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11 memorable moments (or nicest photos) from 2009

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
7 January 2010

A look back at some of the highlights and lowlights of Grant's cycling year.

Czech mission in the Antarctic does valuable research

Radio Prague |
6 January 2010

Last Saturday, Czech scientists from a number of institutions set out on their latest research trip to the Czech base in the Antarctic- located on James Ross Island. Zdeněk Venera is the director of the Czech Geological Survey in Prague, who was a member of the 2008 and 2009 Antarctic research team, talks about his time in the Antarctic and the logistics of getting there.

Stephan Delbos - a Prague-based poet, teacher and reporter

Radio Prague |
5 January 2010

Stephan Delbos is a Prague-based poet. Five years ago, he moved to the Czech capital, where he edits the Prague Review, teaches literary writing at Charles University, works as a business reporter at the English language newspaper The Prague Post and occasionally hosts the Alchemy poetry reading series at the Globe café.

Popular children's book made into new animated series

Radio Prague |
5 January 2010

Lucie Seifertová is one of the Czech Republic's best-known children's book authors and illustrators, whose work has been translated into numerous languages. Now her award-winning History of the Brave Czech Nation is being made into a 100-part animated series.

Scandal in Bohemia

Transitions Online |
5 January 2010

A degree-granting affair opens the Czech public's eyes to a burgeoning problem of university governance and financing.

Roundup of 2009

By Ivan Lamper | Respekt |
5 Jan 2010

News agencies reported that the Hubble telescope had spotted the cosmic "Hand of God" 17,000 light years away from Earth. The Virgin Mary appeared before thousands of people gathered in Prague's Chodov amphitheater. The Czech Republic's foreign debt vaulted over the one-trillion-crown mark.

The promised land?

Transitions Online |
5 January 2010

More than four years after their exodus to Canada, Czech Roma are still finding it hard to build a new life. But none, it seems, would want their old life back..

Alchemy reading at Globe Café & Bookstore

Prague TV |
4 January 2010

American expat poet D.E. Oprava will be reading from his new book, American Means, which has been described as "giving America back to Americans" and "giving value back to our dreams."

Experimental stage to become National Theatre's newest venue in 2010

Radio Prague |
31 December 2009

Long one of Prague's top attractions, Laterna Magika’s popularity has diminished over the years, and as of 2010 the building and the its programme management will be transferred to the National Theatre, which is quite literally giving it a new lease on life.

New Year fireworks

Prague TV |
31 December 2009

Prague's traditional New Year fireworks (Novoroční ohňostroj) display takes to the river this year, splashing light and sound across the sky on Friday.

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