Talking Point

'Doings of the Hippopotamus Family', Director/Artist: Jan Balej

The Czech Republic can proudly lay claim to a quite unique influence on its cultural heritage: an animated early evening programme for children that has been running on Czech public television for nearly 40 years.

'Doings of the Hippopotamus Family', Director/Artist: Jan Balej
It has had a strong impact on both childhood and adults, and in this week's Talking Point, Radio Prague's Pavla Navratilova takes a look at the influence of the children's programmes of Vecernicek on Czech society.

Author: Pavla Navrátilová
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