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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 ►

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 ►

PRAGUE - Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the situation on Korean peninsula

Statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic issued on April 8, 2013. more ►

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Czech-American Emil Kapaun awarded for his gallantry during the Korean War


Born in a small hamlet founded by some 40 Czech immigrants in the middle of Kansas, and named after famous Czech city of Pilsen, Emil Joseph Kapaun (1916-1951) is to be awarded Medal of Honor, highest US military award by US President Barack… more ►

PRAGUE - Korean Air to buy a stake in Czech Airlines


The Czech government has approved Korean Air bid for a 44% stake in the state-owned carrier Czech Airlines (ČSA) on March 13, 2013. Korean Air has offered to pay 2.64 million euros ($ 3.44 million) for Czech Airlines´s stake and to use its base… 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 ►

PRAGUE - top photographer exhibits his works from two-years-long stay in Korea


A photographic exhibition "A Beautiful Strange Dream" by top German-born Czech photogrpaher Björn Steinz is now showing in Prague. Twenty-two photographs made during his two-years-long stay in the country, where he taught photography at… more ►

SEOUL - Treasures of Czech modern art on show at NMOCA


The most representative collection of Czech modern art from the collections of National Gallery of Prague is on show at National Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul. It showcases 107 carefully selected paintings by 28 different Czech artists and… 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 ►