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'Lucky' chimney sweeps dwindling in numbers

11 November 2008

Czechs say if you do see a chimney sweep you should grab hold of a button for good luck.

A musical mammoth in a small city

4 November 2008

At the edge of the Old Town in Tábor, a museum of music that will showcase more than 1 million titles of varied genres is being developed.

A Life-Changing Moment

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
3 November 2008

Grant's ride to Statenice, west of Prague.

Stalin and Gottwald: together in life and death

Radio Prague |
31 October 2008

Joseph Stalin's personality cult in Czechoslovakia had been almost as overwhelming as in the Soviet Union itself. At the time of his death in 1953, work was already well under way to build the biggest statue of the Soviet dictator in the world – unveiled two years later in Letná Park.

Foreign food bonanza

Prague Post |
31 October 2008

Prague has come a long way in its culinary journey, and this is especially apparent in the increasing abundance of specialty food shops cropping up around the city.

Parade 2008 |
27 October 2008

Parade 2008 will see Czech military and emergency services parade down Evropská street Tuesday, marking the 90th anniversary of Czechoslovak independence.

Tramping along the Sázava

24 October 2008

The American West may not be the first thing that springs to mind when walking the Sázava Path, but it was conceived of back in the 1920s to evoke that very spirit.

Wrong side of the tracks

Radio Prague |
24 October 2008

The undisputed hero of the 1952 the Summer Olympics was the greatest Czech runner of all time, Emil Zátopek.

Juana Molina, 'Argentine Björk' |
21 October 2008

Argentine singer Juana Molina plays the Lucerna Music Bar on Wednesday, October 22 as part of an extensive European tour.

Building on successes

Czech Business Weekly |
21 October 2008

Renowned Czech architect Eva Jiřičná may be based in the UK and have numerous overseas accomplishments, but she remains heavily involved in the local architecture scene.

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