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Czech travellers − Part 3

Every nation has its famous personalities, whose names immediately evoke adventure, exotic destinations and new discoveries. The Czech Republic is no exception to that. In the second part of our “travelling series,” we will set out on a journey with two famous travellers and writers, Miroslav Zikmund and Jiří Hanzelka.

 
 
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Famous cafés and sweetshops – Part 2

Cafés and sweetshops are popular meeting places. There is at least one renowned café or sweetshop with its own story…

 
 
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Architects that influenced modern…

Prague offers many highly visible and intriguing buildings. Many of them have become traditional touristic places of…

 
 
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Josip Plečnik (1872–1957)

This Slovenian architect and city planner and one of the most significant European architects of the first half of the…

 
 
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Famous cafés and sweetshops – part 1

Cafés and sweetshops belong among popular meeting places. You can find at least one renowned place of this kind with…

 
 
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GRATIAS AGIT Award 2012

On 1 June 2012 in Czernin Palace, the first vice-premier and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic…

 
 
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Pavel Janák (1882–1956)

Pavel Janák, a modernist, designer and theoretician, was one of the most significant Czech architects of the first half…

 
 
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Josef Škvorecký (1924–2012)

Josef Škoverecký was an internationally renowned writer, essayist and translator and one of the most significant Czech…

 
 
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Czech fashion designers

Although the Czech Republic is not exactly a country renowned for fashion, Czech fashion designers do have much…

 
 
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Zdeněk Miler and his Krteček

It was just to draw one cute animal - and it has been a great influence upon several generations of children. If you…

 
 
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Bolek Polívka (*1949)

A Czech actor, mime, dramatist and screen writer, impersonator of many theatre, film and television roles.

 
 
 
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