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Czech Republic


Ondrej Vosicky

on 30 April 2013

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Czech Republic Habits of CZECHS FULL OF PREJUDICES, WE ARE NOT ALL THE SAME Must-Eat FOODS Czech cuisine is not exactly a synonym for healthy cooking CULS CZECH UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES, PRAGUE Capital: Prague
Area: 78,866 km
Population: 10,513,209
Currency: Czech koruna (CZK) 2 Map of Europe Map of Czech Rep. National flag and Coat of Arms important cities
agriculture Important cities Prague, Brno, Ostrava, Pilsen Industry One of the most stable and prosperous of the post-Communist states, economy with a GDP per capita of 80% of the EU average ENERGETICS, CAR INDUSTRY, ENGINEERING AGRICULTURE Agriculture in the Czech Republic is currently regarded as one of the cultural and industrial sectors. CEREALS, POTATOES, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, BEEF, PORK HISTORY before the 1st World War after the 1st World War Bohemia, was formed in the late 9th century as a small duchy around Prague

In 1212 the duchy was raised to a kingdom

1618–20 lost in the Battle of White Mountain

In the 19th century the Czech lands became the industrial powerhouse of the monarchy before the 1st World War after the 1st World War Republic of Czechoslovakia was formed in 1918

After 1933, Czechoslovakia remained the only democracy in central and eastern Europe.

Prague Spring of 1968

1989 Velvet Revolution

On 1 January 1993, Czechoslovakia peacefully dissolved Nature Cities Prague Czech Switzerland Pančava Waterfall Šumava Český Krumlov Karlovy Vary Kutná Hora PRAGUE mother of towns
city of hundred towers
city of culture
economic center
center of education
city of fun for young people PRAGUE & Famous CZECHS Religion Customs and Holidays Inhabitants The Czech Republic has one of the least religious populations in the world tolerant and even indifferent towards religion 70% of atheists 1st May Majáles Christmas kiss under the cherry tree Celebration of spring and love for students Christmas with the family, Christmas trees, presents, Christmas dinner nothing special Czechs





Polish around 10,00,000 132,000 75,000 70,000 30,000 20,000 what the foreigners think about Czechs unfortunately they are right very often envy
woman takes care of the family
the family pet is a dog
home improvement
mushroom and endless shopping Pub - a true living room Handyman who can morning at half past nine to turn himself pint of beer, loves the phone, getting late and has at most two children. "

"Caring and discipline is not always strong Czechs, especially on the road.

talent of improvisation Beer Nation Famous Czechs in the world Art Science Policy History John Amos Comenius Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor Golden Age of Bohemia
He also organized the states of the empire into peace-keeping confederations
Charles University, Charles Bridge, Charles Square, Prague Castle father of modern education
pictorial textbooks, written in native language instead of Latin
supporter the idea of equal opportunity for impoverished children, opened doors to education for women HISTORY ART Antonín Dvořák Franz Kafka Miloš Forman A couple of excellent musicians and composers were born in Bohemia or Moravia. One of the most famous is Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904), the author of Slavonic Dances and of the symphony From the New World. The famous Jewish writer Franz Kafka (1883-1924) spent the most portion of his life in Prague. You probably know his best works Metamorphosis, The Trial, The Castle. A film director Milos Forman (born 1932) is considered one of the most significant film directors in the world today. He received the Oscars for his films One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus. He also directed a film version of the musical Hair. Seifert, Smetana, Janáček, Čapek SCIENCE Otto Wichterle Josef Ressel Jaroslav Skála Czech chemist, best known for his invention of modern soft contact lenses. Inventor who designed one of the first working ship's propellers. Czech psychiatrist, fighter against alcoholism, and inventor of the sobering-up station POLICY Václav Havel Václav Klaus Vaclav Havel (1936-2011) was well known dramatist, essayist, philosopher and the expresident of the Czech Republic. The central theme of his literary texts is human identity and the mechanisms of dehumanized power. In the 70's and 80's he was something like a spiritual leader of the dissidents. After Velvet Revolution, in January 1990, he became president of the country and he stayed in the presidential office till February 2, 2003. Mr. Havel was very popular in the country and abroad as well. Mr. Havel left on Dec 18, 2011 early morning Czech economist and politician who served as the second President of the Czech Republic from 2003 to 2013
His presidency was marked by numerous controversies over his strong views on a number of issues, from global climate change to euroscepticism

The most famous thing from global perspective what he did??? in Czech Republic Main Course Koleno Svíčková Vepřo-knedlo zelo roast pork knee
It is a rustic, comically oversized piece of meat,absolutely delicious,marinated in dark beer and herbs,it generally requires about 45 minutes of the kitchen to prepare roast pork with bread dumplings and stewed cabbage, feels lighter than some other traditional meat-and-dumplings
thanks to the stewed cabbage, which adds a nice tangy sweetness to the plate.
bread dumplings
potato dumplings only dish that's truly unique to the Czech Republic, and not influenced by any of its neighbors.
Beef sirloin is doused in a vegetable-laden gravy (typically made with herbs and root veggies like carrots, celeriac, parsley root) and topped with cranberry sauce
a slice of lemon, and cream, and then served with bread dumplings.
Sound bizarre?
But it is awesome Pub Snacks Tatarák Bramboráky Hermelín Similar to the French steak tartare, tatarák (short for tatarský biftek) is fresh, minced raw beef mixed with egg yolk, diced onion, mustard, salt, pepper, paprika, maybe some diced cucumber, and usually Worcestershire sauce
with fried bread Golden-fried potato pancakes are not uniquely Czech, but they're quite popular here, common on restaurant menus in Prague, and make a great vegetarian side dish A classic Czech pub snack is pickled cheese. The cheese gets pickled for several days in oil, peppers, garlic, and spices, usually including paprika and something a bit fiery. It's typically served with peppers, onions Staple sweet dish Ovocné Knedlíky ovocné knedlíky are delicious fresh fruit dumplings, generally filled with seasonal strawberries, apricots, plums, or plum jam. They're typically topped with butter and curd cheese (dry cottage cheese) but some restaurants offer more tempting toppings like chocolate, cinnamon, powdered sugar, and grated gingerbread Beverages As far as drinks go, a Czech meal is often accompanied by the national beverage, which is beer. If you're not in the mood for beer, you can have a mineral water,a variety of fruit juices or Kofola Beer and other HISTORY Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (formerly of Agriculture) provides public higher education

The independent University of Agriculture in Prague, formerly part of the Czech Technical University in Prague, was established by the Government Decree of 8 July 1952

Today it is the third largest university in Prague. Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences
Faculty of Environmental Sciences
Institute of Tropics and Subtropics
Institute of Education and Communication FACULTIES 26 761 students in 2011 Research Study in English Currently, over 900 international students from around the
world come to CULS for one or two semesters, or for short intensive courses such as summer schools. Besides these exchange students, nearly 1000 international students study at CULS for a degree. In recent years, nearly 600 local students have
studied abroad for one or two semesters.

Since year 2000, students from 125 countries have studied at CULS. At CULS we mainly focus on research in food production, biotechnology, environmental protection, specific aspects of sociology, economics, as well in technical engineering
and forestry sciences.

CULS contributes to the production of clean energy. Panels at solar power plants in China are installed on rotating stands which have been developed at CULS. own brewery,a winery and a beauty contest and festival MISS AGRO University full of life Thank you for coming see you in Czech Republic QUESTIONS DID U PAY ATTENTION?? What is the capital city of Czech Republic?

Name the two states bordering the Czech Republic?

Who was the first president Czech Republic?

What subject was stolen by President Vaclav Klaus in Chile?

What is the most popular beverage in the Czech Republic?
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