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Czech author's works now in public domain

Radio Prague |
31 December 2008

Karel Čapek. (ČTK)

Karel Čapek's works enter the public domain as Czechs mark 70 years since his death. Čapek is known for coining the term "robot" in his 1921 play Rossum’s Universal Robots.

The Makropulos Case returns to Prague’s National Theatre

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

Thursday’s premiere of the Makropulos Case by Leoš Janáček at the National Theatre was the last major event of Prague’s opera season this year.

Jan Werich

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

Jan Werich

A 1960 interview with the best loved of all Czech actors.

Exhibition celebrates Czech patron saint

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

The National Gallery together with the Prague Archbishopric, organised a special exhibition at St Agnes' Convent in Prague entitled King Wenceslas – the Patron of the Czech lands.

It’s gigs a go go in today’s Prague

RADIO PRAGUE |
22 December 2008

2008 could well have been the best year for visiting bands that the Czech capital has ever seen.

A Christmas message from the survivors of Lidice in 1945

RADIO PRAGUE |
19 December 2008

Lidice (ČTK)

Only one Lidice family had survived the massacre intact: Josef Horák was one of two young pilots from the village who had fled at the beginning of the occupation.

MP and finance minister trade insult, finger gesture

RADIO PRAGUE |
19 December 2008

On Wednesday, the parliament floor witnessed the shadow health minister David Rath and the finance minister Miroslav Kalousek trade insults: the former in words, the latter, using "the finger".

The expat entrepreneurs

Radio Prague |
18 December 2008

Bryn Perkins (Courtesy)

This is the story of three English-speaking expats, who arrived in Prague during the post-Velvet Revolution "golden-age" and ended up becoming entrepreneurs.

To fight, or not to fight the economic slowdown?

Radio Prague |
17 December 2008

The Czech economy is slowing down, though at present it has managed to stave off a recession. What, if anything, can the Czech Republic do to boost its economy?

A Proustian moment in 1960s Czechoslovak Radio

RADIO PRAGUE |
12 December 2008

Václav Havel

In the mid-1960s Václav Havel answered 33 questions of Marcel Proust in a Czechoslovak radio programme.

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