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JEJU – Czech Krtek and young artists at the exhibition

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The very first Czech art exhibition on the island of Jeju is taking place in May 2011. An untypical combination of art works with Krtek (Little Mole), the most famous Czech animation hero of all times created more than half of the century by now… more ►

SEOUL – Czech marionettes at Hi Seoul 2011 festival

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Popular Czech puppets are once more on show at Seoul. Czech professonal marionette troupe Karromato presents its well-known show Wooden Circus based on historical Central European puppet performances. more ►

SEOUL – Czech and Slovak photographers: guests of honour of Seoul Photo 2011

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A special Czech and Slovak section of Seoul Photo 2011, the 1st photo fair in Asia, shows almost 100 large format photographs by eight Czech and Slovak contemporary photographers. more ►

SEOUL – first book on Czech history available in Korean language

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The first concise Korean-language book on the Czech history from the earliest times up to the 21st century has been published as a part of the HK research project team on Eastern Europe at the Sogang University, one of the leading Korean… more ►

SEOUL – 110 years old Czech photos of Korea at Seoul Museum of History

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An exhibition „Enrique Stanko Vráz´s visit to Seoul in 1901“ shows not only tens of original photographs of Korea made by this famous Czech traveller, but also traces the history of Czech-Korean contacts as seen by travellers, writers and… more ►

SEOUL – new Czech beer – Gambrinus – enters Korean market

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Gambrinus Premium, one of the best Czech beers brewed at the Plzeňský Prazdroj brewery at Pilsen (Plzeň), enters the Korean market as of the spring of 2011. more ►

SEOUL – Czechoslovak Chamber Duo on Visegrád Group´s 20th anniversary concert

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On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Visegrád Group, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic organized a concert of the Czechoslovak Chamber Duo – Slovak pianist Zuzana Berešová and Czech violinist Pavel Burdych. more ►

SEOUL – Poet Ko Un launches the first Korean anthology of Czech stories

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Acclaimed Korean poet and literature Nobel prize nominee Ko Un has launched the very first anthology of Czech short stories ever published in Korean language - „Prague: City Loved by Writers“. This publication of Seoul-based Happy Reading Books… more ►

SEOUL – Mr World 2010 1st Runner-Up Josef Karas back in Korea

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Mr World 2010 1st Runner-Up Josef Karas of the Czech Republic visited Seoul to launch a new „Beauty with a Purpose“ initiative in the Republic of Korea. Joining Karas and Miss World Chairman Julia Morley were reigning Mr World 2010 Kamal Ibrahim… more ►

BUSAN – SEOUL – Czech musicians accompany Kim Jang-hoon on his tour

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Famous Korean rock ballad singer Kim Jang-hoon teamed up with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra to produce his latest album Letter to Kim Hyun-shik. Following its release a series of three live concerts took place in Busan and Seoul im… more ►