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Barborka and Tomik spend holidays with their grandparents in a blacksmith’s workshop under a Dragon rock. A small two-headed dragon Cmoudik helps there too. One day, the children plan to spend the night in a cave together with the dragon. Accidentally, they discover an old map on a cave wall and Cmoudik, whose one head speaks Czech and the other Slovak, begins to tell a thrilling story about a Kingdom of Dragon. He tells the children about a great love of Princess Adelka and Prince Janek, about a curse and a terrible dragon, evil sprite Blivajz, and also about a...

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Actor Vaclav Postranecky died on Tuesday 7 May 2019 after a long brave battle with an insidious disease. He has been fighting cancer for over a year. The actor was the last months in hospital and then spent the last moments surrounded by his family. From the 1970s he played at the National Theater. His most known and appreciated is the role of one of the dads in a legendary Czech comedy I Enjoy the World with You/S tebou me bavi svet. He also appeared in the Circus Humberto series, Vinari series, Byl jednou jeden dum, or Cetnicke humoresky.  He was...

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In the autumn 1928, two symbols of Czechoslovak democracy are in their prime. And so is the whole Czechoslovakia. A book, which was supposed to introduce the first Czechoslovak president Masaryk to his nation, was complete. Karel Capek found Masaryk in the garden of chateau Topolcany. He wanted to offer him some of his incomes from the book of their talks, which was created to the 10th anniversary of the formation of Czechoslovak Republic. But the president was not in a good mood, because his daughter forbade him to publish this book. This meeting won’t be easy. Čapek is in a...

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