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London launch for new Petra Hůlová translation

Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been published. Marking the book’s official launch, the author spoke at an event attended by local aficionados of Czech literature in London this week.

 
 
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Karel Gott retro exhibition charts…

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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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Young singer Lenny wins big at Anděl…

The Anděl music awards were handed out on Monday in a special and refreshingly toned-down ceremony broadcast by Czech…

 
 
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This is Miroslav Šašek: “Genius” émigré…

The Czech illustrator Miroslav Šašek produced delightful and evocative books that introduced generations of children to…

 
 
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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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