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The Hill of Doom

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
7 May 2009

Climbing the Hill of Doom is actually like a spinal tap. Awful to think about beforehand; painful while it’s being done; still hurts after it’s over.

The Jewish Quarter in Třebíč

Radio Prague |
7 May 2009

The historic Moravian town of Třebíč is known for having perhaps the best preserved Jewish quarter in the country.

Anniversary of Prague uprising marked by commemorative ceremony

Radio Prague |
6 May 2009

It was a now famous appeal broadcast from the Czech Radio building on 5 May, 1945, which sparked the Prague rising against the continued Nazi occupation. The 64th anniversary of the event was marked at the radio building on Tuesday at the precise time of the original broadcast.

Czech media are in deep trouble

Business Week |
6 May 2009

The Czech Republic is one of the most vibrant media markets in Central Europe, but clumsy moves by owners have worsened a sudden collapse this year.

Boat to NowHere 6: Funky Pirates

Prague.TV |
5 May 2009

On Thursday, Prague TV is launching the Boat to NowHere 6, a boat trip up and down the Vltava with DJs.

Government moves to stamp out homophobia in schools

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

Research conducted by the Czech charity People in Need two years ago suggested that nearly three-quarters of school-age boys in this country had a 'negative attitude' towards homosexuality. A recently published European study indicates that that situation is not improving, and that homophobia is still a widespread problem in Czech schools.

Wilson monument to be restored to Prague 70 years after being torn down by Nazis

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

For just under 15 years, from 1928 until 1941, a monument to the American president Woodrow Wilson stood in front of Prague's main railway station. Now, almost 70 years later, a group called the American Friends of the Czech Republic is spearheading a campaign to restore it.

The American liberation of Plzeň

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
29 April 2009

On 6 May, 2009 it will be 64 years since the end of WWII came to Plzeň and the borderlands of South-Western Bohemia.

Tunnel Visions

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
29 April 2009

Find a cyclists’ paradise down the east side of the Vltava river.

Polish artist: My exhibition was ended by Nazi methods

aktuálně.cz |
29 April 2009

Head of Prague Jewish community František Banyai said that "he sees Peter Fuss' photos as a clear provocation", since the exhibition opened on the Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom Hashoah. But the artist holds a different view.

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