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A History of Light (Dějiny světla) by Jan Němec at ELN Translation Pitch

Eight enthralling books by contemporary European writers which have not yet been translated into English will be...

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The Žítková Goddesses (Žítkovské bohyně) by Kateřina Tučková at Liars’ League

Writers write, actors read, audience listens, everybody wins. That’s the motto of Liars’ League, the award-winning,...

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Daniel's World at Open City Documentary Festival + Q&A with director Veronika Lišková

Daniel, a 25-year-old literature student, has had to come to terms with his identity. He is a homosexual paedophile and...

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The Films of Věra Chytilová – UK Tour

Following the first UK retrospective of Věra Chytilová, one of the key film-makers of the 1960s, at the BFI...

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S.d.Ch.: A Makeshift Imitatio Christi

An exhibition of collages and comics created by the artist, playwright and musician Miloslav Vojtíšek, aka S.d.Ch....

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The Žítková Goddesses (Žítkovské bohyně) by Kateřina Tučková at Liars’ League

9 JUNE 2015, 7.30 PM, THE PHOENIX, LONDON. Writers write, actors read, audience listens, everybody wins. That’s the motto of Liars’ League, the award-winning, globe-straddling short story night...

A History of Light (Dějiny světla) by Jan Němec at ELN Translation Pitch

4 JUNE 2015, 7 PM, FREE WORD CENTRE, LONDON. Eight enthralling books by contemporary European writers which have not yet been translated into English will be pitched live to an audience and expert...

NTS Trio and Xavier Baumaxa live at The Forge

12 MAY 2015, 8 PM, THE FORGE, LONDON - On 12th May The Forge plays host to a double bill of Czech musicians whose styles are quite unlike existing genres. Combining punk, jazz, rock and classical...

The Writers and In Spoken Word @ European Literature Night

13 MAY 2015, BRITISH LIBRARY. The ever popular European Literature Night returns for its seventh edition in London with two high profile events. The Writers: a feast of compelling European poetry,...

The Lovers of an Old Criminal (An Old Gangster’s Molls)

10 MAY 2015, 4 PM / BARBICAN CENTRE - A crazy slapstick comedy about the factory owner Mr Pardon and his uncle Mr Monday who swap their identities and invent incredible stories to escape marriage and...

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European Literature Night 2015 - Celebrating Literature from Across the Continent

European Literature Night (ELN) returns to London - this time for a month-long celebration of the best European literature in translation. Now in its 7th year, ELN will take you on an exciting...

Czech Avantgardist S.d.Ch. in London

27 March – 23 May 2015, London: The Czech Centre London in partnership with Divus London proudly presents a multi-genre project that strives to promote Czech award-winning playwright, author, and...

The First Lady of Czech Cinema Věra Chytilová

1 – 17 March 2015, BFI Southbank London: A rebel, feminist and critic of contemporary society: some of the many labels attached to the leading lady of the 1960s Czech New Wave, Vera Chytilova. BFI...

DG 307 in London

DG 307, a legend of Czech underground culture, will play in London for the first time ever as part of the Made in Prague festival organised by the Czech Centre. The concert not only presents an...

Made in Prague: New Czech Cinema 2014

2 – 30 November 2014: Now celebrating its 18th year, the Made in Prague film festival showcases the best of contemporary Czech cinema, featuring fiction and documentary films creatively exploring...

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