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58th Chicago International Film Festival with Czech presence


The annual 58th Chicago International Film Festival will take place in Chicago on October 12-23, 2022. Czechia will also be represented at this year's festival with the film Visitors directed by Veronika Lišková more ►

MUSIC – Bridge Between Nations


Join us Monday September 19th at 7PM in Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave, Evanston, for a concert in honor of Saint John Nepomuk. more ►


As of 9 April 2022, entry into the Czech Republic is no longer subject to any special epidemiological conditions to prevent the spread of the disease. The entry-ban for foreigners from third-countries and the obligation to prove… more ►

Lidice shall live - 80th anniversary


On June 12, 2022, Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek attended the Lidice Memorial Park in Crest Hill, Illinois, for the annual memorial service for the victims of the Lidice tragedy. The event is traditionally organized by the Czechoslovak… more ►

President of Czech Senate Miloš Vystrčil visited Chicago


A Senate delegation led by the chairman of the upper parliamentary chamber, Miloš Vystrčil, spent the first half of the international tour to the United States of America on June 2-5 in Chicago. They were mainly excited about assisting Czech… more ►

Czech That Film 2022


Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago announces that the 11th annual Czech That Film festival 2022 will take place from May 13th to May 22, 2022. This year the festival will again partially take place online. more ►

Vendulka: Flight to Freedom


Photographs by Jan Lukas helped to reveal the story of Vendulka V, a Jewish girl who survived the horrors of Auschwitz. These photographs were discovered by journalist Ondřej Kundra after many decades. After almost eighty years, Vendulka told… more ►

Madeleine Albright, first female US Secretary of State, dies


The sad news of Madeleine Albright’s passing came in the midst of the worst crisis on European soil since the end of the Cold War. The world lost a woman, who dedicated her whole career to the incessant fight for democracy, freedom, human… more ►

The 25th Chicago European Union Film Festival


As part of the jubilee 25th Chicago European Union Film Festival (CEUFF), which will take place from March 4 to 17 at the Gene Siskel Film Center, a new Czech film by director David Ondříček "Zátopek" will be screened. This year's CEUFF will… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the Russian invasion against Ukraine


A few hours ago, the armed forces of the Russian Federation entered the territory of Ukraine. This happened almost exactly eight years after the Russian Federation occupied the Ukrainian Crimea. more ►