Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Radio Prague Today 4.11.2012

Articles posted today

Government reaffirms commitment to extensive fiscal reforms

The centre-right Czech government weathered the latest in a series of crises on Tuesday, putting aside its differences in the interest of what the prime minister called its sole raison d'être – putting the country's finances in order. The three parties reaffirmed their commitment to implementing budget savings and tax hikes which should bring the budget deficit below 3 percent of GDP next year and down to 1.9 percent in 2014.

Exhibitions & street art a part of Czech cultural season in London

Czech Open 2012 is a cultural season in London that began last month and will last through to August, also during with the summer Olympic Games. Organised by the Czech Centre in London, the season offers a variety of programmes in the borough of Islington, including an exhibition called Coal and Steel and Disorient Express which is set to open, and a street art project being worked on now by two Czech and British artists.

Prague's farmers markets: A success story

In this edition of Marketplace, we go to an actual outdoor market. We braved the cold Easter weather this past Saturday and visited one of the city's popular farmers markets, on Prague's Jiřího z Poděbrad square.