Thursday, 18 July 2019

Life

Mirror men

By Milan Gagnon | Prague Daily Monitor |
15 Jul 2009

The king is dead. Long live the kings!

Czechs mark 120th birthday of crime writer queen

aktuálně.cz |
20 September 2010

English novelist Agatha Christie has an enthusiastic following in the Czech Republic and a club dedicated to her has been leading the tributes.

Riding a paternoster, and living to tell the tale

Gusto |
14 September 2010

There are more than 100 paternosters scattered around eastern and western Europe and Russia. But they don't exist in the US.

Prague Fashion Weekend

Prague TV |
2 September 2010

Forget about London and Paris, this coming weekend, Prague takes over as fashion capital, when Prague Fashion Weekend arrives on the city's most prestigious shopping street, Pařížská.

Národní třída dig

Radio Prague |
30 August 2010

The early 1980s metro station at Národní třída is the scene of a fascinating archaeological dig.

Celtic pride: The Highland Games

Prague Post |
20 August 2010

Czechs will have an opportunity to revisit their ancient Celtic roots 20-21 August at the 10th Annual Highland Games at Sychrov Castle.

Equine war memorial unveiled at Napoleonic battlefield site

Radio Prague |
17 August 2010

The life size bronze statue stands out immediately from similar memorials to war heroes and generals from the fact that it features a horse with no one in the saddle.

Czech sport fisherman charms audience, Leno, on Tonight Show

Radio Prague |
3 August 2010

28-year-old Jakub Vágner – top sports fisherman, indomitable adventurer and world-record holder for huge catches everywhere appeared on the famous Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Museum of Communism revisits the Czech Republic's dark days

Starts and Stripes |
15 July 2010

All around Prague, construction workers are busy repairing road and rail, fixing sidewalks, and renewing what has to be considered one of Europe's architectural jewels. But up the stairs at Na Příkopě 10, you can get a glimpse of the very different Czech city of just 20 years ago.

Dictionary decodes the language of propaganda

Radio Prague |
18 June 2010

How did communist propaganda brainwash people? What were the most frequent words used in the communist press? And was it at all possible to learn any real news from the censored newspapers? These are some of the questions a team of Czech linguists is trying to answer in their Dictionary of Communist Totalitarianism.

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