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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 ►

Remembrance service in London to honour the memory of Jan Palach

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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

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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

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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

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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… more ►

Book of condolences for Václav Havel

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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

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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 welcome… more ►