Friday, 27 March 2020

Life

Test your trivia skills at these English-language quiz nights in Prague

Expats.cz |
28 February 2020

The Czech capital plays host to multiple pub quizzes in English every week - here's how you can participate in 2020.

UNYP hosts the 5th TED event on Saturday

UNYP |
27 Feb 2020

On Saturday, the University of New York in Prague will bring together some of the brightest minds to share creative discussion at the fifth TEDxUNYP event. This year's talks cover topics, from the development of innovation "kindergartens" in big organizations to perspectives on the search for authenticity in pop music and digital marketing.

World Cup big air skiing held in Deštné this weekend

CBC.ca |
27 February 2020

Fans of freestyle skiing can look forward to this weekend's World Cup big air event held in Deštné in Orlické mountains, starting with the women's event on Friday.

Open Days at International School of Brno

Brno Daily |
27 February 2020

Three upcoming open days, each for a different level of the school, will allow prospective students and their families an opportunity to find out more about Brno's international school, now in its tenth year.

26 Feb 1990: Soviet troops begin pulling out of Czechoslovakia, decades after a 'temporary deployment'

Radio Prague |
27 February 2020

Thirty years ago, Václav Havel was in Moscow meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, and the pact on the total withdrawal of Soviet troops from Czechoslovakia was signed. That very day, the first soldiers began pulling out, as a brass band struck up the "Internationale", while outside the garrison gates locals bid them a less-than-fond farewell.

The girl who speaks 17 foreign languages: I see languages as music and colours

Radio Prague |
28 February 2020

Eva Spekhorstova has a passion for languages. At the age of 15 she already speaks 17 languages and has an insatiable thirst to learn more as different cultures open up to her.

Czech, Pennsylvania, NYU team win robotics challenge in Abu Dhabi

Khaleej Times |
26 February 2020

The biggest team of 27 members from Czech Technical University, University of Pennsylvania and New York University were the grand winners of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge (MBZIRC) held in Abu Dhabi.

Historic win for Czech Republic over Canada at World Cup

Stuff.co.nz |
25 February 2020

Right-handed pitcher Jakub Osicka claimed 14 strikeouts in an historic Czech Republic 9-2 win over Canada as the European champions, who scored in every turn at bat, beat the eight-time medallists for the second time at junior level.

Honest Guide's Czech language lesson

Honest Guide |
25 February 2020

Is Czech language hard? The answer might not surprise you.

Josef Toufar's cruel fate recalled 70 years later

Radio Prague |
25 February 2020

The history of the Communist-era is filled with tales of martyrs, but few of them are as well-known and distressing as the story of Father Josef Toufar, who died on February 25, 1950.

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