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Býchory_Chateau_aka_Castle_of_the_Stradivarius_Violin
Near the city of Kolín lies a small village known as Býchory (only 7 km northeast). In this village, sits a unique a Neo-Gothic castle chateau estate. Today we are going to call the Býchory chateau, the castle of the Stradivarius violin because it was once owned by world famous Bohemian violinist and composer, Jan Evangelista Kubelík. I suggest that...
Einstein's-Year-In-Prague-Tres-Bohemes-1
In April of 1911, the capital of the Czech Republic became home to one of the greatest physicists of all time. Albert Einstein, who was 32 when he moved from Zürich to the city of Prague, lived there for 16 months with his wife Mileva and their two sons. During his stay, the Nobel Prize...
Guest Post by Petra Drahoňovská Throughout Central and Eastern Europe, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and venture philanthropy are increasingly embraced as innovative approaches to solving social challenges. #BlankCzech (www.blankczech.com), a new English-language campaign, aims to raise awareness, increase support, and grow opportunity for Czech social enterprises, nonprofit organizations, and charities beyond the borders of...
One of the most mysterious political assassinations ever taken place occurred on February 15, 1933, when the Czech-born mayor of Chicago, Anton Cermák, was mortally wounded. Anton, or Tony Cermak as he was known in the United States, was the 34th Mayor of Chicago, in office from April 7, 1931 to March 6, 1933. The traditional...