Thursday, 23 May 2019


Sounds of the season

Prague Post |
3 April 2009

A great lineup for Prague's inaugural Easter music festival.

Musher Jana Henychová on dog sledding

Radio Prague |
3 April 2009

Last month Czech dog sled racer Jana Henychová made history by becoming the first female foreign national to take part in Norway’s Finnmarkslopet, the world’s northern-most race.

'Hooligans and swindlers': the communist regime and the Plastic People

Radio Prague |
3 April 2009

In the 1970s the communist authorities tolerated popular music as long as it was insipid, colourless and unoriginal – everything that the Czech psychedelic rock band The Plastic People of the Universe most definitely was not.

Easter in Prague |
1 April 2009

The Easter holiday is full of fun traditions in the Czech Republic.

It felt like a secret

Gusto |
31 March 2009

Koliba, a chalet-style restaurant in the forest near Roztoky, burned to the ground 22 March.

Pavel Šporcl - Not your everyday violin virtuoso

Radio Prague |
30 March 2009

In the Czech Republic and increasingly even abroad, violinist Pavel Šporcl enjoys the kind of name recognition that aspiring rock stars dream of.

Czechs revive love of Woodrow Wilson

Miami Herald |
30 March 2009

President Woodrow Wilson inspired the Czechs to establish a democracy. Now they strive to honor him by recreating an old statue.

Conflicts with communism

Prague Post |
27 March 2009

Recent court ruling reignites recollections of struggle with secret police.

Hervis Prague Half Marathon 2009

Prague.TV |
27 March 2009

More than 4,000 runners are expected to take part in the 21.1-kilometer race on Saturday as part of the Prague International Marathon running series.

Czech Humor |
25 March 2009

Czechs pride themselves on their comedy. Many of them believe their humor is unique and that it is a defining element of their character. I can't claim to understand all the jokes, but after a few years of living here, I'd like to share my moments of amusement and, at times bemusement, at what people here find funny.

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