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Many thanks to all friends ...

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Many thanks to all friends who said their farewells to Václav Havel by signing the Book of Condolences. more ►

Opening a Book of Condolences for Václav Havel

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With deepest sorrow we would like to inform you that the Czech Republic’s first president after the Velvet Revolution, coauthor and signatory of Charter 77, writer and playwright has died on Sunday 18th December 2011. The Book of Condolences… more ►

Seminar on Finnish translation of the fairytale book Hitsi vieköön!

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On Tuesday 29th November 2011 a seminar on the occasion of publishing the Finnish translation of the fairytale book Hitsi vieköön! (K čertu!) was held at the premises of the University of Helsinki. The author of the book is Helena Lehečková, a… more ►

The mole featured at the BookFair in Helsinki

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11th Book Fair took place in the Helsinki Fairgounds last days in October 2011. This year´s fair programme involved 300 events and about a thousand of writers, artists, translators and groups were presented. The attention, particularly among the… more ►

Ambassador visited the Helsinki metro building site

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Metrostav, a.s. is the most successful Czech company in export of services. The firm takes its own share in the biggest public contract in Helsinki. On November 4th, 2011, the priest of the Catholic Church blessed St. Barbara, Patron of miners.… more ►

Visit of the Czech Senate delegation in Finland

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A delegation of the Committee on Health and Social Policy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic led by the chairwoman of the Committee Daniela Filipiová visited Finland in the period from October 31 to November 3, 2011. The other… more ►

Young talented scientists to meet again in Finland

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A group of 30 talented young people will meet once again in Finland next June at the third Millennium Youth Camp. Online applications can be made starting from 19 October, and participants will be chosen using a two-phase selection process which… more ►

Conference on security architecture in Europe co-organized by the Czech Embassy

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The conference “Empowering Euro-Atlantic Security – New Challenges, Threats and Opportunities” held on October 17, 2011 in Helsinki was co-organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Finland. Discussion drew attention of politicians and… more ►

Exhibition Visegrad Group’s Regions and their Capitals

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On October 13, 2011 the exhibition Visegrad Group’s Regions and their Capitals was opened in the premises of the European Commission Representation. The exhibition was organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Finland representing Czech… more ►

Czech Service International offers services for exporting companies

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Czech Services Intl. (CSI) is an alliance of Czech private servicing companies, active in acquisitions, legislation, insurance, accounting and marketing. The companies have allied in order to assist Czech and foreign exporting companies to… more ►

EG:Exhibition of Czech-Finnish art painter Petr Rehor

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Petr Rehor was born in Varnsdorf, studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and after graduation (1975) he left with his wife for Finland where he has been living ever since. The artist, curator and art critic has produced a wide collection… more ►

Seminar for Students of the Law Faculty

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On August 22, 2011 Embassy of the Czech Republic in Helsinki arranged a seminar for a group of students from the Faculty of Law of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. The subject of the seminar was international politics, Czech foreign… more ►

Study in the Czech Republic

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B2B matchmaking negotiations withing the Alihankinta Fair, September 15th 2011

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EnterpriseEurope Network (EEN) at the Centre for Regional Development of the Czech Republic invites firms to business negotiations (B2B matchmaking)within the subcontracting fair in Tampere that is regarded as one of the greatest engineering… more ►

Femine choir Cantus Feminae visited Helsinki

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On June 2nd through 5th, 2011 a 25-member choir from the little Czech city Nechanice introduced itself to the Finnish public while giving two concerts in Helsinki. The repertoire maily consists of Czech composers´ songs, e.g. A. Dvořák and V.… more ►

Chairman of Suomen PEN Jarkko Tontti met the Ambassador

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On 26th May the Ambassador met the chairman of Suomen PEN Club Mr. Jarkko Tontti. At the Embassy they discussed common projects, the position of Czech literature in Finland and translation of Czech books into the Finnish language. more ►

Jan Maruška the First Secretary of the Embassy paid a day visit to Tampere

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He has met the representatives of the City of Tampere, honorary consul Antti Jokinen, also Marcus Sjölund, adviser to the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and the Czech student of architecture, Tomáš Beránek. more ►

Writer V. Baltzar discussed with Ambassador Roma community in Finland

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On 13th April 2011 Mr. Veijo Baltzar, world-known Finnish writer of Roma origin, visited Embassy of the Czech Republic in Helsinki at the invitation of the Ambassador. This vigorous author and artist was born in 1942, in a sauna at the outskirts… more ►

Scandinavian offices of CzechTrade promotion agency will extend the scope

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Since spring 2011 CzechTrade´s foreign office in Stockholm will start seeking opportunities for Czech exporters also in the Finnish market. more ►

Czech Booth at GOEXPO 2011

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The outdoor activities´ Fair covering a large sprectrum of popular Finnish hobbies like golf, cycling, running, tourism, fishing and horseriding took place in Helsinki on March 11th through 13th, 2011. Of the six thematical expositions the… more ►

Docent Lehečková a member of The Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters. Our congratulations

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For already 25 years docent Helena Lehečková has been dealing with neurolinguistics, a science branch studying the relation between language and brain, at the University of Helsinki. Mrs. Lehečková as one of rare foreigners and the only Czech so… more ►

Visit to Helkama-Auto Oy

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Ambasador H.E. M. Tomčo accompanied by 1st Secretary of the Embassy J. Maruška have paid a visit at the Finnish car importer Helkama-Auto Oy in Espoo. more ►

METROSTAV, a.s. has concluded another significant contract in Finland

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On February 21st, 2011, the representatives of METROSTAV, as., the partner company DESTIA, Oy, the city of Espoo as investor and the future operator Länsimetro Oy, signed a deal exceeding EUR 18 million. more ►

Festival of documentary films DocPoints

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On January 25th through 30th, 2011 a festival of documentary films DocPoints took place in Helsinki. The Czech Republic was presented by one of the most renowned film directors of recent times, Ms Helena Třeštíková. Her film KATKA was screened… more ►

Summer School of Slavonic Studies 2011

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The Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS) offers four scholarships to Finnish applicants at the courses of Summer School of Slavonic Studies 2011 (SSSS). more ►