Monday, 16 September 2019

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Czechs mark 800th anniversary of the birth of St Agnes of Bohemia

Radio Prague |
21 January 2011

Czechs are marking the 800 anniversary of the birth of Agnes of Bohemia, a princess of royal blood who abandoned her birthright to devote her life to charity. She was canonized more than seven centuries after her death and is undoubtedly one of the most venerated religious figures in the country’s history.

Far out, Far East: Yoga boom takes Prague head-on

Czech Position |
21 January 2011

A hot new hatha yoga studio is the latest addition to Prague's growing number of centers devoted to the Far Eastern practice.

Pavel Kohout: unconventional economist and government advisor

Radio Prague |
20 January 2011

Pavel Kohout is an economist who seems seldom out of the media. He recently created a stir when he announced he was leaving the government's advisory committee, NERV, and criticised government willingness to tackle multi-billion crown corruption in public tenders.

Jan Palach statue promised by Prague city hall

Radio Prague |
18 January 2011

The anniversary of Jan Palach has relaunched hopes and promises that Prague could finally get a statue to mark the self sacrifice of the 20-year-old student.

Prague Opera Ball to waltz with new cultural flair

Czech Position |
17 January 2011

This year's Prague Opera Ball, held under the patronage of Princess Norodom Arunrasmy of Cambodia, will add some new flavors to the event's traditions.

Interview: Mary Matz

Prague TV |
17 January 2011

The American writer introduces Opus Osm, an online Czech classical music magazine.

Přemysl Pitter: the good fundamentalist

Radio Prague |
17 January 2011

In his new biography, journalist Pavel Kosatík puts the extraordinary life of Přemysl Pitter in context.

The good, the bad & the ugly in the dragon's den

Radio Prague |
17 January 2011

Last week Czech TV began its third series of the popular show, featuring a panel of potential investors like the tourism industry's Tomio Okamura.

Tales from Czech America

Czech Position |
14 January 2011

In Part I of her series on Czech and Slovak life in the US — 'Flood, Sweat and Tears' — Rosie Johnston tours Iowa's Czech Village.

Bye-bye blogger

Prague Post |
14 January 2011

The author behind Knedliky, Etc. is leaving Prague.

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