Thursday, 2 July 2020

Life

Danielle de Picciotto finds beauty in transgression

Czech Position |
29 April 2011

In Prague as a resident artist at the MeetFactory gallery, Danielle de Picciotto will read from her newly published memoir of '80s Berlin.

Beauty of Help

Leaders Magazine |
29 April 2011

Interview with Taťána Kuchařová, Miss World 2006.

Inside Prague's labyrinth of bomb shelters

Radio Prague |
28 April 2011

Deep beneath the city of Prague is another city altogether, one that most people are completely unaware of, and that they'll hopefully never see.

Moravian flavors: Exploring wine country

Prague Post |
28 April 2011

South Moravia feels like a different country altogether. Despite being only a few hours' drive or train ride eastward from the hectic pace of Prague, life there is relaxed, and the locals are friendly.

Czech liquid gold a blessed gift to Vatican to honor John Paul II

The Wall Street Journal |
28 April 2011

In a golden act of solidarity, the Czech Republic's most prized brewer shared a blessed brew of Pilsner Urquell beer with the Vatican to commemorate the beatification of John Paul II.

Wildbirds & Peacedrums

Prague Post |
27 April 2011

Swedish multi-instrumentalists Mariam Wallentin and Andreas Werliin combine uninhibited vocals and freewheeling drums.

The world renowned writer and 'folk hero' Jaroslav Hašek

Radio Prague |
27 April 2011

The Czech writer Jaroslav Hašek is best known today for his hilarious anti-war novel The Good Soldier Švejk. Hašek's own biography, however, is perhaps just as farcical and action-packed as his most famous book.

Czech spaceship architect Rousek aims high in his work

Radio Prague |
26 April 2011

28-year-old Tomáš Rousek aims high in his work – he has redesigned Prague on Mars, conceived an orbiting lunar hotel and a moon module that makes building material out of moondust, and most recently his design for a ship using artificial gravity and a defunct International Space Station was rated the most innovative idea of a NASA conference called Explore Now.

Age-old Easter traditions alive and well in Hlinsko

Radio Prague |
26 April 2011

For many Czechs, Easter goes much further beyond the Christian tradition of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Fairytales come true in Czech Republic castle

Huffington Post |
26 April 2011

Located in the Czech Republic's legendary St. George Forest, Chateau Mcely, now a boutique hotel, was once the hunting lodge of the Thurn-Taxis aristocracy, a German-based family who set up the postal service in 16th century Europe.

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