Come celebrate the Czech Republic, ice hockey, and one of the most defining moments of modern Czech history: the victory at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games’ Ice Hockey Tournament. Enjoy the acclaimed documentary The Nagano Tapes, practice your ice-hockey skills in our "arena" brought to you by Sense Arena
, and test your knowledge during the Czech Ice Hockey Heritage Night on September 14, 2021, beginning at 7 pm, at the Czech Embassy.
The documentary follows the inspiring story of how the Czech Republic won gold at the first Olympics to include professionals from the NHL. The film features legendary Czech athletes Jaromír Jágr and Dominik Hašek. (Directed by: Ondřej Hudeček, 2018, 73 min., Czech with English subtitles)
The screening is brought to you by the Czech Embassy in partnership with the Olympic Channel.
A part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival 2021 - Věra Časlávská, the event celebrates all great Czech athletes.
Date/Time: September 14, 2021, at 7 pm
RSVP required: https://naganotapes.eventbrite.com
Location: Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Embassy Policy: By registering, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists by attending this event on the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic. You and any family members and guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Czech Republic or any of their diplomats, staff, contractors, affiliates, employees, agents, or volunteers liable for any illness, injury, or death.
The Embassy of the Czech Republic disclaims and excludes any and all liability for any loss, injury, or damage, alleged to have been suffered by or as a result of or otherwise on its premises.
To enter, you must wear a mask. At its discretion, the Embassy may take your temperature upon arrival. No large bags are allowed. Small purses may be checked as you pass through security for entrance. RSVP confirmation and photo ID required.
Parking: Non-metered parking is available on Spring of Freedom Street and Tilden Street.
Closest Metro: The Embassy is about a 15-20 minute walk from the Van Ness Metro Station.