Czech Republic gears up for November 17 celebrations – here’s what’s happening

November 16, 2021

This Wednesday will see the 32nd anniversary of the start of the Velvet Revolution that ended totalitarian communist rule in Czechoslovakia. To mark the occasion, several events are taking place in Prague and in the wider Czech Republic.

Gustáv Husák – the face of ‘Normalisation’ in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia

November 16, 2021

History remembers Gustáv Husák, the last communist president of Czechoslovakia, as the face of a spineless regime that ruled during the Normalisation era. He had risen to power in the wake of the Soviet-led invasion that crushed the Prague Spring – a reform movement that Husák had supported.

Slovak president to visit ailing Czech head of state in hospital

November 16, 2021

Slovak president to visit ailing Czech head of state in hospital

Legendary Slovak pop star Miroslav Žbirka dies at 69

November 11, 2021

Legendary Slovak pop star Miroslav Žbirka dies at 69

New survey shows what key stakeholders within Visegrad Group think

November 8, 2021

Key Visegrad Group (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) stakeholders see Germany as an important bilateral partner and what the EU to expand further south and east.

103rd anniversary of foundation of Czechoslovakia celebrated

October 28, 2021

103rd anniversary of foundation of Czechoslovakia celebrated

Commemorative “banknotes” issued to mark 10th anniversary of Václav Havel’s death

October 27, 2021

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Václav Havel, the dissident playwright, human rights activist, and first president of post-communist Czechoslovakia.

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