Broadcast in English - 05/16/2021
In today’s Sunday Music Show, we’ll be looking at some of the Czech singers and bands, who have represented the country in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Czech Next Wave: Games creator Jakub Gemrot
News; Legendary Czechoslovak bullet train restored to its former glory; South Bohemian Philharmonic finds temporary home at deserted airport; Slow Radio
After more than two years of intensive work, the legendary Czechoslovak bullet train, known as Slovenská Strela or Slovak Arrow, has been restored to its former glory.
The South Bohemian Philharmonic Orchestra has been streaming concerts from an unexpected venue - the deserted departure hall of Planá airport.
News; Opposition parties to initiate no-confidence motion in minority govt; New survey looks into how Czechs contribute to CO2 emissions; New children's reading research
How do Czechs contribute to carbon emissions? And how would different social groups be affected by measures adopted against climate change, such as climate taxes?
The leaders of five opposition parties have announced their intention to initiate a vote of no-confidence in the minority government of Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.
Jakub Gemrot heads Charles Games, the studio that produced Attentat 1942, a “WWII game through the eyes of survivors” that won many admirers around the world.