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Two leftfield classical music festivals get underway in Prague

30-09-2005 13:26 | Coilin O'Connor

Photo: www.strunypodzimu.cz In this week's Arts, we look at two slightly offbeat classical music festivals: the wonderfully eclectic Strings of Autumn event, which is celebrating its tenth aniversary, and Prague's International Chamber Music Festival, which promotes an often-neglected side of classical music.   More

No Eurovision for the Czech Republic?!

23-05-2003 | Dean Vuletic

Many of you are probably familiar with the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual contest in which European countries compete for the best pop song. It has been taking place since 1956, and hundreds of millions of people all around the world now tune into it each year. But those hundreds of millions do not include the Czechs.   More

Salvage of Cultural Heritage project continues

06-12-2002 | Alena Škodová

Bedrich Smetana The "Salvage of Cultural Heritage" is a project whose main objective is to seek and preserve significant works by our famous predecessors which are important for our time as well as for future generations. The project includes some of the original scores by great Czech composers from the 19th century, but also the renovation of other cultural sites, such as Charles Bridge in Prague, the Baroque theatre in Cesky Krumlov or the house where Gustav Mahler was born at Kaliste near Humpolec.   More

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