Contests

Tomas L Foto Contests, NewsTomas Louzny is the winner of the 3rd annual contest March 6, 2017 TOMAS LOUZNY is the winner of the 3rd annual contest for, “best mini-drama” based on one of Havel’s plays. This year’s contest participants tackled a quote from the Temptation: “My dear sir, truth is not just a simple matter of what we think. It also depends on why, to whom, …
Jacob Sampson albertov ContestsPRAGUE PAPER December 28, 2016 Jacob Sampson, a student at the University of North Texas, won a two-week residency at the Theatre Academy in Prague based on the contest for the best play on the theme of Vaclav Havel’s artificial language Ptydepe from his play Memorandum. The residency was prepared by the Vaclav Havel Library …
Jacob-Sampson Contests, NewsUNT’s Jacob Sampson Wins Vaclav Havel Competition With Full-Length Play June 30, 2016 Source: Art and seek / www.artandseek.org / By Francesca Paris / UNT Senior wins two-week residency in the Czech Republic with Havel-inspired full-length play. Jacob Sampson had never written a full-length play when he heard about the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation’s contest. He hadn’t read Havel’s “The Memorandum” — in …
JacobPhotot ContestsVHLF Award to US Student June 18, 2016 It is honor to present the first winner of the VHLF & DAMU Contest for the US Students of Drama and Performance Studies, Jacob Sampson. Jacob is a senior at The University of North Texas majoring in Radio, TV and Film with a Theatre minor. In high school he was …
Lada kluk z improligy_Oskar Helcel_007 ContestsVHLF Award to Czech Theater Student May 27, 2016 Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with The Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York is excited to announce the second recipient of the Vaclav Havel Library …
Fellowship_first ContestsVHLF is excited to announce the first recipient of the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship for Human Rights April 26, 2016 The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation is excited to announce the first recipient of the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship for Human Rights. The fellowship recipient, Drew Miller, is a senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, who has embodied dedication to human rights through his works as a case manager for …
Drew_Fellowship ContestsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship Essay: Drew Miller April 26, 2016 I had not heard of the Yazidi population living in my city prior to taking a job as a refugee resettlement case manager. Nor had I known of the significant population of refugees from places such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, Burma, and many other countries that called Lincoln, Nebraska their …
Kari_Fellowship ContestsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship Essay: Kari Barclay April 26, 2016 Resisting Supportively: Dissent in the Era of Neoliberalism by Kari Barclay In some ways, humans rights abuses today resemble the kind of “posttotalitarian” oppression that Václav Havel described in “The Power of the Powerless”—one only needs to look at the Belarusian dictatorship’s violence against dissidents or police confrontations in the …
Lilly_Fellowship ContestsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship Essay: Lilly Crown April 26, 2016 Spring through the lens of Vaclav Havel by Lilly Crown Spring, to me, is when out of nowhere the rain starts pouring, the cold starts to let up, and the flowers relearn how to bloom. It is rebirth, re-realizing that we do not need to live sheltered, secluded by the …
Detmer_Fellowship ContestsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship Essay: Detmer Yens Kremer April 26, 2016 Some Thoughts on Resistance by Detmer Yens Kremer Immortality was a cloak I wore that safeguarded me from all wrongs, and when it was rudely torn from my limbs I was dumbfounded and afraid. My strangely religious, strangely communist hometown never appreciated difference, and being queer was for many a …
Fellowship ContestsVaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship for Human Rights Announcement February 2, 2016 The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation announces The Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Fellowship for Human Rights, a summer fellowship in Prague for undergraduate students studying in the United States. Founded as part of Havel@80, the annual fellowship program will offer students a two week, fully-funded opportunity to learn from and engage …
DAMU_VHLF ContestsVHLF & DAMU announce a contest for the students of drama and performance studies January 8, 2016 Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU) announce a contest for the students of drama and performance studies for the best mini-drama on the theme of “PTYDEPE“, the artifi cial language, of the play The Memorandum written by Vaclav …
Stage reading_ Infiltration Petr Erbes ContestsFerdinand Vanek Today August 7, 2015 Enjoy a contemporary interpretation of Havel’s classic character, Ferdinand Vanek, by a talented Czech playwright named Petr Erbes. The Theatre Faculty in Prague (DAMU) and the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation presented the top three stage readings of student plays from a contest for best mini-drama on the theme of “Ferdinand …
Peter Erbs ContestsVHLF Award to Czech Theater Student April 12, 2015 Vaclav Havel Library Foundation together with The Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York gives the annual VHLF Award to Czech Theater Student. The innagural competition was announced on November 17, coinciding …
Democracy Contests, Havel ArchivesDemocracy doesn’t happen in a day June 27, 2012 Source: The Freedom Collection www.freedomcollection.org / By Lindsay Lloyd Recent news reports have caused many to pronounce that the Egyptian Revolution and the Arab Spring are over.  Indeed, the developments of the last few weeks are troubling; as Egypt’s military has reasserted itself as a political force.  Elsewhere in the …