Gail Papp on Václav Havel among New York’s hippies – and under house arrest in communist Czechoslovakia

November 19, 2018

Taking advantage of relative liberalisation at home, the young Václav
Havel visited New York in the spring of 1968 for the US premiere of his
second major play, The Memorandum. It was staged by the Public Theater,

Sports News 19.11.2018

November 19, 2018

Speed skater Martina Sáblíková, back in form, takes bronze at World Cup
in Japan; aerobatic pilot Martin Šonka wins RedBull Air Race to become
world champion; Czechs and Slovaks battle for group stage second in UEFA
Nations League

Footballers preparing for key clash with Slovakia

November 19, 2018

The Czech national soccer team are preparing to face Slovakia in an
important game in Prague on Monday night. The hosts need to secure at least
one point from the tie to remain in their group in the second tier of the
Nations League competition

Football: Czechs win friendly over Poland

November 16, 2018

The Czech national football team beat Poland 1-0 in a friendly match in
Gdansk on Thursday. The only goal was scored by Jakub Jankto in the 52nd

Prague Antique Fair celebrates Czechoslovak centenary with exceptional collection

November 15, 2018

Twice a year Prague’s New Town Hall hosts the city’s biggest antique
fair. This year´s autumn edition of the traditional event, held from
November 15th to November 18th, is dedicated to the centenary of the birth

Prague Shakespeare Company production highlights ‘Masaryk in America’

November 15, 2018

A debut performance by Prague Shakespeare Company premieres tonight at the
National Theatre’s Estates Theatre. Masaryk in America tells the story of
the founding of Czechoslovakia and highlights Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk’s
time in the United States.

Czech Radio journalist Jan Petránek dies at 86

November 11, 2018

One of Czech Radio’s leading personalities, journalist and commentator
Jan Petránek has died at the age of 86.

End-of-war celebrations in Czech Republic

November 10, 2018

Public gatherings, masses and commemorative ceremonies are being held
around the Czech Republic over the weekend in remembrance of the ten
million soldiers who fell in WWI.

Defence minister: history of Czech state closely linked to army

November 10, 2018

The 100-year history of the Czech state is closely linked to the army,
Czech Defence Minister Lubomír Metnar said on the occasion of Veterans Day
and the end-of-war celebrations in the Czech Republic.

The Czechoslovak Legions – my great-granduncle’s story

November 9, 2018

One hundred years ago the new state of Czechoslovakia was already
establishing its institutions. While celebrations were still going on in
Prague, about 70,000 Czechs and Slovaks were fighting thousands of


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