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Life

Czech Press Photo winner portrays post-quake Haiti

Czech Position |
2 February 2011

Jarmila Kovaříková becomes the first woman to win the Czech Press Photo viewers' award, for "Life After the the Earthquake in Haiti".

'Authorial acting' takes the Prague stage

Czech Position |
2 February 2011

The 'Authorial Creativity Close Up' Festival treats Prague audiences to a behind-the-scenes look at DAMU's unique theater program.

Ending an era: Radio Prague signs off on shortwave

Radio Prague |
1 February 2011

With the following special presentation, Radio Prague ends 75 years of shortwave radio service. As many of you know by now, austerity measures across Czech governmental ministries have forced budget cuts in many sectors, and public broadcasting is one of them.

Educational programs cashing in

Prague Post |
1 February 2011

Regions across the country—and Europe for that matter— feeling the squeeze of austerity on education budgets could learn a lesson from Hradec Králové. The north Bohemian town and surrounding area have managed to secure CZK 430 million for educational projects from European funds since 2007.

Czech e-book revolution yet to be kindled

Radio Prague |
31 January 2011

Most people in the Czech Republic will never have come across an electronic book and e-readers are few and far between. But given rising living standards and Czechs' love for new gadgets, could we be on the brink of an e-book revolution here?

Exploring ancient Czech legends in Prague

The New York Times |
28 January 2011

Interactive exhibitions for children are a rarity in Prague, so it was with great relish that a group of boys and girls took a recent run around the National Museum with a taxidermic boar on their backs.

Prague pubs after 20 years of free market

aktuálně.cz |
28 January 2011

Twenty years ago, the first wave of post-communist privatization of state-owned property began, radically altering the landscape of Czech pubs and restaurants. In Prague, due to the tourist boom in the 1990s and 2000s, this process was especially intense.

Indie all the way

Prague Post |
1 February 2011

Sleigh Bells: femme-fatale vocals and stabbing synthesizer.

More than a chance to dance

Prague Post |
28 January 2011

Roma music and dance evening promotes cultural exchange.

More than meets the ear

Prague Post |
28 January 2011

Slovenian singer plays on parodies.

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