Sunday, 31 August 2014

Life

The Eben Brothers, a popular Czech folk-rock trio

Radio Prague |
11 August 2014

The Czech folk-rock band the Eben Brothers was formed in the late 1970s by multi-instrumentalists Kryštof, Marek and David Eben.

Prague Pride starts today

Prague TV |
11 August 2014

A total of 117 cultural, social, sport and other Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender themed events will make the 4thAnnual Prague Pride Festival taking place 11 - 17 August, 2014. The main agenda of this year's Prague Pride is the support of LGBT communities of eastern countries where gay prides or similar public events are prohibited.

On Czech samizdat and tamizdat: Banned books of 1970s and 1980s

Fair Observer |
8 August 2014

What the samizdat books contained was less important than the very fact of their existence which in itself.

Clam-Gallas family correspondence provides moving testimony of the two world wars – Part II

Radio Prague |
8 August 2014

Chris Kelly is the granddaughter of Edina Winkelbauer, nee Clam-Gallas (1889-1970), a member of the old nobility who was a nurse with the Knights of Malta on the Italian front in WW I.

Keep your dog safe from summer heat

Prague TV |
7 August 2014

We all love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors with our furry companions, but being overeager in hot weather can spell danger.

Petanque tournament 'est arrivé' at Anděl

Prague Post |
7 August 2014

If you get off the metro at Anděl sometime between Aug. 9 and 14, you may think you missed your stop and wound up in Paris.

World Yo-Yo Contest comes to Prague

Prague Post |
7 August 2014

Prague will become the center of ever-oscillating yo-yo universe for three days between Aug. 7 and 9 when divadlo Archa hosts the World Yo-Yo Contest.

Johnny Depp spotted … on his way to the waxworks

Prague Post |
6 August 2014

Image fools passersby on Pařížská Street before joining the cast at Madame Tussauds Prague.

Beauty pageant focuses on Vietnamese community

Prague Post |
5 August 2014

A dozen finalists will compete Sept. 28 in Prague for the title Miss Vietnam České republiky – Open for Europe. Proceeds from the fourth annual beauty contest will be used to the support efforts by Development Worldwide, Info-Dráček and Svaz Vietnamců v ČR to fight the effects of dioxins in Vietnam, a legacy of the war that ended in 1975.

Český Krumlov photo wins National Geographic contest

Prague Post |
5 August 2014

Out of some 18,000 entries, just 11 were selected as winners in the 2014 photo contest held by National Geographic Traveler magazine. One of seven Merit winners was a shot by Duowen Chen of a foggy Český Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in South Bohemia.

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