Wednesday, 17 October 2018

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Attack of the 80s

Radio Prague |
8 March 2010

At first you might not notice it, in short stays you can tolerate it, but after years of bar-hopping you start to feel you're in a ripple of space-time that creates a wormhole between the Czech Republic and 1986.

Helena Illnerová, the leading lady in Czech science

Radio Prague |
10 February 2010

Dr. Illnerová's work began in the 1960s, when she discovered that mice exposed to light for short periods of time in the night would have their hormones disrupted – that their bodies, and ours, were governed by a biological clock.

How the Commies tried to destroy my neighbourhood

Radio Prague |
8 February 2010

If the Communists had had their way, much of Žižkov would today be covered in grey paneláky, prefabricated blocks of flats that blight the outskirts of many Czech cities and towns.

Quo vadis, Praha? The heated debate over the future of the Czech capital

Radio Prague |
27 January 2010

One of the most important documents concerning the future of Prague is currently under discussion.

Star-studded concert and re-enactment of November ’89 march

Radio Prague |
19 October 2009

Mick Jagger is coming to Prague at the invitation of his long-time fan and friend Václav Havel.

How the Velvet Revolution overturned the literary landscape

Radio Prague |
16 November 2009

Writers were at the forefront of the Velvet Revolution. But when the dust settled on the political changes they found a fast changing publishing revolution underway that left some of them sidelined.

Czechs celebrate arrival of new St. Martin's vintage

Radio Prague |
12 November 2009

One of the better-known saints of the Catholic church, St. Martin is honored on 11 November in the Czech Republic with the Feast of St. Martin.

Communist deputy chair Josef Skála: Reforming the regime was the ambition of my generation

Radio Prague |
10 November 2009

Josef Skála, who recently became one of the Communist Party’s deputy leaders, shares his views on the totalitarian regime of the past and the party’s prospects in the future.

The Four Corners of the Czech Republic: Podluží

Radio Prague |
5 November 2009

At the confluence of two great rivers is a natural reserve of marsh forest and a bastion of Moravian culture called Podluží, or "under the marshland".

Národní třída dig

Radio Prague |
30 August 2010

The early 1980s metro station at Národní třída is the scene of a fascinating archaeological dig.

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