Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Life

Jeseníky - a tough but beautiful mountain range

Radio Prague |
25 February 2019

They may not feature sharp alpine peaks, but the Jeseníky Mountains are beautiful in their own right.

The old tradition of pig-slaughter feasts still observed around the country

Radio Prague |
22 February 2019

If you visit the Czech countryside at the start of the year you are likely to receive an invitation to attend a "zabijačka" – in other words a pig-slaughter feast; a centuries old tradition that is still observed in many parts of the country. While for some it is a barbaric practice that has no place in the present-day, for others it is an important part of village folklore that brings people together.

Moravák multifunctional building in renovation

Brno Daily |
21 February 2019

A newly reconstructed building on Moravské náměstí in Brno's centre known as "Moravák" is set to be completed and in use by December 2019. It will serve as a business space.

Jiří Doležal - Memory Traces

Prague TV |
21 February 2019

Memory Traces exhibition is focused on Czech waves of emigration to the United States in 1938 and 1939, 1948 and 1968.

Central Europeans, conspiracy theories and nostalgia for Communism

Radio Prague |
21 February 2019

Which Central Europeans are most likely to believe conspiracy theories? Which are most nostalgic for the communist regime or pro-NATO? The answers may well surprise you, say researchers at Globsec, a Bratislava-based think-tank focused on security and sustainability in Europe.

Pōhiri for Czech band brought together Czech and Māori

New Zealand Herald |
19 February 2019

The biggest pop-rock band in the Czech Republic, Chinaski, arrived in Rotorua to a special pōhiri at Te Puia last Friday.

Part of gardens under Petrov to open to public

Brno Daily |
19 February 2019

A currently inaccessible part of the Capuchin Gardens will open to Brno residents and tourists in April.

Exhibition brings Aschers "back to Prague in a style worthy of what they accomplished"

Radio Prague |
19 February 2019

Prague's Museum of Decorative Arts hosts an extensive exhibition dedicated to Zika and Lida Ascher and their silk business.

Expats speed dating in Žižkov Tower

Prague TV |
18 February 2019

Come to the speed dating in Žižkov Tower. You can meet up to 14 other singles, spend a fun evening, network, make new friends and admire the spectacular Prague night skyline.

Another giraffe born at Prague Zoo

Prague TV |
18 February 2019

Prague Zoo announced the birth of another giraffe, the second this year. The new baby, which has not yet been named, is the offspring of mother Eliška and father Johan, who was born in the Netherlands.

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