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Students mourn the death of Czech universities
Throughout its history the Czech Republic has been renowned for having an outstanding level of education. This small country in the heart of Europe has produced many great…
Security step-up in Prague's Jewish quarter
In light of the bombings of two synagogues in Istanbul last week, the Czech authorities have announced an increase in security in Prague's historic Jewish quarter.
Concertino Praga 2003
This week, Czech Radio was proud to announce the winner of the 38th International Radio Competition for Young Musicians. Concertino Praga took place over the weekend in…
Does Canada and the Czech Republic have more to learn from each other than hockey?
The largest ever Canadian delegation visited Prague last Friday, making their way through all ten countries set to join the European Union next year. A group of Senior…
Czech country music legend Jiri Brabec found dead
Czech country music fans are mourning the loss of singer-songwriter Jiri Brabec. The singer, a country-rock legend in the Czech Republic, was declared missing on Tuesday…
Czech drug scene declared stable
The Czech Republic was once grappling with a drug epidemic that was steadily on the rise in the 1990's. According to the annual report on drugs in the Czech Republic the…
Music and youth social work unite at the 10th anniversary of a civic organization called Proxima Sociale. The event took place at a vibrant Prague night club called Palac…
Amnesty International declares former president Vaclav Havel as Ambassador of Conscience
Former Czech president Vaclav Havel was awarded the first ever Ambassador of Conscience award by the human rights organization Amnesty International in the Irish capital…
Is the campaign for the recovery of a Virgin Mary statue futile?
On Monday Roman Catholics from all over the Czech Republic gathered at the Old Town Square in Prague. They were campaigning for a 17th century column topped by a statue of…
Czech police crackdown on bad drivers
This morning, Czech police launched yet another nationwide crackdown against the country's notoriously dangerous drivers. The crackdown is reminiscent of last month's…