Thursday, 2 July 2020

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Prague Philharmonia

Prague TV |
4 May 2011

As part of the Prague Philharmonia's (Pražská komorní filharmonie's) Chamber Music Series, members of the orchestra's academy play a concert at their own headquarters' Salon Philharmonia on Monday, 9 May.

Mikulov museum displays historic scientific instruments from town's 380-year-old Piarist school

Radio Prague |
4 May 2011

The Regional Museum in Mikulov, in southern Moravia, has opened an exhibition of historic scientific instruments once used at the town's 380-year-old grammar school.

British musicologist honored for life promoting Czech music

Prague Post |
3 May 2011

A British musicologist has been given an honorary doctorate by a music academy in Brno in recognition of his life's work in promoting Czech classical music.

Paul Day – owner of Prague's newly opened and much praised Asian fusion restaurant Sansho

Radio Prague |
3 May 2011

Paul Day was born and raised in Stafford, in the UK's West Midlands, where he started working as a butcher, his first food industry job. After working in two Michelin-starred restaurants in London, the chef came to Prague and has recently opened a restaurant of his own, Sansho.

Women 'holla' out to end street harassment

Czech Position |
3 May 2011

Prague is joining a global online movement against street harassment — but experts say attitudes are 20 years behind Western Europe.

Sustainable architecture building a base, slowly

Czech Position |
3 May 2011

The Global Award for Sustainable Architecture exhibition shows that the issue is international — but it's been slow to take off locally.

Tyršův dům – Home of the Sokol movement

Radio Prague |
2 May 2011

If you've visited the Czech capital's Malá strana there's a good chance you’ve passed by Tyršův dům, a beautiful Baroque palace, together with surrounding grounds, which underwent massive renovation in the early 1920s, after it was bought by Czechoslovakia's Sokol organisation.

Graves ought to have crosses and names

Respekt |
2 May 2011

Documentary filmmaker David Vondráček on the importance of honoring Germans killed in postwar Czechoslovakia.

Α Czech 'pirate ship' in Flisvos

ANA-MPA |
2 May 2011

A replica of a legendary Caribbean privateer ship, the "La Grace", docked at the Flisvos marina in southern coastal Athens on Saturday and was christened on Sunday, May 1 -- an event aimed to promote the Czech Republic and the Republic of Slovakia and to showcase the maritime tradition of central Europe.

Jan Smigmator plays Jazzboat

Prague TV |
29 April 2011

Jan Smigmator is a Czech swing singer who performs most frequently with his own Swinging Trio.

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