Prague gears up for weekend of major centenary celebrations

October 22, 2018

Countless events will take place around the Czech Republic next weekend
marking the anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia on October 28,
1918. In Prague the centenary celebrations will include the official

Host of events planned for next weekend’s centenary celebrations

October 21, 2018

Celebrations of the centenary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia are due
to culminate next weekend. Prague will see concerts, exhibitions, a
military display, a parade and fireworks, while events are also planned for

Macron to meet Zeman and Babiš in Prague next Friday

October 19, 2018

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, will hold talks at Prague Castle
with the Czech head of state, Miloš Zeman, next Friday, a spokesperson for
the latter said. Mr. Macron had previously been reported as due in Prague

New film recreates encounter between Masaryk and Karel Čapek

October 18, 2018

Little over a week before the centenary of the establishment of
Czechoslovakia, a freshly released film brings the state’s founder to the
big screen. Talks with T.G. Masaryk reconstructs a single conversation

Emmanuel Macron to visit Prague for centenary celebrations

October 18, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit both the Czech and Slovak
capitals next week to take part in events around the 100th anniversary of
Czechoslovakia’s founding.

Czechs lose 1:0 to Ukraine in Nations League

October 17, 2018

The Czech Republic’s footballers were beaten 1:0 away by Ukraine on
Tuesday night. Though losing their second game under new coach Jaroslav
Šilhavý, the Czechs won plaudits for their style of play.

Sitting presidents on postage stamps – an unusual Czech tradition

October 16, 2018

The Czech Republic is one of the few countries in Europe whose incumbent
presidents appear on postage stamps. A first such stamp was issued in 1920,
featuring the first Czechoslovak president, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk. Since

Fiftieth anniversary of ratification of presence of Soviet troops

October 16, 2018

Tuesday is the 50th anniversary of the approval by the Czechoslovak
government of the presence of Soviet troops on the country’s territory.
The move followed the invasion of the country in August 1968 by Warsaw Pact

Zeman and Babiš set for centenary anniversary TV discussion

October 16, 2018

President Miloš Zeman and Prime Minister Andrej Babiš are to take part in
a special Czech Television discussion on the centenary of the foundation of
Czechoslovakia on 28 October, the news website reported. The two

Sports News 15.10.2018

October 15, 2018

Czechs beat Slovakia in Nations League; Tzigane Du Berlais wins Pardubice
steeplechase with jockey Faltejsek achieving fifth victory; and Pastrňák
bags a hat trick for Boston.


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