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„Our festival was created out of the need to draw the attention of the Czech public to illustration. Cooperation with the Czech Centres shifts this effort to a different level in the form of the promotion of the Czech illustrati...“

„The Austrian Cultural Forum in Warsaw has been cooperating with the Czech Centre Warsaw for a long time on the organization of various cultural projects. This cooperation has always been very professional.“

„I am very pleased that in the Czech Center New York we could introduce Janáček's personality, his connection with the city of Brno and especially the circumstances of the origin and world premiere of his opera Káťa Kabanová.“

Daniel Bulatkin

„The cooperation with the Czech Centre in Vienna was virtually perfect and one of my best experiences so far with the Czech Centres.“

„Together with other authors, Pavla Horáková and Michal Šanda, we read and discussed with readers at La Buena Vida - Café del Libro. The very well-attended event was organized by the Czech Centre Madrid.“

„We thank the Czech Centres for helping us to reach million viewers around the world with an alternative program.“

„We are glad that together with the Czech Centres we have found a way to stay in touch with culture even in the tense time of a pandemic.“

„We consider the Czech Centres a natural partner of our Library for spreading the intellectual legacy of Václav Havel abroad, and our cooperation with the Czech Centres as our contribution to spreading the good name of the Czech...“

„I consider the cooperation with the Czech Centres to be a shift in the field of promotion and presentation of the Czech Republic abroad.“

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Anny Ondra © Zdeňka Kudrnová

The Heroine of the Week Is Anny Ondra

Well known actress on the Czech, German and Austrian silver screens. She gained world renown thanks to two films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Her relationship with German boxer Max Schmeling made the two one of the most popular and closely watched celebrity couples of their day.  

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Czech Next Wave: Episode No. 8. - KATEŘINA TUČKOVÁ

Czech Next Wave: Episode No. 8. - KATEŘINA TUČKOVÁ

Kateřina Tučková is one of the most successful young Czech novelists. Her powerful novel Gerta – focused on the cruel treatment of ethnic Germans in the immediate aftermath of the war – has just been published in English. Another of her works based on extensive historical research is The Žítková ...

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Global Science Café 5: Vividbooks

Global Science Café: Vividbooks

As the fifth part of the Global Science Café series, we bring you a discussion on the following topic: Vividbooks. Using the latest technology in teaching: the future of education.

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Photo by © congerdesign | Pixabay

Švandovo divadlo uvede 26. února hru napsanou robotem

První českou divadelní hru, jejíž text vygenerovala umělá inteligence, uvede v on-line premiéře 26. února pražské Švandovo divadlo.

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Alice Masaryková © Aksana Pratskevich

The Heroine of the Week Is Alice Masaryková

Daughter of the first president of Czechoslovakia, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, and one of the first female university graduates in Bohemia, she pushed for numerous innovations in social policy and health care. In 1919 she founded the Czechoslovak Red Cross and become its first President. After the Co...

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Culture, Science and the Image of the State: Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Czech Republic (debate)

Culture, Science and the Image of the State: Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Czech Republic (debate)

Recording of the debate [in Czech]: Culture, Science and the Image of the State: Public and Cultural Diplomacy of the Czech Republic.

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The Heroine of the Week Is Abbess Mlada

The Heroine of the Week Is Abbess Mlada

Daughter of Prince Boleslav I from the ruling Přemyslid dynasty. Her diplomatic mission to Rome contributed significantly to the recognition of the Czech state and the establishment of the Prague bishopric. After her return she became the abbess of the first Czech monastery of St. George at Pragu...

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AI: When a Robot Writes a Play

AI: When a Robot Writes a Play

What does the robot think about, how does it feel and can it write a play? Snippets from the life of artificial intelligence in its own words.

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Umění a kultura jako mocná zbraň diplomacie

Umění a kultura jako mocná zbraň diplomacie

Umění a kultura jako mocná zbraň diplomacie. Česká centra spouští unikátní osvětový projekt s názvem Jazzman a špioni, který připomíná opomíjenou ale důležitou roli kultury ve dvacátém století. Hlavně v období studené války.

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Božena Němcová © Lukáš Komárek

The Heroine of the Week Is Božena Němcová

Writer, collector of fairy tales and folk tales, and author of The Grandma, today still considered one of the classic works of Czech literature. She was among the first publicly active women, whose free thinking and independence became role models for subsequent generations. 

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Ministr zahraničních věcí ČR Tomáš Petříček

Meeting of the directors of the Czech Centres with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček

On Wednesday 3 February 2021, the directors of the Czech Centres met online with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček. Among the topics discussed were the significance of the new Strategy of the Czech Centres, preparations for the Czech EU Presidency in 2022 as well as the key role of t...

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Czemoji © Soňa Juríková

Czemoji

Czemojis are emojis not only for Czechs but also for fans of all things Czech! They can be used in all situations – when trying to come up with ideas about what to cook on a Sunday or what to take with you when heading out. They can be downloaded for free on Slack, Whatsapp and use them in your I...

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