Stories about Czech Republic from June, 2006
Jesse of Bored in Brno writes about the Czech coins and some obvious “Pragocentrism” they reflect.
My Czech Republic Blog writes about the country's legendary singer, Karel Gott, considered by some the “Sinatra of the East,” and his own new museum, Gottland, which opens this month.
Douglas Arellanes translates famous comments of a famous Czech sports commentator: “But he has his own library of similes that would give the US newsman Dan Rather a run for his money.”
Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about his adventure in Prague – a visit to the Museum of Communism: “However, I do sense that the Czech Republic and Slovakia have moved on rapidly since 1989, unlike Moldova. Why have they moved on while Moldova has stayed behind?”
Jesse of Bored in Brno visits a famous Czech composer's archive (Leos Janacek, “considered among the three most significant Czech composers in the history of this country's music”) and finds it a bit too researcher-unfriendly.
On June 2 and 3, the fourth election to the Chamber of Deputies since the 1993 split of Czechoslovakia took place in the Czech Republic – and ended in stalemate. Below are some bloggers’ reports and reactions. On the day the voting began, Bob Granico of Publius Pundit posted a...