Sunday, 19 January 2020

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Over 1,000 skeletons discovered during renovation of Kutná Hora "bone church"

Radio Prague |
2 December 2019

Archaeologists carrying out research at the famous 14th century "bone church" near the Czech town of Kutná Hora have announced a unique discovery. While excavating the site in the vicinity of the medieval ossuary, they came across 34 mass graves with 1,200 skeletons, most of which belong to the victims of the Black Death and famine. Experts say it is the biggest find of its kind in Europe.

Pragovka art district host Prague Beer Fest

Pragovka |
29 November 2019

The 3rd year of a unique Prague Beer Festival takes place on 29 – 30 November in Prague's multi art & culture district Pragovka. Programme includes degustation of beer specials from Czech breweries, Christmas beers and international beers.

In Photos: Skating under Jošt

Brno Daily |
29 November 2019

The skating under Jošt in Brno opened to the public on November 27th. The 860 m2 rink has a capacity of 80 skaters. Skating will be open in four two-hour blocks from 10h to 21h, with an hour break between each block.

Krampus parades planned for Prague and across Czech Republic

Expats.cz |
29 November 2019

The half demon/half goat Krampus will punish bad children and stop for selfies across Prague and many other Czech towns.

The history of the "German Czechs"

Radio Prague |
29 November 2019

Czechia used to have a large German-speaking population. The "Bohemian-Germans", as they were called, inhabited especially the border region of the Sudetenland. However, many of them started settling here since the Middle Ages deep in the heart of what used to be the Duchy of Bohemia.

Ice skating rinks opening in Prague for the 2019/20 season

Expats.cz |
28 November 2019

Skating rinks are opening across Prague for the winter season. Most offer skate rentals, and some have refreshments and other amenities.

Forgotten fighter

Transitions Online |
27 November 2019

The first female Nobel Peace Prize winner, an early activist for peace and women's rights, remains largely unknown in her birthplace of Prague.

Honest Guide: Things we lied about

Honest Guide |
26 November 2019

Sometimes we were not so honest in our videos and we decided that it's about time we come clean. We hope this video will help you understand our mindest.

Jan Kasl: In '89 people hoped for hundreds of unique new buildings in Prague

Radio Prague |
26 November 2019

Prague has obviously changed enormously over the last 30 years. But what have been the city's most, and least, impressive construction projects since the Velvet Revolution? After the Dancing House, why did interest in audacious projects seem to cool? Architect and former mayor of Prague Jan Kasl has the answers.

Brno's most beloved tram to return on November 30th

Brno Daily |
25 November 2019

Can you guess what are the most photographed things in Brno in the Christmas season? Thanks to Instagram and other social media sites, the whole world knows the Brno Ferris wheel and the beautifully decorated Christmas tram covered in lights.

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