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Commemoration of Lidice in Crest Hill


On June 9, 2019 the Consul General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, Mr. Jaroslav Kantůrek, attended the annual memorial event at the memorial Victims of Lidice Tragedy at Lidice Memorial Park in Crest Hill, Illinois. more ►

Consul General's Visit to Minnesota


The Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek visited the cities St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota on Saturday, June 8,. The Consul General met with representatives of several expatriate organizations and local representatives. In the evening he… more ►

Memorial Day at the Bohemian National Cemetery in Chicago


On May 27, 2019 the Bohemian National Cemetery Association together with the Friends of the Bohemian National Cemetery organized a commerative event on the occasion of Memorial Day, when the whole United States remembers war veterans and those… more ►

Preserving early Czech sound recordings in the United States


Mr. Filip Šír, coordinator of digitization of historical sound recordings at the National Museum of the Czech Republic, visited Chicago on May 2 – 4, 2019 during his journey in the USA. more ►

Czech company Česká zbrojovka chooses Little Rock, Arkansas, for its investment


CZ-USA, the U.S.-based affiliate of Czech firearms manufacturer Česká zbrojovka a.s. Uherský Brod, plans to relocate their North American headquarters from Kansas City and build a new manufacturing facility on approximately 73 acres at the Port… more ►

Consul General Jaroslav Kantůrek


Mr Jaroslav Kantůrek has been appointed Consul General of the Czech Republic in the United States of America residing in Chicago with jurisdiction over the states of států Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska,… more ►

Applications for Financial Grants of Czech compatriot organizations in 2020


We are pleased to support dozens of projects of Czech compatriot organizations in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago every year. We thank to all Czech heritage associations, Sokols and Czech schools for… more ►

Czech Language Courses and Studies in the Czech Republic in 2019/2020


We present the possibilities to study in the Czech Republic for members of the Czech-American community in 2019/2020. March 15 is the deadline for the applications. more ►

Cezch Centennial Gala - Photo Gallery


Pictures from the Czech Centennial Gala evening more ►

Dr. Míla Šašková – Pierce is our new Honorary Consul in Nebraska


No other state in the United States has a higher percentage of Czech-Americans than Nebraska. Czechs started to arrive to Nebraska in the second half of the 19th century. I as well as all other visitors in Nebraska from the Czech Republic that I… more ►