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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 ►

Czech Prime Minister to visit Minnesota on April 2


The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Mr. Bohuslav Sobotka, will visit Minnesota od April 2, 2016. He will meet the Honorable Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota, the most important partners of the Czech Republic in Minnesota as well as… more ►

Marit Lee Kucera installed as the New Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Minneapolis


On Saturday, December 5, 2015, Marit Lee Kucera, an independent businesswoman from Saint Paul, was installed as the new honorary consul of the Czech Republic for Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota. more ►

150th anniversary of American Sokol in Chicago was attended by the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic and by other guests


Sokol came to the United States only three years after its foundation in Bohemia. The first Sokol unit in the United States was founded in St. Louis in February 1865. The nationwide celebration was held in Chicago last weekend. more ►

Ms. Vera Roknic, the symbol of Czech-American community in Chicago has passed away


Ms. Vera Roknic suddenly passed away yesterday, on November 5, 2015. She was an essential symbol of the Czech – American life in Chicago. more ►

100 year anniversary of the SS Eastland shipwreck in Chicago


Chicagoland Czech - American communities are remembering the 100 year anniversary of one of the biggest shipwrecks in the history that deeply influenced especially the Czech community in the Chicagoland area. On July 24, 1915 SS Eastland sank… more ►

Presentation of "A Heart for Václav Havel" Sculpture


Date: 15 June 2015  Venue: Chicago City Hall, 5th Floor Lobby, 121 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL

Unveiling ceremony: 9 - 10:00 a.m. On display at the Chicago City Hall: Monday, June 15 - Friday, August 28, 2015 more ►