Tuesday, 24 April 2018

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Workers find mysterious tomb in village church

Radio Prague |
2 November 2009

Reconstruction of an area rich with monuments near the village of Valeč in West Bohemia yielded a mystery that has archaeologists and anthropologists scratching their heads.

Jihlava film fest

Radio Prague |
27 October 2009

Over 200 documentaries from around the globe.

Richard Drury – English curator at home in Czech art world

Radio Prague |
27 October 2009

Not long after moving to Prague at the start of 1991, Englishman Richard Drury began working as a curator at the Central Bohemian Gallery, previously known as the Czech Museum of Fine Arts, on Husová St. He has been there ever since.

Petra Hůlová: A child's mixed memories of the grown-ups' revolution

Radio Prague |
26 October 2009

The young Czech novelist is putting the finishing touches on her new novel spanning the years just before and after Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution. Her debut novel of life in contemporary Mongolia is now available in English under the title All This Belongs to Me.

Goebbels-Baarová: more than just a German-Czech love story

Radio Prague |
26 October 2009

A play based on the short but stormy love affair between the Third Reich's infamous propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and a young Czech film star has been causing quite a stir locally.

No more borders for collies: changing canine lifestyles after 1989

Radio Prague |
23 October 2009

In the early 1990s it wasn’t just political change that was on Radio Prague’s agenda. In many ways the social changes under way at the time were just as radical.

PM Fischer outlines government's priorities for remainder of period in office

Radio Prague |
22 October 2009

Prime Minister Jan Fischer addressed the lower house on Wednesday, and outlined his caretaker government's major priorities for the coming months.

The four corners of the Czech Republic: Zaolzie

Radio Prague |
22 October 2009

The location of the Czech-Polish-Slovak tri-border can be described in a number of ways. Geographically, it’s in the Beskydy mountain range. Politically, it's Silesia, the oft-forgotten "third" region of the Czech Republic, a strip of mixed Czech, Polish, German and Jewish heritage straddling the north-east border.

Government approves incentives for filmmakers to revive struggling film industry

Radio Prague |
21 October 2009

For years, the country’s stunning locations and skilled crews attracted international filmmakers but foreign productions have recently abandoned the Czech Republic for countries offering better financial conditions to filmmakers. Now the Czech government has approved an incentives programme to revive the Czech film industry which has reached its lowest point since the early 1990s.

Michal Bílek becomes fourth Czech football manager this year – but is he up to the task?

Radio Prague |
22 October 2009

Michal Bílek, hitherto Ivan Hašek's assistant, has been given a three-year contract and a clear task: rebuild the Czech squad and lead them to Euro 2012. But does the 44-year-old have what it takes?

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