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Czechs pay tribute to photographic great Josef Koudelka

Josef Koudelka, one of the greatest living Czech photographers and the only Czech to become a member of the prestigious Magnum Photo agency, turns 80 on Wednesday. Czechs will mark his anniversary with a series of events taking place throughout the year.

 
 
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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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