Dožínky is the traditional name for harvest festival used in many Slovanic cultures. Centuries old customs include tying the last sheaf of corn and making floral wreathes.
Broadcast in English - 08/29/2021
Harp soloist Jana Boušková selected three movements from Bedřich Smetana's cycle of symphonic poems My Country for her latest CD.
Jiří Srnec, a theatre director, stage designer and composer, who was born on August 29, 1931, is enjoying success all over the world with his unique Black Theatre.
Inching eastwards: The re-alignment of Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of the Iron Curtain.
News; Hundreds of Czech primary schools to phase out old history methods; Book discovered in Berlin sheds light on Giant Mountains’ history; Czech Spas: Pardubice.
An ancient book recently found in a Berlin library sheds new light on the history of the Krkonoše or Giant Mountains.
Several hundred primary schools are introducing a new approach to teaching 20th century history as of September as part of a Ministry of Education-backed pilot project.
News; German president honours paratroopers who took part in Operation Anthropoid; Czech experts helping to fight the illegal cheetah cub trade in Somaliland
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is currently on a three-day visit to Czechia. In an historic first, he also honoured Czech paratroopers who killed Heydrich.