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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 Freedom Festival in Pilsen commemorates the last days of the 2nd World War and the liberation of Pilsen by the American Army. People come from around the world to celebrate this significant historic event together with the city residents, US...
Valtice hosts the 44th year of the largest and most prestigious exhibition of wine in the Czech Republic with international participation. The goal of the exhibition is to professionally evaluate the wine of various wine growing regions, support the...
The figure of W.A. Mozart is an inseparable part of Prague. It’s no wonder, then, that his name is on the 6th annual international competition festival of vocal choirs and instrumental ensembles.
One of the most famous tenors in the world of popular music will be performing in Prague on 4 May.
The spas of Bohemia are open year round, but the beginning of the tourist season at the beginning of May is always a great social event. The symbolic re-opening of the healing waters is a favourite among guests and tourists alike.
Let yourself be enchanted by Český Krumlov’s Mayday celebrations and welcome spring in this beautiful historic town. You’re in for a rich cultural program, games and contests for children, great music, and plenty of other experiences.
Easter in the Czech Republic is full of colours. Baskets full of coloured eggs, vases overflowing with forsythia, and green herbs budding in flowerpots. Just as important as the colours are the smells of Easter goodies and the mischievous Easter...
How do we welcome spring? Where did the Easter lamb and Easter egg come from? Go back 151 years with us to Křivoklát, experience the Easter of our ancestors, and discover long forgotten customs and crafts. Music, folk customs, early theatres, and...
Come and take in a singing and musical performance of the Collegium Marianum ensemble in the beautiful surroundings of the Baroque Library Hall.
As part of the international series of hill climbing races Berg Cup 2011, a series of races will take place in the Czech Republic.

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