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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.

A spectacular music festival, which will have three stages just like last year, will be taking place in the third weekend in July for its fifth year. Two stages will be used for drum and bass and the third will be dominated by dubstep.
As far as length is concerned, there’s no bigger event in the Czech cultural calendar than this. The combination of attractive historical setting and concerts encompassing many genres from the 15th century to the present day, as well as the...
Marilyn Manson finished their ninth album Born Villain this year, which was released in May. They are touring with the album, the tour having started this February and coming to Prague in the middle of July.
One of the largest summer festivals in the Czech Republic, the Colours of Ostrava will this year celebrate its 10th birthday. Some 16 stages will echo to 160 bands, DJs, films, discussions, workshops and theatre performances, including some of the...
Bruce Springsteen will be performing again in Prague in July. This time he will be performing with the E Street Band and this will be the only concert in Central and Eastern Europe, which will be taking place in the open air at the Synot Tip Arena...
Bohemia JazzFest is one of the largest annual jazz festivals in Europe taking place over two weeks in July. Concerts are open air, held on beautiful medieval squares in several cities in Czech Republic. All events are free to the public.
June 30, 2012
Title: The Cassandra CatVenue: Czech Center New York / New YorkCategory: FilmDate: 07.03.2012 - 11.30.2012Time: Description: SUMMER ON THE ROOF - THE CASSANDRA CAT FILM SCREENING July 3, 2012 - November 30, 00-1, at dusk, $10 Admission: $10 BUY...
The most important international category A film festival in central and Eastern Europe and the only festival of this category in the Czech Republic. The main focus of the festival is the Hotel Thermal, but film screenings and accompanying events...
The 21st annual Gothic festival commemorating the glorious traditions of the royal town of Kutná Hora. Visitors will enjoy a town packed with sword fighting and dance troupes, a medieval fair and jousting tournaments.
Every year the tones of the Janáček‘s Hukvaldy International Music Festival echo around the wonderful setting of Hukvaldy. This enchanting place, a huge source of inspiration for the musical genius Leoš Janáček, attracts thousands of visitors...

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