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Boat to NowHere 6: Funky Pirates

Prague.TV |
5 May 2009

On Thursday, Prague TV is launching the Boat to NowHere 6, a boat trip up and down the Vltava with DJs.

Government moves to stamp out homophobia in schools

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

Research conducted by the Czech charity People in Need two years ago suggested that nearly three-quarters of school-age boys in this country had a 'negative attitude' towards homosexuality. A recently published European study indicates that that situation is not improving, and that homophobia is still a widespread problem in Czech schools.

Wilson monument to be restored to Prague 70 years after being torn down by Nazis

Radio Prague |
4 May 2009

For just under 15 years, from 1928 until 1941, a monument to the American president Woodrow Wilson stood in front of Prague's main railway station. Now, almost 70 years later, a group called the American Friends of the Czech Republic is spearheading a campaign to restore it.

The American liberation of Plzeň

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
29 April 2009

On 6 May, 2009 it will be 64 years since the end of WWII came to Plzeň and the borderlands of South-Western Bohemia.

Tunnel Visions

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
29 April 2009

Find a cyclists’ paradise down the east side of the Vltava river.

Polish artist: My exhibition was ended by Nazi methods

aktuálně.cz |
29 April 2009

Head of Prague Jewish community František Banyai said that "he sees Peter Fuss' photos as a clear provocation", since the exhibition opened on the Holocaust Memorial Day, Yom Hashoah. But the artist holds a different view.

Czech film greats Forman and Švankmajer among special guests at Karlovy Vary festival this year

Radio Prague |
29 April 2009

The programme highlights of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival were revealed at a news conference in Prague.

The Bookworld international book fair rises from the ashes

Radio Prague |
27 April 2009

In a few days’ time, Prague’s historic Industrial Exhibition Hall will be housing the Czech Republic’s biggest annual book fair, Svět knihy or Bookworld.

Václav Havel awarded Bonn International Democracy Prize

Deutsche Welle |
27 April 2009

The 72-year-old former Czech president was chosen as recipient for the inaugural award in recognition of his work promoting democracy in former communist Europe.

Beseda Volnost: bringing Czech expatriates in Belgium together for over a century

Radio Prague |
24 April 2009

The Czech expatriate organization Beseda Volnost has provided Czechs living in Belgium with a means of keeping their culture alive, and has raised funds for a number of good causes such as the Prague floods in 2002.

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