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· June, 2009

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, 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,...

Slovakia, Czech Republic:

Tanja of Czechmatediary writes: “My good Slovak blogger friend Lenka (AKA SlovakMama) had a great idea. She created a website called ‘‘ (meaning “it will be taken care of”) which...

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 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 reports that Entropa will be on display in the Czech Republic from June 12 through January 2010.

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