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Tasting Europe

By Kateřina Heilmann |
6 Mar 2009

Hungarian sausage at festival of European culture (ČTK)

The festival Ochutnejte Evropu offers specialty foods from all over the EU 6-7 March.

Kateřina Heilmann is a staff writer and translator at the Monitor. She likes writing about cycling and culture.
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St Patrick’s Day in Prague |
3 March 2009

Whiskey-fueled performances, green beer, and-slurp-oysters.

Virtuoso violinist Václav Hudeček

Radio Prague |
3 March 2009

Violin (Courtesy)

Hudeček, who played London’s Royal Albert Hall when just fifteen years of age, is currently touring the world as part of the Czech EU presidency.

A lament for the disappearing bazar

Radio Prague |
2 March 2009

The joy of coming across an old curiosity shop on almost every corner was one of Prague’s pleasures just over a decade ago.

Remarkable early 19th century model of Prague unveiled in new digital form

Radio Prague |
27 February 2009

Over 170 years after it was created, Antonín Langweil’s unique and remarkable cardboard model of Prague has just been unveiled in a new form – a digital version which means users can get a taste of the city as it was in the early 19th century on a computer screen.

Students’ 1948 bid to save democracy remembered

Radio Prague |
26 February 2009

A solemn ceremony yesterday marked the last attempt by students to prevent the Communist seizure of power in 1948.

Area lawmakers urge state help for Czech museum

Gazette |
27 February 2009

Corridor legislators sought Wednesday to impress on their colleagues how important it is that the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in Cedar Rapids recovers.


The journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
27 February 2009

Terraced vineyards of Mělník (Captain Oddsocks)

Located at the centre of Bohemia’s winemaking region, Mělník is among the most rewarding destinations for a daytrip from Prague.

Czech Language Schools |
24 February 2009

Ideas to help you master your ř’s and ž’s.

Gordon Lovitt – an English director of programming at Czech TV station

Radio Prague |
24 February 2009

Gordon Lovitt has an unusual position in that he is an Englishman who is director of programming at one of the Czech Republic’s four main TV channels, the commercial station Prima.

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