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Life

French twist

Prague Post |
5 March 2010

Even for the conductor, the opera Tales of Hoffmann poses some knotty problems.

Cosmas of Prague and the Chronicle of the Bohemians

Radio Prague |
4 March 2010

Cosmas of Prague set the foundation on which Czech historiography was built when he recorded all he knew about his nation in its first annals, the Chronicle of the Bohemians.

More services than ever on offer for families with young children

Radio Prague |
3 March 2010

Not that long ago in the Czech Republic, parents with young children - babies or toddlers - were often hard-pressed to find venues catering specifically to their needs, but more and more that situation has changed.

Sáblíková's success reopens debate on building speed skating arena

Radio Prague |
2 March 2010

The historic success of Martina Sáblíková at the Winter Olympics has revived a debate on whether a dedicated speed skating arena should be built in the Czech Republic.

President Klaus' new book looks back at eventful year 2009

Radio Prague |
2 March 2010

On Monday, Václav Klaus launched a new book entitled Year Seven, reflecting his views of the events of that year.

New book compares post-1989 development of ČR and Austria

Radio Prague |
1 March 2010

The Czech Republic and neighbouring Austria share centuries of common history but in recent times relations between the two states have often been strained. How the countries have developed since 1989 is the focus of a new anthology by a group of Austrian and Czech academics.

Edwin Muir: a Scottish poet in Prague

Radio Prague |
1 March 2010

Edwin Muir, who was born in 1887 in Orkney and grew up on the tiny island of Wyre, is one of Scotland's best known 20th century poets, but it is also quite possible that you will have come across his name and that of his wife Willa on the inside cover of one of Franz Kafka's novels or stories.

St. Matthew's Fair 2010

Prague TV |
26 February 2010

For seven weeks starting 27 February, the Holešovice fairground's small collection of permanent attractions will be boosted by a wide range of travelling rides and amusements.

Czech adventurers seek to cover frozen Lake Baikal in a month

Radio Prague |
26 February 2010

Two intrepid Czechs, Vašek Sůra and Pavel Blažek, are at the start of what will probably be a month long trip to travel the length of the world’s deepest lake – Siberia's lake Baikal.

Týn above the Vltava, and under Temelín

Radio Prague |
25 February 2010

A visit to Týn nad Vltavou offers much of what you would expect of a small South Bohemian town.

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