Monday, 22 January 2018

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Bedřich Hrozný – re-discoverer of the Hittite language

Radio Prague |
14 May 2009

The Czech orientalist deciphered the forgotten language of the Hittites and became the first to hear their words in 3000 years.

Beer should never be boring

By Zdena Bočarova | Hospodářské noviny |
14 May 2009

What does it take to be a professional beer taster? Pavel Čejka of the AZL Beer and Malt Research Institute explains.

At the edge

CBW |
12 May 2009

With the economic crisis sweeping the country, people in the Czech Republic are becoming vulnerable to radical ideologies.

Hard times give new life to Prague's Golem

New York Times |
11 May 2009

They say the Golem, a Jewish giant with glowing eyes and supernatural powers, is lurking once again in the attic of the Old-New Synagogue here.

The Hill of Doom

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
7 May 2009

Climbing the Hill of Doom is actually like a spinal tap. Awful to think about beforehand; painful while it’s being done; still hurts after it’s over.

The Jewish Quarter in Třebíč

Radio Prague |
7 May 2009

The historic Moravian town of Třebíč is known for having perhaps the best preserved Jewish quarter in the country.

Anniversary of Prague uprising marked by commemorative ceremony

Radio Prague |
6 May 2009

It was a now famous appeal broadcast from the Czech Radio building on 5 May, 1945, which sparked the Prague rising against the continued Nazi occupation. The 64th anniversary of the event was marked at the radio building on Tuesday at the precise time of the original broadcast.

Czech media are in deep trouble

Business Week |
6 May 2009

The Czech Republic is one of the most vibrant media markets in Central Europe, but clumsy moves by owners have worsened a sudden collapse this year.

Boat to NowHere 6: Funky Pirates

Prague.TV |
5 May 2009

On Thursday, Prague TV is launching the Boat to NowHere 6, a boat trip up and down the Vltava with DJs.

Government moves to stamp out homophobia in schools

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

Research conducted by the Czech charity People in Need two years ago suggested that nearly three-quarters of school-age boys in this country had a 'negative attitude' towards homosexuality. A recently published European study indicates that that situation is not improving, and that homophobia is still a widespread problem in Czech schools.

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