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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 ►

Declaration of the Visegrad Group “Responsibility for a Strong NATO”


The Declaration of the Visegrad Group „Responsibility for a Strong NATO“ was presented in Brussels on April 18, 2012. It happened in the margins of the joint foreign affairs and defence ministerial meeting. The Czech Republic was represented by… 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 ►

Young Czech violinist in a stirring recital


The residence of the Czech Ambassador hosted an outstanding musical evening with Tereza Anna Přívratská, a talented Czech violonist, performing a New Year´s recital to celebrate the Czech Republic Presidency of the Visegrad group. On the… more ►

Vladmír Dlouhý in discussion on the EU Credit Crunch


Mr Vladimír Dlouhý, Member of the Czech Government’s National Economic Council, was the keynote speaker of the Czech Embassy "Czech The Trends" series of economic discussions given by outstanding personalities. The discussion evening “The EU… more ►

Remembrance service in London to honour the memory of Jan Palach


The Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Trustees of Velehrad would like to invite you to a remembrance service to honour the memory of Jan Palach . The service will be followed by a discussion with the Czech Ambassador Michael Žantovský and… more ►

Screening of VACLAV HAVEL, PRAGUE - CASTLE in London


The Embassy of the Czech Republic and Czech Centre London invite you to a unique screening of VACLAV HAVEL, PRAGUE - CASTLE in remembrance of Vaclav Havel, the Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and former President of Czechoslovakia… more ►

Hundreds of people signed the book of condolences for Václav Havel


In the past four days hundreds of people came to the Czech Embassy in London to pay their respects to President Václav Havel. Among the first to sign the book was Mr. David Lidington, Minister for Europe. more ►

Ambassador Michael Žantovský on Václav Havel


He was the most unlikely giant. Of less than average height, and not too impressive physique, with a surprisingly low voice both in pitch and volume, and a signature guttural “r,” he was self-effacing to the point of shyness. And yet he was one… more ►

Opening of the book of condolences prolonged


The Czech Embassy would like to inform those of you who wish to come to sign the book of condolences for Václav Havel but cannnot make it by 4pm that the book will be open until 8pm on Thursday, December 22. On Friday, December 23, the book… more ►

Book of condolences for Václav Havel


The Embassy of the Czech Republic would like to inform that the book of condolences will be open on Tuesday, December 20, from 10:00am till 4:00pm, on Wednesday, December 21, from 10:00am till 4:00pm, and on Thursday, December 22, from 10:00am… more ►

Karel Schwarzenberg on the death of Václav Havel


In Václav Havel we have lost a man who restored dignity to the Czech nation, a man who played a key role in winning freedom for our country in 1989. He was the most famous Czech, recognized all over the world. Unfortunately, he was more… more ►