Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York

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Culture and Education

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic is involved in co-organizing many CZ & US community, education, cultural and social events in the ten states of its jurisdiction. The Consulate General of the Czech Republic is a strong supporter of the cultural, educational, and athletic community groups, clubs, associations, and centers which are preserving the Czech culture.

The Czech Center NY is the main cultural agency promoting wide spectrum of the Czech culture abroad, residing in the Bohemia National Hall in Upper Eastside New York.      

The CC NY organizes EXHIBITIONS of contemporary visual and decorative arts, as well as on present-day social and historical themes. Their exhibitions are organized in collaboration with artists, curators, and art historians, Czech and local alike. Every week the CC NY screens Czech FILMS, including both features and documentaries. They also organize and contribute to various film festivals, in particular the annual series New Czech Films and the European showcase Disappearing Act. The CC NY regularly teams up with U.S. venues and festivals to present the work of Czech PERFORMING ARTISTS, and organizes staged readings and site-specific projects at the Bohemian National Hall. The CC NY is co-organizer of the annual festival New Literature from Europe and the European Book Club, where we introduce new English translations of Czech LITERATURE

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Useful links

Links which might come handy.

Dům zahraničních služeb – an organization established by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, which undergirds the relations with foreign educational institutions and provides an information service to international applicants to study courses in the Czech Republic.

Czech School Without Borders offers Czech language and culture/ history classes for children from the age of 18 months to 15 years to complement the day-to-day education which children of Czech origin gain in schools outside of the Czech Republic.

Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies, Charles University in Prague – long- and short-term Czech language courses for both Czech compatriots and foreigners, online courses, a wide range of levels from beginners to university-level students and applicants.

Radio Prague – international broadcast from the Czech Republic in Czech, but also in English. Available online or via satellite. – a platform where information concerning Czechs abroad can be found and exchanged (only in Czech).