Saturday, 17 August 2019


Best festivals of Summer 2009

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
17 June 2009

Summer is here again and that means long drinks in shady beer gardens, swimming in the lake outside town, ice cream on the square at dusk and an almost non-stop programme of festivals.

Reconnecting roots

Argus Press |
12 May 2009

Frank Winkler Sr. said he wants to keep Shiawassee County's Czechoslovakian heritage alive, and he is doing so by teaching the language to local residents.

Historic town of the year – Šternberk

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
13 May 2009

Last month, in a ceremony at the Prague castle, the Czech Ministry of Culture announced the latest winner of the annual Historic Town of the Year award. Šternberk.

Anti-totalitarian fest expands programme

Radio Prague |
25 February 2009

Mene Tekel exhibition. (COURTESY)

The International multicultural festival against totalitarianism, Mene Tekel, has kicked off a week of activities in Prague.

Top ten of Czech architecture

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
4 March 2009


Cities are made of buildings, buildings are made by architects, and one of the most reliable ways to see the true highlights of a place is to follow the footsteps of outstanding architects as they went about their life's work.

Going to the Opera in Prague

28 January 2009

Intimidated by opera? Suzanne Pergal offers a beginner's guide to the genre, and some tips on seeing one of Prague's internationally renowned productions.

Ethical Consuming |
11 February 2009

Making your purchases environmentally responsible.

Ljiljana Buttler |
2 December 2008

As her newest album title states, Ljiljana Buttler is the mother of Gypsy soul. Her heartfelt crooning is reminiscent of American singers Ella Fitzgerald or Billie Holiday but pulls the listener farther east.

US Presidential Election |
3 November 2008

Two venues in Prague are gearing up to host parties broadcasting the results determining the next U.S. President.

Campaigners call for return of Marian column to Old Town Square

Radio Prague |
5 November 2008


It is 90 years since the face of one of Prague’s best-known landmarks, its Old Town Square, changed dramatically.

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