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Dvořák Cello Concerto in London


Date: 19 March 2014  Venue: Cadogan Hall Sloane Terrace London SWIX9DQ

Heinrich Schiff´s Orpheus Simphonia continues its world tour of classical music with famous Cello Concerto by Antonín Dvořák. more ►

The Strahov Monastery lecture


Date: 26 February 2014  Venue: Embassy of the Czech Republic 26 Kensington Palace Gardens London

The Friends of the Czech Heritage in cooperation with the Czech Embassy invite you to a lecture by Dr Irena Murray-Žantovská about the Strahov Monastery in Prague and the Premonstratensian legacy in the… more ►

Erben´s Kytice Evening


Date: 20 February 2014  Venue: Czech Embassy 26 Kensington Palace Gardens London W84QY

British Czech and Slovak Association cordially invites its members and guests to an evening organised in cooperation with the Czech Embassy around the publication of a new English translation of Erben´s… more ►

Dr. James Naughton passed away


It is with deep sorrow that the Czech Embassy announces the death of Dr. James Naughton, University Lecturer in Czech and Slovak, Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Dr. Naughton passed away on Sunday 9 February 2014. more ►

Of dogs and men


On 17 January 2014, the team of the Office of the Defence Attaché had the pleasure to welcome to the Czech Embassy in London a Scottish writer, Mr Hamish Ross, author of "Freedom in the Air". Mr Hamish´s book tells the story of a Czechoslovak… more ►

The new Czech government appointed


Czech President Miloš Zeman appointed the coalition government of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka (Social Democrats, ČSSD) on 29th January 2014. more ►

Remembering Jan Palach


Deputy Ambassador Antonin Hradilek was among those who honoured the memory of Jan Palach at a ceremony organised by the Board of Trustees of Velehrad together with the Embassy of the Czech Republic on January 19, 2014. more ►

WWII veteran Colonel František Kaplan passed away


Colonel František Kaplan, a World War II Free Czechoslovak Army veteran who served in the 1st Independent Tank Brigade during the siege of Dunkerque in 1944, died on 25 December 2013 aged 92. Czech Republic Defence Minister as well as the Czech… more ►

Czech Christmas Music charmed London


Last Friday, over 400 guests filled the hall of the Second Church in Notting Hill to enjoy the Czech Christmas Mass by Jakub Jan Ryba beautifully performed by Czech and British musicians and members of the Parliament Choir including the Czech… more ►

Alice Herz-Sommerová celebrated her 110th birthday


Mrs Alice Herz-Sommerová, a renowned concert pianist and a survivor of the holocaust, is celebrating her 110th birthday on November 26. Ambassador Žantovský sent Mrs Herz-Sommerová a bouquet of flowers and his best wishes and congratulations on… more ►