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NajPonk in London

At the peak of his early career, with several CDs to his credit, Jazz pianist and composer, NajPonk, gave up playing and retired literally to a luggage room. That is now recalled in his Luggage Room...

Aurel Klimt at the Showroom

The Showroom Cinema in Shefield will be screening an evening of short films by the renowned Czech animator Aurel Klimt. Come and see a selection of his imaginative short animations of fairytales and...

Bohuslav Martinu & America

Film screening at the Cadogan Hall and Q&A with Ales Brezina, Director of the Bohuslav Martinu Institute and author of the screenplay. Part of the Czech Festival 2010.

Miroslav Holub in Poems on the Underground

Miroslav Holub’s poem In the Microscope translated by Ian Miller will be featured on posters throughout the London Underground from February 2010. Following Jaroslav Seifert’s poem And Now Good...

Pavel Fajt and Guests

A unique experience to hear the king of Czech percussionists Pavel Fajt playing in London clubs the Dogstar and Jazz Cafe Posk during his brief visit. In two totally different concerts he will...

Pavel Fajt and guests

The king of Czech percussionists Pavel Fajt will play in London clubs the Dogstar and Jazz Cafe Posk with British musical partners such as Frank Byng from Snorkel, Israeli percussionist Asaf Sirkis...

The Kreutzer Sonata with live accompaniment by Pavel Fajt (percussions) and Peter Graham (piano)

A rare adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's story by Gustav Machatý, with live accompaniment by Pavel Fajt (percussions) and Peter Graham (piano). The story tells the tale of a man driven to rage and revenge...

Radim Peško: Informal Meetings

A group of children playing in a schoolyard form a perfect circle, an abandoned tricycle draws an infinity sign and a gathering of Spongebob plastic cups on a dining table - these are some of the...

Eva Jiricna on the Future of Czech Historic Buildings

Eva Jiricna, an internationally acclaimed architect for her work on prestigious retail, commercial and civic projects in the UK and the Czech Republic, will discuss her views on the role of historic...

The Plastic People of the Universe at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

After celebrating 20 years since Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution and their part in it, The Plastics return to London.

The Plastic People of the Universe at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

After celebrating 20 years since Czechoslovakia's Velvet Revolution and their part in it, The Plastics return to London.

Videos from The Fall of the Wall - European Documentary Workshop

Videos made during The Fall of the Wall - European Documentary Workshop 8-13 Nov 2009 by graduating LFS students and other from Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic are now available online.

Czech Delight - Tomáš Netopil conducts Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

The Liverpool Phil has been called 'the best Czech orchestra outside of Prague' and there’s no question, when the RLPO plays Dvorak with a Czech maestro, something special happens.

Bohemian Rhapsodies 4

What better way to close a celebration of Czech music than Janáček's glorious Sinfonietta, with its huge line-up of brass, including no fewer than 12 trumpets! This spectacular piece is offset by...

The Bohemians: Pavel Haas Quartet in Recital

This exceptional young quartet takes its name from the inspirational Czech composer Pavel Haas, a pupil of Leos Janácek who was deported from Czechoslovakia and died in Auschwitz.

Czech films in Edinburgh: The Best of Czech Cinema 1999 – 2009

After the fall of Communism in 1989, it took a few years for Czech cinema to adjust to a denationalised film industry and the new demands of the market. But by 2008, Czech films had achieved a...

Hell with the Princess

A brand new fairy tale about beautiful princess Anette and her doting father, clumsy Prince Jeronym to whom Anette is betrothed, and hell full of devils led by Lucifer and his jealous fi ancée...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 16th Bradford Animation Festival

Four years in the making, Jiri Trnka’s delightful and faithful stop-motion puppet adaptation of Shakespeare’s play won a Distinction from the Jury at Cannes. The texture, detail and wit of its...

Czech Dream

A spoof documentary exploring the psychological and manipulative powers of consumerism during an ad campaign for the non-existing hypermarket Czech Dream.

Prefabstory

Materialism, sex, the treatment of the old, violence and corruption are just some of themes in Chytilová’s uncompromising portrait of contemporary morality.

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