Archive for: August, 2012

Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day


The 2nd of August marks the Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day. During the night of 2nd to 3rd of August 1944, the Roma camp or “Gypsy camp” as they called them at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp was liquidated and the last group of nearly 3000 Roma inmates there were sent to the gas chambers. There will […]

Sziget Live on YouTube


Anyone not lucky enough to be going to this year’s Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary can now watch a live stream from the event thanks to the Sziget Festival official youtube channel. Every day from the 8th to 13th August from 3pm until late festival organisers will broadcast a live stream of events, concerts, parties […]

First Medal at London 2012 for Czech Republic

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Vavrinec Hradilek won the silver medal in the men’s K1 slalom Kayak to give the Czech Republic its first medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Hradilek came second behind Italian Daniele Molmenti who was celebrating his 28th birthday today. The bronze went to Germany’s Hannes Aigner. According to UK Eurosport, after the race Hradilek […]

Two Cats in Prague

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Unlike most people I know, I have never been a fan of Prague. My most recent trip there only served to reinforce my feelings and my preference and yes, appreciation for Budapest. In the past, my criticism has been based on ambiance – a feeling that Prague was so clean and sterile it was like […]

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