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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 ►

Newspaper "Czechs in Chicago"


Printed copies of newspaper for distribution are available at the Czech Consulate in Chicago (205 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1680). more ►

Prague Days Chicago June 2015


Prague Days in Chicago are coming in June 2015! Invitation from the Consul General of the Czech Republic: more ►

"This is Pilsnen: Bohemian Past, Latino Present"


Date: 10 June 2015  Venue: Thalia Hall, 1807 South Allport Street, Chicao, IL 60608

Music: Ondřej Havelka and his Melody Makers Vivian García, Esso Afrojam Funkbeat & special surprise guest more ►

Concert of Czech Group Eggnoise


Date: 11 June 2015  Venue: Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601

Seating opens to the public: 5:30 p.m., Concert: 6:30 p.m. Free Admission more ►