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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 ►

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 ►