Philanthropist Petr Sýkora receives Arnošt Lustig Award

The Arnošt Lustig award, founded in honour of the late Czech writer by the Czech-Israeli chamber of commerce, will go to Petr Sýkora, philanthropist and co-founder of the Good Angel foundation, which is providing help to people with serious illness through a network of donors. The project was established in 2011 and since then, more than 40,000 people joined. Mr Sýkora will be given the prize during a special ceremony on Thursday evening. The award, which was established in 2011, seeks to honour figures of Czech society who fight for moral and human values.

Author: Ruth Fraňková