Monday, 23 April 2018


Strumming on the heartstrings of guitar lovers |
30 October 2009

The Guitar Across Styles festival is currently underway, bringing together imaginative guitarists from throughout the Czech Republic and the world.

Developers sought for Soviet playground |
30 October 2009

Twenty years ago Soviet pilots and soldiers rehearsed for war here. It was one of the largest Soviet Army bases in Central Europe. Today, there are still plenty of reminders of the place’s previous purpose that cannot be so easily eradicated.

Tea revolution

By Joann Plocková | Prague Daily Monitor |
30 Oct 2009

How Dobrá čajovna started a national obsession.

Petra Hůlová: A child's mixed memories of the grown-ups' revolution

Radio Prague |
26 October 2009

The young Czech novelist is putting the finishing touches on her new novel spanning the years just before and after Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution. Her debut novel of life in contemporary Mongolia is now available in English under the title All This Belongs to Me.

Prague's velvet and steel, 20 years later

The Philadelphia Inquirer |
26 October 2009

The ills of capitalism are apparent. But though communism is gone, its brutality isn't forgotten.

Feels like walking under broken glass

Prague Post |
23 October 2009

Prague's historic glass mosaics are in decline and need restoration.

The new frontier

Prague Post |
23 October 2009

Digital projecting technology opens possibilities for stargazers at Prague Planetarium.

No more borders for collies: changing canine lifestyles after 1989

Radio Prague |
23 October 2009

In the early 1990s it wasn’t just political change that was on Radio Prague’s agenda. In many ways the social changes under way at the time were just as radical.

The four corners of the Czech Republic: Zaolzie

Radio Prague |
22 October 2009

The location of the Czech-Polish-Slovak tri-border can be described in a number of ways. Geographically, it’s in the Beskydy mountain range. Politically, it's Silesia, the oft-forgotten "third" region of the Czech Republic, a strip of mixed Czech, Polish, German and Jewish heritage straddling the north-east border.

Biking around Břeclav

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
21 October 2009

For most travellers, Břeclav is one of those places like Kolín or Přerov that you pass through dozens of times without ever getting off the train.

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