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The joys and sorrows of this year's Magnesia Litera awards

Radio Prague |
9 May 2011

Last month saw the Czech Republic's glitziest annual literary event, the presentation of the Magnesia Litera awards.

Moravian folk fusion band Hradišťan and Jiří Pavlica

Radio Prague |
9 May 2011

Hradišťan is one of the country's most respected interprets of folk music.

Czechs win third straight, face Slovakia at Ice Hockey World Championship

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

The reigning ice hockey world champions the Czech Republic beat Finland 2-1 in their final preliminary match on Wednesday evening in Slovakia.

Radio Free Europe celebrates 60 years of broadcasting

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the official launch of Radio Free Europe.

Commemorative ceremony at Czech Radio building marks 66th anniversary of Prague Uprising

Radio Prague |
6 May 2011

On Thursday, several events were held to mark the 66th anniversary of the start of the Prague Uprising, including a ceremony in front of the Czech Radio building.

Festival of animated film kicks off in Třeboň

Radio Prague |
5 May 2011

On Tuesday the Anifilm festival got underway in the picturesque south Bohemian town of Třeboň, offering both adults and children some of the very best in animated cinema.

The Ungelt, and a thousand years of multicultural Prague

Radio Prague |
5 May 2011

In the jumble of alleyways that is Prague's Old Town, if you look carefully, you'll make out the form of the ancient fortress of Ungelt, built over with baroque and renaissance facades, but still standing after 1,000 years.

Mikulov museum displays historic scientific instruments from town's 380-year-old Piarist school

Radio Prague |
4 May 2011

The Regional Museum in Mikulov, in southern Moravia, has opened an exhibition of historic scientific instruments once used at the town's 380-year-old grammar school.

Czech security expert: Bin Laden’s death will hurt Al Qaeda financially

Radio Prague |
4 May 2011

The killing of Osama Bin Laden by US special forces has evoked widespread relief in the democratic world, but it has also left many questions unanswered – for instance how significant a victory is Bin Laden's death in the fight against terrorism and how strong is Al Qaeda without him. Radio Prague spoke to Czech security expert Andor Šandor to get his view on the matter.

Paul Day – owner of Prague's newly opened and much praised Asian fusion restaurant Sansho

Radio Prague |
3 May 2011

Paul Day was born and raised in Stafford, in the UK's West Midlands, where he started working as a butcher, his first food industry job. After working in two Michelin-starred restaurants in London, the chef came to Prague and has recently opened a restaurant of his own, Sansho.

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