Kampa stages František Kupka exhibit for Czechoslovak centenary

October 6, 2018

The Kampa Museum in Prague is staging a special exhibition in honour of the
celebrated painter František Kupka to mark the centenary of the founding
of Czechoslovakia.

The Žďákov Bridge

October 6, 2018

The Žďákov Bridge, which runs across South Bohemia’s Orlík Dam, was the longest structure of its kind in the world when it went into operation in the mid-1960s.

First abdication of Edvard Beneš recalled on 80th anniversary

October 5, 2018

October 5 is the 80th anniversary of the abdication of Edvard Beneš as
president of Czechoslovakia. The move came just days after the Munich
Agreement, under which the country was abandoned by its nominal allies and

LUSTR illustration festival gets underway in Prague

October 4, 2018

The annual festival of illustration LUSTR gets underway in Prague on
Thursday. The seven-day event, which is now in its fifth year, includes
exhibitions, workshops, lectures, films and discussions.

Madeleine Albright: Given their own histories, I’m stunned by CEE states’ treatment of refugees

October 4, 2018

Having served as US secretary of state from 1997 to 2001, Madeleine
Albright ranks as one of the most accomplished of all Czech-Americans. I
got to speak to the Prague-born politician recently when she was special

ČTK photographs in centre of Prague tell story of Czech century

October 2, 2018

As the nationwide celebrations of 100 years of statehood slowly reach their
climax, the Czech News Agency (ČTK), which celebrates its birthday on the
same day as the republic, has unveiled its own exhibition in the centre of

Czechs gear up for 100th birthday bash

October 2, 2018

The Czech Republic is gearing up for celebrations marking the 100th
anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia. In Prague month-long
birthday celebrations have already kicked off and will culminate in a gala

Minister at UN: Chicago connections were key to foundation of Czechoslovakia

October 1, 2018

The Czech deputy prime minister, Jan Hamáček, referenced key moments in
the country’s modern history in an address to the UN General Assembly on
Saturday. In an interview at the UN, he also discussed his visit to Chicago

Exhibition on totatitarian years opens at Letná

October 1, 2018

An audio-visual exhibition documenting the years of totalitarian rule in
Czechoslovakia has opened on Prague’s Letná, at the site of the one-time
monument to the Soviet dictator Stalin.

CTK news agency celebrates its centenary

October 1, 2018

A panel photo exhibition capturing milestone moments in the country’s
history opened on Prikopy Street in the centre of Prague on Monday, marking
not just the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia, but the centenary of
the CTK news agency itself.

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