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Director of children's classic remembered

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

3 November marks the anniversary of the birth of the great Czech animator Karel Zeman, who died in 1989.

Project in which students map war-time fates of Jews marks ten years

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

For a decade now, teenagers have been doing research into the fates of Jewish people who lived in their localities before, during and after World War II, as part of a project entitled "Neighbours Who Disappeared".

Electricity companies face multi-billion crown bill for cushioning the solar power boom

Radio Prague |
4 November 2010

Czech energy companies are in uproar over government moves to cushion the bill for a solar power boom in the country.

Toxique releases highly-anticipated second album

Radio Prague |
3 November 2010

Toxique, one of the most vibrant and closely-watched Czech pop bands, recently released Outlet People, their much-awaited second album.

Roger Scruton and a special relationship

Radio Prague |
1 November 2010

One of the most prominent guests at the Forum 2000 conference in Prague earlier this month was the conservative English philosopher and writer Roger Scruton. In the Czech Republic he is well known not just for his extensive writings on the history of modern philosophy, but also for close links he forged with Czechoslovakia in the years before the fall of communism.

Children of the Revolution: politics and writing in today's Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
29 October 2010

Radio Prague and the Czech Literature Portal invite guests for the first of a series of public literary discussion at the Shakespeare and Sons bookshop.

Ancient site yields signs of cooperation between Roman army and Germanic tribe

Radio Prague |
29 October 2010

The Region of South Moravia is notably rich in archaeological sites, having been home to Celtic, Germanic and other tribes before the coming of the Slavs. One of the places that has been yielding more information about those peoples is the area around Pasohlávky, on the Dyje River.

NGOs join forces to fight cyber-bullying

Radio Prague |
27 October 2010

Cyber-bullying has become a serious problem in Czech schools and one that teachers are often poorly equipped to deal with. Two NGOs –Aisis and Nadace 02 – have launched a project aimed at raising awareness of the problem and fighting it.

Dubbing has its drawbacks but children knowing Alain Delon is cool, non?

Radio Prague |
25 October 2010

The Ministry of Education called recently for the country's public service TV station Česká Televize to show more films with subtitles. The suggestion is that the language skills of Czechs will improve if fewer of the movies they watch are dubbed.

Private radio celebrates 20 years with the anniversary of 'Radio Stalin'

Radio Prague |
25 October 2010

It was twenty years ago last week that the first privately-owned radio station went on the air in Czechoslovakia just after the Velvet Revolution.

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