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Information about cultural and social events organized or co-organized by the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles.

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Prague Spring 2020

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This year’s edition of the Prague Spring Festival is taking place on-line! On-line audiences can enjoy complimentary concerts broadcasted until June 4, 2020. You can find the complete program of the festival HERE more ►

Western Bohemia Celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the End Of World War II in Europe

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Join us in watching a special online livestream of the annual Liberation Festival, live from the city of Pilsen in western Bohemia, in which the Czech Republic will thank U.S. liberators. more ►

Screening of Ester Krumbachová's The Killing of Mr. Devil, Friday, February 21, 7 PM at the Wende Museum

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles together with Wende Museum and Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles presents a hilarious and food-filled fantasy comedy: "The Killing of Mr. Devil" (Vražda Ing. Čerta)… more ►

Art in LA Affair featuring Glass Sculptures by Rudolf Burda

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic recommends Art in LA Affiar Beverly Hills featuring glass sculptures from one of the most recognized Czech contemporary artist & sculptor Rudolf Burda, on February 14-16, 2020 at the ACCA Gallery in… more ►

STUDENT FILM DAUGHTER TO COMPETE FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS ACADEMY AWARD – THE OSCAR

The animated puppet drama Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva, student of the Department of Animated Film at FAMU, which was co-produced with MAUR film, was selected as one of the last five finalists in the Best Animated Short Film category. The… more ►

Invitation: Largo Desolato, a semi-autobiographical play by Vaclav Havel

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INVITATION: The Consulate General of the Czech Republic highly recommends the Václav Havel's semi-autobiographical play Largo Desolato. The show is taking place from January 24 - March 1, 2020 at the City Garage Theatre. more ►

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles

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Consul General of the Czech Republic, Ambassador Pavol Šepeľák, with his family & entire team of the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles wish you Merry Christmas & prosperous New Year. more ►

Experience surrealism of the highest kind with the poetic Jaromil Jires’ 1970 movie "Valerie And Her Week of Wonders"

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INVITATION: Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles together with La Collectionneuse would like to invite you to the screening of Jaromil Jires' 1970 Czech New Wave cult movie "Valerie and Her Week of Wonders" (Velierie a týden… more ►

The Velvet Revolution 30 Years Later: Promises, Legacies, and Challenges

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Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution continues with panel discussion "The Velvet Revolution 30 Year Later: Promises, Legacies, and Challenges" featuring special guests on November 20, 2019 at Loyola Marymount University… more ►

Czech Documentary Forman vs. Forman Was Selected for the Prestigious AFI FEST

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic highly recommends the Helena Třeštíková and Jakub Hejna's mesmerizing documentary Forman vs. Forman celebrating remarkable talent and life of the most acclaimed Czech film director - the man behind… more ►

Grand Opening of the Exhibtition Commemorating 30 Years of Freedom

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is delighted to invite you to a grand opening of the exhibition 1989: The Fall of the Berlin Wall and Rise of the Velvet Revolution, commemorating 30 years of Central European freedom on… more ►

2019 BAFTA Student Film Awards with Czech animation film SPOLU SAMI/APART

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is delighted to invite you to the 2019 BAFTA Student Film Awards on Tuesday, July 9th, 6 PM - 11:30 PM at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage. Come to support a Czech finalist, FAMU school… more ►

The Anarchic Cinema of Věra Chytilová

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic highly recommends the retrospective screening of Věra Chytilová films "The Anarchic Cinema of Věra Chytilová" on Thursday, June 27, Friday, June 28 and Sunday, June 30, 2019 at the Egyptian Theater.… more ►

Czech That Film's Inaugural Showing in San Diego

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in partnership with Czech School San Diego would like to invite you to the Czech That Film festival that is taking place for the first time in its new location San Diego on Saturday,… more ►

9th Annual Czech, Moravian & Slovak Folklore Festival in San Diego

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is delighted to recommend the 9th Moravian, Czech and Slovak Folklore Festival that will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at La Mesa (San Diego area). more ►

Vladivojna La Chia & 4Trio in California

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles would like to recommend concerts by Vladivojna La Chia who is one of the most eminent indie-rock performers in the Czech Republic. She and her band will perform on Thursday, May 16 at 8 PM… more ►

Czech Film Milada at the Starring Europe Film Festival

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles invites you to the Starring Europe Film Festival, especially on Monday, May 13 at 7:30 PM at the Aero Theatre, where Czech Director David Mrnka and actresses Ayelet Zurer and Hana Vágnerová… more ►

8th edition of Czech That Film festival

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in partnership with UCLA Film & Television Archive and Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles would like to invite you to the 8th edition of Czech That Film festival that… more ►

The “Bata-Zlín-Czechoslovakia” Exhibition in Los Angeles

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles invites you to the exhibition dedicated to the contributions and achievements of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, the first president of the Czech Republic and a great Czechoslovak philosopher; and… more ►

"The Czechoslovakia 100" Opening of a Solo Show by Luka Brase

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles in cooperation with Czechoslovak Society of Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition "The Czechoslovakia 100" by Slovak graphic and visual artist… more ►

Exhibition Dedicated to Czech Comics Art

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Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles invites you to the exhibition dedicated to Czech comics’ art. The exhibit traces developments of Czech comics from their beginnings until the present day. The individual themes of the… more ►

Czech Republic Hosts the EU Heads of Mission Meeting in Los Angeles

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The centennial celebrations of the creation of Czechoslovakia on the US West Coast were the backdrop for the initiative of Consul General Pavol Sepelak to host the EU Heads of Mission meeting at his residence on October 31, 2018. In addition to… more ►

Invitation to Annual Spring Social Organized by Sokol Los Angeles

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Sokol Los Angeles Cordially invites you to the annual Spring Social gathering that is being held on Saturday, April 8 from 11 am till 3 pm at Knollwood Country Club (12024 Balboa Blvd., Granada Hills). For more information and tickets: http… more ►

Consul General Pavol Šepeľák visited Czech School of Seattle

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On Saturday, June 3, 2017, Consul General Pavol Šepeľák visited on his business trip to Seattle students of local Czech School. P. Šepeľák highly praised the quality of education and the effort of the school teachers in recently established… more ►

7th Annual Czech, Moravian and Slovak Folklore Festival was held in San Diego

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On May 20, 2017 was held the 7th annual Czech, Moravian and Slovak Folklore Festival in San Diego. Dances and songs from different regions were presented by folklore group Karicka; children groups Podkovicka and Slunicko; children from Czech… more ►

Winton's Trains are in Los Angeles until May 18, 2017 at Museum of Tolerance

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The Consulate General of the Czech Republic and the Museum of Tolerance cordially invite you to visit the unique and emotional exhibition about Sir Nicholas Winton who selflessly rescued Jewish children from Czechoslovakia in 1939. Exhibition is… more ►

"Czechia Has Marvellous People" videospot

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New official videospot of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. more ►

CZECHIA - New official short geographic name for the Czech Republic

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Following the Resolution No. 403 of the Government of the Czech Republic on May 2, 2016, the Czech Republic officially uses also the abbrevation “Czechia”. more ►

Welcome Note from the New Czech Consul General

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Dear Friends of the Czech Czech Republic, I am very excited to introduce myself as the new Consul General for the Czech Republic of the West Coast. I arrived on November 2nd, 2015 to Los Angeles to begin my new position. more ►