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VILNIUS - Ambassador Jaroslav Olša, jr. awarded the Palmer Prize


Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Korea Jaroslav Olša, jr. was awarded the 2011 Palmer Prize for Diplomats for his contribution to the advancement of democracy in Zimbabwe at the 6th Ministerial Conference of the Community of… more ►

SEOUL – Czech promotional events for Jasmine Club


Three presentations for the VIP members of Hyundai Dept. Store´s Jasmine Club took place at the Czech residence in Seoul during the month of May, 2011. more ►

OKCHEON – Czech writer Michal Ajvaz at Jiyong Festival


Acclaimed Czech writer Michal Ajvaz has been invited to 24th Jiyong Festival held at Okcheon every year to commemorate the literary spirit of Jeong Jiyong, famous Korean poet of the first half of the 20th century. Michal Ajvaz´s first story has… more ►

SPACE + DAEGU - most famous Czech animation character Krtek on tour


Krtek, or Little Mole, the most beloved Czech animation character, is now travelling to two new destinations: on board of Space Shuttle Endeavour to space, and to the city of Daegu. His space voyage will take some three weeks, his visit to Daegu… more ►

JEJU – Czech Krtek and young artists at the exhibition


The very first Czech art exhibition on the island of Jeju is taking place in May 2011. An untypical combination of art works with Krtek (Little Mole), the most famous Czech animation hero of all times created more than half of the century by now… more ►

SEOUL – Czech marionettes at Hi Seoul 2011 festival


Popular Czech puppets are once more on show at Seoul. Czech professonal marionette troupe Karromato presents its well-known show Wooden Circus based on historical Central European puppet performances. more ►

SEOUL – Czech and Slovak photographers: guests of honour of Seoul Photo 2011


A special Czech and Slovak section of Seoul Photo 2011, the 1st photo fair in Asia, shows almost 100 large format photographs by eight Czech and Slovak contemporary photographers. more ►

SEOUL – first book on Czech history available in Korean language


The first concise Korean-language book on the Czech history from the earliest times up to the 21st century has been published as a part of the HK research project team on Eastern Europe at the Sogang University, one of the leading Korean… more ►

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 ►