In memoriam: legendary opera singer Soňa Červená dies at 97
The Czech opera singer and actress Soňa Červená, who gained worldwide fame for her rendition of Carmen in the world’s leading opera houses, has died at the age of 97.
Czech-American community in Chicago to commemorate Mayor Anton Cermak
The Czech-American community in Chicago will be marking 150 years since the birth of Anton Cermak, a Czech immigrant who became the mayor of Chicago in 1931.
From South Africa to Zlín: Brian Jakubec on rediscovering the Bata legacy that shaped his life
Brian Jakubec was born in South Africa, but his life was shaped by events that took place in far-away Czechoslovakia when his father joined the Bata shoe empire.
“Havel was a great gentleman” – US banker with Czech heritage John Kotouc
John F. Kotouc is descended from a family of Czech immigrants to Nebraska, he is also a member of the American Friends of the Czech Republic.
Czech School Without Borders: how kids in UK keep up Czech language skills
The Czech School Without Borders has been running in London since 2007, allowing children with a Czech parent to to enhance their language skills.
Betty Lee Knorr, mainstay of Czech community in US, dies at 88
Betty Lee Knorr, a leading member and supporter of the Czech community in the United States and the widow of war hero Major General Miloš Knorr, has died at the age of 88.
Czech abroad: “It’s really important we can vote – despite the cost”
Among those taking part in elections for the next president, which begin on Friday, will be many thousands of Czechs living abroad. We speak to one, who lives in Derby, UK.
Czech Christmas at home and abroad
Vit Pohanka reports on the food and customs linked to the Czech Christmas, observed by millions of people at home and abroad.
Japanese comic artist Fumio Obata on searching for Kafka in Prague
UK-based Japanese comic artist Fumio Obata spent a three-week residency programme in Prague working on his new book about Franz Kafka.
Czechs abroad have till Sunday to register to vote in presidential election
Czechs living outside their home country have until this coming Sunday, December 4, to register to vote in January’s presidential elections.
Canadian-Czech community working to turn derelict Jan Hus church into small museum
Dumplings, poppy-seed cakes and Czech traditions help keep the memory of the “old country” alive in the Czeech-Canadian community in Saskatchewan province, Canada.
Woman who helped bring Czechoslovak dissident literature to West dies at 95
Translator and writer Markéta Goetz-Stankiewicz has passed away at the age of 95. She was a crucial link for Czechoslovak dissidents with the West during Communism.
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