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At the bookmarks below, please find information about CZ & US community, education, cultural and social events organized or co-organized by the Consulate General as well as by Czech and Moravian Societies and Organizations active in the eleven states of its jurisdiction.

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Czech That Film: A Festival of current Czech Cinema


From provocative premieres to award-winning masterpieces, Czech That Film festival features the best of contemporary Czech cinema touring 11 American cities over four months. The festival started March 27, 2014 in Los Angeles and we can enjoy it… more ►

METROPOLIS Performing Arts Centre


Czech Jazz Youth Band - August 6, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. Domažlice Bagpipe Band, November 2, 2014 - 3:00 p.m. more ►

Czechoslovak Festival


Date: 27 July 2014  Venue: Ehlert Park, 4400 Elm Ave., Brookfield, IL.

The 30th Annual Czechoslovak Festival will take a place on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More information is in enclosed invitation. more ►

Grant Park Music Festival in Millennium Park


The Grant Park Music Festival is the nation’s only free, outdoor classical music series of its kind. Each summer, the Festival presents ten weeks of free classical concerts to all of Chicago at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. more ►

Photographer Josef Koudelka - discussion and exhibition


Date: 05 June 2014  Venue: Art Institute Chicago, Fullerton Hall, 111 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

Enjoy a discussion among Matthew S. Witkovsky, the Richard and Ellen Sandor Chair and Curator, Department of Photography, Art Institute of Chicago, Amanda Maddox, assistant curator, Getty Museum and artist… more ►

Exhibition Featuring Czech Artists


Date: opening on Friday, May 2 and will go on till mid July more ►

Gratias Agit for Mr. Edward Dellin


The Gratias Agit for 2014 was awarded to 13 individuals and one organization by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Lubomir Zaoralek. We are pleased to announce that Mr. Edward Dellin, Chairman of the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities… more ►

Czech Heritage Partnership - call for historic documents

The Czech Heritage Partnership underwrites the Family History and Documets Center (FHDC) in Protivin, Iowa. They have built a nice collection of records that are being used more and more by families and friends doing genealogy searches. They… more ►

Adopt A Kroj Program


T.G. Masaryk Czech School is starting an Adopt A Kroj Program. The Kroj would be used by the teachers and students at school and Community events. The school i soliciting Kroj as well as monetary donations in order to restore the Kroj for… more ►

Registration to the Czech Consulate Database


Dear Czech Community, If you would like to be in a contact database of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, please send us your contact information. Since most of the invitations and announcements are sent by e-mail, please… more ►