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.
Riot police clashed with football and ice hockey ultras in Prague on Sunday after a protest against Covid-19 restrictions that drew some 2,000 people.
Despite a sharp, steady uptick in Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš insisted his government made “no major mistakes” in responding to the pandemic second wave.
The Supreme Audit Office slammed the Czech Ministry of Education, saying it failed to prepare for inclusion in the country’s schools, despite funding of CZK 32 billion
Shopping surveys indicate that the majority of Czechs are still heavily influenced by discounts in their choice of goods.
The central bank says the crisis has caused Czechs to withdraw more cash from ATMs than usual, though in some cases it is small firms that are using paper money.
Petr Kellner, owner of investment group PPF, remains the richest Czech, according to an annual ranking published by Forbes .
Long-time Prague resident Julia Bryan is the international chair of Democrats Abroad. She says turnout from overseas voters is high this year – and could help Biden win.
COVID-19 infection rates are expected to continue to grow for the next 10 to 14 days, Health Minister Roman Prymula said at a special press briefing on Friday.
Virutally everyone with a Czech mobile phone has received the following SMS: “Please install the eRouška app … It alerts you of an encounter with a COVID-infected person.”
Wednesday’s record daily increase in Covid-19 numbers has heightened the urgency of appeals for people to take the coronavirus threat seriously.
One of the symbols of the Beskid Mountains – a legendary cottage – reopened to the public this year, six years after a fire.
If any work of Czech culture perfectly expresses and symbolizes the Czech identity without sliding into nationalism and pathos, then it is Bedřich Smetana’s My Country.
Medieval history buffs know the story of the occupation of Bohemia by the Brandenburgs after King Ottokar II's death. Few know the tale of the outlaw Oldřich of Sukořín.
Jan Šibík, one of the Czech Republic's top photojournalists, talks about the demise of photojournalism, mobile phone pics and documenting the coronavirus crisis.
A signet ring which the famous Czech pedagogue and philosopher Jan Amos Komenský (Comenius) gave his daughter is reportedly still in possession of his descendants.
Despite the record-high numbers of new coronavirus cases, Czechs are still interested in buying foreign holiday packages.
The Czech Foreign Ministry has announced the recipients of its Gratias Agit awards, handed out to Czech expats and foreigners for promoting Czechia's good name abroad.
Much of the eastern part of the Czech Republic is currently being threatened by floods.
Award-winning scientist Michal Šimíček (35) heads the Blood Cancer Research Group in Ostrava, a team doing very exciting work in the field of cell therapy.
A gallery finds an original way of showing art works during the Covid-19 crisis.
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.