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"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 ►

Current Trends in Central European Cultural Studies

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International Postgraduate Mini-Symposium entitled Current Trends in Central European Cultural Studies: Silences, Ruptures and Continuities will bring together five early career scholars from all over the Europe. At University of Lincoln in… more ►

Czech Open 2012 launched in London

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Czech Open 2012 is a cultural season in London in March – August which offers a variety of programmes set in the Islington borough, where the official Czech House will be based during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The season has been conceived… more ►

Remembering Václav Havel

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On Wednesday 29 February, an evening of theatre, readings, photographs and music in memory of Václav Havel, former Czechoslovak and Czech president, author, playwright, human rights campaigner and a prisoner of conscience who passed away on… more ►

Prime Minister Petr Nečas visited UK on February 29 - March 1

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The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Petr Nečas, visited London on February 29 - March 1 for talks with Prime Minister David Cameron. In the course of the visit, the Prime Minister spoke at the London School of Economics and Political… more ►

Meeting with Maestro Jiří Bělohlávek

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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 "

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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

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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

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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

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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 ►