Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Life

PEN club marks 85 yrs of promoting freedom of speech

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

The Czech PEN club on Monday marked its 85th anniversary.

An uncertain future for Prague's Anglican congregation

Radio Prague |
17 February 2010

If you are looking for somewhere for Christian worship in Prague, there are several places where you can attend regular Sunday services in English.

Crash course in winter urban homeless survival

aktuálně.cz |
17 February 2010

They are called Pepe and Pepe. They are homeless.

Weekly roundup

By Ivan Lamper | Respekt |
16 Feb 2010

An influx of Arctic air from Siberia sent temperatures plummeting to minus 20 degrees Celsius. A moonshine distillery exploded Lužice near Hodonín. Greece's financial woes complicated sales of Czech bonds on the global market.

Birds Build Nests Underground & Urban Space Epics

Prague.TV |
16 February 2010

Birds Build Nests Underground and Urban Space Epics debut Bio Oko's experimental 'Is it Cinema' series.

Klaus's trip leads to visit from King Tut

CBW |
16 February 2010

Perhaps the most significant concrete achievement of President Václav Klaus's visit to Egypt on 7-9 February will be an exhibition of artifacts from ancient Egypt, including some items from the treasure of Tutankhamun, the pharaoh who ruled 1341 to 1323 B.C.

Czech, Slovak orgs help local talent

Variety |
16 February 2010

Film support system grows global awareness.

Fifteen-year-old Russian pianist wins Concertino Praga 2010

Radio Prague |
16 February 2010

Concertino Praga – Czech Radio's prestigious international competition for young musicians – has just announced the winners of this year's event.

TV money shapes Czech films

Variety |
15 February 2010

Critics cry foul but broadcasters look for hits, then art.

Artist falls foul of Kafkaesque officials over "baby rental" website

Radio Prague |
15 February 2010

Last May a Czech photographer and graphic artist created a fake website called 'rent-a-baby.cz', to help draw attention to the high numbers of Czech children languishing in children's homes or orphanages. Eight months later the Labour Ministry had filed criminal charges against her.

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