Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Life

Alberto Vojtěch Frič – Adventurer & ethnologist who brought a South American Indian to Prague

Radio Prague |
27 May 2010

Alberto Vojtěch Frič was a Czech botanist, ethnologist and traveller, who earned fame in Bohemia, Europe, and parts of South America in the early 20th century. During his excursions, he befriended the Chamacoco Indians at Gran Chaco in Paraguay, and brought one of them, Cherwuish, back for treatment to Prague.

Russian shops in Prague

Expats.cz |
26 May 2010

Expats.cz takes a look at the products found at Prague's Russian shops.

Public fundraiser to save Europe's oldest glass making school

Radio Prague |
25 May 2010

Europe's oldest secondary glass making school, located in the north Bohemian town of Kamenický Šenov, is facing existential problems.

Chris Baerwaldt: an American brewer in ČR

Radio Prague |
25 May 2010

Among the small beer producers presenting their wares at the Czech Beer Festival currently on in Prague is the Zhůřák brewery, which is run by Chris Baerwaldt.

Taking a ride on Europe's most expensive bike path

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
25 May 2010

It is three kilometers long, has seven bridges, and cost CZK 150 million.

Romeo and Juliet at the Castle

Prague TV |
24 May 2010

One of the most beloved plays of all time, Shakespeare's masterpiece Romeo & Juliet, is the premiere PSF summer production on the outdoor open-air stage at Vyšehrad.

A Prague landmark is reborn

The New York Times |
24 May 2010

Malostranská Beseda, a 15th-century building, re-opened last month after a USD 10.5 million renovation.

New Jan Svěrák film Kooky opens

Radio Prague |
24 May 2010

After three years of work, a new film by the Oscar-winning director Jan Svěrák called Kooky opened in Czech cinemas on Thursday.

50 years of Kofola: a retro soft-drink enjoys second wave of success

Radio Prague |
24 May 2010

Originally a communist version of popular Western drinks like Coca-Cola and Pepsi, the Czech product Kofola is celebrating 50 years of existence this year.

A look behind the thin walls of panelák apartment buildings

Radio Prague |
24 May 2010

A legacy of the communists' fascination with the pre-fabricated building method, paneláky or tower block buildings to this day can be found across the Czech Republic, often in prominent and elevated places, towering over cities and towns.

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