The list of links below is not intended to give full information about Czech and Slovak
resources on the Internet. That is beyond my limited knowledge and abilities.
Instead, I hope to be able to help those taking their
first steps along the road by suggesting sites which may act as gateways to the
information they require, with particular reference to non-native speakers of Czech and
Slovak, and those based in the UK. Plus, of course, those sites relating to my own
GOVERNMENTS ON THE WWW: CZECH
List of Czech governmental web sites
GOVERNMENTS ON THE WWW: SLOVAKIA
List of Slovak governmental web sites
EMBASSY OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC - LONDON
Includes general information about the Slovak Republic, details of Embassy services,
events, and an extensive list of links to Slovak based internet resources.
EMBASSY OF THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC COMMERCIAL
SECTION - LONDON (English)
Everything you need to know about trade with Slovakia and much more, especially in
the 'Other Links' section.
CZECH EMBASSY IN LONDON (English)
Great site to find out everything about the embassy and the Czech Republic.
BRITISH EMBASSY IN PRAGUE (English)
BRITISH EMBASSY IN BRATISLAVA (English)
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE CZECH
General information site with sections on Travel; Business;
News; Leisure; Study; Work.
http://www.mzv.cz/ Main ministry
web site (in Czech, link on page to English version)
MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR OF THE CZECH
Main ministry site (Czech).
Limited site in English.
BRIDGWATER CZECH AND SLOVAK
FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY (English)
Information about the historical link between Bridgwater and 'Czechoslovakia', the origins
of the society and details of trips organised.
CZECH CENTRE LONDON (English)
Covers the activities of the Czech Centre in London and events in Britain. Also has selection of links to other Czech related sites and Czech
BRITISH CZECH AND SLOVAK ASSOCIATION (English)
Basic information about the organisation, contact details, and the occasional event.
SLOVAK CIRCLE IN GREAT BRITAIN (English and Slovak)http://www.skvb.co.uk/ Contact
point site for the group.
THE CZECHOSLOVAK PHILATELIC SOCIETY OF
GREAT BRITAIN (English)
Maybe this is for specialists only, but it's a good site to know about if you're
interested in that sort of thing. Deals with material from before the formation of
Czechoslovakia up to the present day Czech and Slovak Republics.
BRITISH-CZECH-SLOVAK HISTORIAN'S FORUM (English)
The organisation is for professional academics only really, but they have an interesting
list of links to the sites of Czech/Slovak related academic and archive intitutions.
ECHO MAGAZINE (Czech/Slovak)
Magazine site for young Czechs and Slovaks living in Britain.
CZECH TELEVISION ON THE NET (Czech)
Czech TV: http://www.czech-tv.cz/
with news, teletext, chat and discusion. Click on 'Zpravodajství' at the
top or go straight to...http://www.czech-tv.cz/news/, then click on the
links down the right hand side for recent news broadcasts.
SLOVAK TELEVISION ON THE NET (Slovak)
Slovak TV: http://www.stv.sk/
Coose from 'Videoarchív' at the top and select required broadcast.
Televizia Markiza: Main Site http://www.markiza.sk/
Click on 'tv archív§ or 'LIVE' at top right for broadcasts.
|CZECH AND SLOVAK RADIO STATIONS
LIVE ON THE NET
Main Site: http://www.slovakradio.sk/
Links for live audio feeds at top right of page.
|Radio Twist (Pop/Rock)
Main Site: http://www.twist.sk/
Click on speaker to left of ''Práve hráme:" for audio.
|Rock FM (Pop/Rock)
Main Site: http://www.rockfmradio.sk/
Or for live audio click: HERE
Main Site: http://www.funradio.sk/
Click on 'live vysielanie' at the top for their own rather quirky player!
|For a listing of Czech stations try http://windowsmedia.com/radiotuner/MyRadio.asp
Select 'Czech' as the Search Keyword.
|Radio Zlín (Pop/Rock)
Main Site: http://www.radiozlin.cz/
Well they used to have a live audio feed, but I can't find it now!
|Czech Radio - central site
for state radio stations
Main Site: http://www.rozhlas.cz/
Česky rozhlas 1 - Radiožurnal (News and Pop)
Česky rozhlas 2 - Praha (Easy listening)
Česky rozhlas 3 - Vltava (Clasical)
Česky rozhlas 6 - Radio Svobodna Evropa (Czech language to abroad)
Česky rozhlas - Regina
Česky rozhlas - Region
Česky rozhlas - Server
And local Česky rozhlas stations for České Budějovice; Plzeň; Olomouc; Hradec
Králové; Ostrava; Pardubice.
For Live Audio from these stations select the required transmission from http://www.rozhlas.cz/portal/vysilani
|Česky rozhlas 7 - Radio Prague
(Multilingual foreign language)
Main Site: http://www.radio.cz/
Link to listen to the live Broadcast on the right of the page.
ČESKÉ NOVINY - CZECH
News and current affairs site in English at http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/news/ and Czech at http://www.ceskenoviny.cz/
THE PRAGUE POST (English)
Web site of Czech based weekly English language newspaper.
RADIO PRAGUE ONLINE WEB SITE (English plus
The international service of Czech Radio offers a news, current affairs and general
information web site. Choose from English, Czech, German, Spanish, French or Russian.
CZECH LANGUAGE SEARCH ENGINE (Czech)
Search facility and directory listings. Free web based E-mail account, and having set up
one of these, free 20Mb of web space.
CZECH WEB BASED EMAIL ACCOUNT (Czech)
Free web based email account. Also with its own limited internal chat and discussion
SLAVOPHILIA EASTERN EUROPEAN INTERNET RESOURCES
Directory of Slav related web sites worldwide.
UHERSKE HRADIŠTĚ INFORMATION
Everything you need to know about UH. Includes a
link to a web version of the regional newspaper "Dobry den s Kuryrem". Click on
"Odkazy" for lists of links to other sites with a heavy local emphasis.
UHERSKE HRADIŠTĚ MUNICIPAL
Basic info about the town itself, the town council, contacts and services.
SLOVÁCKO 'WHAT'S ON' (Czech)
Basic but well updated 'What's On' guide to events in the Slovácko region of South
Moravia. Search category selections can narrow down the list according to the location and
type of event required. Link for English version.
VLČNOV VILLAGE AUTHORITY (Czech/English)
Official site for the village which is home to the 'Jízda Králů' (Ride of Kings) folklore festival.
CLUB OF SPORT AND CULTURE, VLČNOV
Site for the organisation responsible for the performance side of the Ride of Kings
festival. Click on British flag at top left for pages in English about the festival,
including pictires of previous years.
FOLKLORE MUSIC AND DANCE (Czech)
News, Groups, Events, Reports, Regions.
(index can be in English) Folklore Association of the Czech Republic. More of the same.
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE AND
NATIONAL ARCHIVES (English)
Find out how to access the treasures held for the nation. Site includes an online database
catalogue with details of approximately eight and a half million 'pieces', each of which
may be anything from a single sheet to a box with a 15cm thick file in it.
COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION (English)
Details of the work carried out by the commission, and access to the 'Debt Of Honour
Register' online database giving personal and service details and places of commemoration
for the 1.7 million members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First or Second
CZECH REPUBLIC FAQ (English)
Personal site by Ivan Sever which is a no-nonsense fact sheet giving useful basics on the
Czech Republic and practical tidbits for travellers.
CZECH SMS GATEWAYS (Czech)
Send SMS messages to Czech mobile phones free of charge.