Stories about Czech Republic from June, 2009
Czech Republic: End of EU-presidency
Czechmatediary recounts the end of the Czech presidency of the European Union, finalising it with a big street party.
Czech Republic: No Olympics in Prague
Due to the economic crisis, Prague has abandoned plans to host the 2016 Olympics, CzechFolks.com reports.
Launch of communist victims website
A Step At A Time draws attention to the launch of a website dedicated to the victims of communism worldwide, by the Global Museum on Communism.
Iran: Comparisons and Scenarios
Balkans via Bohemia looks at how the events in Iran “would play out vis a vis other successful and unsuccessful revolutions in the past two decades,” including those in Serbia, Czechoslovakia, Ukraine and China.
Slovakia, Czech Republic: www.postaramsa.com
Tanja of Czechmatediary writes: “My good Slovak blogger friend Lenka (AKA SlovakMama) had a great idea. She created a website called ‘www.postaramsa.com‘ (meaning “it will be taken care of”) which allows visitors to search for caretakers for either their children or their elderly parents ( or pets!) and worldwide! So...
Central & Eastern Europe: European Parliament Election
Dr. Sean's Diary examines the results of the European Parliament election in Central and Eastern Europe.
Czech Republic: Missouri Family Photo in Grocery Store Ad
Eternal Remont writes about a Missouri family Christmas photo that ended up “as a the centerpiece of an advertizing campaign for a Czech grocery store.”
Czech Republic, Canada: Roma Asylum Seekers
The Czech Daily Word writes about Czech Roma asylum seekers in Canada.
Czech Republic: Anniversary of Destruction of Lidice
CzechFolks.com and The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks write about an anniversary of the destruction of Lidice, a Czech village, by the Nazis in 1942.
Czech Republic: Day Trips from Prague
The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks reviews some of the best day trips from Prague.
Czech Republic: Susan Boyle in Prague
The Czech Daily Word reports that Susan Boyle “will visit Prague in late June/early July to record her album – with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra.”
Czech Republic: Entropa
CzechFolks.com reports that Entropa will be on display in the Czech Republic from June 12 through January 2010.