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Czech RepublicČeská republika                  1
Main facts Population: 10 500 000 Area:       79 000 km2 (2% water) Capital:    Prague (Praha) Government:Parliamentar...
History - I   Cyril and Metoděj – 9st century   Charles IV. – 14st century   Jan Hus (The Hussites) –15th century   Ru...
History - II   Word War I. – 1914 – 1918    ◦ Formation of Czechoslovakia 28.10. 1918   Word War II. – 1939 – 1945   Co...
Currency Since 1993 Lots of security features                              5
Some famous Czech people   Václav Havel        1st president, writer, Communism dissident Emil Zátopek    Helsinki 195...
Film industry I Served the King of England Krteček (Krtek) Kolja Dark Blue World                                 7
Ice hockey Czech national sport Most gold medals (6) in modern ice hockey  (1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2010) Many pl...
Jaromír Jágr, Dominik Hašek Legends of czech ice hockey Jágr: Best Europion player in NHL of all time Hašek: Best Europ...
Beer       10
Beer   #1 CZECH         132 L   #2 GERMANY 107 L   #3 AUSTRIA       106 L   By another source Czech Republic has 158 L...
Food   Dumplings (potato, bun)   Roast Beef in Creamy Sauce (Svíčková)   Roast Pork with Sauerkraut (Vepřo knedlo zelo)...
Other products   Bohemia garnet, glass, porcelain, jewellery   Kofola, Fernet, Becherovka, Mattoni   Škoda, Tatra, Zeto...
Prague  city flag   coat of arms     city logo                “City of a hundered towers“                                 ...
Prague   Capital of Czech Republic   1,262 million inhabitans (2012)   4 millions turists every year   Settled in 9th ...
Prague Castle The biggest castle in the world 9th century – Basilica of St. Vitus St. Václav buried here President off...
Panorama of Hradčany                       18
Charles Bridge Charles IV. era, finished in 15th century Connection between Prague Castle  and the citys Old Town Origi...
National Theatre 1881 Grand Opening (1882 great fire) National identity symbol Classical music composers    ◦ Antonín D...
Wenceslas Square Main city square Place of historical events National museum                               21
Prague Astronomical Clock Town Hall on Old Town Square Firstly installed in 1410 Oldest working clock                  ...
John Lennon Wall                   23
Great Strahov Stadium Largest stadion in the world 240,000 seating places Spartakiad events                            ...
Modern city              25
Prague beer Staropramen Velkopopovický Kozel                         26
Prague nightlife   Karlovy Lázně    ◦ Largest disco club in central Europe   Prague Pride                               ...
BRNO       29
České Budějovice  city logo   city flag                            city stamp                          coat of arms       ...
České Budějovice• Founded by Přemysl Otakar II. in 1265• 2/3 of the city destroyed by fire in 1641• German speaking until ...
České Budějovice• Almost 100 000inhabitants(nowadays)                   • Situated on junction                   of rivers...
České Budějovice & beer Budějovický Budvar / Budweiser Budvar Several kinds    ◦   Pardál (3.8% alcohol by volume)    ◦ ...
České Budějovice & beer Budvar Factory party In warehouse of the brewery                                34
České Budějovice & beer   Budweiser trademark dispute   World: Budweiser vs Bud    ◦ (except Ireland and UK)   North Am...
České Budějovice & products   KOH-I-NOR   Madeta (Niva)    ◦ Similiar to Roquefort    ◦ Penicillium roqueforti      fung...
České Budějovice & sights   Přemysl Otakar II Square       Wanderers stone       Samson’s Fountain   Black Tower (16th...
Trutnov„town of a dragon“                     town flag                     coat of arms                                  ...
Trutnov 1260 - first written mention 14th century – dowry town       right to brew beer       right to trade       ri...
Trutnov• placed in the valley of Úpa river at foothills  of Giant Mountains (Krkonoše)• 31 000 inhabitants• elevation 414 ...
Trutnov - sightseeings  stone bridge      dragon in a park                                          Gablenz townhall      ...
Trutnov - brewery• beer in Trutnov brewed since 1260• brewery built in late 16th century• beer as tribute• 5 different kin...
Krkonoše    Krkonoše        clouds        Sněžka• Sněžka – 1602 m• the oldest natural park in Czech republic• spring of El...
Other natural parks     Šumava           Podyjí  České Švýcarsko                               44
Some ‘curiosities’ 90% is atheists Population grow (because of immigrants) More people who endorse Jedi Knight faith  t...
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Děkujeme za pozornost   Questions?   Authors of this magnificant presentation:    ◦   Petr Adam    ◦   Antonín Daněk    ...
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Presentation made by four Czech people during their Erasmus studies on University of Helsinki on behalf of course called Guidance tutoring. The four cities mentioned are Praha, České Budějovice, Brno and Trutnov as it is the cities which the authors come from.

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  1. 1. Czech RepublicČeská republika 1
  2. 2. Main facts Population: 10 500 000 Area: 79 000 km2 (2% water) Capital: Prague (Praha) Government:Parliamentary republic Currency: Czech crown (CZK) GDP: $27 000 Time zone: UTC+1 2
  3. 3. History - I Cyril and Metoděj – 9st century Charles IV. – 14st century Jan Hus (The Hussites) –15th century Rudolf II. – 16th century Maria Theresa – 18th century 3
  4. 4. History - II Word War I. – 1914 – 1918 ◦ Formation of Czechoslovakia 28.10. 1918 Word War II. – 1939 – 1945 Communism era – 1948 – 1989 Formation of Czech Republic – 1.1. 1993 NATO – 1999, EU – 2004 4
  5. 5. Currency Since 1993 Lots of security features 5
  6. 6. Some famous Czech people Václav Havel  1st president, writer, Communism dissident Emil Zátopek  Helsinki 1952 Karel Gott  Včelka mája (Die Biene Maja) 6
  7. 7. Film industry I Served the King of England Krteček (Krtek) Kolja Dark Blue World 7
  8. 8. Ice hockey Czech national sport Most gold medals (6) in modern ice hockey (1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2010) Many players in NHL and KHL 8
  9. 9. Jaromír Jágr, Dominik Hašek Legends of czech ice hockey Jágr: Best Europion player in NHL of all time Hašek: Best Europion goalie of all time 9
  10. 10. Beer 10
  11. 11. Beer #1 CZECH 132 L #2 GERMANY 107 L #3 AUSTRIA 106 L By another source Czech Republic has 158 L and Ireland is second with 131 L http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSqO16fA9yY 11
  12. 12. Food Dumplings (potato, bun) Roast Beef in Creamy Sauce (Svíčková) Roast Pork with Sauerkraut (Vepřo knedlo zelo) Spicy Marinated Cheese (Nakládaný Hermelín) Drowned Sausages (Utopenec) Obložené chlebíčky 13
  13. 13. Other products Bohemia garnet, glass, porcelain, jewellery Kofola, Fernet, Becherovka, Mattoni Škoda, Tatra, Zetor Baťa Petrof 14
  14. 14. Prague city flag coat of arms city logo “City of a hundered towers“ 15
  15. 15. Prague Capital of Czech Republic 1,262 million inhabitans (2012) 4 millions turists every year Settled in 9th century All architectural styles 16
  16. 16. Prague Castle The biggest castle in the world 9th century – Basilica of St. Vitus St. Václav buried here President office 17
  17. 17. Panorama of Hradčany 18
  18. 18. Charles Bridge Charles IV. era, finished in 15th century Connection between Prague Castle and the citys Old Town Originally eggs were used 19
  19. 19. National Theatre 1881 Grand Opening (1882 great fire) National identity symbol Classical music composers ◦ Antonín Dvořák: The New World Symphony ◦ Bedřich Smetana: Má vlast (My Country) 20
  20. 20. Wenceslas Square Main city square Place of historical events National museum 21
  21. 21. Prague Astronomical Clock Town Hall on Old Town Square Firstly installed in 1410 Oldest working clock 22
  22. 22. John Lennon Wall 23
  23. 23. Great Strahov Stadium Largest stadion in the world 240,000 seating places Spartakiad events 24
  24. 24. Modern city 25
  25. 25. Prague beer Staropramen Velkopopovický Kozel 26
  26. 26. Prague nightlife Karlovy Lázně ◦ Largest disco club in central Europe Prague Pride 27
  27. 27. BRNO 29
  28. 28. České Budějovice city logo city flag city stamp coat of arms 30
  29. 29. České Budějovice• Founded by Přemysl Otakar II. in 1265• 2/3 of the city destroyed by fire in 1641• German speaking until 1880• Rich city • Silver mines • Beer • Salt Reconstructed van in Austria • Textiles, fishery, … • Horse drawn railway (ČB – Linz, the very first on European continent) 31
  30. 30. České Budějovice• Almost 100 000inhabitants(nowadays) • Situated on junction of rivers Malše and Vltava • Lots of artifical lakes around 32
  31. 31. České Budějovice & beer Budějovický Budvar / Budweiser Budvar Several kinds ◦ Pardál (3.8% alcohol by volume) ◦ Budweiser Budvar Pale Beer (4%) ◦ Budweiser Budvar Czech Premium Lager (5%) ◦ Yeast Lager (5%) ◦ Super Strong (7.6%) ◦ non-alcoholic (0.5%) 33
  32. 32. České Budějovice & beer Budvar Factory party In warehouse of the brewery 34
  33. 33. České Budějovice & beer Budweiser trademark dispute World: Budweiser vs Bud ◦ (except Ireland and UK) North America: Czechvar vs Budweiser 35
  34. 34. České Budějovice & products KOH-I-NOR Madeta (Niva) ◦ Similiar to Roquefort ◦ Penicillium roqueforti fungus 36
  35. 35. České Budějovice & sights Přemysl Otakar II Square  Wanderers stone  Samson’s Fountain Black Tower (16th century) Lann’s Avenue 37
  36. 36. Trutnov„town of a dragon“ town flag coat of arms 38
  37. 37. Trutnov 1260 - first written mention 14th century – dowry town  right to brew beer  right to trade  right to hold the court 16th century – fortification 1866 – Battle of Trautenau 39
  38. 38. Trutnov• placed in the valley of Úpa river at foothills of Giant Mountains (Krkonoše)• 31 000 inhabitants• elevation 414 m 40
  39. 39. Trutnov - sightseeings stone bridge dragon in a park Gablenz townhall Krakonoš square Krakonoš fountain 41
  40. 40. Trutnov - brewery• beer in Trutnov brewed since 1260• brewery built in late 16th century• beer as tribute• 5 different kinds of beer, specialities• Václav Havel brewery from outside logo inner part of brewery 42
  41. 41. Krkonoše Krkonoše clouds Sněžka• Sněžka – 1602 m• the oldest natural park in Czech republic• spring of Elbe 43
  42. 42. Other natural parks Šumava Podyjí České Švýcarsko 44
  43. 43. Some ‘curiosities’ 90% is atheists Population grow (because of immigrants) More people who endorse Jedi Knight faith than Gipsies (last census) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFPH8rNEQd4 45
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  45. 45. Děkujeme za pozornost Questions? Authors of this magnificant presentation: ◦ Petr Adam ◦ Antonín Daněk ◦ Lucie Hromádková ◦ David Šustr 47

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