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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 launch of the summer hiking season in Písek or „Cipískoviště“, a three-day event for the general public. In addition to playing in sandboxes (pískoviště), visitors can enjoy enormous sand castles, concerts on a floating stage, a Fairy Tale...
We’ll remember the significant anniversary of the music composer Gustav Mahler with the rest of the cultural world in 2011. In Jihlava, this will be the 10th year of the international music festival devoted to this great composer.
Sade is finally setting out on a European tour, in terms of which she will also be visiting Prague on 14 May.
The largest culinary event in the Czech Republic. A wide selection of the best of Czech breweries, of Czech butchers, delicatessens, and confectioners. 10,000 seats with service in traditional Czech dress.
Every year, the Prague Spring, the oldest Czech music festival presents about fifty concerts performed by more than a thousand musicians, and regularly attended by about forty thousand people. This makes the Prague Spring Festival among the most...
Come and take in a singing and musical performance of the Collegium Marianum ensemble in the beautiful surroundings of the Baroque Library Hall.
The international music festival Dvořák’s Olomouc originated from the Olomouc musical spring, held by the Moravian Philharmonic since 1958. The festival mostly features the works of Antonín Dvořák as well as other Czech composers such as Josef Suk...
The Volkswagen Marathon Prague is one of the 10 best marathons in the world. In 2008 it was awarded the prestigious IAAF Silver Road Race Label. The participants run through the centre of one of the most beautiful cities in the world; this is an...
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...

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