Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Radio Prague Today 5.14.2013

Radio Prague Today

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Czech towns increasingly banning door-to-door sales

Given the growing number of salesmen who abuse the trust of elderly people in their own homes and force them into highly disadvantageous contracts, many Czech towns and cities are taking matters into their own hands and banning door-to-door sales altogether in order to protect their citizens. While door-to-door salespeople are threatening to take the matter to court, the inhabitants of these towns have welcomed the move.

68th annual Prague Spring International Music Festival underway

The 68th annual Prague Spring International Music Festival began on Sunday with Bedřich Smetana's Má Vlast (My Country) at Prague's Municipal House and is continuing with high-profile events until the beginning of June. This week alone visitors will be able to attend the finale of the Prague Spring International Music Competition, The Giacomo Variations featuring American actor John Malkovich and a performance by Czech violin virtuoso Josef Špaček to name only a few of the many events.

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