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German president skirts historical minefields on first visit since election

Radio Prague |
23 November 2010

German President Christian Wulff arrived in Prague on Monday for his first visit to the Czech Republic since becoming head of state. While overall relations between the two countries are rosy, the visit was to some extent overshadowed by history and is still expected to raise some thorny issues.

The Makropulos Case, directed by Robert Wilson, premieres at Estates Theatre

Radio Prague |
22 November 2010

A highly-touted production of Karel Čapek's play The Makropulos Case, directed by acclaimed American designer and director Robert Wilson, premiered at Prague’s Estates Theatre on Thursday.

Researchers look for descendants of medieval "vampire"

Radio Prague |
19 November 2010

An unusual project draws attention to science, and to a new museum in Hrádek nad Nisou that should open next year.

Trial begins of driver accused of forcing other car off Czech motorway

Radio Prague |
19 November 2010

The car of the alleged victim, which had been travelling at more than 100 km an hour, rolled over several times before hitting a tree. Video footage of the incident shocked many people in the Czech Republic.

Národní třída

Radio Prague |
18 November 2010

A remarkable Prague boulevard where history was made two decades ago.

Learning about communism

Radio Prague |
18 November 2010

A Czech NGO has now launched a school project which should portray the communist years through the fate of individuals and entire families.

Karel Hynek Mácha: the poet of lovers

Radio Prague |
15 November 2010

A new English edition of Karel Hynek Mácha's most famous poem "Máj" (May) has been published to mark the anniversary of his birth.

Fresh, please

Radio Prague |
15 November 2010

The Czech Federation of Food and Drink Industries is said to be considering the introduction of a new official category designating fresh groceries and food products, which, among other things would make it more difficult for less-than-conscientious sellers to label pre-frozen foods or other products as "fresh".

11th Mezipatra queer film festival opens

Radio Prague |
12 November 2010

The Mezipatra Queer Film Festival opened in Prague on Thursday with a programme that combines movies exploring gender and sexual identity with a series of other cultural and social events.

U Salvátora, the tiny Prague spice shop where time seems to have stood still

Radio Prague |
12 November 2010

Hidden away on a narrow street in the Old Town, between Betlémské náměstí and the river, you will find a Prague institution. U Salvátora, a tiny kořenářství (spice shop), has been selling seasoning to the city's residents for several decades. Indeed, entering the fragrant store feels very much like going back in time.

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