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Apr 11, 2019

Easter „Česká kavárna“

The Czech Centre Seoul and the Department of Czech and Slovak Studies at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Yongin start the new academic year by the opening of „Česká kavárna(Czech Café)“. The goal of this project is to give the Korean students of Bohemian Studies insight into the Czech culture in an interactive way as well as offer an opportunity to share their experiences of study visits and internships in the Czech Republic. The event takes place regularly three or four times a year. Usually it deals with national holidays, traditional cumstoms or commemorates significant anniversaries or personalities of Czech history. The Czech Centre Seoul and the Department of Czech and Slovak Studies have collaborated on this project for 7 years. This year the first „Česká kavárna“ introduces to the Korean students traditional Easter customs in the Czech Republic. On the program there will be an Easter egg competition or tasting of Czech Easter food.

Mar 20, 2019    |    May 31, 2019

Digital Exhibition “Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968”

A digital exhibition “Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968”, which was presented for the first time in Korea in the Czech Centre Seoul at the end of last year, is continuing at the Department of Czech and Slovak Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Yongin. The exhibition is a more extensive version of a panel exhibition “Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968”. During the upcoming spring semester the students of Czech Studies is having an good opportunity to become familiar with the foundation of Czechoslovakia and the period of 1960s through extensive texts, many photographs and short videos. The exhibition was made by Czech Centres and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia and the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring and the following Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia.

Mar 2, 2019    |    Apr 30, 2019

12 worlds

The Czech Centre Seoul and the Dogok Library is opening an exhibition „12 Worlds“ curated by a literary and art critic Radim Kopáč. The exhibition introduces a representative selection of 12 contemporary Czech comics and children’s book illustrators. It focuses on young and middle-aged authors acclaimed by critics and readers not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. Visitors are having a good opportunity to get acquainted with the works of Czech artists as David Böhm, Pavel Čech, Dan Černý, Lucie Dvořáková, Renáta Fučíková, Vendula Chalánková, Lucie Lomová, Galina Miklínová, Petr Nikl, Jaromír Plachý and Vhrsti. Each illustrator creates in a very original and absolutely different way an entirely new world full of fantasy, which can be experienced through the exhibition even by the youngest readers. The exhibition is taking place in the Dogok Library in Seoul from 2nd March to 30th April, 2019.

Feb 1, 2019    |    Dec 24, 2019

1968

The Czech Centre Seoul is opening an exhibition 1968 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jan Palach’s self-immolation. Jan Palach was a Czech student of history and political economy at Charles University in Prague, who sacrifice his life in political protest against the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia and the passive attitude of the public. On 16th January 1969 he burnt himself in front of the National Museum on the Wenceslas Square in Prague. He was transported with serious burns to a hospital, where he died 3 days later. The exhibition 1968 deals with the Prague Spring period and the following Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. The goal of the exhibition is to provide a general overview of the situation of Czechoslovakia at that time by setting it in an international and historical context. Besides the development preceding and following the Prague Spring and the Warsaw Pact invasion, the exhibition engages in Czechoslovakian culture, art and society in 1960s. The exhibition was made by Czech Centres and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic last year. Until the end of February visitors have an opportunity to learn more about modern Czech history through more extensive digital version of the exhibition.

Dec 27, 2018    |    Feb 28, 2019

Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968

The Czech Centre Seoul has opened a digital exhibition “Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968”, which was made by Czech Centres and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia and the 50th anniversary of the Prague Spring and the following Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. The digital exhibition is a more extensive version of a panel exhibition “Czechoslovakia 1918 &1968”. Besides extensive texts visitors have an opportunity to learn more about the modern history of the Czech Republic through many photographs and short videos. The exhibition is open in the Czech Centre Seoul until the end of February.

Dec 1, 2018

EUNIC FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - „1968: A YEAR OF CHANGE“

EUNIC Korea and the Seoul Museum of History have opened the 4th EUNIC Film Festival. This year the festival commemorates under the title „1968: A Year of Change“ the 50th anniversary of a tumultuous year 1968. The festival introduces in total 9 films from 8 European countries every Saturday from November 3 to December 1. Besides film masterpieces made by world-wide known directors as Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, Carlos Saura or Stanley Kubrick the festival brings 2 German movies - „Die Legende von Paul und Paula“ and „Ich bin ein Elefant, Madame“, Hungarian comedy „Made in Hungária“ or Italian documentary „Assalto al cielo“. The Czech Centre Seoul presents as its Korean premiere a comedy „Those Wonderful Years That Sucked“ shot by Petr Nikolaev to commemorate the Prague Spring and the following Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. Film screenings start with short lectures by film critics and other specialists including Hungarian director Gergely Fonyó or German culturologist and historian Andreas Kötzing.

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17, Gyeonghuigung 1-gil, Jongno-gu,

Seoul, 031 76 Republic of Korea

Phone: +82 (0)2 6272 0002

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19. 12. 2018

The exhibition Handmade Dreams is going on

With the support of the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Czech Center Seoul and the Iksan Jewelry Museum launched a Czech jewellery exhibition - Handmade Dreams. The exhibition was held from March 13 to April 8, 2018 in the Jewelry Museum in Iksan. Visitors had the opportunity to learn about the current trends in Czech jewellery, from traditional products to modern design and the vision presented by winning works of the Master of Crystal competition. On this occasion, the director of the Czech Center Seoul Michaela Lee and the director of the Iksan Jewelry Museum Jung Won-Seop signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between these two institutions.

19. 12. 2018

Handmade Dreams exhibition’s Farewell

With the support of the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Czech Centre Seoul and Fashion Jewelry Town in Daegu organized a Czech fashion jewellery exhibition Handmade Dreams. The exhibition was held from April 9 to April 29, 2018 in the Fashion Jewelry Town in Daegu. Visitors had the opportunity to learn about the current trends in Czech jewellery, from traditional products to modern design including the vision presented by winning works from the Master of Crystal competition. On this occasion, the director of the Czech Centre Seoul Michaela Lee and the director of the Fashion Jewelry Town in Daegu Kim Taehyung signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on jewellery production.

19. 12. 2018

Handmade Dreams exhibition for the first time in Korea

With the support of the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Czech Centre Seoul and the Seoul Jewelry Industry Support Center organized a joined exhibition of Czech and Korean jewellery. Korean public has an opportunity to learn about the current trends in Czech and Korean jewellery through works of designers from both of the countries. The exhibition was held in a traditional Korean house at the Seoul Jewelry Industry Support Center in Seoul from January 26 to February 24, 2018. On this occasion, the director of the Czech Centre Seoul Michaela Lee and the director of the Seoul Jewelry Industry Support Center Hwang-Jae Lee signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between these two institutions.

06. 12. 2018

Meeting with Czech autors

Three generations of Czech poets and prose writers – Michal Ajvaz, Bianca Bellová and Marek Šindelka were pleased to personally meet with Korean readers and overseas publishers at the Seoul International Book Fair on 22. 6. 2018.

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