On May 7, The Foundation for a Civil Society, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, the Czech Center New York, and the Havel Library in Prague held Celebrate Havel in the Vivian Beaumont Lobby at Lincoln Center.
Illustrious speakers and guests at the event included:
Sec. Madeleine Albright, Co-Chair of the VHLF Advisory Board
Ivan Havel, brother of the late President Havel
Vartan Gregorian, VHLF Advisory Board member
Zuzana Stivínová, actress and singer
Suzanne Vega, singer and songwriter
H.E. Michael Žantovský, Czech Ambassador to the U.K.