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The Czech Republic has quite a few funny, entertaining, or even historically significant cartoons that might be of interest of you. Take a look at our list of the most famous Czech cartoons you should consider introducing your child to! Krtek One of the most popular Сzech cartoons is Krtek, The Little Mole. It was created by a talented Zdeněk Miler and premiered at the Venice Film Festival in 1957. The first episode was awarded two Golden Lions. The mole became a recognizable character not only in the Czech Republic but also around the globe. If you stroll around Prague, you might notice plenty of toys, games, and presents with sweet Krtek. The cartoon has almost no sound, which allows forRead more.

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The term robot is the one used fairly often in today’s science fiction, researches, and Hollywood movies. What might surprise you, however, is that this term was created by a Czech writer, Karel Čapek. Čapek became famous for his science fiction literature, especially War with the Newts (1936), and was nominated for the Nobel Prize seven times (yet, unfortunately, never received it.) During his teenage years, Čapek was interested in different things – starting from Cubism (that had a vast influence on his writing), ending with aesthetics and philosophy. His career as a journalist started with Národní listy, where he worked as an editor with his brother for four years. Afterward, Karel joined the other publishing newspaper, Lidové noviny, whereRead more.

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Feeling like checking out a movie? We put together a list of our favorite Czech movie recommendations that might tell you quite a bit about the Czech culture or simply gift you with a lovely evening! Kolya (1996) This Czech drama won the Academy Award for the “Best Foreign Language Film” and the Golden Globe Award for the “Best Foreign Language Film.”  Jan Svěrák, a notable director, stands behind the creation of the movie in which his father Zdeněk Svěrák, a well-known script-writer, played one of the main characters. The sequence of events starts in 1988 when the Soviet bloc is beginning to disintegrate. František Louka is an average Czech bachelor who has just lost his job as a concertRead more.