Three Reasons to Read Karel Capek’s Work (Tři Důvody ke Čtení Děl Karla Čapka)

18 01 2009

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K. Capek

Karel Capek (1890 – 1935) was a Czech writer, political thinker, and philosopher that was known around the world. You have probably heard about him as an “inventor” of the word “Robot.” He was not only known for his resistance against the Nazis but also the Communists and always promoted a free and democratic Czechoslovakia. His work and pure democratic beliefs are just two of many reasons to read his great books that have been translated into many other languages. You may also find another reason to read his books – it has been 70 years since his death and anybody is able to freely publish his books, making them even more available to the world.

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Vaclav Havel – A Year Later Hospitalized Again (Václav Havel – Po Roce Opět Hospitalizován)

14 01 2009

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(www.unscburma.org)

The former president of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel, was hospitalized and underwent throat surgery. After the surgery he suffered complications, and was in serious conditions, but his condition slightly improved compared to yesterday. He is able to move and eat but he is very tired and needs a respiratory to breath. His wife, Dagmar Havlova, visits him on regular basis but even her visits are limited to give the former country leader a better opportunity for quicker recovery. 

Less than a year ago, Vaclav Havel ended up in the hospital. Last year he suffered from bronchitis and complained of a heart problem. His condition was not serious at that time but he needed intensive treatments. Havel used to be a heavy smoker and frequently experienced health problems. After his operation to remove lung cancer and other surgeries, he had breathing difficulties and needed extra care to treat other health problems caused by these invasive treatments.

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New York and London Introduce Czech Culture to the World (New York a Londýn Představili Světu Českou Kulturu)

12 01 2009

Manhattan New York

The Czech Republic is getting lots of attention during its EU Presidency. During its six month presidency rotation we can expect many activities organized by the Czech government. The theme for this presidency rotation is “Europe without Barriers.” To prove the barriers can be overcome, two concerts in London and New York were performed by musicians from different countries or by people that have never played together before. The outcome of both concerts was very positive – all musicians were able to communicate with each other without long practice and preparation and the audience was thrilled.

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New Czech TV Station Started Today (Nová Česká Televizní Stanice Dnes Spustila Vysílání)

11 01 2009

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It is probably shocking for many Americans and other foreigners that the Czech Republic has so few TV channels. During communism, Czechs could only watch two channels that were ran by the communist Czech TV. Of course, there was no cable or satellite TV. The first TV after the velvet revolution was Nova TV that was later followed by Prima TV. Before today, the Czechs could watch channels by the companies named above. Today, however, a new television company has started their broadcast – TV Barrandov. It is a private television company that received a proper license for digital TV broadcast.

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It Is Finally Official! (Je To Konečně Oficiální!)

8 01 2009

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EU Flag (www.timeanddate.com)

Even though the Czech Republic assumed the EU presidency on January 1st, the celebrations with EU and Czech government officials was scheduled for the 7th of January. The EU officials spent the whole day in Prague to experience the Czech cuisine and learn about our culture, and in the evening they had a chance to attend a celebration ceremony in the National Theatre in Prague. Many politicians, diplomats and other important figures attended this event; however, the Czech President Vaclav Klaus was absent.

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See the Czech Republic in Less Than 10 Minutes (Spatřete Českou Republiku za Méně Než 10 Minut)

8 01 2009

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Prague Castle (www.15wheelsetcongress.com)

After our successful video post with the Czech Christmas fairy tales, were are adding another video sequence about Prague and the Czech Republic. We have selected two slideshows and two videos. All of them have something special about our country including famous politicians, movie stars, models, writers, conductors and more. Beautiful pictures of countryside, castles and cities don’t need explanations at all. The videos will either bring you back home or introduce this beautiful country to you for the first time. Enjoy!

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Hluboka Chateau (www.15wheelsetcongress.com)

Po našem úspěšném příspěvku s Českými vánočními pohádkami vydáváme další video kolekci o Praze a České republice. Vybrali jsme dvě prezentace a dva videa. Všechny videa mají něco o zvláštního o naší zemi, včetně slavných filmových hvězd, modelek, politiků, spisovatelů, skladatelů a dalších. Krásné obrázky krajiny, hradů a měst nepotřebují vůbec vysvětlení. Tato videa vás buď přivedou zpět domů anebo vám poprvé představí tuto krásnou zemi. Pěknou zábavu!

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Czech and Slovak Events Abroad (USA, Canada, UK and more) – January 09 (CZ a SK Akce v Zahranici – Leden 09)

2 01 2009

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Don’t forget to check out our events for January 2009. Our list is growing every day and we recommend visiting this page frequently. CLICK HERE.

Did we miss your event? Please, let us know HERE.

 

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Nezapomente se podivat na nase akce v lednu 2009. Nas rejstrik akci roste kazdym dnem, a proto doporucujeme navstevovat tuto stranku opakovane. KLIKNETE ZDE.

Zapomneli jsme na vasi akci? Prosim, dejte nam vedet ZDE.

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