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Festival Launch & Film: Věra 68

Festival Launch & Film: Věra 68

September 02, 2021, 7:45 PM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic will launch the Mutual Inspirations Festival with the screening of documentary director Olga Sommerová's Věra 68 on September 2, 2021, at 7:45 pm, on the big screen outside the Embassy. Delve into the life of this remarkable athlete as well as learn about other planned activities for the festival this fall!

Book Talk: The Life Odyssey of Harvard's First Czech Law Graduate

Book Talk: The Life Odyssey of Harvard's First Czech Law Graduate

September 09, 2021, 10:00 AM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic will host a book talk on Law and Sport: My Passions: The Life Odyssey of Harvard‘s First Czech Law Graduate with author and esteemed attorney Gerhardt Bubník online on Thursday, September 9, 2021, at 10 am EDT/4 pm CET.

Photo courtesy of Gerhardt Bubník, who is speaking with Tonya Harding in the photo.

Czech Ice Hockey Heritage Night

Czech Ice Hockey Heritage Night

September 14, 2021, 7:00 PM

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.

Czech Embassy's Olympic Village

Czech Embassy's Olympic Village

September 18, 2021, 10:00 AM

The Czech Embassy will host its Olympic Village on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 10 am – 2 pm. Share the excitement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with us by learning about the Czech Olympic Team and its individual athletes' medals. In the true spirit of games, participate in sport activities such as soccer darts, basketball shootouts, racket battles, moon bounce and more on the Embassy's grounds. Join us for a fun-filled day of live music, a beer garden and food, activities for kids and participants in the spirit of the Olympics.

 

SPORTSDIP: Law as a Tool of Sports Diplomacy

SPORTSDIP: Law as a Tool of Sports Diplomacy

September 23, 2021, 10:06 AM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic, in partnership with the Czech Olympic Committee, presents Law as a Tool of Sports Diplomacy, the fourth webinar in the six-part series SPORTSDIP, online on Thursday, September 23, at 10 am EDT/4 pm CET.

Czech Embassy Bike Challenge 2021

Czech Embassy Bike Challenge 2021

September 28, 2021, 9:00 AM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to its second annual Czech Embassy Bike Challenge. Cycle, compete, and celebrate Czech Independence Day.

Online Talk and Music: Light of Understanding w/Peter Gyori

Online Talk and Music: Light of Understanding w/Peter Gyori

September 30, 2021, 4:30 PM

Classrooms Without Borders, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, invites you to join us online for a talk with musician/composer Peter Gyori and founder of the project Light of Understanding on September 30, 2021, at 4:30 pm EDT. Delve into the beauty and connections of his music during this online event.

Fitness Challenge

Fitness Challenge

October 13, 2021, 5:30 PM

The Czech Embassy's main hall will turn into a training facility with DC’s leading personal trainer, coach, and fitness specialist, Tomas Trnka, on October 13, at 5:30 pm.  Beginners & fitness enthusiasts are welcome to join in the powerful Work Out of the Day (WOD) and learn about the positive impact of behavior change and mental focus on their personal fitness goals from an accomplished athlete.
 

Piano Recital: David Kalhous

Piano Recital: David Kalhous

October 18, 2021, 6:00 PM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to a classical recital, featuring internationally recognized pianist David Kalhous, on October 18, 2021, at 6 pm. Kalhous will perform a program including: Janáček's On an Overgrown Path, Beethoven's Six Variations in F Major, Scarlatti's Sonata in F minor, Chopin's Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Kubík's Sonata-Portrait for solo piano, among other works. Join us for an evening at the Czech Embassy listening to masterpieces of the ages.
 
Photo: © Pavlina Schultz
Film: Princess Cursed in Time

Film: Princess Cursed in Time

October 21, 2021, 6:15 PM

The Czech Embassy presents the new fantasy fairy tale Princess Cursed in Time (Princezna zkletá v čase) on October 21, 2021, at 6:15 pm.

Czech Christmas Market

Czech Christmas Market

November 06, 2021, 9:30 AM

Tis the season to be jolly! The Embassy of the Czech Republic invites you to its annual Czech Christmas Market on November 6, 2021, from 9:30 am to 6 pm. This year, we look forward to bringing you the magic of the season in person once again. Browse stands filled with beautiful handcrafted ornaments, Bohemian crystal, exquisite bead and glass jewelry, fine art, Moravian wines and traditional liquors.

Theatrical Performance: Pankrác ’45

Theatrical Performance: Pankrác ’45

November 11, 2021, 7:30 PM

ExPats Theatre presents the performance Pankrác ’45 by Czech playwright Martina Kinská as part of a special "Czech night" at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on November 11, 2021, at 7:30 pm. When the world turns upside down and the unthinkable happens, how far would you go to survive? Set in Prague, 1945: The war is over – but revenge against Nazis and traitors has just begun. In Prague’s Pankrác prison, five women accused of Nazi collaboration share a cell. Each keeps a secret. Each knows the gallows await. Join us for a gut-wrenching play about human relationships, exploring questions of guilt, responsibility, betrayal and survival.

Lecture: The Untold Story Behind the First Face Transplant in the US

Lecture: The Untold Story Behind the First Face Transplant in the US

November 17, 2021, 6:00 PM

The Embassy of the Czech Republic presents the lecture The Untold Story Behind the First Face Transplant in the U.S. by Dr. Bohdan Pomahač, the Czech doctor who performed the novel surgery. A pioneer in his field, Dr. Pomahač’s team carried out the first three full-face transplant procedures in the United States, and the first successful bilateral upper extremity transplantation in the Northeast. Join us for a fascinating look into an extraordinary achievement in science with Dr. Pomahač, on November 17, 2021, at 6 pm.


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