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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.

Traditional Renaissance municipal festival commemorating the significance of the medieval trade route for the town of Prachatice. The town centre becomes a historic marketplace and comes alive with costumed parades, Renaissance music, theatre,...
United Islands, Prague’s International Music Festival, will be held as per tradition in the historic centre of Prague, on the Vltava islands, and adjacent river banks. This annual event features musicians and bands that definitely deserve your...
The town of Stražnice comes alive with a folklore festival with traditional international participation. Visitors as well as dozens of folklore ensembles and groups come here to enjoy the beauty of folk songs and dances and to admire the variety of...
Film festival featuring documentary films on art, which takes place in Telč. The festival is regularly attended by 36 nations from all of Europe and includes a wide array of interesting workshops, individual projects, and exhibitions. The programme...
The closing of the theatre season in Hradec Králové now belongs to the renowned international festival during which over two hundred performances of all genres take place. The accompanying events, such as the artist workshops, concerts, exhibitions...
The traditional tour car race will take place in Brno from the 17th to the 19th of June.
This is a Renaissance festival during which the city of Český Krumlov returns to the age of knights, noble ladies, jesters, and beggars. Do not miss this unique opportunity to go back in time and admire the grace of ladies and the skill and chivalry...
This festival takes place over the course of seven summer weeks in the Czech-German border area (Karlovy Vary and Ústí regions, Bavaria and Saxony). Three Central European border regions and two nationalities are joined in a programme that offers...
Are you into motor sports? Do you like hilltop races, rallies, or historic cars and motorcycles? Then you are sure to like the 31st annual European uphill championship, starting off at Ecce Homo in Šternberk, traditionally held on the first weekend...
Pelhřimov will host the 21st year of the largest festival of world records and curiosities in Europe. Visitors are in for plenty of record-breaking attempts, demonstrations by record-breakers, a rich cultural programme, and an unbelievable amount of...

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