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Czech Language Teachers at Round Table

Czech Center New York hosted a briefing about Czech language for foreigners led by bohemist and Charles University academic Ivana Boztěchová, who has taught Czech and Czech studies in several corners...

*** POSTPONED *** Bridge Between Nations – Nepomuk Musical Tour USA 2020

Czech Nepomuk, the birthplace of St. John of Nepomuk, and Brazilian São João Nepomuceno are two cities that connect St. John of Nepomuk across the ocean. In April, series of concerts featuring...

CONCERT: S.E.M. ENSEMBLE @ 50 - ONLINE

An online concert on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the ensemble, led by the Czech composer Petr Kotík, accompanied by commentaries by prominent personalities from the world of concert...

NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL: Fritzi: A Revolutionary Tale

Summer 1989, East Germany. Fritzi moves to action in this riveting tale of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the people—like Fritzi—brave enough to change the world.

Book Launch: Franci Rabinek Epstein: Franci’s War

A woman's story of survival. The engrossing memoir of a spirited and glamorous young fashion designer who survived World War ll, with an afterword by her daughter, Helen Epstein.

*** POSTPONED *** A Tribute to Ivan Passer: A Boring Afternoon & Intimate Lighting

Tribute to the recently deceased director Ivan Passer. The film anecdote A Boring Afternoon from 1964, based on a story by Bohumil Hrabal, captures an ordinary, truly dull Sunday afternoon in a...

Capitol Hill Event Recalled Václav Havel´s Historic 1990 Speech to a Joint Session of Congress

The special event Václav Havel, Speaking Today took place in the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, commemorating the 30th anniversary of Václav Havel’s address...

*** POSTPONED *** JANÁČEK: KATELYN BOUSKA & ŠTĚPÁN FILÍPEK (CONCERT)

Štěpán Filípek & Katelyn Bouska present an exclusive recital containing chamber compositions by Leoš Janáček and other composers from Brno including Vítězslava Kaprálová, Miloslav Ištvan and Radomír...

16mm Film Screening: Jan Švankmajer's Alice

In his first feature-length work, Czech animator Jan Švankmajer pays tribute to Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland.

Czech Science Café: Vladimír Nálevka

The lecture with a presentation will be focused on the latest developments of negotiation science. Emphasis will be put on integrating latest research of neuroscience and also irrationality in...

The Genesis and Life of Janáček’s Opera Káťa Kabanová

The exhibition coincides with the staging of Janáček’s opera Káťa Kabanová at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in spring 2020. It explains the circumstances surrounding the creation and first...

*** POSTPONED *** Book Presentation: Renáta Fučíková: Bohemian Stories

In Bohemian Stories, Renáta Fučíková presents a graphic journey through the history of Czechs in the United States, capturing the bonds between the two countries through their lived experience.

World premiere of After the Magician

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami is pleased to present the premiere of Czech filmmaker Lea Petříková‘s short film After the Magician.

A Slow Revolution: Early Steps Towards Jewish Emancipation in Bohemia, 1780s-1860s

A lecture by Jindřich Toman, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Painting the Himalayas – Roman Kames & Young Artists from Ladakh

Exhibition at the Tibet House US Gallery. India ink, tempera and gouache works on handmade paper from West Bengal.

František Vobecký: Photomontages 1935-1938

Ubu Gallery is exhibiting the Surrealist-influenced photomontages of František Vobecký (1902–1991) made between 1935 and 1938.

Concert: Czech Masterworks Performed by Aeolus Quartet

The multi-award winning Aeolus Quartet returns to perform a program of Czech masterworks, including Antonin Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major, Opus 81, one of the jewels of chamber music repertory....

Home IV: Bartók, Kodaly, and Janáček

Bartók and Kodaly were pioneers in ethnomusicology, traveling the countryside in Central and Eastern Europe to preserve Folk Music on early wax records, incorporating what they heard into their...

Profu' / Teach - Echoes of Ji.hlava 3rd Edition + Q&A with director Alex Brendea

The winning movie in the category Best Central and East European Documentary Film of the 23rd edition of Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival is coming to NY.

Jan Tichy: Light Shop

Please join us for the opening of Light Shop, Jan Tichy's second exhibition with the Fridman gallery.

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