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Cultural News and Events

At the bookmarks below, please find information about CZ & US community, education, cultural and social events organized or co-organized by the Consulate General as well as by Czech and Moravian Societies and Organizations.

If you are interested in receiving updated news about cultural events, please contact us at losangeles@embassy.mzv.cz

Czech New Wave Film Era at the Getty Center on December 6 and 7 - MUST SEE!

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The Consulate General in Los Angeles highly recommends "MUST SEE" films of the Czech New Wave Era screened at the Getty Center on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7, 2014. more ►

Czech Photography at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic recommends the exhibition "Collective Restraint: Four Decades of Czech Photography" shown at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego. more ►

Celebration of the Freedom and Democracy

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With an unexpectedly large attendance the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles on November 17, 2014 celebrated the Day of the fight for freedom and democracy, on the occasion of its twenty-fifth anniversary. more ►

CLOSED on November 27 and 28, 2014

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Let us inform you that on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, 2014, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic will be closed in observance of the U.S. National Holiday - Thanksgiving and The Day After Thanksgiving. more ►

Exhibition "Nationality Doubtful" commemorating Year 1968 by Czech Photographer Josef Koudelka has stunned Los Angeles

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On November 10, 2014, attended by more than 400 guests, was on the premises of prestigious Getty Center in Los Angeles inaugurated an exhibition of one of the world-famous Czech photographer Josef Koudelka called "Nationality Doubtful". more ►

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra won over West Coast of the USA

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After six unique concerts and hundreds of listeners, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra leaves the West Coast of the United States, where it has clearly won the audience this part of the continent. more ►

Success of Czech Christmas Market and Concert of Ivan Ženatý

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On November 9, 2014, was held at the residence of the Czech Consul General first ever Czech Christmas Market, which was followed by a concert of the leading Czech violin virtuoso Ivan Ženatý. more ►

TO CELEBRATE FREEDOM - Exhibition of Zdeněk Robert Balcárek and Screening of Listopad

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic cordially invites you to an exhibition "between the grea and the red" attended by the author Zdeněk Robert Balcárek and screening of the Czech film "Listopad" on November 17, 2014, at 6:00 PM at Open… more ►

The 25th Anniversary of Velvet Revolution - List of Events

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic offers this fall series of events to celebrate the end of Communism in our country, such as panel discussions, film screenings, and exhibitions. more ►

Czech Photographer Josef Koudelka Exhibits at Getty Center

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic recommends to join a special discussion and exhibit opening of world-known Czech photographer Josef Koudelka on November 12, 2014, at 7:00 PM at Getty Center. more ►

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra in Los Angeles - November 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM

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Take an unique opportunity to listen to world well-known Czech Philharmonic Orchestra on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:30 PM at the California State University Concert Hall. more ►

National Day Reception

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles on October28, 2014, at the Residence of Czech Consul General celebrated its National Day with reception and concert. more ►

Czech Christmas Market

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic together with Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles cordially invite you to a Czech Christmas Market on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM. more ►

CZECH BANQUET AND GALA on November 8, 2014 in Foster City

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles recommends you to join the fundraising event 2014 Czech Gala on Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 6:00 PM in Crowne Plaza, Foster City. more ►

Opening of the Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Arizona

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At a ceremony in Phoenix, AZ, on October 22, 2014, Mr. Slobodan Popovic was officially presented by Ambassador of the Czech Republic Petr Gandalovič with his Consular Commission and became the new Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic for… more ►

Screening of Czech Film Academy students at Emerson College on October 18 at 6:00 PM

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles recommends and invites to the screening of FAMU student films - Mythopolis; The Monk; + Teaser: all being screened on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 6:00 PM at the Emerson College Los… more ►

25th Anniversary of Velvet Revolution at the Reagan Library - October 21, 2014, at 10:30 AM

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You are cordially invited to attend an exceptional event commemorating year 1989, one of the most crucial years of the European history and its timeless relevance. more ►

FRANZ KAFKA - Screening of the film "America" on October 14, 2014, at 7:00 PM

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles cordially invites you to the screening of extraordinary Czech film "America". more ►

Petr Janda in Long Beach on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at 8:00 PM

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A legendary Czech rock singer, songwriter and guitarist Petr Janda will hold a special concert during his US tour on Saturda, October 11, 2014, at 8:00 pm at the Federal Bar (102 Pine Avenue, Long Beach). more ►

FRANZ KAFKA - screening and exhibition on September 30 at 6:30 PM

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles cordially invites to special evening launching an exhibition of well-known Czech photographer Jan Jindra and his collection "Journey with Franz Kafka", followed by movie "Kafka" starring… more ►

110th Anniversary of Sokol San Francisco Celebration

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On September 6th, 2014 Sokol San Francisco celebrated its 110th anniversary. All-day event was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City, south of San Francisco. more ►

EUphoria Film Festival Presents: CLOWNWISE on September 20 at 5:00 PM at USC

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Clownwise” will be screened on Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 5:00 pm at USC Campus, Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre/Frank Sinatra Hall . A popular Czech actress Eva Jeníčková and director Viktor Tauš will be available for Q&A; session after the… more ►

The Night and Hope of Arnošt Lustig in Auburn

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PlacerArts, a non-profit organization in Auburn near Sacramento is pleased to present the inaugural series - The Night and Hope of Arnošt Lustig: A Holocaust Survivor’s Story, which will focus on Holocaust survivor and Czech writer Arnošt… more ►

Team Czech Republic competes at World Championship of Performing Arts

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Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the world, host severy year the prestigious World Championships of Performing Arts. This year, also the Czech Republic has brought in its singers and dancers for the competition. more ►

Václav Havel's play "The Memorandum" at the Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles would like to recommend the comedy “The Memorandum” written, by the late Czech President and widely acclaimed playwright Václav Have, that parodies bureaucracy and conformity. The play… more ►

Third Czech That Film Festival Big Success!!!

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Czech That Film festival in 2014 is exceeding all expectations. It has had an incredible turnout in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City each day so far. In order to accommodate all attendees at the Opening night of the festival in Los… more ►

Czech Singer & Actor Jan Budař Returns to California

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Jan Budař, Czech singer and actor, will return to California and will perform in various cities from April 11-13, 2014. Budař, born in Frýdlant, graduated from Brno ́s Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts (JAMU). He started his career in… more ►

Do not miss the grand finale of the Czech That Film festival!!!

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The third year of touring film festival of recent Czech films titled: Czech That Film continues today with a screening of Milan Cieslar’s “Colette supported by AJC Los Angeles. Opening remarks will be delivered by the Consul General Michal… more ►

Jan Hřebejk is arriving in Los Angeles!!!!

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Jan Hřebejk will be the featured guest of the Opening Night of the Czech That Film festival which will be officially launched this Thursday on March 27, 2014 in Los Angeles at University of Southern California (SCA 108), 900 W. 34th ST., LOS… more ►

Press Release - Czech That Film Festival

Please see attached press release for the upcoming Czech That Film Festival, which will present best new Czech films to LA audiences. more ►

Photographs by A. Hackenschmied at the Consulate

In honor of one of the leading figures in the avant-garde cinema and photography in the early 20th century, Alexander Hackenschmied, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles currently hosts an exhibit of a broad sample of his… more ►

Czech That Film Festival Back in Los Angeles

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Date: 27 March 2014 - 02 April 2014  Venue: “Czech That Film”, which will take place at the premises of University of Southern California

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is thrilled to announce the third annual touring program of the best current Czech films “Czech That Film”, which will take place at the premises… more ►

A Tribute to the Czech Filmmaker and Photographer Alexander Hackenschmied

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic is proud to present a tribute to one of the leading figures in the Czech avant-garde cinema in the early 20th century, a renowned photographer and filmmaker, Alexander Hackenschmied, in the U.S. known… more ►

Czech dissident artist Oldřich Kulhánek in LA & Portland

Date: 16 January 2014 - 19 January 2014  Venue: West Coast ifpda Fine Print Fair Los Angeles Convention Center South Hall J and K 1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Join us to honor work of the great Czech painter, graphic designer and illustrator Oldřich Kulhánek (1940-2013). Kulhánek is known for the current Czech banknotes and postage stamps. His work will be… more ►

Screening of the film Haunted Summer, Dec. 4

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in cooperation with the Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles cordially invite you to a special screening of the film “Haunted Summer.” Celebrated Czech director Ivan… more ►