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Shakespeare festival begins in Prague

Radio Prague |
29 June 2009

One of the biggest cultural events of the season in the Czech Republic, the annual Shakespeare Summer Festival, has begun at the Supreme Burgrave's House at Prague Castle.

Valtice-Lednice

Expats.cz |
22 June 2009

Those who enjoy wine as well as nature lovers will appreciate a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Valtice-Lednice.

Remembering General Heliodor Píka, first victim of the communist show trials

Radio Prague |
22 June 2009

In the early morning of 21 June, 1949, General Heliodor Píka, a hero of World Wars I and II, became the first Czechoslovak to be executed by the new communist regime.

Perfect Prague: So much nicer to be with when she's sober

Daily Mail |
25 May 2009

Companies that organise stag parties in the city have gone bust and those that continue report stagnant bookings.

'Most Czechs want to be Europeans'

nrc handelsblad |
27 May 2009

Czech Republic's most-read and most-translated contemporary author Michal Viewegh talks about the Czech stance on the EU and the mood surrounding the European Parliament elections.

Exhibition at Jewish Museum offers chance to revive Golem

Radio Prague |
4 June 2009

A sculpture by the famous Czech artist Petr Nikl invites people to try to figure out the right symbol or word which would breathe life into the famous Prague Golem.

Czech violinist wins Michael Hill competition

National Business Review |
15 June 2009

The twenty three year old Czech violinist Josef Špaček was declared the winner of this years Michael Hill International Violin Competition.

Czech contestant wins song prize

BBC |
15 June 2009

Czech bass Jan Martiník has won the song prize in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

New Zealander explores west Bohemian roots

aktuálně.cz |
15 June 2009

Coming all the way from the other side of the planet and speaking no Czech, her search for family roots and possibly some living relatives in the Czech Republic reminded Barbara Straka of the adventures once experienced by her predecessors.

A new look for a new era

Prague Post |
12 June 2009

The National Theater's ballet company is returning to the New Stage after 16 years with a significant new dance event titled "Extreme."

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