Broadcast in English - 12/26/2022
The Moravia Brass Band is the largest brass ensemble in Czechia. Made up of 30 musicians led by Japanese conductor Chuhei Iwasaki, it was formed in July 2017.
Věra Komárková, a famous botanist and a pioneer of women's mountaineering, was born 80 years ago.
Broadcast in English - 12/25/2022
Czech Christmas traditions observed at home and abroad
Vit Pohanka reports on the food and customs linked to the Czech Christmas, observed by millions of people at home and abroad.
News; Christmas traditions; What should go in potato salad?; Gay US ex-Christian pastor Don Hall on losing everything before finding acceptance, love, and home in Czechia
Virtually every Czech household will be eating potato salad as part of their Christmas dinner – but everyone seems to have their own recipe, which can spark heated debate.
While Czech seasonal traditions are much loved, some are relatively new – and have fascinating regional variations.
Josef Lada's idealised paintings of carol singers and family gatherings are an enduring symbol of Christmas for many in Czechia.