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Jiří Stivin EventsJiří Stivin Trio in Miami and New York January 21, 2013 VHLF held an event on February 8th at the De La Cruz Contemporary Art Space in Miami, Florida in honor of Václav Havel and the Václav Havel Center for Human Rights & Diplomacy at Florida International University. A reception and gallery tour followed by a private concert by Czech musical legend, Jiri …
students EventsHavel: President, Citizen, Artist November 15, 2012 The Václav Havel Library Foundation, in partnership with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, held a program honoring President Havel entitled “Havel: President, Citizen, Artist” at the Czech Embassy in Washington, DC on November 15th. The evening’s speakers included VHLF Advisory Board Co-Chair and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, VHLF Advisory Board …
Aung San Suu Kyi EventsThe Lady of Burma comes to Washington – at last September 21, 2012 Source: The Freedom Collection www.freedomcollection.org / By James K. Glassman Yesterday in Washington, Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi stood in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to accept the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian honor Congress can bestow. The award had been waiting for Suu Kyi since 2008, when …
Ondrej Nemec EventsEnsuring Havel’s Legacy, at NYU May 8, 2012 Following the May 7 Celebrate Havel event at Lincoln Center, 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 a seminar entitled “Ensuring Havel’s Legacy”at New York University. The seminar …
Ondrej Nemec EventsCelebrate Havel at the Lincoln Center May 7, 2012 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: …