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Remembrance service in London to honour the memory of Jan Palach


The Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Trustees of Velehrad would like to invite you to a remembrance service to honour the memory of Jan Palach . The service will be followed by a discussion with the Czech Ambassador Michael Žantovský and… more ►

Screening of VACLAV HAVEL, PRAGUE - CASTLE in London


The Embassy of the Czech Republic and Czech Centre London invite you to a unique screening of VACLAV HAVEL, PRAGUE - CASTLE in remembrance of Vaclav Havel, the Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and former President of Czechoslovakia… more ►

Hundreds of people signed the book of condolences for Václav Havel


In the past four days hundreds of people came to the Czech Embassy in London to pay their respects to President Václav Havel. Among the first to sign the book was Mr. David Lidington, Minister for Europe. more ►

Ambassador Michael Žantovský on Václav Havel


He was the most unlikely giant. Of less than average height, and not too impressive physique, with a surprisingly low voice both in pitch and volume, and a signature guttural “r,” he was self-effacing to the point of shyness. And yet he was one… more ►

Opening of the book of condolences prolonged


The Czech Embassy would like to inform those of you who wish to come to sign the book of condolences for Václav Havel but cannnot make it by 4pm that the book will be open until 8pm on Thursday, December 22. On Friday, December 23, the book… more ►

Book of condolences for Václav Havel


The Embassy of the Czech Republic would like to inform that the book of condolences will be open on Tuesday, December 20, from 10:00am till 4:00pm, on Wednesday, December 21, from 10:00am till 4:00pm, and on Thursday, December 22, from 10:00am… more ►

Karel Schwarzenberg on the death of Václav Havel


In Václav Havel we have lost a man who restored dignity to the Czech nation, a man who played a key role in winning freedom for our country in 1989. He was the most famous Czech, recognized all over the world. Unfortunately, he was more… more ►

Václav Havel, Dissident and President, dies


It is with deep sorrow that the Embassy of the Czech Republic to the United Kingdom, announces the death of Václav Havel, writer and dramatist, one of the first initiators of the Charter 77 human rights movement, a leading figure in the Velvet… more ►

Ambassador Michael Zantovsky guest of BBC Newsnight.


Ambassador Michael Zantovsky was invited to the BBC Newsnight on December 15 to speak about the Czech Republic position on the outcomes of the European summit. more ►

Deputy Foreign Minister Jiri Schneider visited London


First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Secretary for European Affairs of the Czech Republic Mr. Jiri Schneider visited London on December 14. He met with David Lidington, Minister of State responsible for European issues and NATO.… more ►