Embassy of the Czech Republic                                                                    in Helsinki

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2012

Thanks and greetings of a small patient from the Children’s Hospital in Helsinki

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The Czech Embassy in Helsinki received a drawing from a patient in the Helsinki Children’s Hospital thanking for the donation of 50 soft Mole toys given to small patients in Finnish hospitals. The drawing was also a wish for Merry Christmas and… more ►

St. Nicholas visited children of Czech compatriots

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Also this year St. Nicholas (“Pikkuláš”) arrived with angels and a devil to see Czech children at the Embassy in Helsinki. The meeting took place 9 December in the evening. The Embassy provided the premises and contributed to the refreshments. more ►

Exhibition Synergia I continues in Prague from 28 November 2012

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Exhibition Synergia I of graduates of the Academies of Fine Arts in Finland and in the Czech Republic opened in Helsinki 25 October 2012 will continue in Prague. The exhibition is open in the Prague Academy of Fine Arts´ Gallery from 28 November… more ►

Consultations of State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland in Prague

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Consultations of State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign Affaires of Finland Jaakko Laajava with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and State Secretary for EU Affairs Jiří Schneider were held on November 22, 2012.… more ►

Exhibition Synergia I in Helsinki

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On October 25, 2012 the exhibition Synergia I of graduates of the Academies of Fine Arts in Finland and in the Czech Republic was opened in Helsinki more ►

Janáček choir on a concert tour in Finland

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During September 22 – 30, 2012 Janáček choir from Jablonec nad Nisou led by the choirmaster Olga Frölichová was on a concert tour in Finland. The tour was a reciprocal visit for last year’s performances of Helsinki Finnish Club choir. Janáček… more ►

Exhibition by Pavel Mrkus in Pori

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An exhibition of Czech visual artist Pavel Mrkus was opened in Pori Art Museum on September 21, 2012. The exhibition named Next Planet presents a series of video projections which touch phenomena “on the borders of real – physical and illusive –… more ►

Documentary film about a former political prisoner presented in Tampere

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On August 20th, 2012 a documentary film portrait of a former political female prisoner Karla Charvátová was presented in Niagara Arthouse Cinema in Tampere. The author of the project is Tomáš Bouška from Aspen Institute Prague. The film… more ►

Programming managers from the Prague City Hall visited Finland

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During the week between 6 – 10 August, 2012 a group of 12 programming managers from the European Regional Development Fund Department of the Prague City Hall visited Finland. The main goal of the study visit was to gain experience and knowledge… more ►

Czech literary evening

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On 10th June a Czech literary evening was held in restaurant Vltava in Helsinki. The event was organized together with the Finnish PEN, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Helsinki and an expatriate association Bohemia. more ►

Mole helps sick children

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Embassy of the Czech Republic in Finland handed over 50 small Moles as a sponsor gift for small patients in Finnish hospitals. Toys were kindly provided by Moravská ústředna Brno company and taken over by Mikko Möltsi who has became a volunteer… more ►

Europe Day in Helsinki

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Traditionally also this year on 9th May the Embassy of the Czech Republic together with other EU member and candidate countries took part in Europe Day celebrations. more ►

School headmasters of Hradec Králové region in Finland

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During the week 16 – 20 April a group of 44 headmasters from all different school types of Hradec Králové region visited Finland in order to get acquainted with the Finnish education system in the frame of the project called Development of… more ►

Finnish students of Czech language at the Embassy

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April 19th, 2012 a group of Finnish students of Czech language gathered at the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic. The meeting was a closing event of this winter semester for students that participated in language courses organized by… more ►

Visit of Czech parliamentary delegation in Finland

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During April 16 – 18, 2012 a delegation of the Committee for science, education, culture, youth and sport of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic visited Finland. The delegation was led by parliament member Vlasta… more ►

Czech presence on the golf fair in Helsinki

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CzechTourism was present on the Go Expo 2012 golf fair which took place from 2nd to 4th of March in Helsinki. 450 exhibitors exposed on the surface of 9.323 m². The fair was visited by 41.907 people. more ►

Exhibition of the Czech academic painter Petr Rehor in Oulu

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An exhibition of the Czech academic painter Petr Rehor took place in the gallery Valvegalleria in Oulu between 7th through 29th January 2012. At the occasion of the exhibition Kaleva daily paper published an interview with P. Rehor on 7th… more ►

Finnish Opera is preparing a performance of Janáček´s and Čapek´s The Makropulos Case

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As one of the highlights of this year’s opera season in Helsinki will undoubtedly be a performance of the famous opera The Makropulos Case by the Czech composer Leoš Janáček, based on less famous theatre play by one of the most significant Czech… more ►