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Kubišová returns to studio with A Prayer for Marta

Almost five decades after recording her trademark song, the soon to retire Marta Kubišová gets a little help from some friends on a new version.

 
 
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Acclaimed Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek…

The celebrated Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek died on Thursday at the age of 91. Zoubek, who studied at Prague’s UMPRUM…

 
 
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Forman brothers go West with new show

After a pause of ten years, the Forman brothers have returned to Prague with a new show called Deadtown, inspired by…

 
 
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Work by Turner prize winner highlighted…

As of Wednesday, visitors to Prague have been able to admire a monumental statue by Turner Prize winner Tony Cragg. The…

 
 
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Karel Gott retro exhibition charts…

An ambitious floating exhibition has opened in Prague with the target of at least equalling some of the new style of…

 
 
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Pianist Drew Petersen on performing in…

Drew Petersen is a prodigious pianist who is the winner of this year’s American Pianists Award. He is pursuing a…

 
 
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Ambitious Karel Gott exhibition…

What is already being described as the Prague exhibition event of the year opened to the public on the banks of the…

 
 
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Conductor Jiří Bělohlávek dies aged 71

The esteemed Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek died on Thursday at the age of 71, according to a statement posted by the…

 
 
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Beautifully-drawn graphic novel about…

Author James Stafford is a big fan of Czech culture and history and recently settled in the Czech Republic with his…

 
 
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Young singer Lenny wins big at Anděl…

The Anděl music awards were handed out on Monday in a special and refreshingly toned-down ceremony broadcast by Czech…

 
 
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This is Miroslav Šašek: “Genius” émigré…

The Czech illustrator Miroslav Šašek produced delightful and evocative books that introduced generations of children to…

 
 
 
 
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