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SEOUL – Václav Jirásek photographs at Czech Centre Seoul


Selection of photographs by Václav Jirásek, who is considered to be one of the most distinguished contemporary Czech photographers, is now on show at Czech Centre Seoul and runs until May 4, 2014 more ►

SEOUL / PRAGUE - Kim Young-ha Greeted Czech Readers In a Virtual Launch of His Book

On Thursday 5th December 2013 Czech Centre Seoul and Czech Centre Praha connected in a live virtual launch of the new Czech translation from Korean, novel Your Republic Is Calling You (also known as Empire of Light) written by one of the most… more ►

BUSAN – Korean children once more honored at the International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice


Students of Busan Middle School of Arts were awarded at the International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice. more ►

PRAGUE / SEOUL - Korean literature series launched in Czech translation


Modern and contemporary Korean literature receives attention in the Czech Republic through a translation of "Mannam" (Encounter) by Hahn Moosook. Published by Argo, leading publishing house, known to Czech readers for its high quality… more ►

SEOUL – exhibition of Czech puppets and marionettes


Modern Czech puppets and marionettes from the last quarter a century are on display on new exhibition at Czech Centre Seoul. more ►

Korean-Czechoslovak relations from 1945 to 1953


Article „Prelude of Communist Fraternity. Interaction of Czechoslovakia and Korea from the World War II until the End of the Korean War“ based on research in Czech archives and written by Jaroslav Olša, jr. was recently published in „The Korean… more ►

Five Years in the Republic of Korea


A lengthy interview with Ambassador Jaroslav Olša, jr. was published in September issue of KOREA Magazine, a monthly publication of news and information produced by Korean Culture and Information Service and Ministry of Culture, Sports and… more ►

Czech Cultural Events in Korea – August 2013

Programme of Czech cultural events to be held in the Republic of Korea in August 2013. In cooperation with Czech Centre Seoul. more ►

SEOUL - Sejong Institute to be established in Prague


Charles University in Prague will be a seat of the first King Sejong Institute to be opened in the Czech Republic soon. This would be another impulse for Czech Koreanology, which has started as early as 1950, when the first regular MA study… more ►

SEOUL – selection of contemporary Central European drama published in Korean


Contemporary theatre of four Central European countries, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary - known as Visegrad 4 - is for the first time presented in Korea with a special book. Four short plays were published in Korean translation… more ►