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Anniversary of Prague uprising marked by commemorative ceremony

Radio Prague |
6 May 2009

It was a now famous appeal broadcast from the Czech Radio building on 5 May, 1945, which sparked the Prague rising against the continued Nazi occupation. The 64th anniversary of the event was marked at the radio building on Tuesday at the precise time of the original broadcast.

Government moves to stamp out homophobia in schools

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

Research conducted by the Czech charity People in Need two years ago suggested that nearly three-quarters of school-age boys in this country had a 'negative attitude' towards homosexuality. A recently published European study indicates that that situation is not improving, and that homophobia is still a widespread problem in Czech schools.

Wilson monument to be restored to Prague 70 years after being torn down by Nazis

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

For just under 15 years, from 1928 until 1941, a monument to the American president Woodrow Wilson stood in front of Prague's main railway station. Now, almost 70 years later, a group called the American Friends of the Czech Republic is spearheading a campaign to restore it.

Rodinná Pohoda - Family Happiness

Radio Prague |
30 April 2009

An art show draws attention to the high percentage of Czech children placed in institutional care.

Prague airport offers check-ups to stop spread of swine flu

Radio Prague |
29 April 2009

The Prague Airport has implemented a system of medical-checks for passengers returning from Northern and Central America, while the government has urged Czechs to avoid all non-essential travel to the region.

Czech film greats Forman and Švankmajer among special guests at Karlovy Vary festival this year

Radio Prague |
29 April 2009

The programme highlights of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival were revealed at a news conference in Prague.

Studio Bratři v triku - the cradle of Czech animation

Radio Prague |
27 April 2009

The studio Bratři v triku, or “Brothers in T-Shirts”, has been the major producer of Czech animated film since the 1940s.

The Bookworld international book fair rises from the ashes

Radio Prague |
27 April 2009

In a few days’ time, Prague’s historic Industrial Exhibition Hall will be housing the Czech Republic’s biggest annual book fair, Svět knihy or Bookworld.

Analyst: Fears of Klaus' influence on EU affairs greatly exaggerated

Radio Prague |
28 April 2009

Political analyst Jiří Pehe says there is no need to fear President Václav Klaus would gain a greater influence on EU affairs once the caretaker government take over 8 May.

Beseda Volnost: bringing Czech expatriates in Belgium together for over a century

Radio Prague |
24 April 2009

The Czech expatriate organization Beseda Volnost has provided Czechs living in Belgium with a means of keeping their culture alive, and has raised funds for a number of good causes such as the Prague floods in 2002.

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