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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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Czech designed ‘cactus’ watchtower to…

The city of Jerusalem is to get a new watchtower by the famous Czech architect Martin Rajniš, who has built several…

 
 
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Czechs sign up to help save Syrian…

The general director of the Czech National Museum has just signed an agreement committing the institution to helping…

 
 
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Vienna Philharmonic stars at 72nd…

The Prague Spring international music festival gets underway on Friday at Prague's Obecní dům. The festival will…

 
 
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Book World Prague 2017 promises fresh…

This year’s Book World Prague has just got underway at the city’s Výstaviště. However, the 23rd edition of the trade…

 
 
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Will Martina Bárta’s “My Turn” take…

The Czech Republic does not have a stellar track record when it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest: the country…

 
 
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Gerhard Richter retrospective at…

German artist Gerhard Richter has been described as one of the greatest living painters, who left a mark both in the…

 
 
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AFO festival of science documentary…

Academia Film Olomouc is one of the longest running film festivals in the Czech Republic. What is unique is that this…

 
 
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Ken Loach one of the main guests at…

Preparations are already in full swing for the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, which gets underway in the…

 
 
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Czech international conductor says…

Czech conductor Jakub Hrůša was recently appointed one of the two principal guest conductors at London's Philharmonia…

 
 
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St. Vitus Cathedral to get new pipe…

Prague’s famous St. Vitus Cathedral, a symbol of Czech statehood and home to the Czech crown jewels, is to get a very…

 
 
 
 
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