Tuesday, 20 March 2018


Living against the grain

The New York Times |
18 March 2010

Radim Králík and his wife, Barbora Králíková, live in a modern concrete box on top of a 1943 grain silo, a stark contrast to the neo-Gothic spires that dominate this small city about 175 miles east of Prague. The 3,660-square-foot house won the 2008 Architecture Grand Prix, the highest Czech architectural prize, awarded annually by the Society of Czech Architects and the Czech Chamber of Architects.

First kosher shop since WWII opens in Prague

Radio Prague |
18 March 2010

For the first time since the war, a shop with kosher food has opened in the Czech capital.

English-language theater in Prague

Expats.cz |
17 March 2010

Where to find theater in English.

Painting the town green

17 March 2010

Throughout the Czech Republic and the world, this week people will probably be seeing a lot more green.

Is Český Krumlov still the model for Czech-Roma relations?

Radio Prague |
17 March 2010

The conditions in which the Czech Republic's Roma minority lives have not improved in the last decade. We check up on the situation in the South Bohemian town of Český Krumlov, often cited as the best example of Czech-Roma coexistence in the country.

Justin Quinn - A Prague-based poet, professor and translator

Radio Prague |
16 March 2010

The Irish poet Justin Quinn has been living in the Czech Republic for close to two decades. His latest collection of poetry, "Waves and Trees" has been translated into Czech, and he himself has also translated the work of Czech poets, such as Petr Borkovec, into English.

Fanfare Ciocărlia plays Akropolis

Prague.TV |
15 March 2010

Fanfare Ciocărlia returns to Palác Akropolis on Monday, 15 February, for another concert in the Respect Plus world music series.

Irish and others gear up for St. Patrick's Day

Prague Post |
12 March 2010

Czechs will have plenty of opportunities to reacquaint themselves with their ancient Celtic heritage, and expats will have plenty of chances to party, as a week of St. Patrick's Day events kicks off.

New take on legendary Velorex three-wheeler unveiled at Brno car show

Radio Prague |
12 March 2010

It's been sixty years since the legendary Czech three-wheeler, Velorex, first took to the road. Now, the legend is back – on Wednesday, a luxurious remake of the vehicle was unveiled at a car show in Brno.

Will Mucha's Slav Epic be shown in Japan?

Radio Prague |
5 March 2010

Japanese promoters have expressed interest in bringing to Japan one of the most grandiose pieces in the history of Czech art, Alphonse Mucha's Slav Epic. But both the city of Prague, which owns the work, and Mucha's grandson are hesitant to let it travel so far.

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