Stories about Slovakia from January, 2009
Czech Republic: European Artists Strike Back (at Entropa)
CzechFolks.com writes about a few European artists who have reacted to Entropa by creating “caricatures of the Czech Republic through their eyes.”
Slovakia: Sky Europe Problems
The Czech Daily Word writes about problems facing the Slovak low-cost Sky Europe airline.
Czech Republic: News and Culture Roundup
A few updates from CzechFolks.com: Josef Lada‘s drawings; Karel Capek‘s life and writings; Vaclav Havel‘s health problems; the launch of a new Czech TV station; the 20th anniversary of Czech and Slovak ATMs; the gas dispute and the former Eastern Bloc countries’ dependency on Russia.
Belatedly, links to some posts on Entropa: Margarete of The Foreigner's Guide to Living in Slovakia believes “it should be taken down”; Kosmopolito thinks that “the debate around the project is also part of the installation”; BBC's Mark Mardell writes that “the fact that it is a hoax does not...
Slovakia: Euro Currency
A switch to the euro in Slovakia – at CzechFolks.com.
Czech Republic: Museum of Exile
CzechMateDiary writes about the Museum of Czech and Slovak Exile that has opened in Brno.