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Sting: My father and grandfather had to point rifles at Germans – thanks to the EU I’ve never had to

The biggest star at this weekend’s Metronome music festival in Prague will without question be the UK musician Sting, who led The Police before embarking on an enormously successful solo career. Ahead of his appearance in the Czech capital, the UK musician shared his thoughts with Czech Radio on Brexit, the refugee crisis and more.

 
 
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Film music in the spotlight at Prague…

The Prague Proms international music festival gets underway in Prague on Wednesday with a concert at the city’s…

 
 
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Unique Czech children’s art schools…

The Czech Republic boasts a unique network of art schools focused on music, ballet, drama and visual arts. The…

 
 
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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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