Friday, 22 May 2015

Life

Allen Ginsberg and other immoral menaces

Radio Prague |
27 April 2015

Fifty years ago, on 1 May 1965, annual student festivities in Prague to mark the joys of spring culminated in the American Beat poet Allen Ginsberg being declared "Král majálesu" – the King of May.

Prague Fashion Market opens today

By Georgiy Pak | Prague Daily Monitor |
24 Apr 2015

The Holešovice marketplace once again hosts the Prague Fashion Market. New this year is the first ever food market presenting local cuisine.

15 breathtaking photos of the Charles Bridge

The Huffington Post |
24 April 2015

The oldest bridge in the very heart of Prague, Charles Bridge, is the top stop on every tourist's "must-see" list.

National Heritage Institute promoting country's "hidden treasures"

Radio Prague |
24 April 2015

With the start of the tourist season in April hundreds of castles and chateaus around the Czech Republic open their doors to visitors.

Plzeň celebrates its liberation by US troops

The Prague Post |
23 April 2015

The Liberation Festival Pilsen celebrations will last from April 30 to May 6. One highlight is a concert by American hard rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd at the race track in Borská pole on May 1.

Wine and Delicacies fair opens at Výstavište

The Prague Post |
23 April 2015

The 18th edition of the international culinary trade fair Wine and Delicacies takes place in Prague's Výstavište Holešovice through April 24.

Trabant expedition likely to set out from Perth at weekend

Radio Prague |
23 April 2015

The "Trabants across Australia and Southeast Asia" expedition appears set to start from Perth at the weekend after the authorities allowed the nine-member crew of Czechs, Poles, and Slovaks access to their vehicles.

Villa in Beskid Mountains combines perforated metal with stone gabions

Dezeen |
22 April 2015

A skin of corrugated and perforated metal clads this villa in the Beskid Mountains, which sits on a wedge-shaped podium with stone-filled gabion walls.

Czech initiative bears free fruit

Radio Prague |
22 April 2015

For those who don't own a patch of land but would still like to experience the pleasure of picking fruit rather than shopping for it in the supermarket, there is a new initiative called Na Ovoce – Fruit Picking. The website, which was launched just a few weeks ago, maps the occurrence of accessible wild fruit trees, shrubs and herbs that grow around the country.

Last call for runners to support Bátor Tábor

Bátor Tábor |
22 Apr 2015

If you are planning on running in the Volkswagen Marathon Weekend on May 2-3, why not think about running for Tým Odvahy and do something good for children at the same time?

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