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Contempuls Contemporary Music Festival |
7 November 2008

The Contempuls Prague Contemporary Music Festival, running November 9th-22nd at Holešovice’s La Fabrika, aims for a Prague showcase of the newest developments in classical music.

Squatters' rights

The Prague Post |
28 November 2008

Police raid on Prague's Cibulka squat sheds light on global way of life.

Czech by birth, Jewish by race but British by choice

27 November 2008

Vera Gissing was one of those children Sir Nicholas Winton helped smuggle out of Nazi Germany.

Books did not die

25 November 2008

Catastrophic scenarios predicting the downfall and extinction of books from Czech cultural life appear in Czech media on a regular basis.

Modern design hotels: a new sort of experience

25 November 2008

The trend of the so-called boutique, design or lifestyle hotel is proving successful in Prague.

There's something magical about this Czech chateau

The Independent |
24 November 2008

Chateau Mčely (Courtesy)

Just outside Prague stands this nation's first country-house hotel. But that's not its only unique selling point.

Pupils intrigued, communists angered by controversial schools project

Radio Prague |
19 November 2008

Using documentary films and interaction with real people who lived through those times, the Stories of Injustice project attempts to shed light on a period that barely features on the mainstream Czech curriculum.

Sunshine |
18 November 2008


With a sound harking back to spiky 1980s post-punk bands like The Cure and PiL, blending angsty vocals, jagged guitars and electronica, Sunshine is one of the few local bands with a significant following beyond Czech borders.

Czech-British author Benjamin Kuras on the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia and the difficulty of returning 'home'

Radio Prague |
18 November 2008

Czech-born British author and journalist Benjamin Kuras was one of many expatriates who witnessed the fall of communism in Czechoslovakia from abroad.

'Lucky' chimney sweeps dwindling in numbers

11 November 2008

Czechs say if you do see a chimney sweep you should grab hold of a button for good luck.

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