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Czech and Slovak Festival

Czech and Slovak Festival

              The Czech and Slovak Cultural Center will be at the 25th Annual Czech and Slovak Festival.  Stop by our booth and say “Ahoj!”  This year we are sponsoring the Festival with contributions of the Lake Strings Quartet and Jarda Červenka.  The Lake Strings Quartet, at 1PM, will perform selections by Josef Suk and Antonín Dvořák, two Czech composers.  Additionally, Gwen Willems leader...

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Literary Ventures: 2014-2015 Schedule

Literary Ventures: 2014-2015 Schedule

                The 2014-2015 Literary Ventures schedule and book list is now available. Click on the image below to enlarge it, or click here to view a PDF version of the schedule....

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Václav Havel honored by US House of Representatives

Václav Havel honored by US House of Representatives

The US House of Representatives passed resolution H.R. 506,honoring the life and legacy of former Czech President Václav Havel. According to the resolution, a bust of President Havel will be displayed in the House wing of the US Capitol. The resolution was authored by Rep. Ed Royce, Chairman of House Foreign Affairs Committee. The Embassy would like to thank the American Friends of the Czech Republic, McGuireWoods LLP and the Václav Havel...

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Top March News in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Top March News in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

March news includes the Czech and Slovak governments condemning Russia’s actions in the Ukraine, decline in Czech population  numbers, and protests in Bratislava.

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Welcome to our new look!

Welcome to the new Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota website! We have a fresh new look, but we’re still the same great organization.     We’ve got some cool new features. One of them is our “featured events” slider, that you see at the top of the main page. There, you will typically see four upcoming Czech and Slovak events, either put on by the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center or co-sponsored...

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New Book: Shifting Landscapes in Central Europe

New Book: Shifting Landscapes in Central Europe

The Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota is proud to announce a the publication of a collection of articles by Dr. Josef Mestenhauser! Titled “Shifting Landscapes in Central Europe: The Czech and Slovak Republics and their Relations with the United States of America”, it’s available in print or digitally. Find it in our...

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Top December & January News Items in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Top December & January News Items in the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Part of our duty as a cultural center is to keep our members current not only on events within the United States, but also of ongoing developments abroad. This feature, highlighting “what’s new” in the Slovak and Czech Republics, is an ongoing monthly compilation of Slovak and Czech news items. They are complied by Anthony Temperamente, a Minnesota transplant living in Prague, in collaboration with his wife. Here are...

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Happy New Year from the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota (CSCC)!

Happy New Year from the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota (CSCC)!

On behalf of the Board of the Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota (CSCC), I would like to wish everyone peace, success and happiness in the New Year. The Czech and Slovak Republics have witnessed many important and interesting events this past year, including the Czech Presidential elections and the beautiful Slovak city of Košice being designated as the European Capital of Culture of 2013.  In the CSCC, we strive to bring...

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