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Scholarship opportunity at the University of Oxford

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The Weidenfeld Scholarships and Leadership Programme offers an exciting opportunity for students and young professionals from the Czech Republic to apply for fully-funded Scholarships at the University of Oxford for the academic year 2013-14.… more ►

Czech Designers stood out at the 100% Design Trade Fair

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The 100% Design Trade Fair at Earls Court, now in its 18th year, brought together some of the best and original product designers in the world. This is the fourth consecutive fair at which leading designers from the Czech Republic have… more ►

Silver Jan Masaryk Honorary Medal bestowed on the late Margaret Belson

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Mr. Karel Schwarzenberg, bestowed Silver Jan Masaryk Honorary Medal on the late Margaret Belson for her exceptional contribution to the advancement of care for hospitalized children in the… more ►

Exhibition of photographs of Václav Havel

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A unique exhibition of photographs of the former Czech and Czechoslovak president Václav Havel opens on October 4, 2012, at the Czech and the Slovak Embassies in London. The photographs were taken by the Czech News Agency (ČTK) between 1988 and… more ►

Investment Incentives in the Czech Republic

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The Lunch briefing on Investment Incentives in the Czech Republic is organized by the CzechInvest London in The Czech Olympic House in Islington on August 7, 2012. The keynote speaker will be H.E. Michael Žantovský, the Czech Ambassador in UK. 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 ►

"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 ►