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You are what you eat

Radio Prague |
7 December 2009

It's an unfortunate habit, and a hard one to kick- I am talking about the taste for reality TV that I acquired in the United States. Here in the Czech Republic, there are much fewer reality formats in the TV program, but I have found a quality one.

Inside Prague's labyrinth of bomb shelters

Radio Prague |
3 December 2009

Deep beneath the city of Prague is another city altogether, one that most people are completely unaware of, and that they'll hopefully never see.

Albatros celebrates 60 years

Radio Prague |
2 December 2009

An exhibition in the Prague National Library is held as part of the anniversary of the famous children's books publisher Albatros.

The woman who exposed a mafia case

CBW |
27 November 2009

Until recently Vladimíra Dvořáková was known mainly as a political scientist. Now the nation knows her especially as that courageous woman who disclosed corruption at the Law Faculty of the University of West Bohemia in Plzeň and even said that there are mafia structures dealing with university degrees.

Images saved for posterity

Prague Post |
13 November 2009

Young photographer recalls student march that ignited change.

ČR loses renowned photographers: Sitenský, Reich

Radio Prague |
18 November 2009

Both men had an important impact on 20th century Czech photography, Sitenský during World War II, and Reich during the 'Normalisation' 1970s.

Prayer for Marta

Radio Prague |
19 November 2009

Singer Marta Kubišová recalls dramatic comeback during 1989's Velvet Revolution.

Communist agreement to dialogue after pre-revolution env't protests unprecedented

Radio Prague |
12 November 2009

November 17 is the anniversary of the start of Czechoslovakia’s Velvet Revolution. But what is less well known is that six days earlier it was preceded by what has been described as the “smog revolution”, when hundreds of people – angered by the appalling state of the local environment – took to the streets in the north Bohemian city of Teplice.

Czech Switzerland bucks the trends

CBW |
29 September 2009

The latest figures from the Czech Statistical Office show a continuing trend of declining arrival tourism caused by the overall economic slump in past months but this—according to heads of regional promotional organization České Švýcarsko—doesn’t apply to the Czech Switzerland National Park in North Bohemia.

Picturing Change

Transitions Online |
10 September 2009

Activism makes art for the winners of a civil society photography contest.Check out audio slide show featuring the winning entries in the Trust for Civil Society in Central and Eastern Europe’s photo competition.

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