Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Life

Death and Deadly Pleasures at the National Museum

The Prague Post |
23 March 2015

Two rather grim exhibitions are starting at the New Building of the National Museum. "Death" and "Deadly Pleasures" take visitors through the history of death, ways of dying, and the risky pleasures of alcohol, drugs and hazardous sex.

Nature & wildlife photographer Václav Šilha

Radio Prague |
23 March 2015

Václav Šilha is one of the Czech Republic's best-known nature and wildlife photographers, whose work has been published in National Geographic Magazine and BBC Wildlife.

Dyzajn Market 2015

By Georgiy Pak | Prague Daily Monitor |
20 Mar 2015

Prague's Dyzajn Market is back with the best goods from local and international designers. Even the pickiest buyer will find something attractive, from bright floral dresses to handmade toys.

Prague photo exhibition remembers Czech WW2 RAF pilots

ČTK |
20 Mar 2015

The exhibition of photographs by Ladislav Sitensky (1919-2009) that opened in the Czech Centre in Prague Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the forming of Czechoslovak squadrons in the British Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Easter markets opening

The Prague Post |
20 March 2015

While not as well-known internationally as their Christmas cousins, the Easter markets in Prague do offer a bit of local tradition. The main markets will be at Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, with a smaller one at náměstí Republiky.

Czech coffee houses join celebrations of World Poetry Day

Radio Prague |
20 March 2015

Twelve coffee houses in the Czech Republic will join celebrations of World Poetry Day on Saturday with a special offer: visitors will be able to pay for their coffee with a poem.

Radon: a stealthy killer that claims hundreds of lives

Radio Prague |
20 March 2015

Nowadays fear of exposure to radioactivity generally revolves around artificial radiation sources, such as nuclear power facilities. What most people do not suspect is that the biggest threat of exposure to the population is commonly caused by natural sources –in the Czech Republic by radon, a gas without odour, colour or taste that is the leading cause of cancer in non-smokers.

Good conditions for observing solar eclipse

Radio Prague |
19 March 2015

Conditions should be very good for those in the Czech Republic hoping to observe a partial eclipse of the sun on Friday. A spokesperson for the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute said it would be quite cold in the morning but skies should be clear.

Expo postage stamp, dress for Czech pavilion staff presented

ČTK |
19 Mar 2015

Costumes for the staff of the Czech pavilion at the Expo 2015 in Milan and a special postage stamp on the exhibition were presented at the central post office building last night.

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Plzeň – European Capital of Culture awarded by CzechTourism

ČTK |
18 Mar 2015

The project Plzeň - European Capital of Culture 2015 has been presented with the Czech Tourism Award in the category of the Best Project at the ITB Berlin tourism trade fair.

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