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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ►

JEJU - Czech string quartet at Korean chamber music festival


Zemlinsky string quartet took part in 2011 Music Isle Festival in Jeju to bring more Czech music to lovers of chamber music in the Republic of Korea. It is for the fourth time, that the Czech artists taking part there, in 2005 and 2007 it was… more ►

SEOUL – Pusan Intl. Film Festival deputy director honored for his work


Pusan International Film Festival Deputy Director Jay Jeon is the latest recipient of the Medal of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for his personal longstanding contribution to promote Czech-Korean ties through cinema. more ►

SEOUL – winners of Czech Press Photo exhibition


Selected winning photographs from the most reputable Czech photographic competition – Czech Press Photo – are presented at an exhibition at Czech Info Center from January 25, 2011 to March 19, 2011. more ►

PRAGUE – former Czechoslovak foreign minister Jiří Dienstbier passed away


Hon. Jiří Dienstbier, the man behind establishment of the diplomatic relations between Czechoslovakia and the Republic of Korea and the first post-communist Czechoslovak Minister of Foreign Affairs passed away in Prague on January 8, 2011. more ►