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.
With the intensity of the coronavirus epidemic slowing down in the country, the Czech government has decided to ease restrictions.
In the past decade, wages in the Czech Republic have risen by 51 percent, which is more than in any other neighbour state.
Czech Radio has launched a fourth edition of its nationwide charity project called Ježíškova vnoučata or Santa’s Grandchildren.
The Czech cosmetics company Dermacol is helping women in the Arab world to launch their own beauty business.
Despite the Czech Republic still being heavily affected by COVID-19, a slight majority of Czechs does not plan to make any changes to their standard Christmas plans.
More than 2,600 gravestones have been preserved at the Old Jewish cemetery in the Central Bohemian town of Kolín.
The Museum of National History in Šumperk has breathed new life into what is believed to be the largest orchestrion in the Czech Republic.
Director Jindřich Andrš discusses A New Shift, a captivating new documentary about a laid-off Czech miner who, approaching 50, attempts to retrain as an IT specialist.
Janáček’s Lachian Dances take listeners to the composer’s home region of northern Moravia. Pilky is probably the best-loved composition from the collection.
This week, Charles University unveiled a bust to one of the most accomplished Czech surgeons - Eduard Albert.
When plague ravaged Prague in 1713, Christian authorities designed drastic measures to limit its spread, many of which targeted the Jewish ghetto.
Due to the coronavirus, much of this year’s celebrations will be streamed online from Wenceslas Square. People can also light candles, indirectly, thanks to volunteers.
Czechia has a Bethlehem. No one knows when and why it got its biblical name, but it is a unique quarter of 200-years-old log cottages in the town of Hlinsko.
According to an annual report issued by the Czech Hydro-Meteorological Institute, the Czech Republic had the cleanest air in the past eleven years in 2019.
Faced with a lack of staff during the coronavirus crisis, a hospital in the town of Hořovice, west of Prague, is being ably assisted by a humanoid robot.
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.