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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 Brno race track will host the Superbike World Championship again this year.
The Mikulov Guitar Festival is one of the most important events of its type not only in the Czech Republic, but in Central Europe. The main goal of the festival is to present to the public the top figures from the classical guitar world as well as...
Turnov will see the 7th year of the weekend programme of a cycle of events on the crafts and artistic traditions in the Turnov area. This unique cycle of events celebrates the stone and jewellery tradition of the region. Visitors themselves can pan...
Kick off the beginning of the summer vacation with the 18th year of the ROCK FOR PEOPLE festival in the Hradec Králové Festival Park. The list of bands is growing all the time, but the regular guests from the domestic scene are Clou, Divoký Bill,...
This is the most important category A film festival in Central and Eastern Europe, and the only category A festival in the Czech Republic. The festival attracts stars of the silver screen to Karlovy Vary every year as well as tens of thousands of...
Northwest of Hradec Králové on the highlands of Chlum, on 3rd July 1866, there was a Prussian-Austrian battle. Every year, on the day of the battle, the historical zone hosts battle demonstrations as well as homage and commemorative events.
The Hukvaldy Castle complex with its amphitheatre in the Hukvaldy game park will once more become the site of the International Music Festival of Janáček’s Hukvaldy. Every year this festival attracts symphonic and chamber music fans alike, as well...
The streets of the historic city of Kutná Hora are filled for this annual Gothic festival which commemorates the glorious tradition of the royal mining town. Visitors can enjoy a town full of swordfighting and dance groups, a historical market, and...
Traditional Renaissance municipal festival commemorating the significance of the medieval trade route for the town of Prachatice. The town centre becomes a historic marketplace and comes alive with costumed parades, Renaissance music, theatre,...
United Islands, Prague’s International Music Festival, will be held as per tradition in the historic centre of Prague, on the Vltava islands, and adjacent river banks. This annual event features musicians and bands that definitely deserve your...

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