Saturday, 25 April 2015

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Prague photo exhibition remembers Czech WW2 RAF pilots

ČTK |
20 Mar 2015

The exhibition of photographs by Ladislav Sitensky (1919-2009) that opened in the Czech Centre in Prague Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the forming of Czechoslovak squadrons in the British Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Easter markets opening

The Prague Post |
20 March 2015

While not as well-known internationally as their Christmas cousins, the Easter markets in Prague do offer a bit of local tradition. The main markets will be at Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, with a smaller one at náměstí Republiky.

Czech coffee houses join celebrations of World Poetry Day

Radio Prague |
20 March 2015

Twelve coffee houses in the Czech Republic will join celebrations of World Poetry Day on Saturday with a special offer: visitors will be able to pay for their coffee with a poem.

Radon: a stealthy killer that claims hundreds of lives

Radio Prague |
20 March 2015

Nowadays fear of exposure to radioactivity generally revolves around artificial radiation sources, such as nuclear power facilities. What most people do not suspect is that the biggest threat of exposure to the population is commonly caused by natural sources –in the Czech Republic by radon, a gas without odour, colour or taste that is the leading cause of cancer in non-smokers.

Good conditions for observing solar eclipse

Radio Prague |
19 March 2015

Conditions should be very good for those in the Czech Republic hoping to observe a partial eclipse of the sun on Friday. A spokesperson for the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute said it would be quite cold in the morning but skies should be clear.

Expo postage stamp, dress for Czech pavilion staff presented

ČTK |
19 Mar 2015

Costumes for the staff of the Czech pavilion at the Expo 2015 in Milan and a special postage stamp on the exhibition were presented at the central post office building last night.

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Plzeň – European Capital of Culture awarded by CzechTourism

ČTK |
18 Mar 2015

The project Plzeň - European Capital of Culture 2015 has been presented with the Czech Tourism Award in the category of the Best Project at the ITB Berlin tourism trade fair.

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Prague's 19th century Těšnov station remembered on 30th anniversary of demolition

Radio Prague |
18 March 2015

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the demolition of Prague's Těšnov train station, a once magnificent 1870s structure that stood just a stone's throw from the city's Florenc district.

Riegrovy sady beer garden opens today

Prague TV |
17 March 2015

It's never been so early in the year. The popular Riegrovy sady beer garden is opening today.

Sokol to revive its unique buildings

ČTK |
17 Mar 2015

The Czech Sokol sports organisation, established in 1862, wants to revive its unique buildings all over the country, Mladá fronta Dnes wrote.

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