President Zeman hands out state distinctions

October 28, 2018

On the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia President
Miloš Zeman handed out state distinctions to leading personalities and
selected members of the public. Among the historical figures honoured in

US Defence Secretary Mattis expresses regret over loss of Czech lives in Afghanistan

October 28, 2018

US Secretary of Defence James Mattis has expressed deep regret over the
loss of Czech lives in Afghanistan in the past three months. The US
official, who took part in the celebrations marking 100 years since the

Czech and Slovak PMs:our countries enjoy very special relationship

October 28, 2018

The Czech and Slovak prime ministers, Andrej Babiš and Peter Pellegrini
said, on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia, that
due to seven decades of coexistance in a common state Czechs and Slovaks
are closer than any other nations in the world.

“The day I first saw a map of the future Czechoslovakia” – WW1 survivors remember the birth of their new state

October 28, 2018

Exactly 100 years ago, on October 28th 1918, the new sovereign state of
Czechoslovakia declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire
the Czech lands and Slovakia had been part of for centuries. Two weeks

Czech and Slovak top officials attend ceremony at Prague’s Vítkov Memorial

October 28, 2018

Czech and Slovak top officials, among them Czech President Miloš Zeman and
Slovak President Andrej Kiska, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Slovak
prime Minister Peter Pellegrini, gathered at Prague’s Vítkov Memorial

Fireworks display in Czechoslovakia’s national colours in Prague

October 28, 2018

A fireworks display in Prague will take place at 19 hours 18 minutes
–symbolizing the year of the birth of Czechoslovakia 100 years ago.

It is titled “Our Common Century” and will be dominated by
Czechoslovakia’s national colours – blue, red and white.

National Museum re-opens to general public

October 28, 2018

The historic building of the National Museum, which was ceremonially opened
by Czech and Slovak top officials and visiting foreign dignitaries on
Saturday, opened its doors to the general public at precisely 10 am on

President Zeman to hand out state decorations on Czechoslovak Independence Day

October 28, 2018

Sunday’s celebrations of 100 years of Czechoslovak independence will also
bear witness to the traditional state decorations ceremony at Prague
Castle, which President Miloš Zeman will bestow on selected members of the

“The day I first saw a map of the future Czechoslovakia” – WW1 survivors remember the birth of their new state

October 28, 2018

Exactly 100 years ago, on October 28th 1918, the new sovereign state of
Czechoslovakia declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire
the Czech lands and Slovakia had been part of for centuries. Two weeks

Centenary celebrations culminate with dozens of events

October 28, 2018

Celebrations of the centenary of the birth of Czechoslovakia culminate with
dozens of events around the country on Sunday.

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