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© Alina Pylaeva

The Heroine of the Week Is Martina Sáblíková

Speed skater, three-time winner of the Winter Olympics in 2010 (Vancouver) and 2014 (Sochi), multiple world champion in the 3000 m, 5000 m and combined. She began her professional sports career on a frozen pond due to a lack of athletic facilities.

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© Alina Pylaeva

The Heroine of the Week Is Meda Mládková

Art collector, patron and founder of the Museum Kampa in Prague, which exhibits her wide collection of modern Central European art. After the Communist takeover in 1948, she remained abroad, where she met exiles of the Czech intellectual and artistic elite. Since the 1950s, she has been intensive...

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© Lucie Šťastná

The Heroine of the Week Is Sidonie Nádherná

Czech noblewoman, patron, muse and inspiration for many artists, including Rainer Maria Rilke, Max Švabinský and Karl Kraus. She helped develop cultural life in Bohemia and over her lifetime amassed a significant art collection. Shortly after the Communist coup in 1948 she emigrated to Great Brit...

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Ideas Yard: The future of sustainable farming and food consumption

Ideas Yard: The future of sustainable farming and food consumption

Panel discussion about the future of sustainable farming and food consumption.

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Competition: Create a 3D Card of an Adolf Loos Villa and Win a Prize

Competition: Create a 3D Card of an Adolf Loos Villa and Win a Prize

As part of the series: Adolf Loos / Pioneer of Modern Living you can become creators and win a prize at the same time! Úvodní strana › Novinky › Soutěž: dotvoř 3D pohlednici vily Adolfa Loose a vyhraj! (7. 9.–7. 10. 2020) NOVINKY Soutěž: dotvoř 3D pohlednici vily Adolfa Loose a vyhraj! (7. 9.–7....

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Cell & Gene Therapy: The future has already begun

Cell & Gene Therapy: The future has already begun

Another part of the series Global Science Café

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Czech Science to the World: A Recording of the Second Global Science Café by the Czech Centres

Czech Science to the World: A Recording of the Second Global Science Café by the Czech Centres

On 22 June 2020, we broadcast live from CTU our second Global Science Café, this time on the topic of Research and Innovation in the Fight with COVID-19.

1. 6. Podcasts
New Podcast: Czech Centre Berlin in June

New Podcast: Czech Centre Berlin in June

New podcast: The director of the Czech Centre Berlin Tomáš Sachr talks about the programme in June [in German].

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Czech Solidarity in Sweden

Czech Solidarity in Sweden

We are sharing on behalf of the Czech Centres a recognition gained by the Czech Centre Stockholm for its help to produce personal protective equipment for care homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The initiative was formed in collaboration with the centre for participatory culture Blivande and ...

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Global Science Café with Josef Průša

Global Science Café with Josef Průša

Global Science Café / Czech Centres (GSC) with Josef Průša.

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Prague Spring 2020: An Interview by Ondřej Černý with Roman Bělor

Prague Spring 2020: An Interview by Ondřej Černý with Roman Bělor

Prague Spring 2020: An interview by Ondřej Černý with the director of the festival Roman Bělor.

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Online Lecture with Michaela Lišková:

Online Lecture with Michaela Lišková: "Flexible Stability" in Czech Vocabulary

An online lecture with Michaela Lišková about "flexible stability" in Czech vocabulary and the formation of new words inspired by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

Looking back at 2019! As in previous years, we presented the Czech Republic as a modern country rich in cultural traditions and strengthened its image internationally. We are a contributory organization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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Jiří Stivín: Dividlo

Jiří Stivín: Dividlo

A recording of a live performance of Jiří Stivín's DIVIDLO that was streamed by 18 Czech Centres all over the globe.

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© Vojtěch Brtnický

Czech Theatre DNA Award Ceremony 2020

Last night the director general of the Czech Centres Ondřej Černý handed the Czech Theatre DNA Award to Yvona Kreuzmannová for her exceptional support and presentation of Czech culture abroad.

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© Vojtěch Brtnický

Czech Theatre DNA Award Ceremony 2020

The Czech Theatre DNA Award Ceremony organised by Nová síť will take place in Studio Hrdinů 20. 2. 2020. The award will be handed to Yvona Kreuzmannová by the director general of the Czech Centres Ondřej Černý.

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The Liberation of Pilsen & Swinging to Freedom

Exhibition and concert. New York.

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© Anna Pleslová

Discover Sweden in the Gallery of the Czech Centres

Exhibition opening

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Grand Opening of the Czech House Bratislava

The invitation of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Slovakia Tomáš Tuhý to the opening of the Czech House in Bratislava was accepted by the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman and the President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Čaputová. The opening of the Czech House was part of the ce...

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© Anna Pleslová

Festive Meeting with photographers Daniel Biskup and Karel Cudlín

A festive meeting with photographers Daniel Bishop and Charles Cudlín in the Gallery of the Czech Centres.

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FREEDOM. The View of the Young Generation

How do students perceive the concept of the Velvet Revolution, what values do they associate this event with, what does the topic of freedom mean to them? The graphic and artistic representation of the concept of freedom reveals the view of the young generation on a current topic expressed throug...