The beautiful event was in Chicago!
Velkolepý festival poipravil náš nový generální konzulát v Chicagu! Prague - Chicago Festival - June 2007
To promote closer ties between two sister cities, to encourage broader and deeper cooperation and exchange between the Czech Republic and the US Midwest? to promote Prague as an attractive tourist destination and the Czech Republic as a dynamic European democracy with strong ties to Chicagoland and the United States.
A series of official, cultural, social, community and promotional events in Chicago sponsored and co-organized by the City of Prague in cooperation with the Chicago Sister Cities Int´l Program´s Prague Committee (CSCIP), the Consulate General (CG) of the Czech Republic in Chicago and with other partners (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Czech-American community organizations, etc.). Prague Days will be organized under the auspices and in the presence of the Mayor of Prague, Mayor of Chicago and Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the U.S.
Czech Day on Daley Plaza - special popular celebration during the Chicago Sister Cities festival, Czech national flag raising, promotion of Prague and the Czech Republic, Robert Balzar jazz trio, Czech cuisine, folk music and performances, souvenirs.
Rock concert (David Koller & band), Subterranean Club.
Tourist seminar for U.S. Travel agencies (promotion of Prague and the Czech Republic/in cooperation with Prague Information Service and Czech Tourism - Czech Consulate).
Historic exhibition "Czechs in America" & discussion panel on the importance and history of Czech immigration to the U.S. and the Chicago area (opening on June 9, Museum of CSA Fraternal Life).
Czech Film Days in the Facets Cinémathčque.
Czech chamber music by S. Hessova and D. Wiesner - emphasis on Czech authors Smetana, Dvorak, Janacek, Suk, Chicago Cultural Center.
Art Exhibitions - Jan Grimm, Czech Consulate) and D. Cerny (outdoor).
Concert of Classical Guitarist Vladislav Bláha - Czech Mission Chapel, Cicero Czech - US Business Seminar.
Oldrich Kulhanek - prints and drawings Non-profit Breakfast Seminar - organized by the Kristyna M. Driehaus Foundation in cooperation with the Kellogg Institute "Golden Prague Gala" - dinner and representative ball with the presentation of Czech cuisine (music by Ondrej Havelka and his Melody Makers - retro swing orchestra from the Czech Republic), Chicago Hilton Hotel.
Rededication of Cermak Rd. in presence of both Mayors preceded by the commemoration ceremony at the Mausoleum of former Mayor of Chicago Anton Cermak at the Bohemian National Cemetery (June 30).
Other community and neighborhood events.
Office of the Mayor of Prague, Prague Committee of CSCIP, Czech Consulate General in Chicago, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Office of Special Events of the Mayor of Chicago
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