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Life

A journey into the world of darkness

Prague Post |
8 April 2011

Exhibit allows visitors to experience daily struggle of the blind.

New tome captures genius of pioneer of Cubist architecture Josef Gočár

Radio Prague |
8 April 2011

In Prague's Old Town, on the corner of Celetná Street and Ovocný trh, you will find the House of the Black Madonna, one of the most distinctive structures in a city known for its unparalleled mix of architectural styles. It was the first building in the rare Cubist style of architecture strongly associated with the city, and today houses a Cubist museum.

Saving public art from an era many want to forget

Czech Position |
8 April 2011

One architect has made it his mission to protect sculptures from the normalization era, but even making a list of them all is a daunting task.

Czech Beer Festival 2011

Prague TV |
7 April 2011

Taste 25 types of Czech Beer at Czech Beer Festival 2011 with the British, Canadian, French-Czech, Netherlands-Czech, Nordic, Switzerland–Czech Republic and Italian–Czech Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Where to barbecue in Prague

Prague Post |
7 April 2011

Some tips about where you can barbecue, where to get the goods and some simple ideas for stuff to grill.

Prague's famous astronomical clock stopped for three weeks

Radio Prague |
7 April 2011

Prague's famous astronomical clock known as the Orloj, dating back to 1410 and gracing the tower of the Old Town Hall, is one of the city's biggest attractions, drawing crowds on the hour every single day. But anyone visiting on the Old Town Square these days has been less than lucky and won't see the famous clock in operation: on Monday it was turned off by technicians due to three weeks of building repairs.

The home of Jumping Virgin Mary

Radio Prague |
7 April 2011

Many Czechs are familiar with the old expression Panenko Skákavá, which literally means Jumping Virgin Mary, but few know about the origin of the phrase. Jumping Virgin Mary, or more precisely, the Virgin Mary of Skoky, is the patron of what used to be one of Bohemia’s most famous Roman Catholic pilgrimage sites. In this edition of Spotlight, we visit Skoky, now an extinct village with a run-down Baroque church that once attracted large crowds of believers.

On Prague's stages, the best in Czech dance

The New York Times |
6 April 2011

Now in its 17th iteration, the Czech Dance Platform, running 7 to 11 April, showcases the best in dance from the Czech companies that have made a mark over the last year. Fourteen shows — selected from a pool of 40 submitted pieces — were chosen by a panel of Czech dance and theater experts.

Manao - Drums of China at Divadlo Hybernia

Prague TV |
6 April 2011

Following on from the Prague success of Japanese percussionists Yamato, Divadlo Hybernia stages Manao - Drums of China on Wednesday, 6 April.

Karel Kramář: first Czechoslovak PM but flawed popular politician

Radio Prague |
6 April 2011

Karel Kramář earned his place in history as the first prime minister of Czechoslovakia. But his political career spanned more than four turbulent decades. We look at a life than included a death sentence, assassination attempt and birth of a new state.

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