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Required documents (certificate of vaccination) for visa applicants

With effect from 1 July 2014 for a further period of six months, the consular section requests all holders of travel documents, regardless of age, from Syria (Pakistan, Cameroon, Afghanistan, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Somalia… more ►

Commemoration of the Czech Army Day

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On the occassion of the Czech Armed Forces Day, on June 12, 2014 the Ambassador Svatopluk Cumba and the Defence Attaché Col. Frantisek Hejlek organized a cocktail at the Ambassador´s Residence. more ►

Blanka Matragi received the Award of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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The Embassy congratulates the Czech fashion designer and artist living and creating in Lebanon Blanka Matragi for receiving the award of the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Gratias Agit! more ►

Fashion designer Jitka Klett in Beirut

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On 30th May 2014, the fashion creations of Jitka Klett, Czech - Slovak designer were presented in Beirut. more ►

Night of Czech and Slovak folk arts

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On May 30, 2014, the Association of the Graduates from the Czech and Slovak Universities organized a dinner-party with presentations of the Czech and Slovak traditional music and dances. Almost 300 graduates and compatriots residing in Lebanon… more ►

Czech participation at the Beirut 2014 International Banner Exhibition

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At the occasion of the UNESCO World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development and under the patronage of the Minister of Culture Raymond Araygi, the Beirut 2014 International Banner Exhibition was opened on May 23, 2014 at the Art… more ►

Charity Gala Dinner of the Diplomatic Spouses´ Association of Lebanon

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The wife of the Ambassador Katerina Cumbova and the diplomats from Czech Embassy and their spouses supported the Charity Gala Dinner of the Diplomatic Spouses´Association of Lebanon. The dinner was held on June 1, 2014 in the Hotel Mövenpick… more ►

Ambassador visits Tripoli

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On May 8, 2014, the Ambassador Cumba visited Tripoli in order to meet the religious leaders of the different confessional communities in the northern metropolis. more ►

Czech Team at Women´s Race 2014

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On Sunday, May 4, over 10.000 runners took part at traditional Women´s Race 2014 run through the center of Beirut. By participating, the sportswomen and sportsmen not only supported the women´s rights and presented their skills but they also… more ►

Czech diplomats visited public schools in the south of Lebanon

On March 10, 2014 the Ambassador Svatopluk Cumba a Councellor Frantisek Jirasek visited 5 public schools in the region of Marjeyoun in the south of the country (Marjeyoun, Khiyam, Ain Arab, Ebl al-Sakey, Kelayaa) that are facing difficulties… more ►

Czech Music Camp for Youth

18th season of the Czech Music Camp for Youth will take place in Horní Jelení near Pardubice, Czech Republic from July 17 to August 2, 2014. more ►

Distribution of humanitarian assistance from Moravia to Syrian women and children

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The Czech Embassy in Beirut supported an initiative “A Drop of Hope” of the regional charity organization Caritas from Veseli nad Moravou, a city in the South Moravian region of the Czech Republic. more ►

Meeting of the graduates from Czech and Slovak universities

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On December 21, 2013, the Czech and Slovak Graduates Association organized the traditional annual meeting of the former students of the Czech and Slovak universities and their families. more ►

Christmas Party at the Embassy

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On December 8, 2013 the wives of the Embassy´s staff prepared a traditional Christmas party for the families of the employees of the Embassy. Both the children and their parents were enjoying a lot and also Santa arrived. more ►

Commemoration of the National Day

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In commemoration of the National Day and the 24th anniversary of the democratic changes in Czechoslovakia in 1989, the Czech and Slovak Embassies prepared together a concert of the Czech jazz ensemble Milan Svoboda Quartet and art & fashion show… more ►

Relay team of Ambassadors at Beirut Marathon 2013

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A record number of 36,000 people was running at 2013 Beirut Marathon celebrated on Sunday, December 10. As in previous years, Ambassadors´ Relay Team (representing this time Czech Republic, Poland, France, Great Britain, Cyprus, Germany,… more ►

Invitation to the screening of a Czech film at the 20th European Film Festival

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At the 20th European Film Festival (20.11.-2.12.2013, Beirut - Cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil, see below the complete program), the Czech cinematography will be represented by an extraordinary film of Jan Sverak* "Kooky´s Return). The Czech film… more ►

Equestrian competition "Memorial Cup of the Czech Republic"

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In commemoration of the National Day, the Embassy and the Horses Hacienda Bmakkine Coutry Club organized together an equestrian competition "Memorial Cup of the Czech Republic". more ►

Jazz concert of Milan Svoboda Quartet and art & fashion show of Gabriela Giotto

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Postponing of the reception in Tripoli

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The Embassy regrets to inform that due to the current security development in Tripoli have to be postponed the reception that was being prepared in cooperation the Lebanese - Czech Business Council (originaly scheduled on October 31, 2013). New… more ►

Last farewell to perished Czech citizen

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On October 15, 2013 the Czech Embassy and the Municipality of Bcharre (sacred Christian Valley of Kadisha) organized funeral service for a Czech citizen who died tragicaly there few days earlier. more ►

Sonia Habib winning at the International Students Film Festival in Pisek, Czech Republic

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Between October 4 and 6, 2013 in Pisek, Czech Republic took place 13th International Students Film Festival. more ►

Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout approved further humanitarian aid in the context of the continuing conflict in Syria

On 29 July 2013, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout approved further humanitarian aid in the context of the continuing conflict in Syria. more ►

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beirut shall be representing the Slovak Republic in issuing Schengen visas for applicants with legal residence in Syrian Arab Republic

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Beirut announces that its visa section shall represent the Slovak Republic in issuing Schengen visas for applicants with legal residence in the Syrian Arab Republic. more ►

Travel document – new regulation

Due to new legal regulation of the Visa process - Schengen Visa Code, from 19/07/2013 the travel document of the foreigner must have been issued within last ten years and must be valid at least three months after the departure from the Schengen… more ►

Visit of the Political Director of the MFA

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On June 27-28, 2013, Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Ambassador Pavel Fischer visited Lebanon. The main objective of the journey was Mr. Fischer´s participation in the seminar "Building the Civil State… more ►

Commemoration of the Czech Army Day

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On the occassion of the Czech Armed Forces Day, on June 20, 2013 the Ambassador Svatopluk Cumba and the Defence Attaché Col. Karel Nejedly organized a cocktail at the Ambassador´s Residence. more ►

Handover ceremony of the Czech humanitarian assistance in Bekaa

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On the occasion of the finalization of a humanitarian project funded by the Czech Republic, on 8th of June a public ceremony took place in the town of Bednayel, Bekaa. The project aimed at assisting the Lebanese educational system with the… more ►

Women and children from the Czech Embassy took part in the charity run

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On 26th of May, under the auspices of Lebanese first lady Mrs. Wafaa Sleiman the Beirut Marathon Association organized a charity run for women The 10KM Women’s Challenge. more ►

Launching ceremony of the Quality Program QUALEB

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On April 25, 2013, under the High Patronage of the President of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Economy and Trade organised a launching ceremony of the Quality Program QUALEB (Reinforcement of the Lebanese Private Sector… more ►

Coffee Morning of the DSAL at the Czech Ambassador´s Residence

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On April 25, 2013, the wife of the Czech Ambassador Mrs. Katerina Cumbova organized traditional Coffee Morning of the Diplomatis Spouses Association in Lebanon. more ►

Czech Music Camp for Youth

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17th season of the Czech Music Camp for Youth will take place in Horní Jelení near Pardubice, Czech Republic from July 18 to August 3, 2013. more ►

Minister Schwarzenberg approved humanitarian aid for the school attending of Syrian refugees´ children

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The First Vicepresident of the Government and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg approved to provide 2,75 mil. czech crowns for the school in Bednayel. more ►

Philosophical Faculty of Palacký University in Olomouc organizes course of Czech language

The course of the Summer School of Slavonic Languages will be held from July 20 till August 17, 2013. Deadline for the applications is 30 June 2013. more ►

Study programmes of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague

The Faculty of Social Sciences of the Charles University in Prague* is seeking talented and ambitious candidates for its Bachelors, Masters and PhD degree programmes. more ►

Christmas party

On December 18, 2012 the wives of the Czech Embassy´s staff prepared a Christmas party for the families of the employees of the Embassy. The attached photos show that both the children and their parents were enjoying a lot. And finaly, also… more ►

Meeting of the graduates from Czech and Slovak universities

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On December 15, 2012, the Czech and Slovak Graduates Association organized the traditional annual meeting of the former students of the Czech and Slovak universities and their families. more ►

Invitation to screening of the Czech Film at the 19th European Film Festival

The Embassy of the Czech Republic is pleased to invite you to a screening of the Czech animated film “In the Attic: Who Has a Birthday Today?”presented at the 19th European Film Festival. more ►

Celebrations of the National Day and of the anniversary of 1989 Velvet Revolution

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In commemoration of the National Day and the anniversary of the democratic changes in former Czechoslovakia (1989 Velvet Revolution), the Embassies of the Czech Republic and of the Slovak Republic in Beirut presented at the American University… more ►

Ambassadors´ Relay Team participated in Beirut Marathon 2012

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On November 11, 2012, record 33 thousand people from 76 countries participated in traditional Beirut Marathon. more ►

Czech humanitarian support for Palestinian refugees

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Minister Schwarzenberg approved humanitarian aid for Palestinian refugees more ►

Small Regional Project - Czech MFA supports activities of Al Mishaal Sporting Club in Bednayel, North Bekaa

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic gave finacial support to the activities of Al Mishaal Sporting Club in Bednayel, North Bekaa. more ►

Working visit of European Ambassadors to Cyprus

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On 5th October 2012 the Heads of Missions of the EU Member States accredited to Lebanon visited Cyprus. The aim of the working visit was to coordinate the activities of the Embassies and Cypriote and European institutions in case of escalation… more ►

Meeting of the Diplomatic Corps with the Holy Father

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Uppon invitation of the President Michel Sleiman, on September 15, 2012 the Ambassador Cumba took part in the meeting of the Heads of Diplomatic Missions accredited to Lebanon with the Pope Benedikt XVI. more ►

Between August 28 and 31, 2012 the Ambassador Cumba participated in the Annual Meeting of the Heads of the Diplomatic Missions of the Czech Republic.

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Between August 28 and 31, 2012 the Ambassador Cumba participated in the Annual Meeting of the Heads of the Diplomatic Missions of the Czech Republic. more ►

Czech delegation visits South Lebanon

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On June 20, 2012 a Czech delegation consisting of H.E. Ambassador Pavel Fischer, Director General of Security and Mulilateral Section and Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Svatopluk Cumba, Czech Ambassador to Lebanon… more ►

Official Czech participation at the Project Lebanon 2012 International Fair

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Mrs. Blanka Matragi at Diplomatic Coffee Morning

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Diplomatic Charity Bazaar at the UNESCO Palace

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The Czech Embassy participated in the Diplomatic Charity Bazaar at the UNESCO Palace more ►