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RefuFest supports integration of foreigners

Radio Prague |
23 June 2010

Last weekend, Prague's Kampa Island turned into a melting pot of cultures from all over the world, hosting a festival called RefuFest.

Czech out the prices in Brno

The Guardian |
21 June 2010

In pretty Brno, the Czech Republic's second city, prices, and crowds, are a fraction of Prague's.

Outdoor goers warned to take extra caution during tick season

Radio Prague |
17 June 2010

Czech outdoors lovers have been warned to brace for the coming peak in tick season at the end of June/early July, a little later than usual after this year's long winter.

A history book in your wallet

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
15 June 2010

Czech history may seem obtuse to travellers when they first arrive from abroad, but a shortcut to understanding it may be as close as your hip pocket.

Propaganda Bar opens in Prague

Prague TV |
13 June 2010

Local expat entrepreneur Glenn Spicker has done it again.

Terezín: music from a Nazi ghetto

Guardian.co.uk |
13 June 2010

The Terezín ghetto near Prague was home to a remarkable array of renowned Czech musicians, composers and theatrical artists, writing and performing as they and their fellow Jewish inmates awaited an unknown fate in Auschwitz.

Lost and found in translation: writers discuss the complexities of literature across frontiers

Radio Prague |
13 June 2010

Last month Prague hosted Bookworld, one of Europe's major international book fairs. As part of the event, six of the writers got together to talk about how literature can play a role in helping to build understanding between cultures.

Khamoro 2010: Reflection on Roma-gadje integration

By Eleonora Mura | Prague Daily Monitor |
11 Jun 2010

What defines the Roma identity? Who are Roma? And who are gadje? These were all pivotal question explored at the World Roma Festival Khamoro 2010 that wrapped up over a week ago.

'Green' hotel and hostel opens in Prague

The New York Times |
11 June 2010

A building dating from 1935 might not be the spot you'd expect for a "green" hotel, but that's exactly what you'll find at Mosaic House, having opened Thursday off Karlovo Náměstí in the New Town area of Prague

Making a night of it

Prague Post |
11 June 2010

Museums stay open for the year's biggest cultural party.

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