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Janáček Online Continued (9 June - 31 August)

As a continuation of our Janáček Online project, the Czech Center New York brings lovers of Leoš Janáček new online content about this renown Czech composer. Take a listen to a Janáček jam session or...

The Czech Centres commemorate Milada Horáková’s memory

The Czech Centres, in cooperation with Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art of the University of Western Bohemia in Pilsen and Radio Prague International, present important women of the Czech...

DOCU-MONDAYS online: A series of Czech documentaries online (June 1-June 29)

The Czech Centres in collaboration with VOD platform Dafilms present a series of Czech documentaries screened online for free in June.

Interviews: Czech organizations in New York resisting the impact of the pandemic

While the society in many places already reopens after the Corona lockdown, getting back to "normal" life in New York City will take time. The city which never sleeps has been impacted in an...

Adolf Loos: Pioneer of Modern Living (June 18 - December 31)

A series of events celebrating the 150th anniversary of Adolf Loos’ birth: streamed guided tours, debates, and a competition for children, all revealing the fabulous design and the innovative mind of...

SoundCzech Concert in Cross Club Prague (June 21)

SoundCzech presents a concert of bands selected for festivals that could not take place because of the coronavirus pandemic. Bratři, HRTL, Kristina Barta, Market, Never Sol, sinks and teepee will...

Contemporary Czech Animation: University of West Bohemia (June 19 - June 28)

Czech Centers, in cooperation with selected universities and film festivals, present a special program of animated film collections, which pay tribute to contemporary Czech animation. Animation has...

Contemporary Czech Animation – Czech Centre’s film focus in 2020. Watch with us on May 29 - June 6!

Czech Centres, in cooperation with selected universities and film festivals, present a special program of animated film collections, which pay tribute to contemporary Czech animation. Animation has...

Musicians to Scientists - Live Stream

Czech musicians would like to thank CTU in Prague, a team of scientists, partners, donors and contributors.

Czech That Film Will Not Be Burnt by Coronavirus: 9th Year of the Czech Film Festival Was Launched Online in North America

The “Czech That Film” festival started on Monday 27 April 2020 – despite the coronavirus pandemic. The ninth year is marked by a fundamental change. Over the next few weeks, all films will be...

Israelis with Czechoslovak Roots

The outbreak of the Covid-19 influenced all of us. All cultural institutions were closed down without exception. But we do continue and together with the artists we strongly believe that when the...

Czechia Online in the World

Czech Centres abroad are closed for the public at the moment and the dates of the events are being moved to autumn in cooperation with our partners; some of the events have been cancelled and...

Our Culture is Breaking Through Across the Globe

Early 1990s favoured the presentation of Czech culture in the world. Foreigners wondered what a post-communist country had to offer and it was quite easy to succeed. “But the golden era is gone, the...

The Painted Bird - Preview & UK release

Václav Marhoul’s cinematic masterpiece follows the journey of a boy, entrusted by his Jewish parents to an elderly foster mother in an effort to escape persecution. Wandering through the desecrated...

Czechia in the Bauman Park

Interview about Czech Republic Festival with Hana Skládalová, Director of Czech Centre Moscow. The final weekend in August was dedicated to gourmet specialities and Czech music in the Bauman Park in...

Czech computer game took me back to childhood

Mafia gunfight, goblins in treetops, and resistance fighters who want to destroy the Nazis. All these stories were invented by Czech computer game programmers and have millions of fans around the...

Czech Image in Czech Center New York

Presentation of the Czech Image project in Czech Center New York and catalogue launch. The event took place on December 5, 2019.

Oscar®-Winning Film Takes Viewers Back to Their Childhoods

Tajik filmmaker Daria Kashcheeva never took a drawing class or learned how to work with puppets. Despite this, she was accepted to FAMU, and in mid-October, she won a Student Oscar®. Her film...

Czech Centres Abroad Commemorate “Velvet Anniversary”

Czech Centres (CC) commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution with projects, activities and accompanying programmes spanning genres with a focus on topics such as freedom and Václav...

Czech Centres in 2018

Read about our events and other activities in our bulletin.

Czech Center New York on the Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

The Czech Center New York together with its partners have prepared a rich and varied program of events dedicated to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. The overarching...


The students of The Theater Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) will begin preparations of their own original production in cooperation with students of the prestigious School...

David Ondříček in New York this Thursday!

David Ondříček is heading to New York this week where he will introduce his drama Dukla 61.

Anna Zemánková at Frieze New York

Work of the overlooked Outsider artist Anna Zemánková featured in the popular Frieze festival in New York.

Exhibition 70X100-Founding of the State

A Unique exhibition of posters made by students of art schools from the Czech Republic and Israel will be opened in Prague, then will be moved to Israel.

CALL TO ARTISTS for a group exhibition “Heart for Heart’s Sake"

Artery Prague’s CALL TO ARTISTS is now open for a new group exhibition titled “Heart for Heart’s Sake” scheduled to hang February 9th – 24th, 2018.

Interview with František Zachoval - director of the Czech Centre Bucharest

”Traditionally, former Czechoslovakia, the Czech Republic now and Romania maintained very good relations,” says Fratišek Zachoval, director of the Czech Centre Bucharest.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Machol Shalem Dance House

Machol Shalem Dance House (MASH) cordially invites you to attend the fourth Jerusalem International Choreography Competition, to take place December 2-3, 2016. MASH is seeking original works which...

UK journalists at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

The Czech Centre is very pleased that we could bring two UK journalists Amber Wilkinson (Eye For Film) and Ben Nicholson (CineVue) to the 51th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Follow their...

The Poetry Periscope Project

03.05.2016: For four weeks the British Library Piazza will be home to the Poetry Periscope, a new sound installation for the public from Prague which contains a curated selection of poems from 30...


07.05.2015: Sorrow and gentleness. These are the words that can be used to characterise the work of Vlastimil Košvanec, a Czech artist whose life's path was altered by war and the post-war...

Czech performers on the Performing Arts Market in Seoul

3 OCTOBER 2014 - Czech Centres in cooperation with Prague City Tourism participate in the Performing Arts Market in Seoul for the first time this year. Besides the booth Czech Centres introduce...

Inspired by Dvorak

After the huge success of Inspired by Debussy in 2012 and Inspired by Britten in 2013, EUNIC London in cooperation with Czech Centre London is proud to present Inspired by Dvorak.

Czech A Capella Formation SKETY in London

Czech vocalist band SKETY will perform live at the London A Capella Festival as part of the promo programme prior to the performance of the festival's favourite stars The Swingle Singers (25 January)...

Spitfire Company at London Mime Festival

After a successful dance marathon at the Edinburgh Fringe last summer which brought them the Herald Angel Award 2013, the Spitfire Company is now bringing its performance Once Step Before the Fall to...

Czech Desigers at the International Fashion Showcase

Czech Centre London proudly presents We 4 Fashion, a project featuring young Czech fashion designers at the International Fashion Showcase for the first time in history. The project is curated by the...


Argento Chamber Ensemble and actress Anna Clementi introduce live-camera and film production of mythic monodrama to American audiences.

Made in Prague UK Tour

Now in its 4th year, the Made in Prague, New Czech Cinema UK Tour 2013 showcases the best of contemporary Czech films. Five award-winning features demonstrate the vibrancy of Czech cinema departing...

Běla Kolářová's exhibition at Raven Row

The first solo exhibition of the Czech artist Běla Kolářová (1923–2010) who pioneered an art based on intimate objects often associated with domesticity and the feminine. The works on display...

New Director at the Czech Centre London

Ladislav Pflimpfl, the Director of the Czech Centre in London, is leaving his position at the end of January 2013 after almost 10 years in the role: "Working at the Czech Centre and with a brilliant...

Ztohoven at the Tate Modern

Czech award-winning guerrilla artist collective Ztohoven will take part in a conference organised by Tate Modern. The participants will attempt to answer ambiguous questions: Can art intervene in...

CREATIVE ART GAMES / ARTISTS - Messengers of Peace

Don’t miss our art workshop prepared by Lucie Haškovcová from the City Gallery Prague and get inspired by the ARTISTS - MESSENGERS OF PEACE exhibition. ENGLISH FRIENDLY!


In December, Cyprus closes the EU presidency. You can check out contemporary Cypriot art in the Czech Centre Prague from December 7 to January 5.

Divokej Bill: Staropramen UK Tour

25 - 28 OCTOBER 2012, BIRMINGHAM, MANCHESTER, LONDON, BRIGHTON. An eight-piece folk-rock band from the Czech Republic, Divokej Bill is best known as a band whose catchy and accessible music helped...


Exhibition of contemporary posters from well-known Finnish designers. Prepared in cooperation with the Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem.

EUNIC New York

Pavla Niklova, Director of the Czech Center New York, has been elected the new representative of the New York EUNIC cluster – Group of European Cultural Institutes of New York.

Pilsen 2015 is announcing an open call for artists:

Date of residency: 12th to 30th of September, 2012 - Number of participants: 4


The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF will be hosting Italian director DARIO ARGENTO, who will introduce the film Dario Argento’s Dracula included in the section Midnight Screenings. The film will be screened in...


Official Selection - Competition

Czech Centre Tel Aviv: Prague Functionalism / Tradition and Contemporary Echoes

Exhibition of the highlights of Prague functionalist architecture and its creators.

Conference “Culture and Diplomacy”

On Thursday, April 19, 2012 a conference “Culture and Diplomacy” takes place at the seat of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic – the Czernin Palace.


We invite you to an exhibition of contemporary Russian art called EXTRA-CURRICULAR / AFTER SCHOOL. On view April 6 - 28, 2012.

Coal and Steel and Disorient Express London - Prague

VISUAL ART, 13 APRIL 2012 - 28 APRIL 2012, CANDID ARTS TRUST GALLERY, 3 TORRENS STREET, LONDON EC1V 1NQ. A group exhibition by twelve Czech and three British artists who work in a diverse range of...

The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

19 MARCH 2012 - 21 JUNE 2012, THE WIENER LIBRARY, 29 RUSSEL SQUARE, LONDON WC1B 5DP. No death squad in the Nazi regime pursued the murder of Europe’s Jews more actively than the men who served...

SS-3: The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

29 MARCH 2012 AT 6.30 PM, THE WIENER LIBRARY, 29 RUSSEL SQUARE, LONDON WC1B 5DP. The plot to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich, which was hatched in London and executed in Prague on 27 May 1942, was the...

Josef Koudelka at the Czech Center Tel Aviv

Josef Koudelka - one of the world's leading photographers - visited the Czech Centre Tel Aviv on February 20, 2012.

Bennewitz Quartet on Tour in Israel

Bennewitz Quartet performs in March on tour in 3 Israeli cities - Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv.

Czech Center New York: Miloš Forman - 80

Exhibition of posters for films by Milos Forman from the Terry Posters Collection.

Prague Philharmonia in New York

Classical music concert. PRAGUE PHILHARMONIA - Jiří Bělohlávek, Conductor.

APAP 2012 - Meet and Enjoy the Czechs!

For the second year the Czech Center New York presents the most important Czech theaters, music and dance ensembles at APAP 2012 in New York.

Czech Centre Prague - A Centimeter a Day / January Exhibition

Lena Knilli and Jana Kasalova explore the notion of time and a life of changes, movements and our need (perhaps mistaken) to physically mark and map these.

Will To Create, Will to Live: The Culture of Terezín

The Culture of Theresienstadt (Terezín). January 9 to February 16, 2012. 92Y, New York.

The Incredible Lightness of Being, United Design: Jiri Pelcl - Czech Design

7 JANUARY - 20 FEBRUARY 2012, UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON GALLERY, FACULTY OF ARTS, GRAND PARADE, BRIGHTON BN2 OJY. A major British premiere of the work of Jiri Pelcl, leading Czech international designer...

Czech Centre Prague - Otto Wichterle / Scientist and Inventor

An exhibit dedicated to the life and works of one of the most distinguished Czech scientist. Come learn more about him! Please note that only parts of the exhibition are ENGLISH FRIENDLY.

Roads to Freedom

Czech Alternative Culture before November 1989. November 10, 2011 - January 12, 2012

Czech Performance Collection 2011 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

THURSDAY 25 AUGUST, 2.00-3.30 PM, FRINGE CENTRAL, THE CONCOURSE, EDINBURGH. A presentation of Czech theatre projects available for international touring and Czech theatre showcases by the Arts and...

Tomas Sedlacek: Economics of Good and Evil, The Quest for Economic Meaning of Gilgamesh from the Wall Street

16th JUNE, 1PM; ROYAL SOCIETY OF ARTS, 8 JOHN ADAM STREET, LONDON, WC2N 6EZ. A talk by Tomas Sedlacek, leading Czech economist who is considered to be one of the ‘five hot minds in economics’ by the...

Watch Me Move

15 JUNE - 11 SEPTEMBER 2011, BARBICAN CENTRE. Tracing the history of animation over the last 150 years, Watch Me Move: The Animation Show brings together for the first time, contemporary artists,...

European Literature Night III

11 MAY 2011, 6.30 PM / BRITISH LIBRARY, CONERENCE CENTRE. The annual European Literature Night is back for its third year, taking over 18 capital cities of Europe for a whole evening in a marathon...

'Made in Prague' in London

TILL 5 MAY 2011 / GREENWICH PICTUREHOUSE, GENESIS CINEMA, STRATFORD PICTUREHOUSE. Made in Prague, a showcase of the best of contemporary Czech films currently on tour in the UK will stop at the...

Windows on Madison - Blind Spots

Windows on Madison - Public space art project located on the windows of the Czech UN Mission. Blind Spots by Tereza Severova.

Learning to Dwell: Adolf Loos in the Czech Lands

A season of events at RIBA celebrating the work and legacy of early Modernist architect Adolf Loos, exploring his influence on architecture and design in a series of interlinked exhibitions, displays...