Thursday, 22 August 2019

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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.

Parenting in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
21 June 2010

Nearly 21 years have passed since the Velvet Revolution. With the great political changes that it brought came many small but significant changes in people's personal lives. One area that has certainly been affected is parenting.

Czech enthusiasts build replica of 18th century sailing ship

Radio Prague |
2 June 2010

Looking for something to do this summer? How about spending it on board a fully functioning replica of an 18th century sailing ship?

Czech students restore historic dance hall in the Sudetenland

Deutsche Welle |
31 May 2010

After decades of neglect during the communist era, a group of students in the Czech Republic has taken the initiative to fix up some of the Sudetenland's cultural monuments.

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