News; Celebrations underway to mark Liberation of Pilsen; travel restrictions set to ease for vaccinated Czechs; New book explores role of Czech parachutists during WWII
Celebrations are underway in Pilsen to commemorate the city’s uprising against the Nazi occupation and liberation by American forces in May 1945.
As of mid-May, travel across the borders will be easier for Czechs who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Foursquare: The Last Parachutist is a new book that delves into the story of Czechoslovak WWII parachutists, focusing on signals officer Jaroslav Bublík.
To mark the upcoming anniversary of John of Nepomuk’s beatification, send us your photo of a church or monument dedicated to the saint in your part of the world.
News; Cartographers, historians launch unique online Czech history atlas; British participants in Prague Uprising honoured; Kher publishers, a ‘home’ for Romani writing.
The Czech Academy of Sciences has launched a unique online atlas of Czech history, put together by history and cartography experts.
Among the ceremonies marking the 76th anniversary of the Prague Uprising, was the unveiling of a plaque to two British servicemen whose daring deed saved many lives.
News, Vrbětice scandal gets new twist, Battle for Czech Radio , Sazava Monastery reconstruction, Contemporary Czech poetry
May 5 marks the 76 anniversary since the beginning of the Battle for Czech Radio which is traditionally seen as the start of the Prague Uprising.