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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.

Come and have fun in the beautiful rooms of Prague Castle at a performance of the Collegium Marianum ensemble, which will be performing selected scenes from Molière’s comedies.
The Australian singer will be returning to Prague in March during a tour inspired by her new album, Aphrodite.
The main part of the carnival festival is a show of staged allegories and parades of carnival masks through the centre of Prague. Bohemian Carnevale ties into the historic stage allegory festivals held in the Czech lands, whose tradition goes back...
An exhibition with the alternative title Dürer’s depiction of the Virgin Mary in dialogue with contemporary art began on 18 February in the Montanelli Museum in Prague.
The traditional Trade Fair World of Beauty & Spa will be taking place on 18 and 19 February in the modern surroundings of the O2 Arena. This year, the trade fair will mainly be focused on trends in cosmetic fields, beautification, modelling of...
Jonas Kaufmann made his debut in the title role of Wagner’s Lohengrin at the Bavarian State Opera in July 2009. Since that time, he has performed in many outstanding roles such as Don José in the new production of Carmen at La Scala or in the...
Streets alight with lambent glows, the happy bustle of Christmas markets, holiday decorations and the ever-present Christmas carols will convince even the most devoted Scrooges that Christmas in the Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful times...
This attractive exhibition devoted to the Luxembourgs takes place in the Ostrava Museum in Ostrava. The exhibition features the early 14th century with a special emphasis on John of Luxembourg. The exhibition includes archaeological findings,...
An exhibition of works by the important Italian painter and sculptor, Amedeo Modigliani. The exhibition will not only be bringing the painter’s first-class paintings and drawings to Prague, but also films and photographs from his life. The thematic...
Music is an inseparable part of the Christmas holiday season. The 11th International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music will be taking place in the churches and concert halls of Prague – a music festival competition to please everyone with a...

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