Tuesday, 11 August 2020

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Austro-Czech inter-city cooperation kicks off with border reopening

The Mayor EU |
11 June 2020

The cities of Weitra in Austria and Nove Hrady in Czechia are finally able to resume their joint activities.

Archaeological discoveries from Brno

Brno Daily |
11 June 2020

For two weeks, archaeology organization Archaia Brno has been carrying out excavation work on the so-called Roman square in Brno. So far, they have uncovered buildings from the 18th and 20th centuries with a system of canals, and pavement from the late Middle Ages or early modern period.

Czech summer camps update plus last-minute tips for fun camps for kids

Expats.cz |
10 June 2020

Day camps in the Czech Republic are a go according to the Czech council of children and youth organizations; here's what you need to know.

An Illinois town kept Lidice on the map, a UK town helped rebuild it

Expats.cz |
10 June 2020

Several towns in the Americas dedicated themselves to the memory of a destroyed Czech village.

Fake deaf-mute & petition scam in Europe

Honest Guide |
9 June 2020

Are you travelling to Europe? Please be aware of this scam! These people are absolutely disgusting, pretending to be deaf-mute just to collect money for themselves.

Zdena Tomin, writer who was persecuted by the Czech communist regime – obituary

The Telegraph |
9 June 2020

After enjoying the liberties of the Prague Spring, she was banned by the government and fled with her husband to London.

Prague's Church Night lets you see inside 126 sacred spaces

Expats.cz |
9 June 2020

This year's edition of Noc kostelů is a bit scaled back but still offers access to some interesting places of worship.

Travel Brno: Ideas for getting out of town

Brno Daily |
9 June 2020

With the slow loosening of the restrictions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are beginning to feel the urge to travel somewhere, anywhere. If you really need to get away, there are some options that will be available. Just make sure to do your homework before you invest money or emotion.

Civic Forum's Jan Urban on 30th anniversary of 1990 elections

Radio Prague |
9 June 2020

Exactly 30 years ago, on June 8 and 9, 1990, the first free elections to Czechoslovakia's Federal Assembly in over four decades were held. Following extremely high turnout, the Civic Forum, which had led the Velvet Revolution, received 53 percent of the vote. Jan Urban was the leader of the Civic Forum's candidate list at that time.

A Prague-based quarantine podcast emerges from lockdown with new episodes ahead

Expats.cz |
8 June 2020

What do you do after quarantine when you've started a podcast about life in quarantine?

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