How Did We Get To The EU? (Jak Jsme Se Dostali Do EU?)

22 01 2009

Would you like to learn about the Czech Republic, its history and important historic events that lead the country to the European Union that it is presiding over? You will probably like the following video that describes just that in the Czech language with English subtitles.  Even though the movie is animated, viewers of all ages can enjoy its simplicity that captures all important aspects of Czech history.





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 Year’s Fireworks in Prague (Novorocni Ohnostroj v Praze)

1 01 2009

Článek v ČEŠTINĚ dole (Klikněte na “Read the rest …”)

New Year’s fireworks in Prague were in a theme of the number nine this time. Fireworks, named Nine Images, lasted exactly 999 seconds in a form of nine countries from four continents: France, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Spain and Portugal. The whole program consisted of a 19-seconds-long prelude, nine images – each 99 seconds long, and an 89-second-long finale representing the Czech Republic to remind everybody that the Czech Republic is taking over the Presidency of the European Union.

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