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Open House London at the Czech Embassy

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Date: 21 September 2013 - 22 September 2013  Venue: Czech Embassy. 26 Kensington Palace Gardens. W84QY London.

On the occasion of the upcoming Open House weekend on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September, the Czech and Slovak Embassies, situated on Kensington Palace Gardens, will open their doors to public and welcome… more ►

Exhibition Jan Bočan - Architect

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Date: 18 September 2013 - 27 September 2013  Venue: Czech Embassy and Slovak Embassy. 25-26 Kensington Palace Gardens. W84QY. London.

40 years after its completion, the complex of the then Czechoslovak Embassy in Notting Hill designed by architect Jan Bočan keeps provoking emotions. When deciding to present it with the RIBA Architecture… more ►

Remembering Roma victims of the Nazi genocide

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On August 2, the anniversary of the annihilation of the Gypsy Camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau, representatives of the Embassy joined leaders of Czech Roma organizations in the UK and their friends in the Holocaust Memorial Garden in Hyde Park to… more ►

The Lidice Statue Project in Stoke-on-Trent

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We would like to draw your attention to an interesting art project. Stoke-on-Trent is planning to place "Lidice Sculpture" in the city centre. The concept is simple: those who share the story of what happened and how the miners raised the… more ►

Minister Vlastimil Picek visited the United Kingdom

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On 28 June 2013 the Czech Republic Defence Minister, Mr Vlastimil Picek, visited the United Kingdom. During his visit he attended a remembrance ceremony at the Brookwood Memorial Cemetery to honour the memory of the Czechoslovak soldiers fallen… more ►

English College Summer Party 2013

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The traditional summer reception for friends and supporters of the English College in Prague took place at the Czech Ambassador´s Residence in Hampstead on Tuesday 18 June in the presence of H.E. Michael Zantovsky, Ambassador of the Czech… more ►

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize

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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

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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

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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 ►

A street named Lidice

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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 ►

Brookwood 2013 Remembrance Ceremony

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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

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"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

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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

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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 ►

Pelicans from Prague in London

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Thanks to the donation from Prague ZOO made possible with the assistance of the Tiffany & Co Foundation and wildlife experts, three new Great White Pelicans are now at home in St James´s Park in the heart of London. They arrived from Prague in… more ►