Dear friends, you are invited to the final of The Emmy Destinn Young Singers Competition 2021 on Friday 26 November starting at 6.45 pm. at Velehrad, 39 Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London SW13 7JP There is a small admission charge of £5. This biennial event, which always provides a feast of young singing… Read More
Celebrate the 25th Made in Prague Festival Welcome to an inspirational, vibrant and multifaceted 25th Edition of the Czech Made in Prague cultural festival which showcases Czech-British contemporary art, debuts new feature and documentary films, theatre, a live music gala and poetry in public spaces. The Festival, one… Read More
Vážení krajané, občané České republiky, v dubnu tohoto roku jsme se na Vás jako skupina senátorů obrátili s informací týkající se projednávání problematiky zavedení korespondenčního hlasování. V rámci novelizace zákona pro volby do Parlamentu České republiky jsme usilovali o prosazení pozměňovacího návrhu, který zaváděl korespondenční hlasování… Read More
After a long absence, music resounded once again at Velehrad, London. On 30th June 2021, the Emmy Destinn Foundation held a Singing in Czech workshop, with just a handful of singers. It was an absolute joy to hear live music and singing again and we are… Read More
Largo Desolato was written by Vaclav Havel and translated by Czech-born Tom Stoppard. The play speaks to our present obsession with “fake news” and our constant fear for our privacy. Havel struggled to accept the importance his words held for those who leaned on them during… Read More
The best-known woman in the world. The longest-reigning monarch in British history. Only one Czech spent long hours with the royal family during the Cold War. Franta Bělský. Do not miss this documentary made by Bohumil Vostal. EnglishtranscriptIsculptedtheQueen Documentary in Czech Article in Czech
Dear Colleagues, Friends and Czech citizens at Velehrad, My name is Angela, writing to you from the European Union Delegation to the UK in London – a very Happy New Year to you. You may be aware that as a result of Brexit, Czech citizens… Read More
The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped music at Velehrad completely. A violinist Leona Gogolicynová recorded a composition at Velehrad. Enjoy the composition.