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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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The Žižkov television tower in Prague, once voted the world’s second-ugliest building, will host a virtual space launch…

 
 
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Ostrava district officials, Food Not…

The international volunteer group Food Not Bombs has been providing free food to the homeless and hungry since 1980…

 
 
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‘Red Paw’ – First Czech blood bank for…

In the Czech Republic, as in many other countries, veterinarians have long faced the same problem: a shortage of dog…

 
 
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Star statistician Ola Rosling schools…

Swedish statistician Ola Rosling is co-founder of Gapminder, a foundation that aims to chart trends and use data to…

 
 
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Beer, schnitzel and mushroom picking…

A Czech design student has come up with a custom set of 180 emojis that depict various aspects of Czech life and humour…

 
 
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Holocaust child survivor’s dream of…

A child survivor of the Holocaust who was interned at Terezin at the tender age of five, Vera Egermayer could be…

 
 
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Parliamentary commission reopens…

Between 1966 and 2012, many women were involuntarily sterilised in Czech and Czechoslovak hospitals. The government has…

 
 
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Czechs among the most honest nations in…

Czechs are one of the most honest nations in the world, at least according to a research called ‘Civic Honesty around…

 
 
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New book offers Czech children growing…

For the past seven years, Denisa Haubertová Šedivá has been living in Brussels with her husband, Czech ambassador to…

 
 
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Number of weddings in Czech Republic…

June is the month of weddings and after years of gradual decline, it seems matrimony is again on the increase in the…

 
 
 
 
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