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Dvořák's Slavonic Dances scored a success in South Africa


From 17 to 20 October 2014 a series of piano concerts of Mrs. Michaela Malá and Mr. Lukáš Klánský was organised in Cape Town, Muizenberg and Johannesburg, supported by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria. more ►

Czech cultural success in the famous Market Theatre in Johannesburg


The Czech Republic scored an extraordinary success in South Africa. The Czech Spitfire Company presented 10 performances of The Voice of Anne Frank in the Market Theatre in Johannesburg between 20 – 29 August, 2014. more ►

Mandela Day in Mamelodi


On 25 July 2014, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria took part in Mandela Day activities at the Tshegofatsong Special School in Mamelodi. Czech as well as South African staff members planted three beds in the school vegetable garden. more ►

Warning: changes in travelling to South Africa!


Please note that in May 2014 new immigration rules tightening travelling in and out of South Africa were introduced. more ►

A New Civil Code


A new Civil Code (Act No. 89/2012 Coll.) enters into force on 1 January 2014, replacing the actual one of 1964 (Act 40/1964 Coll., as amended). more ►

New Nationality Legislation of the Czech Republic


New Czech nationality legislation will take effect on 1 January 2014 and will replace all previous nationality legislation. Czech nationals will be permitted to have dual and multiple nationalities. The following is an overview of the most… more ►

Following footprints of the Moravian Brethren in Western Cape


Ambassador Blanka Fajkusová and Head of Economic and Commercial Section Ms. Ivana Klímová together with German Consul General in Cape Town Mr. Roland Herrmann visited on 4-6 November 2013 three villages in the Western Cape, founded in the 18th… more ►

Partnership with Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival


For the first time, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pretoria became a proud partner of the Tri-Continental Human Rights Film Festival that took place on September 13 – 29, 2013 in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. more ►

Joint Czech-Slovak Event in Pretoria Marking 20 Years of Independence


On 16 September 2013 the Embassy of the Czech Republic and Embassy of the Slovak Republic in cooperation with the University of Pretoria (Department of Political Sciences) and the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)… more ►

Destruction of Village Lidice commemorated in Durban


On 9 September 2013 more than 40 people attended the screening of the movie Lidice, describing the Nazi destruction of the Czech village in 1942. The audience were captivated by the powerful drama directed by Petr Nikolaev. The event was… more ►