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American Sokol Washington, DC

The mission of the American Sokol Washington DC (Sokol Washington) is to provide fitness and community for individuals and families of Czech, Slovak and Moravian heritage, as well as for any other interested persons. We offer an array of sports and outdoor-appreciation activities, and a variety of social, cultural and educational opportunities. We hope Sokol Washington can be a good friend to you and your family, and that from our offerings you will benefit both in body and in spirit.

Czech Center

The Czech Center New York (CC NY) is a meeting place for Czech and local culture, a place where artists and professionals, Czech and non-Czech alike, can get to know each other and talk about their work, and produce work together, when the chance presents itself. Though of course our focus is on contemporary Czech artists, we are open to any idea that addresses current cultural or social themes, and are committed to the support of new international projects.

American Friends of the Czech Republic

American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR) is an independent American non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the relationship between the United States and Czech Republic. AFoCR fosters communication, encourages understanding, invites friendship, and promotes mutual respect between the two countries and their peoples, governments, economic enterprises, civic and cultural institutions. Nationwide in scope, AFoCR is the voice of the American constituency that supports close and strong relations with the Czech Republic and its people.

AU Museum at the Katzen Arts Center

The American Univeristy Museum at the Katzen Arts Center focuses on international art because American University has a global commitment. The Museum shows political art because the university is committed to human rights, social justice, and political engagement. The Museum also SUPPORT the artists in our community because the university takes an active and responsible role in the formation of our region's contemporary art and culture.

Bistro Bohem

Bistro Bohem is Washington, DC’s newest and most lively hangout, which is located in the historic U Street / Shaw Neighborhood, just a mile north of the White House. It is unique to the area, offering flavorful Central European cuisine in a relaxed and vibrant atmosphere.

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago provides a wide variety of cultural programs to the public, featuring Czech artists, films, concerts, and more.

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles provides a wide variety of cultural programs to the public, featuring Czech artists, films, concerts, and more.

Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York provides a wide variety of cultural programs to the public, featuring Czech artists, films, concerts, and more.

Czech and Slovak Society of Arts and Sciences (SVU)

SVU is an independent non-profit international cultural organization dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge, the free dissemination of ideas, and the fostering of contact among people. It brings together scholars, scientists, artists, writers, students, lawyers, businessmen and others, throughout the world who have, because of their ethnic background or professional calling, have an interest in the Czech Republic and/ or Slovakia, their histories, peoples or their cultural and intellectual contributions.

Czech That Film

Established in 2012, the annual “Czech That Film” is a film festival of the best recent Czech films, screened throughout the United States, featuring discussions with the cast and crew.

Georgetown University

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. It is a vibrant community of exceptional students, faculty, alumni and professionals dedicated to real-world applications of its research, scholarship, faith and service.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

In 1923, the Czechoslovak government decided that Czernin Palace would be alloted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offices of which were dispersed in several places in Prague. State rooms of Czernin Palace host many significant negotiations, and serve for the purposes of multiple conferences and sessions. It is not by accident that it was here where the Warsaw Treaty was dissolved at the beginning of 1990s.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

RFE/RL journalists report the news in 23 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established. It provides what many people cannot get locally: uncensored news, responsible discussion, and open debate. Its credibility and effectiveness as a news organization depend on the trust its audiences place in its integrity, journalism, and staff.

The Avalon Theatre

The Avalon Theatre has been a cornerstone of northwest Washington DC since the theater opened in February 1923. In April 2003, the Avalon became a nonprofit theater operated by The Avalon Theatre Project. As an independent, nonprofit theater, the Avalon offers exciting and diverse programming that includes outstanding first-run commercial films, independent and foreign films, documentaries, film festivals, and special programs for families and seniors. The Avalon Café opened in April 2009 in one of the theater’s retail spaces and will enhance the movie-going experience with outstanding food and beverages.

The National Museum of the Czech Republic

The National Museum is the largest museum in the Czech Republic. As the central state museum with collecting, scientific, educational and methodological functions it seeks to enhance the sense of national identity and awareness of being part of the whole framework of European and world community and culture. It is a polythematic institution, which comprises a large number of scientific disciplines and areas of collecting ranging from natural sciences to specialized fields of social sciences.

University of West Bohemia

The University of West Bohemia (UWB) is the only public institution of higher education based in the Pilsen Region. Currently, the University has nine faculties consisting of more than sixty departments and three institutes of higher education. More than 12,000 students studying at the University can choose from a wide of range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral study programs, the choice of form of study, i.e. a full-time, part-time or combined form, being a matter of course.

Vaclav Havel Initiative for Human Rights & Diplomacy at Florida International University

The Václav Havel Program for Human Rights & Diplomacy is an essential public, academic, and ethical creation at the right time and the right place. As the struggle that concluded in 1989 with the rebirth of democracy from totalitarianism in Central Europe recedes from the attention of younger generations, the values upheld and the freedoms won more than 20 years ago must be preserved in research, publication, and implementation in all areas of public affairs and in service to the concept of an open society. Miami – today’s nexus of population, capital, and ideas – is the best place for such a center. FIU, as the only public research university in greater Miami, has both the infrastructure and the academic gravitas to make such a center flourish and become consequential.

Václav Havel Library

The Václav Havel Library in Prague functions as a centre for the documentation and research of modern Czech history, with an emphasis on promoting the ideas and works of Václav Havel: playwright, fighter against totalitarianism, leader of the 1989 Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovak and Czech president, and a symbol of vigilance against despotism.

Václav Havel Library Foundation

The Václav Havel Library Foundation is a nonprofit foundation based at the Bohemian National Hall in New York City. It works in partnership with the Václav Havel Library in Prague to honor, preserve, and build upon the legacy of playwright, dissident, and President Václav Havel.

Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral is a church for national purposes called to embody God’s love and to welcome people of all faiths and perspectives. A unique blend of the spiritual and the civic, this Episcopal Cathedral is a voice for generous-spirited Christianity and a catalyst for reconciliation and interfaith dialogue to promote respect and understanding. We invite all people to share in our commitment to create a more hopeful and just world.

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