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Rudolf Slánský: architect of Communist takeover and purge victim

Radio Prague |
9 July 2009

The fate of the once powerful and self made man was mapped out elsewhere as he became a victim of the state security system he helped create.

A jumpin' jazz tour of Bohemia

Prague Post |
10 July 2009

A breath of fresh air blows into town this weekend with the arrival of Rudy Linka's Bohemia Jazz Fest. Linka has added two cities to his annual summer jazz tour, and is once again bringing a top-tier lineup that includes Chris Potter, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Roy Haynes, Joshua Redman and Josefine Lindstrand.

Graffiti goes on tour, and this time it's legal

Prague Post |
10 July 2009

Embarking on a two-month tour of duty, the 22-year-old graffiti artist Dmitrij Proškin hopes to ignite discussion about the cross-border themes of racism, gender inequality, child abuse and the environment in several cities including Kraków, Bucharest, Sofia, Belgrade, Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna.

Czech Switzerland now a little piece of EDEN

CBW.cz |
9 July 2009

The European Commission has recognized the region with its European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) award for Tourism and Protected Areas.

The view from the square: a unique perspective on seven decades of Czech history

Radio Prague |
8 July 2009

From her flat on Wenceslas Square, Věra Kölbelová has had the chance to witness Czech history pass beneath her windows.

Polička – high times and hard times in the heart of the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
8 July 2009

At the heart of the Czech Republic there are pastures, woods and hills, a history of war and conquest, a strong musical heritage, excellent lager and a small town called Polička, where all of the above can be experienced.

Managers step into the ring for CEO Boxing

Prague Post |
5 June 2009

Inaugural event at Delroy's Gym matches up amateurs.

Svatojánské Navalis 2009

Prague TV |
13 May 2009

With fireworks, Baroque music and Venetian gondolas, Svatojánské Navalis commemorates the life of Jan Nepomucký (John of Nepomuk) at Charles Bridge on Friday, 15 May.

Bone churches in the Czech lands

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
22 April 2009

When travellers first hear of a church of human bones outside Prague, it might conjure images of bizarre horror films, but if cemetery space became scarce in medieval Europe, exhuming human skeletal remains to make way for new burials was not unusual.

Water, if you please

By Kateřina Čopjaková | Respekt |
1 Jul 2009

Ordering from the tap in Czech restaurants raises eyebrows.

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