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The “Hello Boys” Wonderbra ad from 1994 featuring Czech supermodel Eva Herzigová has recently been voted the best poster ad that has appeared on UK streets in the past 50+ years. The poll was run by the Outdoor Media Centre and attracted a lot of attention from the public.

Eva Herzigova’s Wonderbra ad tops Outdoor Hall of Fame

The Outdoor Hall of Fame

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Czech Roundup 04-May-08

by Jeff on May 4, 2008 · 0 comments

Czech wines excel at international wine contest
- Southern Moravian wines are winning medals

TV makers give Central Europe high ratings
- LCD and plasma television manufacturing big in Czech Republic and its neighbors

Vivaldi’s long-lost opera returns to Prague after 278 years
- missing manuscript completed and performed at Prague Castle

Fake blog caught promoting bank
The curious case of the phantom blogger
- fake blogs also an issue in the Czech Republic

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Czech Roundup 04-Feb-08

February 4, 2008

Czechs have all the right moves when it comes to ballroom dancing Taneční – the tradition continues Domestic films fuel comeback at cinemas More Czech moviegoers watching Czech films – a record 32 Czech feature films planned for release in 2008 New York Rangers set to open NHL season in Prague It’s official – the [...]

Watch Out for the “Hanging Man”!

December 8, 2007

The Czech artist David Černý created a life-size sculpture of Sigmund Freud, which was originally installed on Jilská Street in Prague. The sculpture was hung on a metal rod over the street from the top of a building. According to an article on the České Noviny (ČTK) website, the sculpture has been shown in Europe [...]

Czech-Born Designer Blanka Matragi Visits Prague

October 3, 2006

The world-renowned fashion designer Blanka Matragi who is Czech by origin and lives in Lebanon with her husband is currently exhibiting her latest collection in the Municipal House in Prague. The exhibition was preceded by an evening fashion show on September 22, the proceeds from which were contributed to the reconstruction of Lebanon damaged in the recent Israel/Lebanon [...]