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1937 Czech dramatization of White Fang restored in time for radio centenary
Until recently, it was thought that the oldest full-length radio play preserved in the radio archives was from after WWII. But that changed thanks to a chance discovery.
Czech Radio revives tradition of live plays
Czech public radio broadcasting elied from its early days on the popularity of radio plays. Czech Radio has recently renewed the tradition.
New Milan Kundera Library aims to draw European thinkers to Brno
The keenly awaited Milan Kundera Library had its grand opening this weekend on April 1, the day of the celebrated writer's 94th birthday.
The best of Czech film music of 2022
In this edition of Sunday Music Show, we’ll look back at last weekend’s Czech Lion awards and listen to some of the music from the films that won the prestigious prizes.
14:59Czechia helping abroad
Czechs in Cambodia fighting child mortality and floods
Czechia has many friends in Cambodia. Hundreds of Cambodians have graduated from Czech universities and due to ongoing cooperation, the ties that bind remain strong.
Pilsen Museum of Puppets maps the rich history of the Czech puppetry tradition
The west Bohemian town of Pilsen is known around the world for its beer, but it is also the cradle of Czech puppetry.
12:51Czech animated film
Czech puppet masters Hermína Týrlová and Jiří Trnka
In the first episode of our new series Masters of Czech animated film we trace the origins of the eventual golden age of Czech animation.
14:53Landmark Prague Stories
Kampa Island: Prague’s ‘little Venice’
Prague’s Kampa Island, located on the west bank of the Vltava River, is among the Lesser Quarter’s most idyllic and romantic spots.
Medieval castle of Loket
The medieval Loket castle with the picturesque town surrounding is one of the most beautiful places in the Karlovy Vary Region.
17:42Landmark Prague Stories
Retracing the steps of Clementinum’s Jesuit astronomers
Directly across from Charles Bridge in Prague’s Old Town stands the Clementinum, home to the National Library and the oldest functioning meteorological station in Czechia.