Tuesday, 22 May 2018

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Unsubstantiated tales of Ostrava’s tropical flora

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

The Czech Republic’s third city and industrial hub.

Jiří Dědeček – the first singer-songwriter to become PEN club president

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

A look at the back-catalogue of singer-songwriter, translator par excellence.

Models' stories

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

Iva Frühlingová wants her book to help others avoid the pitfalls of the modelling profession.

Alan Babický – Respected golf pro on golf in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
6 October 2009

A skilled businessman but also former dancer, choreographer and downhill skier, Babický picked up the sport of golf at the fairly late age of 28.

Czech teenagers top European tables in substance abuse survey

Radio Prague |
2 October 2009

A newly-released study on substance abuse among young people in Europe shows Czech teenagers topping many of the tables in terms of abuse of controlled substances such as alcohol, nicotine and drugs.

Cardinal Vlk casts critical eye on years in office

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Speaking to Czech Television on Sunday, Cardinal Miloslav Vlk – whose mandate ends in the autumn – cast a harsh eye on his 20 years in office, saying he had achieved very little. Not for a lack of trying, he suggested, but often because of a difficult political climate.

Government looks to redefine plan for Afghanistan

Radio Prague |
1 September 2009

There are currently some 500 Czech soldiers in Afghanistan serving in a variety of roles, and in rearranging their activities to suit the continuing crises there, one thing the Czech government is now focusing on is creating a more long-term plan for its missions.

EU gives home pig slaughtering in Europe the green light

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Only last week it seemed that home pig slaughters could be on their way out, but after much debate and pressure from individual EU members officials in Brussels have given them the green light.

Preacher Petr Wagner on Saint Wenceslas, Czech atheism, and spreading his beliefs through punk

Radio Prague |
30 September 2009

Petr Wagner is the front man of Czech Christian punk group Goro, a presenter on Český rozhlas station Radio Wave, and a Hussite preacher based in Čerčany, near Prague

Contemporary musicians record cover versions of classic Semafor hits

Radio Prague |
29 September 2009

To honour the output of songwriting duo Jiří Suchý and Jiří Šlitr, and the theatre’s 50th birthday, nearly 20 young Czech bands have got together to make an album of cover versions of Semafor songs.

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