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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.

This year will be the 47th year of the Prague – Prčice March. This is the most famous organised long-distance march in the Czech Republic. Just like every year, participants can choose from several routes. The march can be undertaken in a...
May 16, 2012
Title: 2012 Nebraska Czech-Slovak FestivalsVenue: / Category: Social EventDate: 04.15.2012 - 10.21.2012Time: Description: Please click on http://www.nebraskaczechs.org/ne_festivals.html
The largest event for beer lovers in the Czech Republic! For the fifth time now, you can visit the largest pub in the country at the Exhibition Grounds in Letňany. There will be 70 types of beer to taste here, both traditional and well-known brands...
The Prague Spring international music festival has become a true phenomenon over the years it has been held. It has managed to survive both cultural and political change and to this very day defies the changeable tastes of the audience. Thanks to...
In his Slav Epic, Alfons Mucha tried to summarise the history of the Czechs and other Slav nations. In the middle of twenty monumental canvases, we come across tense milestones in the history of the Czech nation. The remaining ten pictures then show...
The most famous metal band of all time is returning to the Czech Republic after four years away. The open-air show will showcase Metallica’s groundbreaking album – the so-called “Black” album from 1991.
Liberation of the Czech Republic by the American Army has been celebrated every May since 1990. War veterans from all over the world will be descending on Plzeň with their families and their fans and, together with the inhabitants of the city, will...
Before the witches from the area around Bouzov set out for their annual Sabbat, they try out their magical arts in the castle itself. If you are not afraid, you can visit their lair in the area in front of the castle and even have them lead you...
The second part of the latest Imagination Festival dance event entitled Therapy Sessions will be presented on the Prague scene at the end of April. This festival of imagination is above all betting on a combination of musical styles and the...
The superb Duke Ellington Orchestra will again be returning to Prague in spring 2012!

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