Friday, 22 March 2019

Life

Honest Guide: Great live music

Prague TV |
26 February 2019

Best live (and sometimes free!) music in Prague? Here are our favourite venues, enjoy!

Letná ice rink attracted 89,000 skaters

Prague TV |
26 February 2019

This winter was the third consecutive year that the city provided an ice rink at Letná, and it proved popular. From the beginning of December to Feb. 23, it was visited by 89,000 people, an increase of 12% compared to the previous year.

Jan Zajíc - the story of "human torch number two"

Radio Prague |
26 February 2019

On February 25 1969, five weeks after Jan Palach, another man set himself alight in protest to Czechoslovak apathy following the Soviet invasion of 1968. The name of the second human torch was Jan Zajíc, a high school student from Šumperk.

Mondays Like Fridays

Prague TV |
25 February 2019

Come to Chapeau Rouge for some fun

Operation BLÍN - One of the StB's greatest intelligence heists

Radio Prague |
25 February 2019

During the 1960s as the Warsaw Pact sought to change the balance of military power decisively in its favour it employed a largescale disinformation to fool NATO about its strength and intentions. One of the enterprises conducted to support this deception effort was Operation BLÍN.

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.

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