Thursday, 13 August 2020


Chopin's death mask on show in Prague

Radio Prague |
14 October 2009

As a prelude to 2010 as the Year of Chopin, his funeral mask has come to Prague, where it will be on display for the first time outside of Poland.

Legend of the fall

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
13 October 2009

Up the east bank of the Vltava to Kralupy, across the big bridge, then to Nelahozeves.

Reflections of modern Czech history in Simon Mawer's 'The Glass Room'

Radio Prague |
12 October 2009

A Czech architectural landmark has provided the backdrop, and indeed central theme, for a book which has been creating a stir in the literary world.

Unique cultivars made in the Czech Republic

12 October 2009

Learning what the crop can look like when handled by skilled vintners.

The Drones

Prague TV |
8 October 2009

The Drones, Aussie Garage Rock, target Lucerna Music Bar on Friday, October 9 as part of their European tour.

Casanova in Spa (Casanova v lázních)

Prague TV |
8 October 2009

As part of its regular repertoire, Švandovo divadlo stages an English-surtitled production of Casanova in Spa on Friday October 9.

Celebrating a lesser-known Czech legacy

New York Times |
7 October 2009

In the late 1940s, Bohuslav Martinů was the living composer whose works were most played by US symphony orchestras.

New National Museum building in Prague |
6 October 2009

The National Museum's new sibling opens its first exhibition.

A pilgrimage to Pelhřimov

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
6 October 2009

Pelhřimov is best known as being the city of world records and the home of Poutník beer, one of the best brews in the country. But its old town centre has a fine collection of historic architecture.

Calais to Prague in a £150 banger |
6 October 2009

Despite being forced to dress as The Stig, getting lost, swerving around chickens and having a beard painted on his face by a passer-by in Austria,'s intrepid reporter completed the CzechWrecks rally in style.

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