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Václav Havel´s Place officially unveiled in The Hague

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Havel’s Place, a memorial bench to Václav Havel, was officially unveiled in The Hague on 8 November 2014 in the presence of the Mayor of The Hague Mr. Jozias van Aartsen, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Netherlands H.E. Mr.… more ►

A panel discussion on the Fall of the Iron Curtain

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A panel discussion on the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Iron Curtain co-organized by Visegrad 4 countries was held at The Hague Institute for Global Justice. more ►

Call for participation in the 43rd year of The International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice

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The International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice (ICEFA Lidice) was established in 1967 to commemorate the child victims from the Czech village of Lidice murdered by German Nazis, as well as all other children who have died in wars.… more ►

Courtly Rivals Exhibition

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At the centre of the exhibition are two of the most influential women in the Dutch Republic during the 17th century, often referred to as the “Golden Age” of the Dutch history. Elizabeth Stuart, who became the Czech queen for a single winter as… more ►

Brno Functionalism - The Reading by Professor Vladimír Šlapeta

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The reading by professor Vladimír Šlapeta will be presented within the framework of an ongoing architectural exhibition called „Brno: City of Bauhaus Spirit“. Professor Šlapeta will focus his lecture, as the title suggests, on functionalism of… more ►

The Magic Voice of a Rebel

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´The Magic voice of a rebel´ is a documentary film by Olga Sommerová. Filmed this year, the documentary portrays the Czech legendary singer Marta Kubišová who in the 60´s was one of the most popular female singers in then Czechoslovakia. For her… more ►

Geelvinck Festival - Petr Nouzovský, Aneta Majerová, Štěpán Pražák

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Playing piano at the time of Mozart and Beethoven sounded very different from what the present generations know. The Geelvinck Festival suggests to show the audience that difference live. We can offer famous Czech artists such as Petr Nouzovský… more ►

Brno: The City of Bauhaus Spirit

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The exhibition „Brno: The city of Bauhaus spirit“ takes place from 19 September to 24 October 2014 at the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam. The exhibition depicts the history of Brno as a centre of modernist architecture during the interwar… more ►

European Film Festival - Revival

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In the framework of the European Film Festival, taking place 18 – 21 September 2014, the Czech Centre Rotterdam presents the Czech movie Revival by Alice Nellis. The story revolves around four members of once promising rock band Smoke, which… more ►

24UUR CULTUUR 2014 - Prague Meets Berlin in Hollywood

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Czech Centre in Rotterdam and Goethe-Institute have the pleasure of inviting you to the collaborative projection of Czech and German movies. Both short and feature films that have once been awarded/nominated the Oscar will be screened. Viewers… more ►

Courses of Czech since September 2014

Since September 2014 start new Czech language courses for all levels. More information attached. more ►

´The Grandmother´ by Božena Němcová released in Dutch for the first time

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The first Dutch release of the famous Czech story ´Babička´ (Grootmoeder) by Božena Němcová (1820-1862) has been presented on 15 July 2014 at the residence of the Czech Ambassador in The Hague. more ►

Oude Muziek Festival in Utrecht

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This year, the Oude Muziek Festival (Early Music Festival) will not focus on a particular epoch but on a dynasty - the incredibly powerful Habsburg family who ruled large parts of Europe during the period stretching from the Middle Ages until… more ►

´Wrinkles – Old People of Old Prague´ Exhibition

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What is and what is not beautiful? That is the main thought of the impressive exhibition 'Wrinkles' by the Czech photographer Martin Suchánek. His black and white photographs are not focused on a beauty of young models. Rather than that, he sees… more ►

Haus Tugendhat Documentary

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The Czech Centre Rotterdam invites you to the screening of a feature documentary ´Haus Tugendhat´, which will take place in the Chabot Museum, Rotterdam, on Saturday June 21, 2014, in the framework of the Dutch Architecture Day. The documentary… more ►

Life and work of Antonín Dvořák in comics

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Antonín Dvořák is one of the greatest Czech composers in history. Despite the fact that Dvořák passed away 110 years ago, his life and work still fascinate people. The Czech artist Renata Fučíková is one of them. She wrote and illustrated a book… more ►

International Children´s Story Competition 2014

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Any individual who likes to write children’s stories can participate in this competition, regardless of age, ability, background, education, language, nationality, country of residence, etc. Write your story in Dutch or English by 31 August 2014… more ►

European Literature Night 2014

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The European Literature Night continues its 7th edition presenting a range of European writers in many different European cities. The Czech Centre Rotterdam supports the European Literature Night in Amsterdam and presents the Czech writer… more ►

New literary festival ´Woordnacht´ will be held in Rotterdam

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Ninety writers, thirty places through the night – that is Woordnacht, new festival of literature which will be held in May in Rotterdam. Woordnacht will take place at different locations in Rotterdam, from Central Station to Westzeedijk street… more ►

Habermann’s fate will be shown in Rotterdam

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Half Czech and half German movie Habermann (Habermannův mlýn) will be shown in Rotterdam within a regular film club organised by the Czech Centre. Based on true story the film shows a specific period during World War II, known due to the… more ►

'Cool District' by Vladimír Turner

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The Czech Centre Rotterdam invites you to visit a remarkable exposition 'Cool District' of a Czech artist Vladimír Turner. The exposition created during his six weeks residency in Rotterdam will be presented on Friday, April 25th, 2014, 19.00hrs… more ►

The Good Soldier Švejk at University of Amsterdam

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‘The most famous soldier, who never fought in a battle‘ that is the title of a seminar which will be held on April 11th, 2014, at the University of Amsterdam. Magda van Duijkeren, Eric Metz and Kees Mercks will speak about the most famous… more ►

´President Wanted´ in the Czech Centre Rotterdam Film club

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The Embassy brings to your attention the invitation of the Czech Centre Rotterdam to the Film club to the screening of the documentary President Wanted by a director Tomáš Kudrna. He recorded one of the most important moments in modern history… more ►

Solo for Lu

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Prague's Archa Theatre with the support of the Czech Centre Rotterdam will present a Chinese actress, dancer and singer Jing Lu, living in Prague, at the International Festival of Arts ICAF in Rotterdam. The performance called 'Solo for Lu'… more ►

Exhibition StartPoint: Prize for Emerging Artists

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28.3. – 4. 5. 2014, Arti et Amicitiae, Rokin 112, Amsterdam more ►

Information about the upcoming edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space 2015

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The upcoming 13th edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space will be held in June 18 - 28, 2015. more ►

The screening of the film The Last Flight of Petr Ginz

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In memory of the victims of the Holocaust, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the 27th January, the Czech Centre Rotterdam together with the Museon The Hague and the Embassies of the Czech Republic, Israel and the United States of… more ►

Visegrad Karma posters exhibition

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An exhibition of posters reflecting the political changes of 1989 in the four Visegrad Group countries co-organized by the Embassies of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic and the Municipality of The Hague can be seen… more ►

Presentation of the Václav Benda Award to Ms Hebe Charlotte Kohlbrugge

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On 18 December 2013 the Václav Benda Award and commemorative medal „For Freedom and Democracy“ was handed over to Ms Hebe Charlotte Kohlbrugge by the Czech Ambassador in The Hague H.E. Mr. Jaroslav Horák. The award is presented annually by the… more ►

Czech Christmas Concert in The Hague

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The Czech Embassy and the Czech Centre Rotterdam organized the traditional Czech Christmas concert this year on 6th December in Waalse Kerk in The Hague. more ►

Exhibition by Czech/Dutch photographer Julie Hrudova at Photo Gallery of the Amsterdam Central Library

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Coming September the Central Library in Amsterdam will open the first solo exhibition by photographer Julie Hrudova (Prague, 1988). more ►

Exhibition of drawings by Mrs. Helga Hošková-Weiss

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An extraordinary exhibition of drawings by Mrs. Helga Hošková-Weiss will be held from 27 April to 5 June 2013 in Etty Hillesum Centrum in the town of Deventer. more ►

Comenius Museum and Mausoleum in Naarden

 Town of Naarden is of great importance to the Czech people. It is the place of last resting of one of the greatest Czech and European philosophers and pedagogues - Jan Amos Comenius (Jan Ámos Komenský). more ►

Vereniging Vrienden Nederland - Tsjechië & Slowakije/VNTS

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Czech Language Courses at Dutch Universities and Other Czech Language Courses

Czech Language Courses at Dutch Universities and Other Czech Language Courses more ►

General Introduction into Czech-Dutch Cultural Relations

The wide range of Czech-Dutch cultural relations includes both governmental and non-governmental activities. more ►

Partnerships between Czech and Dutch Towns and Regions

More than fifty Czech-Dutch partnerships on the basis of twinnings or special relationships between towns and cities. more ►

Why study in the Czech Republic?

Higher education in the Czech Republic more ►