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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.

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Also included are links to the AFoCR Newsletter archives, to our Photo and Video Gallery, and to Other Sites of interest.

This is the sixth year of this grand historic festival with the arrival of Albrecht of Wallenstein to Cheb. The festival includes a rich cultural programme with a parade featuring Albrecht of Wallenstein and his spouse, period music, a market with...
This traditional car rally in Zlín is one of the most important motoring events in the Czech Republic, offering interesting races on difficult tracks, an attractive starting field, and an unmistakable atmosphere on the track.
Telč’s traditional cultural and social event with a folk historic theme. The historic festival of Zachariáš of Hradec and Kateřina of Wallenstein– swordfighting, music, dance, and theatre productions together with period attractions and a historic...
Every year at the end of August, Králíky becomes the site of a commemorative event with over ten years of tradition focused on re-enactments, living history, military history, and military technology from the last century. The rich programme is...
Traditional Scottish games with a cultural programme at Sychrov Castle. You are in for some Scottish and Irish music, displays and instruction in Scottish dances, international Scottish bagpipe contest, classic Scottish heavy athletic contests, and...
Prosper Golf Club Čeladná will host the prestigious third annual Czech Open from 18-21 August.
Hip hop fans find their own here at the Hip Hop Camp festival in Hradec Králové. Every year the festival presents over 500 musicians, dancers, athletes, and other participants from around the world.
History lovers shouldn’t miss Napoleon Days at Slavkov near Brno, held on the birthday of Napoleon Bonaparte himself. A programme has been prepared with soldiers in period uniforms, living castle tours, a craft market, and fireworks.
The main attraction at this year’s Brutal Assault festival, which is held in the traditional location of the Josefov Military Fortress near Jaroměř, is the legendary Motörhead.
Several concerts by domestic and international performers as well as many other fun events will be taking place over the course of three days at the airport in Panenský Týnec.