Czech café: Evening of Czech science
Czech café is an educational project organized by the Czech Centre Seoul and the Department of Czech and Slovak Studies at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in Yongin. Its aim is to bring Czech culture to Korean students Bohemistics in an interactive way. This year's third meeting will be dedicated to Czech science and innovation. Students have the opportunity to get acquainted not only with the most important Czech scientists, but also the most successful innovations of recent times. There will be also small competition that check out students' knowledge in this area.
EUNIC Film Festival Life and Cities in Postwar Europe
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Czech Centre Seoul, the Seoul Museum of History and European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) invite you to a film festival Life and Cities in Postwar Europe, full of interesting lectures and film screenings. To be held every Saturday from October 17 to November 14, the film festival will screen films that accurately portray the history and culture of the Czech Republic, France, the UK, Italy, and Germany, starting with fascinating lectures prepared by the cultural centers of related countries. The Czech Republic have the honor to launch the festival with the screenings of Dark Blue World and Habermann's Mill.
Participation in the Performing Arts Market in Seoul 2015
The 11th Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) will take place from 5th to 9th October 2015 at various venues in Seoul. The Arts and Theatre Institute in cooperation with Czech Centres prepaired the Czech participation at this festival of performing arts. The Czech Republic is participating for the third time, this time the presentation will focus on the puppet theater. In addition to traditional fair stand, the Continuo Theatre will play two live performances in Mapo Art Center on 7th and 8th of October 2015 - Performance called The Eighth Day (section PAMS Link). During the festival, a new puppet exhibition made by The Arts and Theatre Institute will also be presented as well as the artistic directors of two puppet scenes - Dominika Špalková from DRAK Theatre and Stanislav Doubrava from Naive Theatre Liberec.
Honorary Doctorate to Vaclav Havel
21 September 2015: Vaclav Havel, former Czech president, was awarded an honorary doctorate from South Korean Kyung Hee University. This honorary degree was transmited to his brother Ivan M. Havel on 21st September 2015. After the ceremony, the colloquium about Havel's political and philosophical ideas was held at the university, with the participation of prof. Martin C. Putna and four Korean experts in Havel's work.