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Zdeněk Burian

Zdeněk Burian was a Czech painter and illustrator of adventure books. He gained international recognition for his reconstructions of extinct animals and plants, on which he collaborated with prominent palaeontologists and anthropologists of the time.

 
 
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Problems with waste deep-frying oil…

The revolutionary technology developed by Professor Márová and the team at the Materials Research Centre at the Faculty…

 
 
Culture
 
 

Žižkov Television Tower reopens to the…

One of the most distinct buildings of Prague, the Žižkov Television Tower, went through a complex reconstruction from…

 
 
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Czech travellers − Part 3

Every nation has its famous personalities, whose names immediately evoke adventure, exotic destinations and new…

 
 
Facts about the Czech Republic
 
 

The Czech Republic can boast the most…

The 10-crown stamp created by Czech Post and inspired by the motif of the Post Museum won the most prestigious stamp…

 
 
Tradition
 
 

New Year celebration in the Czech…

The New Year’s Eve or 31 December is a business day in the Czech Republic. Therefore the celebration of parting…

 
 
Culture
 
 

Prague’s Municipal House celebrates its…

The Municipal House in Prague is considered one of the greatest Art-Nouveau buildings in Prague. It was ceremoniously…

 
 
Politics
 
 

Czech election 2012 – new regional…

The election, which took place in the Czech Republic in October 2012, brought a change in the balance of political…

 
 
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Johann Gregor Mendel, founding father…

Darwin’s contemporary, discoverer of the basic laws of heredity, monk and also the abbot of the St Thomas…

 
 
Famous historical figures
 
 

Czech travellers – part 2

Every nation has its famous personalities, whose names universally evoke adventure, exotic countries, travelling and…

 
 
Tradition
 
 

Saint Martin celebrations and young…

The St Martin celebrations are symbolised in the Czech Republic by tasting young wine and savouring roast goose. St…

 
 
 
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