Friday, 19 October 2018

Life

Brundibár - the child opera that premiered in the Terezín ghetto 75 years ago

Radio Prague |
24 September 2018

The Prague composer of Jewish descent, Hans Krása, wrote Brundibár using Adolf Hoffmeister's libreto as early as 1938. Sadly however, the opera only became famous once it premiered in Terezín on September 23rd 1943.

Moravian Baroque gem on Holy Hill

Radio Prague |
24 September 2018

There is a small hill near Olomouc in the center of Moravia. On top of the hill, there is a magnificent complex of Baroque buildings around the Pilgrimage Basilica Of Our Lady. Most people know the place simply as "Holy Hill".

Hip bars and history in Czech Republic's South Moravia

Travel Weekly |
21 September 2018

With a lively university town, dozens of castles and chateaus and a booming food and drink scene, the South Moravia region is drawing travelers who want to experience the Czech Republic minus the crowds of Prague.

The birth and rebirth of functionalism in the Czech Republic

Atlas Obscura |
21 September 2018

The global design phenomenon left a unique and lasting legacy in the country.

La Parrillada - Grill Music Fest

Prague TV |
20 September 2018

The international BBQ festival La Parrillada brings together live music, dance workshops, and food vendors from different countries.

Brno celebrates European Mobility Week

Brno Daily |
20 September 2018

Two new car-shaped bicycle racks were installed at two locations in the center of Brno on Monday, to mark this year's European Mobility Week.

That was Americká - Zažít město jinak

Prague TV |
20 September 2018

The annual block party in Prague's Vinohrady was well organized, some great food stands, a lot of good music, and lots of happy faces all day long!

Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Brno

The Independent |
21 September 2018

The Czech Republic's second largest city offers a welcome respite from the constant crowds of Prague.

Putting a face to Queen Judita, Saint Zdislava, and the 'Vampire of Čelákovice'

Radio Prague |
20 September 2018

Her beauty and mind were said to have been beyond compare. But when the remains of Judita of Thuringia were first unearthed sixty years ago in the Benedictine monastery of Teplice, there was no way to tell whether the royal chronicler hadn't rather exaggerated the feminine charms of the Queen consort of Bohemia. After all, she'd been dead for more than eight centuries. But now, thanks to a team of Czech scientists, archaeologists, artists – and a Brazilian expert in digital facial reconstruction – you can judge for yourself.

La Loca Karaoke Championship

Prague TV |
19 September 2018

It's time to put those "who's a better singer" questions away. Come show your singing skills at La Loca and let the audience decide who performs the best!

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