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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.

Streets alight with lambent glows, the happy bustle of Christmas markets, holiday decorations and the ever-present Christmas carols will convince even the most devoted Scrooges that Christmas in the Czech Republic is one of the most beautiful times...
This attractive exhibition devoted to the Luxembourgs takes place in the Ostrava Museum in Ostrava. The exhibition features the early 14th century with a special emphasis on John of Luxembourg. The exhibition includes archaeological findings,...
An exhibition of works by the important Italian painter and sculptor, Amedeo Modigliani. The exhibition will not only be bringing the painter’s first-class paintings and drawings to Prague, but also films and photographs from his life. The thematic...
Music is an inseparable part of the Christmas holiday season. The 11th International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music will be taking place in the churches and concert halls of Prague – a music festival competition to please everyone with a...
The Slavkov Battlefield becomes the site of the traditional commemorative event to recall the famous battle. Re-enactment of the Battle below Santon Hill, demonstration of battlefield crawling, and active fighting. Fireworks at the end of the day.
Cultural events and traditional Christmas customs in the magical atmosphere of this snowy historic town. Advent weekend Christmas markets and a special cultural programme on the town square in Český Krumlov – the entire event includes concerts...
The National Gallery in Prague, in cooperation with the Prague Castle administration, has prepared an exhibition of work by Karel Škréta (1610-1674): Time and Work, taking place in the Waldstein Riding School and the Prague Castle Riding School.
Prague Castle will exhibit the famous shrine of St. Maur. The shrine made of gilded silver, gilded copper and decorated with nearly 200 precious stones will be shown in close proximity to copies of Czech crown jewels.
This is a prestigious exhibition in Olomouc whose goal is to present the history, particularly the creative culture, of the town and region of Olomouc during the Baroque period. The exhibition will be topped off by a rich programme – narrated tours...
The Nativity Scene Museum in Třebechovice pod Orebem in the Hradec Králové District will be putting on a new exhibition on the Probošt mechanical nativity scene.

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