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EU Open House 2014

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On Saturday, May 10, the Embassy of the Czech Republic welcomed more than 3000 visitors during the annual EU Open House. All day, we celebrated the work of Franz Kafka, who is one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Please see… more ►

Embassy Highlights Czech Companies

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Economic Section of the Czech Embassy and CzechInvest, the Investment and Business Development Agency of the Czech Republic, presented details on doing business in the Czech Republic and informed about investment incentives for investors in high… more ►

Visa Information System

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Starting from May 15, 2014 the Visa Information System (VIS) will be rolled out on a regional basis at diplomatic missions of the Czech Republic in the USA. more ►

Panel Discussion: Media Freedom in the European Neighborhood: Russia, Ukraine

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On April 9, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in cooperation with McCain Institute for International Leadership, Prague Freedom Foundation and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty hosted a public panel discussion on media freedom in the European… more ►

Acclaimed Czech Director Hřebejk in DC - Apr. 8-10

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Top Czech director Jan Hřebejk will present three of his award-winning films – KAWASAKI'S ROSE, HONEYMOON, and COSY DENS, in the Washington, DC area from April 8-10, 2014. Each screening features a Q&A; with the director. more ►

Central Europe: Innovative and Open for Business

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Date: 24 March 2014  Venue: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street NW, Lee Anderson Room

Join us at the US Chamber of Commerce for an event that will focus on the wide range of commercial opportunities in Central Europe, the region's strengths in innovation as well as its priorities for… more ►

2014 Templeton Prize Laureate - Tomáš Halík

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Tomáš Halík, a Czech priest and philosopher who risked imprisonment for illegally advancing religious and cultural freedoms after the Soviet invasion of his country, and has since become a leading international advocate for dialogue among… more ►

US House of Representatives honors Václav Havel

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The US House of Representatives passed resolution H.R. 506 honoring the life and legacy of former Czech President Václav Havel. According to the resolution, a bust of President Havel will be displayed in the House wing of the US Capitol. more ►

Masterworks of Czech Animation

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The National Gallery of Art will present a program of Czech animated shorts as part of their two-part series Masterworks of Czech Animation on March 16 and 29, in the East Building Auditorium. The series features animations of legendary… more ►

Joint Statement of V4 Foreign Ministers on Ukraine

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During their February 24th meeting in Budapest, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Slovakia issued a joint statement on the developments in Ukraine. more ►