• Historical Figures

    Smetana & Dvořák – Nationalist Composers

    Although Prague has had many famous musicians visit and perform throughout the ages– e.g. Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, Chopin, Wagner, and Tchaikovsky– prior to the 19th century, most of the native musical talent had left the [...]
  • Historical Figures

    Jan Palach: The Burning Bush

    January 16th marks an important day on the Czech calendar. That same day in 1969, a twenty-one year old student of philosophy committed suicide on Wenceslas Square by setting himself on fire. The young man’s [...]
  • Historical Figures

    Early Czechs and Great Moravia

    The Lands of The Bohemian Crown, presently known as the Czech Republic, or Czechia, is a land rich with many resources, and a wild history. Bohemia is said to have gotten it’s name from the [...]
  • Beer

    Brief History of Czech Beer

    For a country so small, it is quite a feat to boast the highest beer consumption per capita in the world. With a history of brewing that dates as far back as the 10th century, [...]
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