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Czech Republic is the guest of honour at Rasnov Historical Film Festival

On 2 August 2013, Ambassador Jiří Šitler together with the City Mayor Adrian Ioan Vestea and historian Adrian Cioroianu, former Foreign Minister of Romania, opened the 5th Historical Film Festival at Rasnov in Brasov County.

World events of the year 1968, including the so-called Prague Spring as well as the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Treaty troops, are among the Festival´s major topics this year, the Czech Republic being the guest of honour.

On this occasion, the Ambassador gave a lecture to the participants of the Summer School, held within the Film Festival, on the subjects of the Prague Spring and Jan Palach.