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President Klaus presented his book on Europe in London

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President Václav Klaus visited London on 27 November. In UK Parliament he presented the English edition of his book Europe: The Shattering of Illusions, which was in UK published by Bloomsbury in September 2012. During his stay in London Václav… more ►

Annual Velvet Revolution Commemoration Dinner with students at Oxford

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On the occasion of the 17th of November, the International Students´ day and the Czech Republic Day of Struggle for Freedom and Democracy, Ambassador Žantovský joined the Czech and Slovak students in Oxford at their Annual Velvet Revolution… more ►

Metropolitan University students in discussion on diplomacy

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Group of international students from the Metropolitan University visited the Czech Embassy in London. The topic of informal discussion with the Ambassador Michael Žantovský was diplomacy then and now. Students learnt about the functioning of the… more ►

Made in Prague: New Czech Jazz 2012

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Made in Prague, the first ever Czech jazz presentation in London, is an exciting series of three Czech jazz nights at the Spice of Life club introducing the best of young Czech jazz musicians to the UK. Embracing experimentation but schooled in… more ►

Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema 2012

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This year the annual Czech film festival Made in Prague has reached the plum old age of 16. Spread over seven venues and five weeks, the 2012 edition presents a lavish offering of talent and unique creative collaborations: the New Czech Cinema… more ►

London 2012 Legacy discussion evening at the Czech Embassy

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November edition of Czech The Trends, a series of economic discussions given by outstanding personalities, focused on the legacy of London 2012 Olympics. The “Olympic and Paralympic legacy” evening was held on Wednesday 7 November 2012. The key… more ►

Czech Companies at the Farnborough International Airshow

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The 48th Farnborough International Airshow took place between 9 and 15 July 2012. As a mark of its importance Czech aircraft producers and parts/services suppliers have been participating at the exhibition since the early 1990s. This year the… more ►

The Tap Tap live in London

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A stunning performance by students and graduates from the Prague-based Jedlička Institute, one of the largest groups of disabled musicians in the world. The work of these enthusiastic musicians is characterised by anarchic energy, joy and humour… more ►

Czech Olympic House: 17 days of sport, culture and entertainment!

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The highly anticipated Czech House will open in the London Borough of Islington at the stylish Business Design Centre building on 27 July. You can look forward to large screen projections, fantastic music, exhibitions, state-of-the-art… more ►

Villa Tugendhat at the Royal Institute of British Architects

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A unique exhibition focusing on the villa Tugendhat opened on 19 June at the Royal Institute of British Architects. The exhibition celebrates the completion of the two-year restoration of Mies van der Rohe's Villa Tugendhat and it will run until… more ►

A Czech teacher running from Prague to London for safe drinking water

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On Monday, June 18, 2012, a Czech runner, David Chrištof, started his 1,200 kilometre/750 mile journey from Prague to London. The goal of this charitable Prague to London RUN FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER is to raise awareness about the safe… more ►

Czech Musical Melting Pot

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In 2011, Prague Conservatory, one of the most important institutions teaching music in Central Europe, celebrated the 200th anniversary of its existence. "Czech Musical Melting Pot" is the title of a concert project organised by Tereza Anna… more ►

The Czech Republic marks the seventieth anniversary of the Operation Anthropoid

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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

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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

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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 ►