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Exhibition about Karel Čapek in Frederiksberg

Panel exhibition about life and work of the renowned Czech writer Karel Čapek with the title “The Life and Times of the Writer Karel Čapek” took place in the Main Library in Frederiksberg on 22 May – 2 June 2017.

The exhibition was presented on the occasion of this year's edition of the Danish translation of Čapek's book Travels in the North by prof. Peter Bugge, Bohemist from the Aarhus University.

Karel Čapek’s works were translated into many languages and the author was several times nominated to the Nobel Prize for Literature. In his books and newspaper articles, Čapek promoted the ideals of democracy and humanism.