Monday, 15 September 2014

Life

Bernard celebrates the glory that is Bernard

The Prague Post |
20 August 2014

Brewery's 'Bernard Day' means beer will cost just CZK 10, but there is a catch.

Helsinki Committee's work was only getting started when communism fell, says director Lucie Rybová

Radio Prague |
19 August 2014

Along with Charter 77 and the Committee for the Defence of the Unjustly Persecuted, the Czechoslovak Helsinki Committee was a key dissident organisation in the communist period, pressuring the government to adhere to its human rights commitments.

"Running": a great Czech athlete inspires a French novelist

Radio Prague |
19 August 2014

Anyone interested in the history of athletics will have heard of Emil Zátopek, the greatest Czech long-distance runner of all time. His life story is the subject of a short novel by the Prix Goncourt winning French writer, Jean Echenoz, called simply "Running" – "Courir" in the original French.

Protectorate-era trams on display in Prague Transport Museum

Radio Prague |
18 August 2014

The Prague Transport Museum has added a new item to its impressive collection of historic vehicles - a red and white 1932 tram, connected to a 1908 wagon.

Geocaching with kids

Kids in Prague |
18 August 2014

One way to encourage children's love of the outdoors is to pair it with their love of adventure and discovery. This is where Geocache fits perfectly.

Prague Pride parade 2014

The Prague Post |
18 August 2014

Employees of IT companies show their pride on company floats; Putin and Klaus playfully denigrated for their public homophobia.

Bridge program seeks to develop new journalism talent

The Prague Post |
18 August 2014

Twenty-four students were chosen from more than 600 for international program.

"Disappeared Science" commemorates Jewish scholars of Bohemia and Moravia killed in Holocaust

Radio Prague |
18 August 2014

The Nazi persecution of the Jewish people before and during WWII affected all layers of the society, regardless of the victims' social status or achievements. A new book entitled Disappeared Science now profiles several dozen of them.

Pet Shop Boys 'electricized' Prague

By Helen Armitage | Prague Daily Monitor |
15 Aug 2014

Forum Karlín came alive on Wednesday with the sounds of the 1980s and 1990s during a performance by an iconic British pop band.

Czech chefs win prestigious culinary competition

Radio Prague |
15 August 2014

Two Czech chefs, Jan Davídek and Antonín Bradáč, have won the international competition known as the Thailand Culinary Challenge.

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