My fairy tales will be presented on the Czech Radio Plzen. Small Fairy Tale will be on the air first of all on December 31 at 11.50 a.m. Next four fairy tales will continue every day at the same time till Friday January 4. You can tune in on the frequency 106,7 MHz in the West Bohemia or everywhere in the world thanks to the internet.
Motanice (Tangle) No. 6 has come to Czech bookshops few days before Christmas. This logical toy with rose front-page includes my pictures. One picture is coupled to another picture with the string. Motanice has 30 playing cards, it means 300 my illustrations. Project Motanice won the award Right Toy in the year 2001.
Brontosaurus Movement awarded the winners of Ekofor Competition 2007 in Uhersky Brod (Czech Republic) at the end of November 2007. The jury also appreciated my picture in cathegory "Zajic" (Hare). My colleagues from Czech Cartoonists' Union Radek Steska and Frantisek Kratochvil have been on the first and second place, I have been on the third. The best pictures are included in the exhibition that was presented in 27 towns and cities in the Czech Republic in 2007 and they will prepare next for the year 2008.
My exposition takes place in Prague club Klamovka (Podbelohorska 3, Prague, Czech Republic) where comics club 4list works. It's a collection of illustrations for books of fairy tales and legends by Marketa Cekanova and Zdenek Zajicek similar but not the same like in poetic cafe Obratnik (Tropic) in November. You can see it during club's opening hours (from Monday to Friday, from 2 p. m. to 5 p. m.) and during clubs performances till January 10, 2008.
On December 6, there will be Mouse-ear Christmas Performance in cultural house in Nyrany near Plzen (Pilsen, Czech Republic). Moderator Jiri Hlobil will speak about traditional crafts and Christmas folk customs from all over the world. You can also look forward to listening music by group Tri tilka (Three Singlets) and my fairy tales presenting by actors Anne-Francois Josephova and Tomas Jeres. If you want, you will have opportunity to buy fairy tales books, games and coloring books with my signatures. This action will start at 6 p. m.
Half a Threescore Pilsen Region's Fairy Tales and Legends was born and we add some new actions concerning to this baby. Authors already presented this book in the Gallery of Western Bohemia on November 30 and in Dobrany near Plzen (Pilsen, Czech Republic) on December 2. On Monday December 3, it will be also presented during the opening of Christmas tree exhibition in the Pilsen City Hall. On Tuesday December 4, it will take place on the Pilsen Republic Square during the festive lighting of Christmas tree and on the Nicolas Evening in Bela nad Radbuzou near Domazlice (Czech Republic) on December 6. Big christening ceremony with Czech writer Vladimir Paral that will take place on the Pilsen Republic Square on December 12 will be the top of these welcoming activities. Nowadays they are also working on translation of some fairy tales from the book from Czech language to Byelorussian and Ukrainian languages.