Kafka, Čapek, Kundera and Havel, these are all world renowned names, but what about all the others? How well are Czech authors actually known abroad?
Czech classical music is not only a part of the national culture and history, but also of its very soul.
Finance Minister Alena Schillerová is proposing cheaper tampons and sanitary pads for all, free period products for those in lowest income brackets.
Czech consumers will pay more or less the same for electricity and gas in 2021 as they have this year.
The Czech state intends to invest nearly CZK 1 billion into improving the country’s railway bridges in the next few years. Some 319 bridges are in need of work at present.
President Miloš Zeman has asked the Czech counter-intelligence service, BIS, to give him detailed information on Russian operations in the country, iRozhlas.cz writes.
With anti-coronavirus restrictions easing, schoolchildren are gradually returning to the classroom. Online learning has proved especially challenging for foreign children.
With the onset of winter weather Prague is preparing to open its shelters for the homeless. The municipality also wants to test homeless people for coronavirus.
A new poll suggests Czechs are gaining weight because they are eating more and exercising less during the Covid-19 pandemic.
This popular pilgrimage site with its Baroque complex of buildings and Basilica of Our Lady is located close to Olomouc city.
A new documentary on the late rock star Frank Zappa contains multiple references to Prague. But why was he so popular with the Czech underground?
The visionary world of architect Jan Kaplický is captured in the impressive new coffee table book Jan Kaplický: Pro budoucnost a pro krásu (For the Future and for Beauty).
The hugely popular Czech singer Petr Novák was born in Prague in September 1945, so would have turned 75 this year had he lived.
Kamila Moučková, the television presenter who informed the nation that Warsaw Pact troops had entered the country in August 1968 has died at the age of 92.
The government agency CzechTourism on Tuesday presented its long-term strategy for reviving the tourist industry post-coronavirus.
The administration of the Krkonoše National Park has been reviving fruit orchards and alleys at the foothills of the country’s highest mountains.
The Christmas tree for Brno’s main square is a 25-year-old fir tree from Bílovice nad Svitavou.
Photo: Barbora Němcová
Czech Next Wave, a regular podcast produced jointly by the Czech Centres network and Radio Prague Int., introduces talented young Czechs in various areas of the arts.