21. 12. In media
UNESCO adds Czech glass-blown Christmas beads to ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ list

UNESCO adds Czech glass-blown Christmas beads to ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ list

The holiday season just got a little merrier in Poniklá, a village nestled in the foothills of the Krkonoše Mountains. The traditional blown-glass and beaded Christmas decorations that it is famous for has just been added to UNESCO’s celebrated list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

20. 12. In media
New Recording of Lost Czech Christmas Carol Featured on Czech National Television

New Recording of Lost Czech Christmas Carol Featured on Czech National Television

A re-discovered lost Czech Carol. The world premiere of the first US recording of Bright Magical Night, performed by the former Czech opera singer Stanislav Kotyza and his daughter Kristina Kotyza, featured in the main news on Czech Television.

7. 12. In media
Christmas ornaments from Železný Brod on display in New York

Christmas ornaments from Železný Brod on display in New York

On the occasion of the festive season, the Czech Center in New York has prepared a series of events celebrating the tradition of Czech glass-making. One of the highlights is a new collection of unique Christmas ornaments manufactured in the renowned Glass School in Železný Brod, which is celebrat...