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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

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

The Slavkov Battlefield becomes the site of the traditional commemorative event to recall the famous battle. Re-enactment of the Battle below Santon Hill, demonstration of battlefield crawling, and active fighting. Fireworks at the end of the day.
Christmas markets, special cultural programme on the square consisting of concerts, traditional gingerbread decorating, Christmas decoration making, and many more interesting events. You can experience all this during Advent in Český Krumlov. Let...
A collective exhibition of works on the theme of Saint Agnes of Bohemia – Princess and Nun is being held to mark the nine hundredth anniversary of the birth of the patron saint of Bohemia. The creators of the exhibition have tried to gather...
The living legend of modern soul, Tom Jones, is returning to the Czech Republic after two years.
What is now the eighth instalment of Transmission will be held on 19 November at the O2 Arena in Prague.
Lenny Kravitz, an artist who needs no introduction, will liven up the crowd at Prague's O2 Arena on 15 November.
As part of his first European tour since 2008, George Michael will perform on 14 November at Prague's O2 Arena.
The legendary blues-rock group from Scotland will be performing on 29 November 2011 at 7.30 pm at Lucerna in Prague. They were one of the most important bands on the global rock scene in the 70s.
The pioneer of electronic music and keyboard magician, Jean Michel Jarre, is again returning to the Czech Republic. This year, he is bringing his light and laser show to Kajot Arena (Rondo) in Brno. The performance will be taking place on 12...
British singer Elvis Costello will give his first ever performance in Prague on 4 November.