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A Masopust to remember

Prague Post |
12 February 2010

Žižkov still holds top spot in growing pre-Lenten celebrations

The pure angels

Prague Post |
12 February 2010

The Black Dogs are a motorcycle club with unlikely preoccupations like charity work, but the draw of the open road still binds them to their less legally inclined brothers.

Techmania proves its pulling power

Radio Prague |
11 February 2010

The Czech Republic's first and only science centre has recently celebrated its first birthday.

Kotva celebrates 35 years

Radio Prague |
11 February 2010

Thirty-five years ago on Wednesday, the Prague department store Kotva opened its doors for the first time. Back in the day, a trip to Kotva was as close as most Czechs could get to real luxury.

Žižkovský masopust 2010

Prague TV |
11 February 2010

Starting on Saturday, February 13 and ending with Tuesday, February 16's traditional parade, Žižkovský masopust celebrations take place around Prague 3.

Budget cuts encourage cooperation

Radio Prague |
10 February 2010

The Czech Centre in the Dutch capital The Hague has been promoting all things Czech since 1994. But the economic crisis has put the centre in a difficult situation.

Ice skaters, car drivers mingle on Czech world-record rink

AFP |
8 February 2010

The people skating on the vast frozen lake resemble a tranquil scene from a Flemish master's painting, until a car drives in at full speed kicking up clouds of fine snow.

Cuckoo, declining in numbers in ČR, named Bird of Year

Radio Prague |
5 February 2010

The common cuckoo has just been named Bird of the Year 2010 by the Czech Society for Ornithology.

The role a Czech company played in the building of the Burj Dubai

Radio Prague |
5 February 2010

Last month spelt the end of a major six-year-project for Czech businessman Pavel Policar, the head of a company that helped build what is now the world’s tallest building, the Arab Emirates' Burj Khalifa (until recently the Burj Dubai).

Putting on a festive face for Bohemian Carnivale revelry

Prague Post |
5 February 2010

Full range of events during 10-day party, masks required.

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