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The Czech Republic marks the seventieth anniversary of the Operation Anthropoid


Seventy years ago, on May 27 1942, a daring military operation codenamed Anthropoid was undertaken to kill SS Obergruppenfuehrer Reinhard Heydrich - one of the most powerful Nazis of the German Third Reich and the acting Reichs Protector in… more ►

Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 103rd birthday


On May 19, 2012, Sir Nicholas Winton celebrated his 103rd birthday. Sir Nicholas saved 669 children, most of them Jews, from the Nazis by organising a total of eight trains from Prague to London. He also helped to find foster families for the… more ►

Czech Embassy at CFAB charity fair 2012


On May 15 -16, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea organized 53rd 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 ►

"The Name of the Village was deleted" Exposition in London


An Exhibition on the history of Lidice, a small Czech village razed by the Nazis during the WWII, was opened at the Czech Embassy in London on May 10. The opening remarks by Ambassador Michael Zantovsky and Dr. Eduard Stehlik from the Military… more ►

Archbishop Dominik Duka and general Vlastimil Picek visited United Kingdom


Prague Archbishop Dominik Duka together with Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces of the Czech Republic general Vlastimil Picek visited United Kingdom on May 4 – 6. During their stay they met with representatives of Czechs living in UK and… more ►

Canaletto’s masterpiece back in London after 260 years


Canaletto’s painting depicting Lord Mayor’s Day on the Thames is back in London after 260 years thanks to the loan from the Lobkowicz Collection in Prague. The painting that inspired this year´s Diamond Jubilee flotilla is a centrepiece of a new… more ►

Czech and Slovak students in London chose their King of May


Czech and Slovak Embassy in London's Notting Hill came alive with celebration of Czech-Slovak student rag on Friday 27 April. More than one hundred students at that time residing in British universities met here, according to ancient custom… more ►

Meeting with Maestro Jiří Bělohlávek


The Dvořák Society in cooperation with the Czech Embassy are organizing a meeting with Maestro Jiří Bělohlávek. During the discussion evening you will have a chance to hear about Jiří Bělohlávek´s relationship with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and… more ►

Fedor Gál on Holocaust: "Short Long Journey "


The Czech Embassy together with the British Czech and Slovak Association commemorated the International Holocaust Remembrance day with a documentary film "Short Long Journey" by Fedor Gál. The screening was held at the Czech Embassy in London on… more ►

Ambassador Žantovský honored the memory of Jan Palach


Ambassador Michael Žantovský was among those who honored the memory of Jan Palach at a ceremony organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in London together with the board of Trustees of Velehrad on January 19, 2012. During the discussion… more ►