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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.

The National Gallery in Prague, in cooperation with the Prague Castle administration, has prepared an exhibition of work by Karel Škréta (1610-1674): Time and Work, taking place in the Waldstein Riding School and the Prague Castle Riding School.
Prague Castle will exhibit the famous shrine of St. Maur. The shrine made of gilded silver, gilded copper and decorated with nearly 200 precious stones will be shown in close proximity to copies of Czech crown jewels.
This is a prestigious exhibition in Olomouc whose goal is to present the history, particularly the creative culture, of the town and region of Olomouc during the Baroque period. The exhibition will be topped off by a rich programme – narrated tours...
The Nativity Scene Museum in Třebechovice pod Orebem in the Hradec Králové District will be putting on a new exhibition on the Probošt mechanical nativity scene.
One of the most important European collections of Rita and Herbert Batliner together with works from the Albertina will be presenting a collection of 80 works of modern global art including a selection of pivotal works from the start of the 20th...
The National Museum has prepared an exhibition of Old Czech Legends from the oldest period of Czech legends. Figures from old myths come to life right in front of the visitor’s eyes. It starts with the great forefather Čech and ends with Hostivít,...
The Museum of the Capital City of Prague presents a collection of photographs, postcards, films, and preserved items from restaurants and favourite day trips of the inhabitants of Prague. People took day trips to e.g. the Vltava Islands, to...
An exhibition in a new and novel style presenting the historical and cultural associations of the territory of Moravia through a timeline. For a short time, the public will have an exceptional chance to see collective items from the depositories and...
Stará Pekárna club in the town of Brno will organize 29 concerts for jazz fans attending the festival called Jazz Brno 2010 , the last of them taking place on December 14 at 8 p.m. All of these concerts are non-smoking. Moreover, it is a very...
In 2010 the Czech cultural world will mark an important anniversary relating to Karel Hynek Mácha - it will be two centuries since the poet, regarded as the founder of modern Czech poetry, was born (16. 11. 1810). Mácha’s life and work had a...

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