Prague and surroundings

THE ANGEL WITH THE HELMET

After twenty years into hall of fame, Cecah announces his retirement from football Last January the 15th, like a bolt of lightning against a light backdrop, Petr Čech announced that at the end of the season he would bid farewell to football. The decision...

DEMOCRACY UNDER FORECLOSURE

  One in ten adults in the Czech Republic is struggling with a forced execution. A condition that people often prefer not to talk about, but which has recently become the subject of public debate. In addition to individual debtors, the cohesion of society...

(Italiano) CONFERENZA STAMPA PRE-HALF MARATHON

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano....

(Italiano) PANENKA, L’INVENTORE CECO DEL CUCCHIAIO ALLA TOTTI.

Sorry, this entry is only available in Italiano....

TORCH NUMBER TWO

50 years ago the extreme sacrifice of Jan Zajíc, for long time forgotten by the celebrations for Jan Palach, whose example he wanted to follow «Citizens of the Czechoslovak Republic, since despite Jan Palach’s gesture, our lives continue to run on old tracks, I decided...

Journey through the history of Jewish Prague

Between mysteries and legends, tragedies and vitality, a community that contributed to make the Golden City as it is “Prague is built of stone and lime being the largest city considering trade, from the royal city came the Russians and Slavs with goods and...

Charles IV, Emperor and esoterist

More than seven hundred years since his birth, between history and legend, his figure still fascinates us. Endowed with an immense charisma and deep culture, he made use of this acquired knowledge, but also followed the ideas of esotericism When it comes to Prague...

Dubček, the communist who loved flowers

“Hero or coward?” Fifty years after his seizure of power, discussions continue on the figure of the Slovak politician, father of the Prague Spring No, it was not only due to him, the young secretary of the party in Slovakia Alexander Dubček, 47 years...

Czechoslovakia was born on Piave river, too

The often overlooked or even misunderstood role that Italy had in 1918 for Czech-Slovak independence. We talked about it with journalist and historian Sergio Tazzer A nest of interests, hopes, dreams, fears: this is the Europe that came out of the First World War....

Marta Kubišová, the Voice of Spring

The story of Marta Kubišová, singer and symbol of resistance Ovation and silence. Wenceslas Square is crowded, moved and composed, hands in the sky, swollen eyes, flags in the wind. When Marta comes out, on the balcony of the Melantrich building, it is a...