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Children’s publishing house Albatros marks 70th anniversary with special collection

This week marks 70 years since the establishment of the famous children’s books publisher Albatros. As part of the anniversary, Albatros has released a collection of some of its most famous titles, both fiction and non-fiction, published in the years between 1960 and 1980.

 
 
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Twenty years after his death Jaroslav…

Czechs are marking twenty years since the death of Jaroslav Foglar, youth movement activist and author of the legendary…

 
 
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British Embassy remembers Jan Palach…

It is not just Czechs who are currently remembering Jan Palach’s radical protest in January 1969 and the impact his…

 
 
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New book places Biblical stories in…

Christians around the world are celebrating Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem. But what would it look…

 
 
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Collection for huge new St. Vitus…

For centuries, Prague’s St. Vitus Cathedral, a symbol of Czech statehood, lacked a suitable pipe organ whose sound…

 
 
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Legendary Czech comics Rapid Arrows…

Rychlé šípy or The Rapid Arrows, a legendary Czech comic series by Jaroslav Foglar about the adventures of five boys in…

 
 
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Expat musician Geoff Tyson turns…

Prague-based musician Geoff Tyson released his first music video in four years last month. “Spotlight” pays tribute to…

 
 
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Concrete administration building wins…

David Kraus’s administration building in Strančice won this year’s annual Czech architecture award. The building was…

 
 
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Prague Shakespeare Company production…

A debut performance by Prague Shakespeare Company premieres tonight at the National Theatre’s Estates Theatre. Masaryk…

 
 
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Prague’s Allstar Refjúdží Band…

The Archa Theatre in Prague is renowned as a space where artists and companies from around the world meet and cooperate…

 
 
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New book of soldiers’ letters and…

One of the new books out marking the anniversary of the end of WWI is a collection of soldiers´ letters, diaries and…

 
 
 
 
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