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Gateway to the world of Czech literature

Radio Prague |
21 December 2009

On 1 December a great new source of information about Czech literature was launched – an English language version of the Czech Literature Portal. I went to visit Viktor Debnár of the Arts Institute in Prague, which is responsible for the project, and Jaroslav Balvín, the portal's editor, to find out more.

Festive feasts without the toil

CBW |
21 December 2009

The holiday season is a festive albeit hectic time. In between shopping, organizing and attending get-togethers and tying up the year's end at the office, often times one of the last things that one wants to bother about is preparing the perfect holiday feast.

Nový Prostor street magazine marks 10th anniversary

Radio Prague |
16 December 2009

First published in 1999, the bi-monthly Nový Prostor sells around 15,000 copies each and has around 160 homeless sellers all over the country.

Auto*Mat Christmas Party

Prague TV |
15 December 2009

The Prague-based cycling promotion organisation Auto*Mat is throwing a Christmas Party with a city festival theme on Thursday.

A Connecticut farm, Czechoslovakia view

New York Times |
11 December 2009

There was a time, in the early 1970s, when the director Miloš Forman was living on USD 7 a week, and his daily diet consisted of a can of chili con carne and a bottle of beer. Four decades and two best director Oscars later, Mr. Forman reclined on a tawny leather sofa at his 64-acre estate here, puffed on a USD 39 cigar and reflected on his good fortune.

Gogol Bordello plays Incheba Arena

Prague TV |
11 December 2009

A multi-ethnic "Gypsy punk" band from New York City's Lower East Side, the group has become well known for its theatrical stage shows.

Bazaar puts global twist on holiday gifts

Prague Post |
11 December 2009

Diplomatic Spouses' Association donates annual proceeds to charities.

Prague Christmas market food

Expats.cz |
10 December 2009

Brewsta takes on the Old Town market in verse.

Christmas wine festival

Prague TV |
10 December 2009

Wine festival at Artisan Restaurant and Café, Rosických 4, Prague on 10 December at 6pm.

ČR plans cultural commemoration for Karel Hynek Mácha bicentenary

Radio Prague |
10 December 2009

Preparations are being completed across the Czech Republic for what will undoubtedly be one of the biggest cultural events of the year. Next year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of perhaps the country's greatest poet, Karel Hynek Mácha.

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