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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 Smetana’s Litomyšl International Opera Festival is the second oldest music event in the Czech Republic after the Prague Spring. It’s also the largest open-air classical music festival to take place anywhere in the Czech lands. The...
This event sees awards given to record breakers from the previous year and includes a colourful programme of events. The largest festival of records and curios in Europe includes countless record-breaking attempts and exhibitions on a record-...
May 26, 2012
Title: Orbis Pictus - PLay WellVenue: Czech Center New York / New YorkCategory: ExhibitionDate: 06.26.2012 - 10.17.2012Time: Description:   Program Jun 26, 2012 - Oct 17, 2012 Orbis Pictus - Play Well Interactive exhibition...
... a festival of fun under the Špilberk and Veveří castles. This is the full name of the monstrous event, which is again to be held in Brno. At the start of the summer season, the city is again planning a varied programme for its inhabitants and...
For athletics fans, the Czech Republic this year offers the now 51st year of the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava – Vítkovice. Just like every year, onlookers will be able to see lots of superb athletes from all over the world here.
This May too, you can bear witness to the Ride of the Kings in Vlčnov – a folklore tradition, which you have the opportunity of experiencing. This folk celebration, which used to be held in every larger village, is now only observed in...
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...

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