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SEOUL – Czech becomes a winner of Korea Times´ economic essay contest

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Czech student of economics Ivana Tománková was announced the winner of the Sixth English Economic Essay Contest organized by the The Korea Times and sponsored by Woori Bank. more ►

BUSAN – two Czech choirs at an international competition

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Famous Czech children choir Severáček and a vocal ensemble Gentlemen Singers represent the high quality Czech music at an international choral competition at Busan from Nov. 10-13, 2010. more ►

SEOUL – Czech film competing at short film festival

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Short film Did Michael Knight End the Cold War? by young Czech director Štěpán Altrichter became part of the official selection of international competition at the 8th Asiana International Short Film Festival held in Seoul Nov. 4-9, 2010. more ►

SEOUL – „Fantastic, Czech!“ section at family film festival

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Only a mere two weeks after the closing of the Pusan International Film Festival with its „Czech Film Now: Cinema of Liberalism“ section, another film festival in the Republic of Korea – 4th Seoul International Family Film Festival - presents a… more ►

PAJU – Čapek´s novel War with the Newts now in Korean

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Acclaimed Korean publishing house Open Books based in Paju „book-city“ close to Seoul, has recently published its first book by a Czech writer – War with the Newts by Karel Čapek, the most famous Czech writer of the pre-Kundera period. After… more ►

BUSAN – special Czech film section at Pusan International Film Festival

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The 15th Pusan International Film Festival, Asia’s biggest and most influential film festival held in Busan, Korea’s second biggest city, hosted a special section of contemporary Czech cinema comprising of some of the best recent releases from… more ►

SEOUL – exhibition of the Czech garnet and contemporary jewellery

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„Czech jewellery sparkles with colourful glamour,“ wrote The Korea Times about the Czech jewellery exhibition at World Jewellery Museum. The classic Czech garnet gem is presented together with art works of five contemporary jewellers –… more ►

DAEGU – two Czech photographers at prestiguos international exhibition

14th International Exhibition for Young Photographers held at the margins of the biggest Far Eastern photo event, Daegu Photo Biennale 2010, presents also works by two young Czechwomen photographers. Curator Walter Bergmoser has selected and… more ►

SEOUL - Czech medal awarded to outgoing EU Ambassador

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Outgoing European Union Ambassador Brian McDonald is the latest recipient of Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs´ medal for promoting Czech-Korean ties. On this occasion, Ambassador of the Czech Republic Mr. Jaroslav Olša, jr. organized a small… more ►

SEOUL – Franz Kafka and Prague exhibition at Czech Info Center

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An exhibition showing the connection between one of the most famous Prague residents – writer Franz Kafka – and the city he lived in, is now open at Czech Info Center up to the end of November 2010. more ►