The Alliance for New Music-Theatre fosters the collaboration of artists from diverse forms, cultures, and disciplines; nurtures the creation, development and performance of new works, and engages audiences in dialogue towards a deeper understanding of the transformative power of music-theatre.
American Asset Corporation is a diversified real estate company with an in-depth knowledge of all facets of real estate investment and ownership. our core capabilities include strategic planning, construction management, leasing and brokerage services, and asset and property management.
American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) is an independent American non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between the United States and Czech Republic. AFoCR fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, civic and cultural institutions. Nationwide in scope, AFoCR is the voice of the American constituency that supports close and strong relations with the Czech Republic and its people.
Bistro Bohem is Washington, DC’s newest and most lively hangout, which is located in the historic U Street / Shaw Neighborhood, just a mile north of the White House. It is unique to the area, offering flavorful Eastern European cuisine in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.
Classical WETA and WETA Television are public broadcasting stations serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia with high-quality programming. Classical WETA 90.9 FM is the exclusive classical music radio station in the nation’s capital and is consistently one of the most-listened-to stations in the market. Classical WETA can be heard at 90.9 FM in the Washington area, 88.9 FM in Frederick, Maryland, and 89.1 FM in Hagerstown, Maryland, as well via Internet streaming at www.classicalweta.org. VivaLaVoce — The Station That Sings — is Classical WETA’s all-vocal classical music channel available by live stream at www.vivalavoce.org and via the HD2 signal of 90.9 FM.
The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles provides a wide variety of cultural programs to the public, featuring Czech artists, films, concerts, and more.
The Czech Center New York (CC NY) is a meeting place for Czech and local culture, a place where artists and professionals, Czech and non-Czech alike, can get to know each other and talk about their work, and produce work together, when the chance presents itself. Though of course our focus is on contemporary Czech artists, we are open to any idea that addresses current cultural or social themes, and are committed to the support of new international projects.
Czech Radio is the only public service radio in the Czech Republic. Next to its main 4 nationwide full service format stations, Czech Radio offers also 4 special stations focusing on news and current affairs, classical music, popularization of science and applied technical sciences, and young audience. Further, Czech Radio broadcasts abroad in 6 languages including Czech (service for compatriots living abroad).
www.rozhlas.cz (Czech version)
www.radio.cz/en (English version)
Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. It is a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of its research, scholarship, faith and service.
The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.
Meopta is an international company with a long rich tradition of developing, manufacturing and assembling world class optical, opto-mechanical and optoelectronic products. Meopta's state of the art design, engineering, manufacturing, and assembly capabilities enable it to provide the highest quality products and services to the industrial, military and consumer markets.
In 1923, the Czechoslovak government decided that Czernin Palace would be alloted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offices of which were dispersed in several places in Prague. State rooms of Czernin Palace host many significant negotiations, and serve for the purposes of multiple conferences and sessions. It is not by accident that it was here where the Warsaw Treaty was dissolved at the beginning of 1990s.
Click here for a virtual tour of the Czernin Palace.
The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
One World is the biggest human rights film festival in the world, held annually in Prague and other cities of the Czech Republic. Established in 1999 by the Czech NGO People in Need, the One World Festival presents over 100 documentary films from around the globe, promoting the highest quality documentary films on social, political, environmental and human rights issues. It is a major cultural event in the Czech Republic that attracts more than 100,000 viewers annually. Also, it is a founding member of the Human Rights Film Network, which brings together 35 festivals around the world.
The People in Need organization was established in 1992, by a group of war reporters and foreign correspondents who were no longer satisfied with bringing back information to the Czech Republic; instead, they began sending out aid. It gradually became established as a professional humanitarian organization focused on providing aid to crisis areas and supporting adherence to human rights around the world. Over the past 20 years, it has grown into one of the biggest non-profit organizations in Central Europe and has also become active in the field of education as well as helping those living in social exclusion. Today, People in Need focuses on four key areas: humanitarian aid and development cooperation, support for human rights, social integration programs, and education and information programs.
Pilsner Urquell is the world’s first and original Pilsner. It has a pure and distinctive taste that is known for a fine balance of sweetness and bitterness. Untouched since it was first created in the enchanting central European city of Pilsen, Pilsner Urquell is celebrated for its originality, authenticity and uncompromised quality.
Political Prisoners is a Prague-based, unsubsidized research initiative whose primary purpose is to collect and disseminate the oral histories of the political prisoners who survived Czechoslovakian prisons under Stalinism. In addition to this website’s focus on the late 1940’s through 1950’s, the organization holds regular historical conferences, youth camps, and compiles the Czechoslovak Political Prisoners anthology to enable these stories to cross the globe.
The non-profit organization Památník Šoa Praha, o.p.s. (Shoah Memorial Prague) was founded in 2012 with the purpose of launching the Shoah Memorial at the Bubny Railway Station. A memorial that speaks: not a well preserved collection of old times but a platform for dialogue. Young, inspirational dialogue accessible to all generations. Dialogue in a number of languages addressing different national and social groups. Artistic argumentation opening new points of view. Lecturers and teachers should set out for virtual journeys retracing various fates and stories. Objects on display and related testimonies will yield their secrets, both to students and individual visitors, or researchers...Inconspicuous details hide great destinies, these form a great portrait of a collective story – a story of Shoah.
The Avalon Theatre has been a cornerstone of northwest Washington DC since the theater opened in February 1923. In April 2003, the Avalon became a nonprofit theater operated by The Avalon Theatre Project. As an independent, nonprofit theater, the Avalon offers exciting and diverse programming that includes outstanding first-run commercial films, independent and foreign films, documentaries, film festivals, and special programs for families and seniors. The Avalon Café opened in April 2009 in one of the theater’s retail spaces and will enhance the movie-going experience with outstanding food and beverages.
West End Cinema is an independent art house cinema located near DuPont in Washington, DC. The cinema focuses on independent, foreign, and documentary films, especially ones that offer new intellectual and cultural perspectives to the audience.