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 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.
AT&T is bringing it all together for its customers, from revolutionary smartphones to next-generation TV services and sophisticated solutions for multi-national businesses. For more than a century, AT&T Enterprise Services, Inc. have consistently provided innovative, reliable, high-quality products and services and excellent customer care. Today, its mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. AT&T Enterprise Services, Inc. are fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry.
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.
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.
Formed in 1998 as the exclusive US importer for Ceska Zbrojovka, today CZ-USA imports rifles and handguns from Ceska Zbrojovka in Uhersky Brod, Czech Republic, and the CZ-USA line of shotguns from Huglu and Akkar of Turkey. CZ-USA also owns Dan Wesson Firearms, a premium handgun manufacturer based in Norwich, New York, and the Safari Classics line of custom sporting rifles. Business, warranty and distribution functions are conducted from CZ-USA’s offices in Kansas City, KS.
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)
Fidgety Feet, a vintage swing performance troupe, features some of D.C.'s most talented, award-winning lindy hoppers performing the dance that took the United States by storm in the pre-WWII era and enjoyed brief resurgene in the late 90's. Together for over seventeen years, the team combines swing styles from the Savoy ballroom in Harlem, from Hollywood in smooth Dean Collins footwork, Collegiate Shag, and eye-popping aerials into a unique blend of swing.
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.
IT-CNS, Inc. is a subsidiary of CNS a.s., a Czech IT company operating on the EU market for more than 20 years. IT-CNS, Inc. was founded in April 2014, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company has two key areas of business - developing tailor-made software for the healthcare industry and applications for secure file transfers. Their products for the healthcare industry are mainly based on cooperation with medical laboratories and GP’s. Due to the their extensive experience, they are able to provide expert analysis, identify weaknesses and increase efficiency.
For additional information, please visit www.it-cns.com.
Javlin is a premiere provider of data integration software and solutions for mass data processing. The company of over 50 dedicated and very specialized individuals is squarely focused on the business of managing these complex data solutions from small, medium to large. They pride themselves in delivering the best price and performance of any company in the industry. In addition to being a technology solutions provider, Javlin offers both data integration consulting services and custom software development to deliver solutions quickly and affordably to customers of all sizes.
The Karel Čapek Memorial is focused on the life and work of Karel Čapek, who was a writer, playwright, journalist and philosopher of great international importance from former Czechoslovakia. Its aim is to deepen the knowledge regarding the personality of Karel Čapek among students and the general public.
During the festival, check out the exhibitions and documentaries on the life of the brothers Karel and Josef Čapek, generously provided by the Memorial.
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.
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.
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.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, one of the world’s leading automobile manufacturers and the largest carmaker in Europe. It operates a manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee and houses the U.S. operations of a worldwide family of distinguished and exciting brands including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, as well as VW Credit, Inc.
Founded in 1955, the company's headquarters are in Herndon, Va., Volkswagen Group of America brings vehicles to the U.S. that marry the science of engineering and the art of styling, with the goal of offering attractive, safe, and eco-conscious automobiles that are competitive and set world standards in their respective classes. The company has approximately 6,000 employees in the United States and sells its vehicles through a 1,000-strong dealer network.