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UNESCO pays tribute to Jiří Trnka

The world organization UNESCO commemorates the 100-year-anniversary of the birth of Czech designer and animated movie director Jiří Trnka.

The 36th session of the UNESCO General Conference, which took place in Paris in November 2011, included in the remarkable cultural anniversaries of UNESCO for the period 2012-2013 the 100th anniversary of the birth of Czech designer, illustrator, sculptor and director of animated movies, Jiří Trnka (24. 2. 1912 – 30. 12. 1969).  

Jiří Trnka
Jiří Trnka

For further information about the anniversaries please see the homepage of UNESCO.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic also joins the celebrations of this important anniversary and prepares commemorative events in 2012.

Jiří Trnka Zahrada
Jiří Trnka: The Garden