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Czech That Film in Ottawa

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2024 edition of the movie festival "Czech That Film" introduced great Czech films in Ottawa on 13 and 16 May. This year, the very special guest was Linda Zeman - Spaleny, granddaughter of legendary director Karel Zeman. Linda debated the movie… more ►

Discussion with professor Paul Grof

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The Embassy cordially invites you to a discussion with professor Paul Grof, MD, PhD, FRCP, a leading expert and world-renowned physician in the field of psychiatry. The event is organized as a part of the series of talks with prominent Czechs… more ►

Film "One Life" in Bytowne Cinema

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“One Life” is the true story of Nicholas Winton, a British stockbroker and humanitarian who, in 1939, helped to arrange the escape of 669 children from Czechoslovakia. The film weaves together two periods in Winton’s life, 50… more ►

European Union Short Film Festival

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The EU Short Film Festival is taking place in Ottawa for the eleventh time. It will take place at the Arts Court Theater on May 3 and 4. The Czech short animated film Suzie in the garden will be screened in the section of films suitable for… more ►

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2024: Call For Nominations

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Nominations for the Václav Havel Prize for Human Rights for 2024 can be submitted until April 30, 2024. Candidates should have made a real difference to the human rights situation of a given group, been instrumental in uncovering large-scale… more ►

Exhibition of Czech Glass

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The Embassy organized a unique exhibition of original glassware made by the Czech artists living and creating in Canada, Oli Stankova and Pavel Cajthaml. more ►

Article by Minister Lipavský in the Ottawa Citizen on the 25th anniversary of the Czech Republic accession to NATO

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"25 years ago, NATO welcomed 3 new members — and changed history". This is the title of an article by the Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jan Lipavský, published in the Ottawa Citizen on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the entry… more ►

Dr. Michelle Cipera - Life as a Doctor in Canada's Far North

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Czech School Ottawa cordially invite you to a talk with dr. Michelle Cipera about her inspiring journey as a doctor serving in Indigenous communities in far north Quebec. more ►

Celebrating 25 Years of Czech Membership in NATO in Canada

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Active participation in joint missions, the presence of Czech soldiers in six of eight multinational battle groups on NATO’s eastern flank, policing of our Baltic allies’ airspace, modernization of defense equipment, including the… more ►

"Children of Nagano" at the Montreal International Children's Film Festival

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The Czech sports film "Children of Nagano" directed by Dan Pánek will be presented as part of the International Children's Film Festival in Montreal. more ►

Ambassador Martin Tlapa at Carleton University’s United Nations Society

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Ambassador Martin Tlapa was invited by Carleton University’s United Nations Society to talk about the Czech economic transformation and its economic consequences. more ►

Ambroš Duo Prague performed in Ottawa

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On the occasion of The Year of Czech Music 2024 the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa organized a concert of the Ambroš Duo Prague in Ottawa on February 29. more ►

The story of Hana's suitcase brought together Czechia, Japan, Israel and Canada

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The Ambassadors of three countries, seven dozen listeners and a Canadian novelist were brought together by an exceptional literary evening at the Czech Embassy in Ottawa. The tragic story of the Brady siblings during the Holocaust was… more ►

The 52nd International Children's Art Exhibition Lidice

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Every year, with the International Children's Art Exhibition Lidice, we commemorate the victims of the extermination of Lidice, the death of Lidice's children and all other children who perished in wars. more ►

38th European Union Film Festival

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The Canadian Film Institute, in cooperation with the EU Delegation and EU member states, presented a collection of 27 films from the latest film production of all EU member states as part of the film festival, which took place in Ottawa, Toronto… more ►

Pianist Jan Čmejla performed in Ottawa

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On the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the foundation of the independent Czechoslovak state, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa, in cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Toronto, organized the concert of a… more ►

Ondřej Kundra presented his latest book Vendulka. Flight To Freedom, in Ottawa

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On September 28, 2023, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa organized the literary evening with Ondřej Kundra, the author of the book Vendulka. Flight To Freedom. The event was prepared in cooperation with the Consulate General of the… more ►

Czech Cookbooks in Canadian Kitchens

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa together with the Czech School Ottawa organized yet another Czech Book Club gathering devoted to the art of cooking. more ►

European Union Film Festival – Czech movie Gump: The Dog That Taught People How to Live

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We are proud to announce that this year the European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will be organised for the second time in its history online on November 12 – 28, 2021. The Czech film „Gump: The Dog That Taught People How to… more ►

LINK to the recording of our online Czech National Day celebration

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Many thanks to all who joined our online Czech National Day celebration live! For those of you who couldn't watch it tonight, the event (apart from the film documentary about Alphose Mucha) is available as a recording at: https://youtu… more ►

INVITATION – Celebration of the Czech National Day in Canada

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We would like to cordially invite you to our online celebration of the National Day of the Czech Republic in Canada, honoring Alphonse Mucha, co-founder of Art Nouveau and Czech national hero, with special guests and Canadian premiere of a new… more ►

Sokol Run – registration until October 12th!

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Sokol Run takes place on Sunday, October 24, registration closes on October 12, no walk-ins. Location: Mooney´s Bay Park in Ottawa. First 30 registered runners can order the T-shirt from Under Armour during registration and get it for free… more ►

EUNIC Book Club with Hana by Alena Mornštajnová

The Embassy of the Czech Republic cordially invites you to online EUNIC Book Club with Hana by Alena Mornštajnová. The Book Club will take place on September 22, at 6pm in close cooperation with the Ottawa Czech School. more ►

10th edition Czech That Film festival 2021

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic would like to cordially invite you to the Czech That Film festival, currently the largest cultural event in Canada and in the United States celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year.The festival is presenting a… more ►

Invitation to our online Czech National Day celebration

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We would like to cordially invite to our online celebration of this year’s Czech National Day in Canada. We greatly appreciate how many special guests accepted our invitation to be part of the event, which is dedicated to all who helped… more ►

International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice

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The memory of children victims from the town of Lidice and victims of other armed conflicts has been commemorated for more than 50 years by the International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice. This year, three awards go to Canada! more ►

7th edition of the European Union Short Film Festival online

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European Union Short Film Festival has been traditionally part of May 9th Europe Day Celebrations in Canada. This year it is its 7th edition and it will be available online from May 14 to May 21. more ►

Prague Spring Festival at your home

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We invite you to the 75th Prague Spring Festival, which this year will be broadcast online. more ►

Historic Newspaper CZECHS & CANADA

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We would like to offer you a special historic newspaper Czechs & Canada. The first edition of the special newspaper published by the Czech Embassy in Canada is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and features articles… more ►

8th edition of Czech That Film festival

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in partnership with Mayfair Theatre in Ottawa would like to invite you to the 8th edition of Czech That Film festival. more ►

Enemies of Reason – Mélanie Myers/Pavel Švec

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On February 28th the Gallery 17/18 in the premises of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa hosted a festive opening of 12th exhibition project of the Gallery 17/18. The aim of this Gallery is to present a joint exhibition of a Czech and a… more ►

Winterlude in Ottawa – Czech participation in traditional winter celebrations

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On Sunday, February 10th, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa took part in the EU Ice Block Challenge organized by the Delegation of the European Union in Ottawa. more ►

Winter Celebration at Rideau Hall

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa participated successfully in the Winter Celebration on Saturday, February 9th, organized at Rideau Hall in Ottawa. more ►

Screening of the document “The Nagano Tapes”

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On November 17, a screening of the Olympic Channel document “The Nagano Tapes” took place in front of a broad audience. more ►

Ambassador's visit in Gander and on Fogo Island

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On November 12 - 13, Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř visited town of Gander and Fogo Island in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. more ►

National Remembrance Day

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On November 11, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa joined the memorial events of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and commemorated the fallen soldiers by placing a wreath at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. more ►

Participation of Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř at the 100th Anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia organized by University of Toronto

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On November 7 – 9, Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř took part in a conference titled "Making and Remaking Europe: The Czech and Slovak Contribution" at University of Toronto. more ►

Conference of a prominent French bohemist Prof. Xavier Galmiche from Université Paris Sorbonne

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On Monday, November 5, 2018, a prominent French bohemist Prof. Xavier Galmiche held a conference at the University of Ottawa. more ►

Gala Concert for the 100th Anniversary of Czechoslovakia in Montreal

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On October 27, Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř attended the Gala concert in the hall of the historical chapel Bon-Pasteur, which was organized by the Czech and Slovak Association of Canada (CSAC) - the Montreal branch. more ►

Visit of Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř in British Columbia

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From October 17 to 19, 2018, Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř visited British Columbia, where he met with provincial government officials and attended the Gala evening of the Czech and Slovak Association of Canada. more ►

Study and Stay Abroad Fair in Montreal

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa took part in the Study and Stay Abroad Fair in Montreal on Place Bonaventure from October 11 to 12, 2018. more ►

Meeting of Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř with students of the Czech School and members of the Czech Sokol in Toronto

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Ambassador Pavel Hrnčíř met with students of the Czech School and he also met representative and chairman of Toronto Sokol Organization. more ►

European Day of Languages - Participation of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canada

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On Saturday, September 29, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Canada participated for the third consecutive year in the European Day of Languages ​​organized by the Delegation of the European Union in Ottawa. more ►

Between Layers - 10th exhibition of Gallery 17/18 project

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On September 19, the opening of the 10th exhibition of Gallery 17/18 was held to present Czech and Canadian artists through joint exhibitions at Gallery 17/18 in Ottawa. more ►

Revealing a memorial plaque in honor of Czechoslovak airmen in World War II

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On September 9, 2018, the ceremonial opening of the memorial plaque to Czechoslovak airmen was held on the occasion of the 78th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. more ►