tour will be Wretham in Norfolk during May 2015.

Some Russian students pay for homeland's stigma

Prague Wandering |
30 April 2015

Several Russian students in Prague believe they may be targets of increased hostility, as Czechs are showing a heightened displeasure with their former overlord's support of the rebel forces in Ukraine and alleged incursions into Ukrainian territory by Russian troops.

Spring/summer 2015 beer festival roundup

Prague TV |
29 April 2015

Spring is upon us, which here in Prague and the Czech Republic means the outdoor drinking season has begun. In the past few years, Prague has exploded with the most picturesque way to experience microbrew culture- beer festivals. So here's our list of festivals we're particularly looking forward to.

French House, Balkan-Latin fusion and Screamo

Prague Wandering |
29 April 2015

What locals listen to when they want to get moving.

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