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Embassy of the Czech Republic supported exhibition „Between Democracies 1989-2014: Memory and Commemoration“

From 3 to 30 September 2015 the exhibition "Between Democracies" will take place at the Constitution Hill in Johannesburg. Nearly 53 artists from Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe as well as South Africa will exhibit their work. more ►

Support of the Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival


The Czech Embassy supports the Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival, as in 2013 and 2014. We contribute to outreach activities of the festival: screenings in rural areas and townships as well as post-screening debates on topics related to… more ►

A worship service commemorating Jan Hus took place in Johannesburg


In the church of the Moravian Church in South Africa in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg, took place on 5 July 2015 a worship service commemorating of Jan Hus. It recalled the life of Mr. Hus on the occasion of the 600th anniversary of his death on 6… more ►

The exhibition on Jan Hus is in South Africa a success


The travelling exhibition recalling the 600th anniversary of the death of the key predecessor of the Protestant movement of the 16th century was successfully displayed in Cape Town, Pretoria, Genadendal and Port Elizabeth. The Moravian Church… more ►

Lesotho students fell in love with Kooky


The Czech movie Kooky (Kuky se vrací) of the director Jan Svěrák was screened on 15 May 2015 at Machabeng College in Maseru, the capital of Lesotho. The screening was organised by the Delegation of European Union in Maseru in the framework of… more ►

Warning: From 1 June 2015 more stringent rules for travelling with minors to and from South Africa enter into force


Minors must produce an unabridged birth certificate reflecting the particulars of both parents of the child. If he or she is not travelling with both parents, then also consent in the form of an affidavit from parents or the other parent. more ►

São Tomé and Príncipe - now the Embassy in Lisbon is accredited


Please note that on 22 April 2015 the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Lisbon took over the diplomatic, consular and visa responsibility for São Tomé and Príncipe from the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria. more ►

Embassy in Pretoria accredited to Madagascar


Please note that on 24 February 2015 the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria took over the diplomatic, consular and visa responsibility for Madagascar from the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa. more ►

South African Ernestine Deane singing about Prague/Praha


She wrote the epic single ‘Praha Paradise’ on her first visit to Prague in 2001. more ►

Tshegofatsong school in Mamelodi - hand-over of the small development project 2014


On 31 October 2014 an official hand-over of the small local development project of the Embassy of the Czech Republic took place in a special school Tshegofatsong in Mamelodi. In 2014, the school relied on Czech official development aid to… more ►