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This page and the links below provide up-to-date news and information about virtually all Czech-related events taking place in both the U.S. and the Czech Republic.

“AFoCR News” is fed by the AFoCR Facebook page. “Czech Republic News” is continually updated through direct feeds from the Prague Monitor, Radio Prague, and the U.S. Embassy in Prague. “U.S.-Czech News and Events” consists of events from the Czech Embassy in Washington, the Czech tourism website, as well as from czechevents.net.

Also included are links to the AFoCR Newsletter archives, to our Photo and Video Gallery, and to Other Sites of interest.

August 28, 2012
Title: Czech Barfoque Mets the New WorldVenue: / Category: MusicDate: 10.06.2012 - 10.21.2012Time: 09.00 hDescription: Czech Baroque Meets The NewWorld Geisslers Hofcomoedianten on tour across the USA October 6 – 21, 2012   10/6, 1...
The 31st international blacksmiths’ meet called Hefaiston is traditionally held in late August at Helfštýn Castle. Blacksmiths work in the open air at ten work stations. Many of the pieces they create will remain at the castle or adorn the...
The 20th International Bagpipe Festival will take place once again in Strakonice. Every other year thousands of visitors and performers from this country and abroad flock to Strakonice, all with one thing in common – a love of folk music that...
August 21, 2012
Title: Octoberfest 2012 in Lachibe , Quebec, CanadaVenue: / Category: Social EventDate: 10.27.2012 - 10.27.2012Time: 07.00 hDescription: OCTOBERFEST 2012               ...
August 16, 2012
Title: Sokol Falcon Schnucks Comtest in St.LuisVenue: / Category: Social EventDate: 09.01.2012 - 10.31.2012Time: Description: Schnucks Contest Win up to $500 for our group! The twelve Schnucks groups who have the highest eScrip sales increase...
The Chod Festival is the largest folk event in the Chodsko region, attended by bagpipe and folk ensembles from around the Czech Republic. There’s also a fair and performances by ensembles from other countries.
The Jánošík’s Ducat International Festival of Slovak Folklore invites visitors to enjoy a range of performances by Czech and Slovak ensembles, as well as lessons on traditional instruments and the Wallachian Kingdom’s Butter Churning...
July 31, 2012
Title: Annual Czech...
The 9th festival of Jewish culture – a three-day festival that takes place in the town of Třebíč - includes concerts, lectures, readings, dance performances and other events celebrating the culture and life style of the original Jewish...
This will be the 17th year this traditional event has been held. Tens of skilful artists working in the open air show just what woodcarving is all about.

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