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Cudlín exhibition part of freedom celebrations in Chicago

Celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution are taking place not only in the Czech Republic but also among Czech and Slovak communities abroad. The Czech consulate in Chicago has prepared several events highlighting the 30 years of freedom, including a showcase of photos by the award-winning photographer Karel Cudlín.

 
 
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Most children in the Czech Republic returned to school on Monday following the summer break. Compared to their peers…

 
 
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Plans unveiled for renovation of…

After years of contentious debate, the government on Friday revealed plans to renovate the towering, exposed concrete…

 
 
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Czech government plans major revision…

Faced by an acute labour shortage, the Czech government is looking to attract more foreign workers and streamline the…

 
 
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“I was here the whole time in ’68…

The Czech Radio building in Prague saw the most intense violence during the Soviet-led invasion of August 21, 1968 and,…

 
 
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An amendment to the law on foreigners, in effect as of the beginning of August, has brought a series of changes…

 
 
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With the economy growing and unemployment at record lows, many companies have no choice but to become more flexible in…

 
 
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New index shows locations with best…

A new ranking of the best and worst places to live in the Czech Republic has just been published. The country’s major…

 
 
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First Czech open prison reports record…

The Czech Republic’s first open prison, which went into operation nearly two years ago, is reporting a record-low…

 
 
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Filip Koubek: Today’s Czechs in…

Many Czechs in Australia will be familiar with the voice of Filip Koubek. This is because for many years he presented…

 
 
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Archaeologists unearth rare Renaissance…

Archaeologists have unveiled a rare Renaissance-Baroque brew house in the depths of Kost Castle, itself an…

 
 
 
 
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