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The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch: Conversation with K. Tučková & V. Firkusny


A virtual converstaion with the writer Kateřina Tučková and the translator Véronique Firkusny will take place on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 2 pm. The University of Chicago, in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in… more ►

Ninety years ago a Czech native became the Mayor of Chicago


Anton Cermak, a native of Kladno, Czech Republic, became the first mayor of Chicago on April 7, 1931, who was not born in the United States and was not of Anglo-Saxon descent. more ►

The Vasulka Effect


Between March 5th and April 1st the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago will virtually present a Czech-Icelandic documentary called "The Vašulka Effect" directed by H. Gunnarsdottir (2020) as a part of the Film Center from Your Sofa. more ►

Peter Sís "Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued" webinar


The University of Chicago in collaboration with the Consulate general of the Czech Republic in Chicago would like to invite you to a webinar CEERES of Voices : Peter Sís - Nicky & Vera, which will take place on February 23 at 6 pm. more ►

From 1/26 negative Covid-19 test necessary before departure to the USA


On January 12, the director of the US Department of Hygiene CDC signed an order requiring the submission of a test result (PCR test or antigen test) for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 from all passengers entering the United States by air. more ►

New project Czech.global


We would like to introduce a new project called Czech.global – www.czech.global. more ►

Minister Petříček awarded the Medal of Merit for Diplomacy 2020


Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček awarded the medal "Of Merits in Diplomacy" for 2020 to important personalities from all over the world. Three laureates of this award are from the United States: Mr. Edward Joseph Dellin, Mr. George… more ►

Czech company Viking Masek expands its U.S. Operations & Headquarters in Oostburg, Wisconsin


Czech company Viking Masek, a leading manufacturer in the packaging industry, started a $4 million expansion of its U.S. headquarters in Oostburg, Wisconsin. more ►

Restrictions of Visa Section operations

In response to a global outbreak of respiratory disease (COVID-19) caused by a novel coronavirus, the Czech Government also adopted measures that are impacting Czech embassies and consulates abroad, effective March 14, 2020. At the Consulate… more ►

Doosan Škoda Power begins on-site implementation of its first steam turbine in Michigan


Doosan Skoda Power company, a Czech-based manufacturer of steam turbines, starts in September with an on-site implementation of its first steam turbine in the US in a new gas-firedpower plant in Lansing, Michigan. The contract to supply a steam… more ►