EUNIC Cluster Czech Republic
This year in Prague the European Day of Languages events organized by Eunic had a big success. The online-quiz counted 322 participants. 36 of them had all the 10 correct answers and 10 of them won a box with books, CDs and gadgets from all the participants.
Concerning the participants of the speak-dating in Masaryk Station (from 16.00 to 18.00) there were 55 people that tried at least 3 different languages and gave us the filled form to win a prize. The first 3 received a language course for beginners in one of the Cultural Institutes and other 6 people had a box with books, CDs and gadgets from all the participants.
Culture Plus is a series of events aiming to explore ways in which culture contributes to wider agendas. Culture Plus events feature speakers from different European countries, and therefore ensure that ideas, experience and opinions from across Europe are taken into account. Events contain a mix of presentations and open discussions.
Czech Centres application for European Literature Nights 2012 project has been successful !!! Literature Night 2012 project is based on the idea of literature as a unique creative tool reflecting a significant dialogue between single voices and cultures as well as a a platform for cultural exchange helping to break down communication barriers.
Contemporary European literature, famous Czech personalities, the magic of Prague. All of this was on offer on 11 May 2011 during the fifth annual literary event THE LITERATURE NIGHT, which presented the best of contemporary European literary scene, and uncovered the magic of large and small literatures. During one evening Czech celebrities read excerpts from new translations of works by European authors in attractive and generally inaccessible places in Prague.
To present EUNIC to a wider community in the Czech Republic, a EUNIC Cocktail was organised on 15 September 2010 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Prague. The leitmotif of the event was ‘Opening doors to European culture.’
EUNIC in Czech Republic and the Representation of the European Commission in Prague celebrated the European Day of Languages on September 24 with a series of events.
Literature Night 2010, the biggest project of EUNIC in Czech Republic so far, staged during the night of May 12 in Prague a series of public readings by Czech celebritiesof the latest works from 17 big and small European literatures alike.
The New Waves. New Ways Film Festival in October 2009 brought into the spotlight films from the newer members of the EU and those seeking membership.
More than 1500 saw over 40 films, both fiction and documentaries, from 9 countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia), screened at the Romanian Cultural Institute.