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2009

The Ambassador’s Lecture at the Alternative Climate Conference – Windows of Hope

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As a side-event to the Climate Conference COP 15 in Copenhagen, Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka held a lecture called “Creative Recycling in the Czech Republic“ in Christiania on 15 December. more ►

A Literary Evening Focused on Czech Translations and Illustrations of Greenlandic Myths and Legends

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On 3 December 2009, a literary evening focused on the translation of Greenlandic mythology and legends into Czech, including the accompanying illustrations, took place at the Residence of the Czech Embassy. more ►

Exhibition ”A Tribute to PET Bottles“ on Bornholm and Lolland

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On the occasion of the Climate Conference COP 15 in Copenhagen the Embassy of the Czech Republic in cooperation with Europe Direct Bornholm, Regional Municipality of Bornholm, Bornholm Central Library and Lolland Municipality have arranged the… more ►

Czech Nativity Scene in Birket Church on Lolland

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On the first Sunday of Advent, 29 November 2009, a traditional Czech nativity scene was revealed in St. Nicholas Church in Birket on Lolland. more ►

Burma Evening at the Embassy

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In connection with the celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the fall of Communism the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen in cooperation with the Prague Society International Cooperation, a close partner of the Global Panel Foundation… more ►

Screening of the movie "A Tender Revolution"

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On 24 November 2009, a lecture by Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka on the Velvet Revolution together with a screening of the movie "A Tender Revolution" took place at the Embassy. more ►

The Ambassador’s Lecture on the Velvet Revolution in Helsingborg

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On 20 November 2009, Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka attended a traditional morning meeting of business people from Southern Sweden where he presented a lecture on the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia. more ►

The Ambassador’s Lecture on the Velvet Revolution at the Students’ Club Munkekælderen

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On 17 November 2009 – the anniversary of the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in Czechoslovakia – a lecture by Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka entitled „The Velvet Revolution and Bananas“ took place at Munkekælderen, the students’ club of Copenhagen… more ►

Article in Politiken on the occasion of 20th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

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On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution the Politiken published on 17 November 2009 an article entitled “Velvet Revolution and Bananas” by the Czech Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka. more ►

Czech Theatres at Silkeborg International Puppet Festival

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The Czech theatres were well represented at this year´s International Puppet Festival – Festival of Wonder – that took place in Silkeborg on 12 – 15 November 2009. more ►

Czech films at CPH:DOX 2009

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Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival CPH:DOX 2009, which took place 6 - 15 November 2009, introduced a number of films in connection with the Czech Republic. more ►

Exhibition “20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Iron Curtain” at Danish Universities

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On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of Communism the Embassy of the Czech Republic in cooperation with four Danish universities has prepared a travelling exhibition entitled “20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Iron Curtain”. more ►

Exhibition “1989 as Seen by Photographers“ at Roskilde University

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On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the fall of Communism the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen in cooperation with Roskilde University arranged an exhibition of Czech documentary photography called ”1989 as Seen by… more ►

K.U.K.S. International Exhibition at the Frederiksberg City Hall

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On the occasion of the upcoming climate conference in Copenhagen an opening of the exhibition “K.U.K.S. International Exhibition on National Climate and Environmental Challenges” took place on 23 October 2009 at the Frederiksberg City Hall. more ►

Francophone Ambassadors’ Prize 2009

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Danish writer Merete Pryds Helle has won this year’s Francophone Ambassadors’ Prize for her book “Oh, Romeo”. more ►

Screening of the film “Tobruk”

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The tradition of Czech film screenings continued on 13 October 2009 at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen by the film “Tobruk” by Václav Marhoul. more ►

Exhibition ”1989 as Seen by Photographers“ in Copenhagen

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On 9 October, Danish public’s meeting with Mr Richard von Weizsäcker, former German Federal President (1984-1994), and Mr Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, former Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs (1982-1993), took place in the Lectures Hall of the… more ►

Exhibition of the Czech painter Jan Tichý in Copenhagen

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An exhibition of paintings, drawings, graphics, ceramics and porcelain by the Czech artist Jan Tichý was opened at the Shambala Gallery in Copenhagen on 8 October 2009. more ►

Delegation of Czech senators visited Lolland

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From 30 Septembeer to 6 October 2009 a delegation of the Committee on Public Administration, Regional Development and Environment of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic visited Denmark. more ►

Celebration of St. Wenceslas Day and screening of the film “Valley of the Bees”

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On 25 September 2009 the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen arranged a social gathering at the ambassador´s residence on the occasion of St. Wenceslas Day – the Day of Czech Statehood. more ►

35 Years of Autoklub Škoda DK

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On Sunday 13 September 2009, the Czech Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka took part in the 35th jubilee of Autoklub Škoda DK in Taastrup more ►

The Czech Republic at "HI Industri" in Herning

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The Czech Republic was well represented by 12 companies at "HI Industri", the biggest industrial trade expo in Scandinavia. more ►

Screening of the film “The Karamazovs”

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After the summer holidays the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen continued in the tradition of Czech film screenings and arranged the screening of the Czech-Polish co production film “The Karamazovs” by Petr Zelenka. more ►

Minister Füle visited Denmark

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The Czech Minister for European Affairs, Mr. Štefan Füle, arrived in Denmark on August 24 for one day consultations. more ►

Two organ concerts by the Czech organist Pavel Kohout

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During the summer tour of the young Czech organist Pavel Kohout in Scandinavia two concerts took place in Denmark. more ►

Arrangement in Copenhagen in Connection with the Official EU Presidency Hand-over to Sweden

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The official EU Presidency hand-over from the Czech Republic to Sweden (SE PRES) took place in the Europe House in Copenhagen on 7 July. more ►

Lunch meeting of Heads of EU Missions in Denmark with the Danish Prime Minister at the Czech Embassy

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The last working session of Heads of EU Missions during the Czech Presidency in the EU Council took place at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen on 16 June 2009. more ►

Screening of the film “Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good“ in Copenhagen

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On 11 June 2009 the film “Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good” – a gripping documentary about a young English stockbroker, who saved the lives of 669 children, most of them Jewish, from Nazi concentration camps – was shown at the Danish Film… more ►

Screening of the Czech movie “Night Owls “

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The tradition of showing Czech movies at the Embassy of the Czech Republic continued on 19 May 2009, when a contemporary movie “Night Owls” (2008) by Michaela Pavlátová was shown at the at the residence of the Embassy. The local Czech community… more ►

Concert of the Stamic Quartet

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On the occasion of the Europe Day and the 5th anniversary of the biggest enlargement of the European Union a concert of an outstanding Czech music ensemble - the Stamic Quartet - took place in the Queen´s Hall of the Royal Library on 13 May 2009… more ►

Europe Day Celebration in Copenhagen

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The celebration of the Europe Day took place at the City Hall Square in Copenhagen on 9 May 2009. more ►

Crossing Borders - Paintings and Sculptural Glass by Czech Artists

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In the period May 2, 2009 to Sept 23, 2009 the Ebeltoft Glass Museum (Glasmuseet Ebeltoft) will present an exhibition entitled ”Crossing Borders - Paintings and Sculptural Glass by Czech Artists” more ►

Exhibitions of Czech photographers and glass artists

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Denmark hosts two extensive exhibitions on the occasion of the Czech Republic’s Presidency of the EU Council (in the following: CZ PRES). The exhibition of Czech photographers documenting key historical events in Czechoslovakia between 1968 and… more ►

Exhibition by two Czech artists in the Gallery Shambala

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The Copenhagen Gallery Shambala hosts an exhibition of two Czech artists, František Bálek and Jiří Zahradník. The gallery focuses on contemporary art and presents works of Danish, international and Czech artists. more ►

Ambasador’s Lectures in Copenhagen, Århus and Nyborg

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On 29 March, Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka attended the annual meeting of the twin-cities Ballerup-Prague 10 more ►

Martin Velíšek’s Exhibition and Series of Lectures in Greenland

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In late April this year the inhabitants of Maniitsoq on Greenland's West coast had the opportunity to become personally acquainted with Martin Velíšek, an academic art painter, who has illustrated the Czech edition of Knud Rasmussen’s… more ►

Screening of the movie “Of Parents and Children“

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Copenhagen continues the tradition of showing Czech films. On 7 April 2009 we introduced the film “Of Parents and Children“ directed by Vladimír Michálek. more ►

Reading by Petra Hůlová in Copenhagen and Århus

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On 19 March 2009, a literary evening with the young Czech writer Petra Hůlová took place in the Europe House in Copenhagen, the seat of the European Commissions Representation and European Parliament´s Information Office in Denmark. more ►

International Francophonia Day in Copenhagen

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Since 1990 the French speaking people on all continents have celebrated the 20 March as the International Francophonia Day. more ►

Opening of the exhibition “15 Years of Czech Press Photo“ in Ringsted

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The opening of the exhibition called “15 Years of Czech Press Photo“ took place at Ringsted Library on March 9 as a cultural event on the occasion of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council. more ►

Screening of the Czech-Albanian film ”Sorrow of Ms Schneider”

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On 24 February 2009, the Czech Embassy in Copenhagen arranged the screening of Czech Albanian film “Sorrow of Ms Schneider” by the Albanian film director Piro Milkani. more ►

Ambassador’s Lecture at DIS

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On 23 February, Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka was a guest lecturer at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS). more ►

Opening of the exhibition “15 Years of Czech Press Photo“ in Odense

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The opening of the exhibition called “15 Years of Czech Press Photo“ took place at the City Hall of the fourth largest Danish city of Odense on February 9 as a cultural event on the occasion of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council (CZ PRES). more ►

Meeting of Heads of EU Missions in Denmark with the Danish Foreign Minister at the Czech Embassy

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The first lunch meeting of Heads of EU Missions during the Czech Presidency in the EU. more ►

Opening of “Czech UNESCO Sites“ Exhibition in Esbjerg

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The opening of the exhibition called “Czech UNESCO Sites“ took place at the exhibition area of Esbjerg City Hall on January 26 as a cultural event on the occasion of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council. more ►

Opening of “Czech UNESCO Sites“ Exhibition in Århus

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The opening of the exhibition called “Czech UNESCO Sites“ took place at Århus City Hall on 13 January as a cultural event of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council. more ►