Furthering close and strong ties with the Czech Republic and its people

From the Castle to the Capitol, American Friends of the Czech Republic fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, and civic and cultural institutions.


EU Open House 2016: Open to the Public at the Czech Embassy May 14

The Czech Republic is a land of great athletes and fervent fans. Win prizes and gear up with us for the summer Olympics 2016 by playing some of the most popular Czech sports soccer, volleyball or badminton. Watch Czech rising stars demonstrate their gymnastics skills or our canine friends clear hurdles as per track and field. Learn about the fall Mutual Inspirations Festival 2016 - Martina Navratilova, celebrating the best tennis player of all time, among men or women. Cool down with a variety of delicious beer, hearty food, and music and dance. AFoCR will be represented at EU Day. Please stop by to see our display and learn more about our projects and accomplishments!

Date: May 14, 2016, 10 am to 4 pm

Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Masaryk Birthday Celebration in Washington

March 7, 2016

Annual March 7, 2016 Celebration at the Masaryk Memorial in Washington commemorating the 166th birthday.

Czech Ambassador Peter Gandalovic and AFoCR President Tom Dine were among the speakers who laid flowers on the Memorial.

Special guest was Miss Czech-Slovak USA.