Last updated: 14 october, 2009 - 13:07 GMT

89 Voices - Prague

In 1989, an incredible transformation began in different parts of Eastern Europe as Communism fell.

A week after the fall of the Berlin Wall, in November, Czechoslovakia had its 'Velvet' Revolution.

A dissident writer, Václav Havel, became president and the country's first democratic leader after elections in January 1990.

As part of Outlook's '89 Voices series, Czech student Michaela Plikova talks about how things changed.

Born in 1989, she has a unique perspective on the role of secret theatre during the communist era.

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