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Fragile Bliss @ Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival

Exciting instrumental trio Malina-Liška-Nejtek make their UK debut. Inspired by jazz, bluegrass, contemporary classical and folk music they present a joyful interplay of banjo, piano and bass.

Czech Showcase @ Fringe 2017

Since 2008, the Czech Centre has been committed to bringing the best of Czech live performance to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; this year, the Showcase is the centre of an expanded programme of...

Radek Brousil: Red Naomi

Taking its title from Red Naomi, one of the most popular roses exported from Kenya to Europe, and celebrated for its “high petal count, improved longevity and resistance to transport”, Radek...

Floex & Initi: Archifon IV

One part video game, one part holographic display, one part gigantic musical instrument: Floex and Initi will bring the interior of the Memorial Chapel to life as you’ve never seen it before....

21st Made in Prague Festival

The annual Made in Prague Festival in its 21st edition presents a wonderful offering of films, visual arts, literature, theatre and music celebrating artistic expression, pursuing significant stories...

Not Far From the Black Flag

Two Czech independent photojournalists talk about their unique first-hand experiences while covering conflicts in Syria and Iraq, the war against ISIS and its effects on civilian life.

Alois Nebel + Screen Talk with Tomáš Luňák

1989 in the Sudetenland near the Czech-Polish border. Alois Nebel is a solitary train dispatcher who becomes haunted by the ghosts from his and the region’s violent history whenever the fog crawls...

Alois Nebel + Screen Talk with Tomáš Luňák (Sheffield)

It's 1989, in a small train station in the Sudetenland near the Czech-Polish border. A chance encounter with a sanatorium patient propels loner Alois Nebel on a journey into Central Europe’s dark...

Milena Grenfell-Baines: Lady Remoska

This book is a short tale about big things and includes a number of wonderful recipes from two figures of the food world: Remoska, an integral part of Czech culinary culture for more than half a...

There Is Only You - Czech Fashion at IFS 2017

“The map is not the territory. There’s no organisation. There’s only you.“ – These words describe the main theme of the exhibition of emerging young Czech designers who are coming to London to...

Love, sex and marriage…with a robot?

Designers are producing robots that are increasingly human-like in appearance and actions. From sophisticated machines we can chat to, through to lifelike sex robots, these creations have the...

Karolinum Press presents new additions to the Modern Czech Classics series

An English translation of Ladislav Fuks’s novel, The Cremator, has just been published as a new addition to the Modern Czech Classics series, which presents quintessential modern and historical...

The never ending Czech film festival on iTunes

They say that drinking a chilled bottle of Pilsner or watching a Czech film can reveal the Czech DNA. Nobody really knows why but film production became deeply rooted in the Czech region already...

Susanna Roth 2017 Translators' Competition - Call for Entries

Czech Centres and the Literary Section of the Arts and Theatre Institute (ATI), Prague, announce the 4th year of the International Competition for Young Translators – The Susanna Roth Prize, named...

Three Wishes for Cinderella

One of the most beloved films in all Eastern European cinema, Václav Vorlíček's reworking of the classic Cinderella tale is both delightful and unconventional. Deviating from the original story, yet...

Bohumír Matal: Presence of Men; Banned Painter from the Heart of Europe

The ”Association of Friends of Fine Arts” presents the exhibition of works of Moravian avant-garde painter & artist, Bohumír Matal. Bohumír Matal (1922 - 1988) is one of the most striking...

Jan Kaplický Drawings

This exhibition commemorates Jan Kaplický, who was one of the most gifted and visionary architects working at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century. His death in 2009 at the age...

Helena Eflerová: Transformation

A survey based show featuring a retrospective collection of artworks by multidisciplinary artist Helena Eflerová integrated with work by disabled artists. The artworks draw focus to the resemblances...

Launch of Antonín Bajaja’s novel “Burying The Season”

An evening of conversation with the author, his translator David Short and Dr Rajendra Chitnis, Senior Lecturer in Czech literature at the University of Bristol.

Petr Kolečko: Poker Face

2011. Poker player Jana is living in a luxury apartment in Prague, struggling to get on with her idealistic daughter Pavlína. However, in 1989, Jana experienced the Velvet Revolution with all the...

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