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SEOUL - Jan Saudek’s Photographs at Czech Centre


Under the title „Goodbye, Jan“ 25 photographs of Jan Saudek are the inaugural exhibition of recently opened Czech Centre Seoul. With this small selection of Saudek´s retrospective, which toured galleries in Seoul, Chuncheon, Daegu, Gwangju and… more ►

Bibliography of Czech-language books on North Korea and the Korean War


A comprehensive bibliography of all Czech-language works on North Korea and the Korean War consists of several parts (see below) and samples of selected book covers of 1950s ideological pro-North Korean booklets published in then Czechoslovakia more ►

JEONJU - Franz Kafka meets film


A special section dedicated to German-writing author from Prague, Franz Kafka, is a part of Jeonju International Film Festival from April 25 to May 3, 2013. Six feature and four short films are to be screened, selected by Czech film expert… more ►

SEOUL – Czech Ambassador at Global Media Forum


Ambassador of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Olša, jr. took part in the 1st Global Media Forum co-hosted by Arirang TV and Korea Foundation from February 21-24, 2013 at Grand Hilton Seoul. Roughly 300 media experts from all over the world came to… more ►

Czech Jan Šimara wins European Baduk Championship


In the final round of European Baduk (Go) Championship held in Bonn, Germany, during this weekend, Czech Jan Šimara beat the former European champion Ilya Shikshin from Russia and won the title for the first time. This is one of the greatest… more ►

SEOUL – Academy Award winner Markéta Irglová´s concert


Markéta Irglová, Czech singer and songwriter who rose to fame from indie movie “Once” the title song of which, „Falling Slowly“, was awarded Academy Award for Best Original Song, holds her first solo concert on August 15, 2012 at AX Korea in… more ►

CHUNCHEON – exhibition of famous Czech photographer Jan Saudek


Chuncheon is the second city in the Republic of Korea which hosts the exhibition of Jan Saudek, one of the most acclaimed Czech photographer world-wide. It runs at Chuncheon Gallery, Okchun-dong 73-2, Chuncheon-si from July 21 to August 1, 2012.… more ►

SEOUL – two new Czech animation feature films at SICAF 2012


Among some 300 animated films the annual Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival features also two award winning films from the Czech Republic – Alois Nebel and Fimfárum Third Time Lucky. more ►

BUCHEON – PiFan to show the best of Czech fantastic film animations


Very unique and special selection of Czech science fiction and fantastic film animations is to be screened at Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, No. 1 Asian genre film festival. more ►

SEOUL – Czech film school student awarded by GFFIS


Student of Prague´s acclaimed Film Academy (FAMU) Akile Nazli Kaya of Turkey was awarded the Best Short Film Award and took home 5 million won cash prize at 2012 Green Film Festival in Seoul. more ►