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Announcement: 'A Day with Ambassador' program opened

The Embassy of Czechia in Seoul is looking for future global leaders interested in participating in our "A Day with Ambassador" program. more ►

Ambassador Ivan Jančárek stresses Korean awareness of the Ukraine war

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Ambassador Ivan Jančárek stresses Korean awareness of the Ukraine war in an interview with Korea Joongang Daily. more ►

Ambassador Ivan Jančárek's interview with Arirang TV released online

Date: 28 February 2024  Venue: Seoul, Republic of Korea

Ambassador Ivan Jančárek's interview at Arirang TV's program 'Diplomat Talks' was released online on February 27, 2024. more ►

Summer School of Slavonic Studies 2024 – call for applications

Are you interested in the Czech language and improving your Czech in combination with a deeper knowledge of the culture and history of Czechia? Apply for the Summer School of Slavonic Studies. more ►

Goodwill Ambassadors from HOBY Korea visited the embassy

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Date: 04 January 2024  Venue: Embassy of Czechia in Seoul

On Jan. 4, 5 Goodwill Ambassadors from HOBY Korea paid us a visit. In our 3-year partnership, this marked the first meeting with Ambassador Ivan Jančárek. more ►

12th European Christmas Market

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Date: 09 December 2023 - 10 December 2023  Venue: Seongbukcheon Fountain Square, Seoul

The 12th European Christmas Market was held on Dec. 9-10 at Seongbukcheon Fountain Square. more ►

Deputy Head of Mission attended the opening of 'Czech Heroines' in Andong and 'Evening of Friendship' by DGIEA in Daegu

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Date: 01 December 2023  Venue: Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province & Daegu

In collaboration with the Czech Embassy, Czech Center Seoul and DGIEA Korea-Czech Association, the "Czech Heroines" exhibition reopened in the southern city of Andong. Since its inauguration in 2020, the… more ►

Hyundai Motor and CzechTourism invites you to Czechia

Fairy Tale Trip To Czechia with Yoona more ►

Ambassador Ivan Jančárek participated in Son Kee Chung Marathon in Cooperation with V4 Countries

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Date: 19 November 2023  Venue: Seoul World Cup Stadium

On Nov. 19, 2023, Ambassador Ivan Jančárek participated the legendary Son Kee Chung Peace Marathon, jointly organized by the Son Kee Chung Foundation and V4 countries (Czechia, Slovakia, Hungary, and… more ►

Celebration of the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day

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Date: 16 November 2023  Venue: Restaurant 1842, Seoul

On Nov. 16, 2023, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Seoul held an event marking Nov. 17, the Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day. more ►

Severáček choir starts touring in 5 cities in Korea

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Date: 24 October 2023 - 03 November 2023  Venue: Republic of Korea

The fabulous Severáček choir has brought its enchanting melodies to Korea once again. more ►

Czech Philharmonic vists Korea for the tour

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Date: 24 October 2023  Venue: Seoul Arts Center

On the beautiful evening of Oct. 24, the world-renowned Czech Philharmonic with 127 years of history presented the rich and harmonious sounds of Czech classical music at Seoul Arts Center. more ►

Minister Lipavský welcomed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the Czech scouts who participated in the world Jamboree in Korea.

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Date: 12 October 2023  Venue: MFA CR

On Thursday, October 12, 2023, a meeting between Minister Lipavský and the leadership of the Czech Volunteer Team, which participated in the 25th World Scout Jamboree in Saemangeum, took place at the… more ►

Czech Studies in the Republic of Korea

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There is only one university where students can learn the Czech language and literature in Korea, which is the Department of Czech and Slovak Studies at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS). HUFS (https://hufsenglish.hufs.ac.kr) is a… more ►

Esteemed Czech conductor Tomáš Netopil's debut in Korea

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Date: 11 July 2023  Venue: Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul

The Korean National Symphony Orchestra's "Dvorak Symphony No. 6" performed at Lotte Concert Hall, Seoul, on July 11, 2023, was the perfect stage for the esteemed Czech conductor Tomáš Netopil's debut in… more ►

World Junior Championship in Shooting Sport in Changwon – The Czech National Team Shone with Determination and Talent

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Date: 14 July 2023 - 25 July 2023  Venue: Changwon, Republic of Korea

The World Junior Championship in shooting sport was held from July 14 to 25, 2023, in the city of Changwon in South Korea. The best young shooters from all over the world gathered here to compete for a… more ►

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Date: 25 July 2023 - 26 July 2023  Venue: Westin Josun Seoul

20th Anniversary Celebration of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was held on July 25 and 26, 2023, under the theme “Unleashing the power of living heritage for… more ►

Immersive Mucha Exhibition in Seoul

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Date: 22 July 2023 - 30 October 2023  Venue: Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) Museum, Seoul

A multimedia exhibition on the life and work of Czech painter, graphic artist and designer Alfons Mucha will be held at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) gallery in Seoul from 22 July 2023 to 30 October… more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the 2023 Seoul Queer Culture Festival

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On July 1, 2023, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka of the Czech Republic together with other representatives of the diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea attended the SEOUL QUEER CULTURE FESTIVAL & PRIDE PARADE 2023. more ►

Study in Europe Fair 2023

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On June 20th from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., a Study in Europe Fair 2023 was held at COEX, Seoul. more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka becomes an honorary citizen of Pyeongtaek

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As of June of this year, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka became the second diplomat to be granted the honorary citizenship of Pyeongtaek City. more ►

Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Bartoš discussed cooperation in tourism with Korean organisations

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During his visit to Korea, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development Ivan Bartoš had meetings with Korea Culture & Tourism Institute (KCTI) and Seoul Tourism Organization (STO). more ►

2023 Seoul Friendship Festival

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The annual "Seoul Friendship Festival" was held in Gwanghwamun and Cheonggyecheon Stream area for two days from June 17 to 18. more ►

2022 Lidice Awarding Ceremony

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Seoul hosted the awarding ceremony for the 50th edition of the ICEFA Lidice 2022. more ►

2023 Model European Union

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On May 25~26th, the Model European Union was held at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. more ►

Suncheonman International Garden Expo features "Czech Day"

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Kicked off on the 1st of April, the 2023 Suncheonman International Garden Expo has attracted more than 3.5 million visitors. Along with the garden expo, the "Czech Day" was held on May 21. more ►

Yonsei University's 'Czech Day'

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Yonsei University's 'Czech Day', held on May 18-19, has come to an end. more ►

HUFS Kavarna 'Prague Spring Music Festival'

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The Department of Czech and Slovak Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies has always invited the Embassy of the Czech Republic to their regular event "Kavárna" and this year was not an exception. more ►

2023 Pyeongtaek International Children's Art Exchange Exhibition & 'Famous Czech Composer' Special Exhibition

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The '2023 Pyeongtaek International Children's Art Exchange Exhibition' hosted by the Pyeongtaek International Exchange Foundation opened on May 13! This year, children from 27 countries, including Czechia, showed off their artistic talents under… more ►

Europe Day 2023

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May 9 is "Europe Day," a celebration of the birth of the European Union (EU). This year is even more special for the EU and Korea, as it marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the bilateral relation. more ►

Yangyang European Film Festival 2023

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This year's European Film Festival, held from May 4-7, broadened its audience from those in Seoul to those in the beautiful coastal county of Yangyang in Gangwon-do Province. more ►

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on World Press Freedom Day

The World Press Freedom Day is annually observed on May 3. On this occasion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic would like to express its gratitude to all brave journalists and media professionals and to reassure them of the… more ►

Speaker Markéta Pekarová Adamová visits SDG exhibition at KF Gallery

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On the morning of March 24th, Speaker Markéta Pekarová Adamová and her political delegation visited the ongoing exhibition of "Towards The Day After Today" at KF Gallery. more ►

Speaker Markéta Pekarová Adamová visits Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul

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On the afternoon of the 23rd, Speaker of Parliament Markéta Pekarová Adamová, who is on her visit to Korea since the 22nd, visited Gyeongbokgung Palace with the political delegation. more ►

Korean media covers the exhibition ‘Towards The Day After Today’

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The Korean economic news media 'E-Daily' reported on the 'Towards The Day After Today' exhibition, held in cooperation with the Czech Center Seoul and KF Gallery. more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the commemorating ceremony marking the International Women's Day

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The world celebrated International Women's Day on March 8!. To join the celebration, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the commemorating ceremony hosted by the Korean National Council of Women last Wednesday. more ►

Opening ceremony of the SDG exhibition “Towards the Day After Today”

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March 7 was the opening ceremony of the exhibition “Towards the Day After Today,” jointly hosted by the Embassy of Czechia in Seoul, Czech Center Seoul and the Korea Foundation (KF). Distinguished guests who attended the ceremony… more ►

Czech-Swedish New Year's concert with the handing over of the EU Presidency baton

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On December 31, 2022, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Seoul, in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden and the Czech Center Seoul, organized a New Year's concert and reception with a recap of the Czech Presidency of the EU and a… more ►

HUFS Czech and Slovak Language Department End of Semester Party and Kavárna

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On Dec. 1, HUFS Czech and Slovak Language Department invited the Czech Embassy to their End of Semester Party and Kavárna! more ►

2022 DGIEA Evening of Friendship

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On Nov. 25, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended "2022 DGIEA Evening of Friendship" hosted by the Daegu Gyeongbuk International Exchange Association (DGIEA). more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the 57th National Convention of Women

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Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the 57th National Convention of Women on November 30. more ►

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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The Embassy of Czechia in Seoul happily joins the annual campaign of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women! more ►

Charity Gala Concert of Artists with Disabilities in Busan

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Evening filled with enthusiasm, joy and positive energy took place in Busan on 18th November 2022. An extraordinary concert by musicians with developmental disabilities impressed the audience immensely. more ►

5th KF Public Diplomacy Week

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On Nov. 19 and 20, the Embassy of Czechia participated in the 5th Korea Foundation (KF) Public Diplomacy Week by running the Czech promotional booth at Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul. more ►

Itaewon Global Festival 2022

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The Embassy of Czechia in Seoul and the Czech Tourism jointly attended the 2022 Itaewon Global Festival last weekend. more ►

Czech diplomats attend BTS concert supporting Korea's bid to host the World Expo 2030

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Busan City held the "BTS in Busan" on Oct. 15 to encourage support for Korea's bid to host the World Expo 2030. more ►

The movie crew of "Banger" visited the Embassy of Czechia

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Invited to the 27th Busan International Film Festival 2022, Director Adam Sedlák, main actor Adam Mišík, Editor Šimon Hájek and Producer Jakub Jíra visited Korea this week. After having schedules in Busan, the crew visited the embassy and had a… more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka held a lecture at Sejong Institute

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On Oct. 6, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka and Deputy Head of the EU Delegation Fredrik Ekfeldt had a lecture on the Indo-Pacific Strategies by the Czech Republic and the European Union at Sejong Institute. more ►

Opening ceremony for the 2022 EU Film Festival

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The 2022 EU Film Festival began on Oct. 5. more ►

The Czech Centre Seoul has opened a new exhibition

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The Czech Centre Seoul has opened a new outdoor exhibition "Handmade Dreams," which introduces the historic Czech glass craft and fashion jewelry. more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka was interviewed by Korea JoongAng Daily

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The topic of the interview was Czech political plans and priorities. more ►

Video of commemorative event for Emil Zátopek and Son Kee Chung

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Video: Son Kee Chung Memorial Foundation more ►

[Online Gallery] New Perspectives – Young Talents in Czech Art

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Czech Centre Seoul has opened a new online exhibition introducing young Czech artists and their works. more ►

Emil Zátopek and Son Kee Chung: Special exhibition opening

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The opening ceremony for the special exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of famous Czech runner Emil Zátopek was held on Aug. 9 at Son Kee Chung Memorial Hall in Seoul. more ►

University students from Pyeongtaek visited the Czech Embassy in Seoul

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The Czech Embassy in Seoul and Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do Province, has maintained their cooperation for many years. On July 28, 2022, 10 university students from Pyeongtaek were invited to the Embassy to have a conversation with Ambassador Gustav… more ►

Ambassador Slamečka talks about future industries

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On July 25 (Mon) at 8:30pm, Arirang TV's 'Diplomat Talks', an interview with Ambassador Gustav Slamečka, was aired. more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the 23rd Seoul Queer Culture Festival

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On July 16, 2022, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka attended the 23rd Seoul Queer Culture Festival, held at Seoul Plaza offline for the first time in three years. more ►

32nd International Children's Art Exchange Exhibition

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The ongoing 32nd International Children's Art Exchange Exhibition features creative artworks of the Czech children. more ►

EU: United in Diversity

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The European Union (EU) is a unique community of states that created long-lasting peace in Europe. Having started with six countries as the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) in 1952, it has grown to have 446 million EU citizens from 27… more ►

Ambassador Gustav Slamečka held a lecture for 'EU Goes to School 2022'

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On July 7 2022, Ambassador Gustav Slamečka gave a lecture to approximately 50 students at Oryu High School in Seoul in the framework of "EU Goes to School" program. more ►

Czech Heroines featured at Children's Art Exhibition in Pyeongtaek

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The Pyeongtaek International Exchange Foundation is currently holding the '32nd International Children's Art Exchange Exhibition' until 22nd of July at the Songtan International Exchange Center's Multipurpose Building. more ►

Deputy Ambassador held a lecture for Korea University students

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Mr. Zbyněk Noha, Deputy Ambassador, spoke at a Public Diplomacy course at the renowned Korea University on June 2, 2022. more ►

Here and Now – Contemporary Czech Comics

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Here and Now – Contemporary Czech Comics Exhibition more ►

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance more ►

Czech Embassy holds a Christmas concert

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On Monday December 13, the Czech Embassy held a classic concert at JCC Concert Hall and celebrated the festive Christmas spirit together with its good partners and organizations including ambassadors, Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the… more ►

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

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25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day also marks the annual campaign organized by UN Women - "Orange the World - 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence". The campaign ends on… more ►

Webinar - Study at Charles University

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Would you like to study at Charles University, the oldest and largest university in the Czech Republic? Charles University organizes the online webinar introducing study programmes and the university. more ►

European Day of Languages

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On Saturday the 13th of November 2021, the European Day of Languages was held at "Malli-dong Square" in Seoul. Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Korea, in collaboration with the embassies of the EU Member States in Seoul,… more ►

Czech National Holiday - International Student Day and Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day

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On Wednesday, the 17th of November 2021, Czechia celebrates the International Student Day and Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day. more ►

Delegation of Police President Jan Švejdar attended the International Police Summit in Seoul

From 20 to 23 October 2021, a meeting of the highest representatives of police forces from selected countries took place in Seoul. more ►

Czech booth opens at the Public Diplomacy Week

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From October 28th to 30th, 2021, the 4th Public Diplomacy Week was held by the Korea Foundation at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP). more ►

UN Culture Week

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As part of the UN Culture Week, a varied programme of seminars, lectures, film screenings and other entertaining or educational activities was organised at the War Memorial of Korea from the 19th to the 23rd of October 2021. more ►

Czech National Holiday - Independent Czechoslovak State Day

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On Thursday, the 28th of October 2021, the Embassy of Czechia in Seoul will be closed celebrating the National Holiday. VIDEO - Czech Ambassador's online celebration of the Czech National Holiday, together with the Director of the Czech Centre:… more ►

#EUBeachCleanup 2021

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On the 18th of October 2021, the #EUBeachCleanup 2021 clean-up took place at Eulwangri Beach in Incheon. The event was attended by ambassadors from EU countries including Ambassador Gustav Slamečka. more ►

The winner of the Jiří Theiner Award 2021 is South Korean professor Kim Gyu-Jin

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From 23 to 26 September 2021, the 26th edition of the International Book Fair and Literary Festival World of Books Prague took place in Prague. The fair, which took place in the Industrial Palace at the Holešovice Exhibition Centre, was attended… more ►

Anniversary of Václav Havel's birthday

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Today, 5.10.2021, Václav Havel would have celebrated his 85th birthday. This December marks the ten-year anniversary of his death. more ►

Czech National Holiday - Statehood Day

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On Tuesday, 28th of September the Czech Embassy in Seoul will be closed due to national holiday. more ►

PRAHA PUB, based in Seoul presented on Korean channel

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The popular Korean channel Drinking Guys presented PRAHA PUB, the Czech pub based in Seoul. The show introduced famous Czech dishes and Czech drinking culture. more ►

Czech Ambassador lectures at the U.N. SDGs Youth Future Policy Forum

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On July 31, 2021, Czech Ambassador Gustav Slamecka gave a lecture on the topic of ‘U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Czechia’ to Korean youths at the 1st U.N. SDGs Youth Future Policy Forum, held at Seoul National… more ►

Three Czech Spa Towns are inscribed into UNESCO’s World Heritage List

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The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee met in Fuzhou, China, from the 16th to 31st July 2021 for its annual session to review the list of world heritage sites. They have decided to inscribe The Great Spa Towns of Europe, which include… more ►

2021 Czech Culture Week opens in Pyeongtaek City

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On July 6th, the Czech Culture Week, as part of the 2021 Pyeongtaek World Culture Weeks, has finally opened its doors to the public. more ►

Public holidays 5th and 6th July 2021

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During the Czech public holidays on Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th July 2021, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Seoul will be closed. more ►

Czechia will present its fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the UN

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The presentation of the report is the largest event in terms of presenting the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals in the Czech Republic, which are the most comprehensive UN program. more ►

Embassy Exhibition ‘Dreaming about the Czech Republic’ Boosts a Dream of Traveling to Czechia 18th June-31st August 2021

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This summer, as welcoming the holiday season, the Czech Embassy is holding the second joint outdoor exhibition, named ‘Dreaming about the Czech Republic,’ together with Czech Tourism. more ►

Opening of the memorial hall to honour the memory of Woodang Lee Hoe-yeong

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On June 9, Czech ambassador Gustav Slamečka ​​attended the grand opening of a memorial hall that was built in the Namsan Yejang area. The hall is dedicated to the memory of activist and independence fighter Woodang Lee Hoe-yeong. more ►

Dance Performance 'EMOTIONLESS'

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The Czech Centre Seoul and Korea National University of Arts are hosting a live stream contemporary dance performance EMOTIONLESS on the upcoming Saturday, June 12, at 7 pm KST. more ►

Join the official opening of the exhibition Secrets of Wooden Puppets – Czech Marionettes, 4th of June 2021 at 4pm KST

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Interactive exhibition will offer activities that can enjoy not only children but also adults. The exhibition will last until 28th of August 2021. more ►

Prague Spring 2021, May 12 – June 3

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Enjoy with us the international music festival Prague Spring 2021, which will once again be mostly online. more ►

Have You Studied at a University in Czechia?

Calling all former international students of Czech universities! more ►

Cultural and school cooperation

Czech culture in the Republic of Korea The Czech Republic is perceived in the Republic of Korea as an important cultural destination. Czech music is traditionally popular in Korea. Every year, 2-3 Czech symphony orchestras and a number of… more ►