Monday, 17 June 2019

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Experts question authenticity of burčák currently on sale

Radio Prague |
19 August 2009

Burčák season is coming – but not just yet. With Czech grapes still to ripen properly, experts are warning that the burčák currently available is of dubious origin and a pale imitation of the real deal.

Picnic at the tram shack

CBW |
3 August 2009

There has always been a nice custom in Prague to leave the capital on Sundays for a walk in nature followed by a nice meal in a garden restaurant.

Monster Ball

Prague TV |
29 October 2010

Up to 1,500 partygoers are expected today at Prague TV's Halloween party, which takes place in a suitably spooky location -- a deconsecrated church in the heart of the Old Town.

Travel: Olomouc

Expats.cz |
2 November 2010

If you've ever felt rather jaded at the extent to which tourism has taken over the center of Prague, why not try the historic city of Olomouc in North Moravia?

Former president Havel wins Kafka Prize for literature

AFP |
27 October 2010

Czech playwright and former president Václav Havel on Tuesday received the annual international Franz Kafka literary prize for his plays and essays. An international nine-member jury picked Havel out of 14 authors.

Misha Glenny - UK writer with close ties to Prague

Radio Prague |
26 October 2010

Speaking recently at the close of the Forum 2000 conference in Prague, Misha Glenny recalled his very first visit, towards the end of 1980.

Czech photographer one of the winners in BBC Wildlife competition

Radio Prague |
25 October 2010

Patrik Bartuška's photograph of a tiger-shark – taken in New South Wales, Australia – was selected as one of the five best in the undersea category in the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Prague's complex exterior

By Braum Katz | Prague Daily Monitor |
11 Oct 2010

Touring the city's communist architecture

Gail Naughton and the Czech books of Iowa

Radio Prague |
20 September 2010

If you want to find out more about the long history of Czechs and Slovaks in the United States, the place to start is The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

New Brno clock strikes a chord

Prague Post |
17 September 2010

A 5.5 meter tall obelisk made from African granite in the shape of a bullet (or various other objects, depending on whom you ask), referred to as the "Brno horologe" is to be unveiled 18 September.

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