2022 Annual Gala: Following Dreams

Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Vaclav Havel Library Foundation Annual Gala: FOLLOWING DREAMS with guest of honor Peter Sís

Join us for a festive celebration of the legacy of Vaclav Havel, Czech and Slovak communities’ presence in New York, and the 10th anniversary of the Havel Foundation!

The evening’s highlights will include the 2022 BBLA Award for Unparalleled Service to the Czech and Slovak Communities to the renowned Czech-American illustrator and writer of children’s books Peter Sís, presentation of the 2022 Disturbing the Peace Award to a Courageous Writer at Risk, live and silent auctions, and much more.

Masters of Ceremony

Nicholas D. Lowry, President of Swann Auction Galleries

Paulina Porizkova, model and actress

Excerpts from Peter Sís’s books with visual images directed by Edward Einhorn, playwright and theater director.

Music by DJ A to K.

6:00 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 p.m. Dinner

You can buy tickets at Eventbrite or please contact us at info@vhlf.org

The 2022 Annual Gala benefits the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation’s program promoting dissident writers, performing arts students and exploratory theater. Your support at this time allows VHLF to carry out work in the areas that were cherished by Vaclav Havel: art and human rights.

More information will be coming soon.