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25 years of concert photography by artist Ivan Prokop

Radio Prague |
20 June 2011

Last Thursday saw the opening of a new show in Prague highlighting 25 years of concert photography by independent Czech photographer Ivan Prokop.

Beyond pork and dumplings - alternative diets in the Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
20 June 2011

So how difficult is it to live on a meatless diet in the Czech Republic, and how is the country's attitude to food in general changing?

Will transport strike turn Prague into biker-friendly city?

Radio Prague |
20 June 2011

The streets of Prague offered an unusual view on Thursday: the trade unions' strike shut down most public transport services, and tens of thousands of people – up to a 100,000 according to some estimates, took out their bikes and cycled to work.

Pundit: Trade unions tap into public discontent with state of politics

Radio Prague |
17 June 2011

Thursday's trade union transport strike was the biggest anti-government protest since the fall of communism. The prime minister argues that the cabinet's flagging popularity with the public is the price for pushing through painful reforms. But are the government's far-reaching reforms the only reason for the growing public discontent? And what –if anything – will this strike bring

US ambassador Norman Eisen looks back at his first five months in Prague

Radio Prague |
16 June 2011

Czech-American relations are going "from good to great", according to the US ambassador to Prague Norman L. Eisen who will soon complete his first five months in the Czech Republic.

The Vltavan Club, dedicated to the Vltava River and people around it, celebrates 140th anniversary

Radio Prague |
15 June 2011

The Czech Republic's oldest continually existing association, the Vltavan Club, has marked its 140th anniversary.

Preparations for strike intensify

Radio Prague |
15 June 2011

Preparations for a day-long nationwide transport strike, set for Thursday, 16 June, have continued to grow in intensity.

Karel Och – new artistic director of the Karlovy Vary film festival

Radio Prague |
14 June 2011

When the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival gets underway in a couple of weeks, it will offer viewers nearly 200 movies across three competition categories, retrospectives, and a host of other sections. The man ultimately responsible for the selection of all of those films is Karel Och, who, at only 37 years of age, will this year serve as Karlovy Vary's artistic director for the first time.

Brian Callaghan – Author of thrilling action/adventure novel The Seeds of Cain

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

In today's Arts my guest is Brian Callaghan, a Prague-based author of a new action/adventure thriller called The Seeds of Cain. Inspired by biblical themes and medieval legend, the novel throws together an unlikely group of adventurers – including the hero John McFadden – to fight an ancient evil.

Tábor - a labyrinth of antiquity

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

An hour and a half's journey south of Prague lies the medieval Hussite town of Tábor. On first arrival, as you step out onto a busy square from the packed train station, the place looks nothing out of the ordinary. But once you pass the bustling high street in the newer area of town, the cobbled and winding paths of the Old Town lined with their quaint houses make this a location where you can feel history at every turn.

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