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European Literature Night

The night of 11th May belongs to the European literature. Novelists from all over Europe will gather in Amsterdam at De Brakke Grond where they will share their stories of both their dreams and nightmares. more ►

The ceremonies on the anniversaries of international tribunals in The Hague


On 19 April the new permanent headquarters of the International Criminal Court was inaugurated in The Hague. Wednesday, 20 April, the celebration of 70 years of the International Court of Justice took place at the Peace Palace in The Hague . more ►

´War photographers 1914 – 1918´ exhibition


A very special exhibition of pictures from the WWI showing an everyday life of the soldiers and ordinary people during the war can be seen throughout April and May respectively in the Grote Kerk in Beverwijk. more ►

The Czech Minister of Culture Mr. Daniel Herman visits Naarden


The Czech Minister of Culture Mr. Daniel Herman visited Naarden on 2 April 2016 in the framework of his visit to the Netherlands (1 to 3 April 2016), at the invitation of the Museum of JA Comenius. He attended a day program to commemorate the… more ►

Comenius Prize 2016 awarded to Mr. Herman Van Rompuy


The winner of the Comenius Prize 2016 is the former Prime Minister of Belgium and former President of the European Council Mr. Herman van Rompuy. more ►

Obecná škola (The Elementary School)


On the occasion of 80th birthday of Zdeněk Svěrák, a Czech playwright, screenwriter and actor, there will be a projection of the film Obecná škola (The Elementary School), for which Zdeněk Svěrák wrote the screenplay and his son Jan was the… more ►

Tomáš Halík soon in the Netherlands


Tomáš Halík, theologian, professor of philosophy and sociology of religion at Charles University in Prague will present his new book on 21st and 22nd March 2016 in The Hague, Tilburg and Heeswijk. more ►

Jiří Voves – Inscriptions II


The opening ceremony of the “Inscriptions II” exhibition by Jiří Voves took place on 16th March 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Czech Centre Rotterdam. more ►

Czech designer Bořek Šípek has died


The Czech Embassy in The Hague received with great sadness news of the death of world-famous Czech designer Mr. Bořek Šípek. more ►



STARTPOINT is the international art competition that gives the opportunity to the graduates of the art schools all over the Europe. more ►