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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize


In March 2013, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the Václav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation launched the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize. The Prize will be awarded each year to reward outstanding… more ►

Ambassador Žantovský visited Scotland


On May 6 – 7, Ambassador Michael Žantovský visited Scotland. During his visit he met with the First Minister of Scotland, Mr Alex Salmond; with the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Mr Donald Wilson, and with the Vice-President of the Scottish… more ►

Czech Embassy at CFAB charity fair 2013


On May 14 -15, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea organized 54rd international charity fair. Czech Embassy in London was among 75 participating embassies offering their traditional products. The aim of the project is to support children and… more ►

Eva Jiřičná on her work


We are happy to share with you a few pictures taken during the lecture of Eva Jiřičná, which was held at the Czech Embassy on May 16. The event was organised by The Friends of Czech Historic Buildings, Gardens and Parks and the Czech Embassy. In… more ►

A street named Lidice


The city of Stoke on Trent celebrated renaming the street.This special event was part of the City centre celebration of handing over the new bus station to the public. The Keele University Brass Band played the music created for Lidice… more ►

The Tin Ring


On Thursday May 9 the British Czech and Slovak Association in cooperation with the Czech Embassy organised an evening of theatre featuring a play based on Zdenka Fantlova´s breathtaking story The Tin Ring. At ninety years old, Zdenka Fantlová is… more ►

Brookwood 2013 Remembrance Ceremony


The Annual Remembrance Ceremony was held at the Brookwood Memorial Cemetery on Sunday 5th May to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the end of Second World War in Europe. The event was organised by The Free Czechoslovak Air Force Association… more ►

Central European Symposium in London


"Europe Then and Now" was the title of the second edition of the Central European Symposium that was held on April 18 at UCL in London. The event was organized by UCL, together with the Embassies of the four Visegrad countries, plus Slovenia and… more ►

Professor Jan Švejnar guest of Czech The Trends


Professor Jan Švejnar from Columbia University, New York, was a guest of this year´s second edition of Czech The Trends. His speech focused on the role of Central Europe in the global economy, he also spoke about the current economic crisis, not… more ►

Czech PM Petr Nečas at Margaret Thatcher´s Funeral


Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas, along with Ambassador Michael Žantovský and former president Vaclav Klaus attended the ceremony of last farewell to the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, which was held in London's St. Paul's… more ►