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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 ►

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ►

Jan Fischer in discussion on the Mediterranean Region

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Mr Jan Fischer, Vice President for Operational Policies, EBRD, was the keynote speaker of the Czech Embassy "Czech The Trends" series of economic discussions given by outstanding personalities. The discussion evening “New Challenges for the EBRD… more ►

Czech-Slovak Majales in London

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And I am the King of May, which is the power of sexual youth, and I am the King of May, which is long hair of Adam and Beard of my own body and I am the King of May, which is Kral Majales in the Czechoslovakian tongue, and I am the… more ►