Sunday, 23 February 2020


30 years after: Border in the head

Transitions Online |
21 November 2019

The barbed wire has vanished, but three decades on from the revolution, the "us/them" mindset still resonates with people on the Czech borderlands.

National Geographic taps Telč as one of 2020's top travel destinations |
21 November 2019

The fairy tale Czech town could see a big boost in tourism numbers with the mention from the popular travel publication

10 Christmas festivals in Czech castles |
22 November 2019

This week sees the opening of two Christmas markets in Prague while further afoot castles throughout the Czech Republic begin opening their doors for advent markets, tours, and special performances in the run-up to the holidays.

How to have a sparkle-filled Christmas time in Prague

The Little Adventurer |
22 November 2019

After three Christmases in Prague, I knew where to find all the most twinkly markets, soothing cups of hot chocolate and the best festive events. Here are my tips for having a merry Christmas time in Prague.

Christmas in Brno: Where to go and what to expect

Brno Daily |
21 November 2019

Every year at the end of November, Brno comes alive with the magic of Christmas. Here you can find all the information you need to enjoy the festive winter months.

Deer Moat at Prague Castle openes to visitors within freedom celebrations

Radio Prague |
20 November 2019

The Deer Moat (Jelení příkop) at Prague Castle, which is currently under reconstruction, opened to the public on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the return of democracy to the country.

1 million people in Prague - Velvet Revolution

Honest Guide |
19 November 2019

17 November 1989 is one of the most important days of our modern history. And in this video, we're gonna tell you why. Welcome to the brief history of the Velvet Revolution that brought us democracy.

Czechs mark 1989 and 1939 events

UniMedia |
18 November 2019

Across the country, Czechs have been marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in 1989, as well as commemorating student Jan Opletal and others murdered by the Nazis on the same date 50 years earlier. Students at Charles University organised the event at Albertov this year as part of the Svobodný listopad festival.

The 10 best things to do in Prague this week |
18 November 2019

This week comes in with a folk rock lion and goes out with an electronic lamb, with several exhibit openings and fantastic food in between.

Taking stock of democracy 30 years after the fall of communism

Radio Prague |
18 November 2019

Thirty years ago Czechs took to the streets to demonstrate for freedom and democracy, for the chance to speak their mind without reprisals, to vote in free elections and shape their own future. Today they are taking stock of the country's successes and failures, of how far they have come along the road to a liberal democracy and market economy and whether the ideals of 1989 are still alive in people's hearts and minds.

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