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Ice skaters, car drivers mingle on Czech world-record rink

AFP |
8 February 2010

The people skating on the vast frozen lake resemble a tranquil scene from a Flemish master's painting, until a car drives in at full speed kicking up clouds of fine snow.

Cuckoo, declining in numbers in ČR, named Bird of Year

Radio Prague |
5 February 2010

The common cuckoo has just been named Bird of the Year 2010 by the Czech Society for Ornithology.

The role a Czech company played in the building of the Burj Dubai

Radio Prague |
5 February 2010

Last month spelt the end of a major six-year-project for Czech businessman Pavel Policar, the head of a company that helped build what is now the world’s tallest building, the Arab Emirates' Burj Khalifa (until recently the Burj Dubai).

Putting on a festive face for Bohemian Carnivale revelry

Prague Post |
5 February 2010

Full range of events during 10-day party, masks required.

Vintage Madeira

Prague Post |
5 February 2010

Wines from the small island have a big, long-lasting appeal.

Romance is both in the air and on the dance floor

Prague Post |
5 February 2010

Prague Opera Ball returns with glitzy list of international guests.

A contradictory chat with an Afghan governor

Prague Post |
5 February 2010

The chaotic politics of a country at war.

Tradition, prestige and classic merrymaking

CBW |
4 February 2010

The chilly days of February will be warmed with the smell of good food, the sound of lively music and the sight of vibrant color as businesses and individuals throughout the country take part in carnival season celebrations.

Singer Eva Pilarová marks 50 years in music with tour of ČR

Radio Prague |
4 February 2010

Eva Pilarová, one of the country’s best known jazz singers, is currently celebrating a remarkable 50 years on the stage.

Prague Castle's Golden Lane to close for renovation

Radio Prague |
3 February 2010

One of the Czech capital's most famous attractions, the picturesque Golden Lane up at Prague Castle, is set to be closed to the public for at least a year.

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