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Bow-Wow examines the 'behaviors' of buildings

Czech Position |
14 February 2011

Architecture duo Bow-Wow’s idea of 'behaviorology' can be seen in doll-house sized models of some of their unique buildings.

The death of Czechoslovakia's "philosopher-king"

Radio Prague |
14 February 2011

The first Czechoslovak president Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk is remembered as the founding father of the country. When he died on 14th September 1937 at the grand old age of 87, the whole nation went into mourning. In sombre tones, Czechoslovak Radio broadcast the entire funeral.

An interview with the best loved of all Czech actors

Radio Prague |
14 February 2011

If you ask just about anyone in this country who is the best loved Czech actor of all time, you will almost certainly hear the name Jan Werich.

The Giant Mountains - a world of legend

Radio Prague |
14 February 2011

The Czech Republic's highest mountains, the Krkonoše or Giant Mountains, have its very own legendary giant, known as "Krakonoš" in Czech and "Ruebezahl" in German.

The yellowhammer voted Bird of the Year

Radio Prague |
11 February 2011

It's official: the yellowhammer has been voted Bird of the Year by the Czech Ornithological Society. The sparrow sized bunting is with us all year round – but its numbers are dwindling.

Watching history from a distance

Prague Post |
11 February 2011

Prague's Egyptian community speaks out on the protests.

All tastes catered for in Prague coffee museum

Radio Prague |
10 February 2011

The private Coffee Museum Alchymista takes you through coffee's history, cultivation, production and industry covering the many different strains and its progress from a devilish concoction to everyday drink.

The Angola abduction

Radio Prague |
9 February 2011

Radio Prague looks back to the year 1983 and to Africa, where 66 Czechoslovak men, women and children were held hostage in the Angolan Civil War, some for over a year, and forced on a trek of almost 3,000 km.

Terezín a dark place to visit

Tweed Daily News |
9 February 2011

VISITING sites associated with death of suffering is nothing new, people having been doing it for centuries. Now visitor numbers increase every year to places such as S21, Ground Zero, Alcatraz, and Auschwitz or Terezín.

Are books dead? Discussion videos

Prague Post |
8 February 2011

Prague's writers, publishers and journalists discuss the future of books and the effects that digital publishing technology is having on writers and the publishing industry.

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