12 Mar 2012
Launch of Czech Open 2012
Czech Centre London are proud to announce that on 12 March we will officially launch the Czech Open 2012, our season celebrating the Olympic Games and Czech Team for 2012. You can look forward to a number of cultural events preceding the Olympic Games as well as a grandiose Czech House in Islington. More details at www.czechopen2012.com
Czech Open 2012 is a cultural season in London in March – August which offers a variety of programmes set in the Islington borough, where the official Czech House will be based during the London 2012 Olympic Games. The season has been conceived as a broad collaboration of local artists, cultural institutions, children with Czech artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers and presents many new, original and commissioned artworks. Czech Open 2012 is organised by Czech Centre London in collaboration with the Czech Olympic Committee, Islington Council, Embassy of the Czech Republic in the UK, the City of Prague, Czech British Chamber of Commerce and other partners.
Partners of Czech Open 2012 are:
This event was part of Czech Open 2012, the accompanying cultural programme of the London Olympic Games 2012 organised by the Czech Centre London in collaboration with the Czech Olympic Committee, the City of Prague, the Islington City Council, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in the UK and other partners.
The Czech Open season presented dozens of Czech artists, designers, musicians and many more who, in collaboration with their British counterparts, created projects for London-based galleries, cinemas, festivals and community spaces between March and August 2012.
Czech Open 2012 was the largest and most visible presentation of Czech culture in the UK in the last decade.
12 Mar 2012