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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.

Jazz lovers are in for a musical extravaganza – Hradec Králové is hosting the 17th annual international jazz festival which, like every year, will fill the concert halls for six days with plenty of great experiences and interesting musical and...
The city of Pardubice will host the 121st year of the oldest and hardest race on the European continent. The Velka Pardubicka is the longest-running social and sporting event in the Czech Republic and boasts its own specific magic. The horses must...
The 44th Annual International Film Festival of Tourism, as well as the 18th Annual National Film Festival of Tourism, will be taking place in Karlovy Vary, displaying the world’s elite and new trends in film creation.
The final rounds of the European Rallycross Championship will take place from the 1st to the 2nd of October at the car race track in Česká Lípa.
The Prague Strings of Autumn festival, which will be held over several weeks in the autumn, will include unforgettable experiences such as concerts by legends of jazz and classical music.
Historic wine festival in the presence of the Holy Roman Emperor and Bohemian King Charles IV and his court. Visitors may expect a rich programme set in medieval times, wine tasting, specialised cuisine, knight tournaments, performances by magicians...
Litoměřice plays host to the 20th annual traditional wine festival with a rich programme on the town square. The programme includes a historical marketplace with demonstrations of old crafts as well as jugglers and swordfighters, jesters, fire-...
The holiday of St. Václav (Wenceslas), the patron of the Czech lands, is celebrated in Český Krumlov with a rich cultural programme, an autumn fair, and of course plenty of good food and drink. Visitors may also take advantage of the St. Václav (...
This is the largest air/military/security show in Central Europe. Ostrava will host a display of heavy military, police, and rescue technology, dynamic demonstrations of special unit training, and air demonstrations. Munitions, equipment, and...
The eighth annual international competition in standard and Latin American dance will take place from 10-11 September at the Sparta Arena in Prague.

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