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Consulate will be closed for public on Monday, April 21, 2014

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In observance of the Czech holiday - Easter Monday, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York will be closed on Monday, April 21, 2014. We apologize for any inconvenience. more ►

100th birthday of the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal

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An evening dedicated to the 100th birthday of the Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal was held in the Bohemian National Hall in New York by the Society for Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York. more ►

Commemorating of Alice Herz Sommer at the Consulate General

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The group "Elysium - between two continents" organized last Thursday, March 20, at the Consulate General of the Czech Republic an evening in remembrance of Alice Herz-Sommer - a pianist and a survivor of the Theresienstadt concentration camp,… more ►

Foreign Ministry’s statement on Russia’s decision on annexation of Crimea

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns Russia’s steps towards annexation of Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea and considers Russia’s approach an unprecedented breach of international law and obligations of Russian Federation as well as a… more ►

US House of Representatives honors Václav Havel

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The US House of Representatives passed resolution H.R. 506 honoring the life and legacy of former Czech President Václav Havel. According to the resolution, a bust of President Havel will be displayed in the House wing of the US Capitol. more ►

Condolences to the Consulate General of Ukraine

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Consul General of the Czech Republic in New York Martin Dvořák visited today the Consulate General of Ukraine in New York to express the deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the people who suffered in the violence in Ukraine… more ►

Holocaust survivor A. Herz-Sommer dies at age 110

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Mrs. Alice Herz-Sommer, said to beoldest Holocaust survivor, dies at age 110 in London. Herz-Sommer's love of her son — and music — gave her the determination and skill to play piano to survive two years in Terezin, where 33,430 Jews were… more ►

European Conference "RE-GENERATION"

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We cordially invite you to attend annual "European Conference at Harvard 2014: RE-GENERATION", on 1.-2. March at the Harvard campus in Cambridge, MA. more ►

Miloš Forman celebrates 82nd Birthday

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On February 18, 2014 movie director Milos Forman had celebrated his 82nd birthday. Happy Birthday! more ►

Czech National Day reception

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On October 28, the Czech Republic celebrated its National Day as we commemorated the 95the anniversary of the founding of independent Czechoslovakia, the forerunner of the current Czech Republic. more ►

95th Anniversary of Foundation of Czechoslovakia

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On 28th October we celebrate the 95th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, a country that no longer exists today, but we consider it the forerunner of the current Czech Republic. more ►

Election to the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

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Early legislative elections were held in the Czech Republic on 25 and 26 October 2013 more ►

Mons. Malý in the Church in Astoria

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The Czech and Slovak parishioners welcomed on Sunday October 13th, 2013 at the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Astoria new bishop for Czech expatriates, Mons. Vaclav Maly, who personally celebrated the mass. more ►

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic visits BNH

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Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Jiri Rusnok, visited the Bohemian Nationall Hall together with foreign minister Jan Kohout and defence minister Vlastimil Picek on Saturday September 28th, 2013, to celebrate with representatives of… more ►

Bohemian National Hall celebrated 5 years!

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Representatives of the Czech-American community in NYC together with the Consulate General of Czech Republic in New York and representatives of the Czech Government celebrated 5 years since the re-opening of the Bohemian National Hall at the end… more ►