On Friday 18 May 2018, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic, H.E. Libor Sečka and the Ambassador of Slovakia, H.E. Ľubomír Rehák held the traditional Spring Celebration Majáles.

The Embassies of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic in London used this opportunity to jointly commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1918 founding of Czechoslovakia and the recognition of the Czechoslovak National Council by the British government.

Antonín and Ludmila Stáně were among the selected representatives of Czech and Slovak associations in the UK who received a diploma for their long-term contribution to the development of Czech-British and Slovak-British relations.