Thursday, 20 September 2018

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Inside Prague's labyrinth of bomb shelters

Radio Prague |
3 December 2009

Deep beneath the city of Prague is another city altogether, one that most people are completely unaware of, and that they'll hopefully never see.

Albatros celebrates 60 years

Radio Prague |
2 December 2009

An exhibition in the Prague National Library is held as part of the anniversary of the famous children's books publisher Albatros.

ČR loses renowned photographers: Sitenský, Reich

Radio Prague |
18 November 2009

Both men had an important impact on 20th century Czech photography, Sitenský during World War II, and Reich during the 'Normalisation' 1970s.

Prayer for Marta

Radio Prague |
19 November 2009

Singer Marta Kubišová recalls dramatic comeback during 1989's Velvet Revolution.

Communist agreement to dialogue after pre-revolution env't protests unprecedented

Radio Prague |
12 November 2009

November 17 is the anniversary of the start of Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution. But what is less well known is that six days earlier it was preceded by what has been described as the “smog revolution”, when hundreds of people – angered by the appalling state of the local environment – took to the streets in the north Bohemian city of Teplice.

Experts question authenticity of burčák currently on sale

Radio Prague |
19 August 2009

Burčák season is coming – but not just yet. With Czech grapes still to ripen properly, experts are warning that the burčák currently available is of dubious origin and a pale imitation of the real deal.

Misha Glenny - UK writer with close ties to Prague

Radio Prague |
26 October 2010

Speaking recently at the close of the Forum 2000 conference in Prague, Misha Glenny recalled his very first visit, towards the end of 1980.

Czech photographer one of the winners in BBC Wildlife competition

Radio Prague |
25 October 2010

Patrik Bartuška's photograph of a tiger-shark – taken in New South Wales, Australia – was selected as one of the five best in the undersea category in the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Gail Naughton and the Czech books of Iowa

Radio Prague |
20 September 2010

If you want to find out more about the long history of Czechs and Slovaks in the United States, the place to start is The National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

A festival the kids can see, feel, smell

Radio Prague |
3 September 2010

As the school year begins, an uncommon sort of festival for children kicks off on Prague's ancient hill of Vyšehrad.

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