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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovak independence with the renowned Czech band Ondřej Havelka & His Melody Makers playing the best of American and European jazz and swing from the 1920s and 30s. Immerse in the First Republic’s style and enjoy dancing under the stars.
Relish in an evening with Ondřej Havelka & His Melody Makers in a show designed to emulate the music and manners of the Roaring 20s, complete with costumes and hairdos. Ondřej Havelka leads the band as a singer and dancer.
CzechInvest, Czech Consulate General, and the European tech community will hold the CzechAccelerator NYC Launch Party to welcome the first Czech start-ups coming to NYC for the CzechAccelerator program, powered by VentureOut. The program will run until 2020 with plans to bring the very best of the Czech start-up scene to New York City and San Francisco. The launch party will introduce the first Czech startups in the program and their ideas over food and drinks.
At the time of New York's Fashion Week, enjoy a documentary about Czech Spanish fashion designer Manolo Blahnik, a fashion exhibition with a pop-up shop by Czech Australian demi-couture designer Iva Pfeiffer, and a block printing workshop with Czech American artist Petra Valentová.
Share in an informal POSEZENÍ, a chat around a table with wine, beer, and memories of the old timers who live(d) in the neighborhood of the Bohemian National Hall (BNH) on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Some of the speakers are also active in the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association (BBLA), which built the hall in 1897. The event is in English with Czech songs. This event is a part of a series commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918 and the contribution of the BBLA , Czech and Slovaks in New York.
During Czech Heritage Night, fans will honor the extraordinary Czech hockey players that have played for the NJ Devils in the past as well as the present, including Pavel Zacha who is one of the Devils right now. Come and enjoy the game between the Devils versus the Minnesota Wild.
Berklee College of Music graduate Tomáš Kačo will have his Carnegie Hall debut on February 22, 2018, at 8 pm. As a solo pianist, his style is a fusion of classical, jazz, and gypsy music. One of 12 children from a Czech Roma family, Tomáš brings his roots to classical and contemporary music in the program Classical Edge: Gypsy Soul. The program will feature his original works as well as his arrangements of pieces by Bach and Chopin. Enjoy an evening of artistry at Carnegie Hall with one of the Czech Republic's talented rising stars.
Savor a night of talent, beauty, and skills with Czech ice-hockey legends, an exquisite fashion show, and an exciting hockey memorabilia auction. Witness a debate of successful Czech NHL players, partake in unifying moments between great past and hopeful ice legends, take a chance to be a lucky bearer of hockey memorabilia supporting sport youth. Enjoy an exclusive show of the newest collection Belonging by fashion designer Iva Pfeiffer, inspired by several different cultures and accompanied by the talented, cutting-edge pianist Tomáš Kačo.
Commemorate 120 years of former Czechoslovak as well as current Czech film, perhaps the richest and most visually striking of all Central European cinematography. From the dynamic black and white classics by master directors to moving present-day features, follow the selection of 12 outstanding films surviving the test of time.