• 03:00 PM
  • The Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and The Consulate General of the Czech Republic, in concert with The First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple present Jakub Jan Ryba’s Czech Christmas Mass, a concert with soloists, chorus and orchestra Two performances will take place on Saturday, December 10: 3:00 – 4:00pm afternoon…

  • 07:30 PM
  • First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple, 77 W. Washington Street, Chicago

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple present Jaroslav Svěcený and Julie Svěcená’s Concert for Eight Strings on October 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple (77 W….

  • 05:30 PM
  • Consulate General of the Czech Republic, 205 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1680, Chicago

The Prague Committee of CSCI and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic present a reception and presentation with illustrator and writer Renata Fučíková in celebration of her children’s book Antonin Dvořák, His Music and Life in Pictures. Proceeds from book sales at this event will benefit the Prague Committee of CSCI. RSVP by June…

  • 10:00 AM
  • Chicago City Hall, 5th Floor Lobby, 121 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago

When the members of a rock band called The Plastic People of the Universe were arrested in Communist Czechoslovakia in 1976, playwright Vaclav Havel issued his call to “live in truth” and led other intellectuals in a protest against the government action. His leadership led to Charter 77, the most important act of dissent against…

  • 05:30 PM
  • Film Row Cinema, Columbia College Chicago, 8th floor, 1104 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Chicago-Prague sister city relationship and Prague Days Chicago, actress Kim Novak, of Czech descent, returns to her hometown of Chicago to host a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1958 film Vertigo at Columbia College Chicago’s Film Row Cinema. Admission is free; reservations can be made at film@praguedayschicago.com.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Cicero Community Park, S. 53rd Avenue, Cicero

  As part of Prague Days Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present Prague Rockfest. Rock giant Jim Peterik, a Czech-American singer and songwriter from Berwyn, will host the musical program. Peterik was the founder of the band Survivor and earned a…

  • 06:30 PM
  • University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

This event is sold out and tickets are no longer available. The Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present the Prague Golden Gala, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the sister city relationship between Chicago and Prague. With guest of honor, the Honorable…

  • 10:00 AM
  • Maya Polsky Gallery, 215 W. Superior Street, Chicago

As part of Prague Days Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present the exhibition “Treasured Legacy.” The exhibit will be on display from June 12–July 31, 2015. Alphonse Mucha, one of the greatest Czech artists, will be featured in this exhibition both as…

  • 04:00 PM
  • 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

The Prague Committee of CSCI is sponsoring a book presentation by Jan Novák and Jaromír 99 at the Seminary CO-OP Bookstore. The event will be taking place on Saturday, June 11 at 4PM. Jan Novák and Jaromír 99 will present their newly published book ZÁTOPEK… když nemůžeš, tak přidej! about world-famous Olympic runner Emil Zátopek. The event will be…

  • 06:30 PM
  • Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St., Chicago

As part of Prague Days Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present a performance by Eggnoise. Formed in 1994 by singer-songwriters Ondra Kopička and Ondřej Galuška, Eggnoise puts its own stylistic trademark on grunge, punk, rock, jazz and pop. Its albums feature a…

  • 08:00 PM
  • Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport Street, Chicago

The Mexico City and Prague Committees of Chicago Sister Cities International, the City of Prague, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, and the Consulate General of Mexico kick off the Prague Days Chicago festival kicks off with a celebration of the history and heritage of Pilsen from its Czech origins to its largely Latino present. Enjoy…

  • 05:00 PM

As part of Prague Days Chicago, the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present “Czech That Film”, a festival of recent Czech cinema, at the Gene Siskel Film Center from June 7-30, 2015. To see the full schedule of films, visit  www.PragueDaysChicago.com.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Old Crow Smokehouse, River North, 149 W. Kinzie Street, Chicago

Join Us For A Live Broadcast From Europe’s Favorite Music Competition Chicago Sister Cities International presents a free Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2 p.m.-5:30 (or when the contest ends!). The contest will be streamed live from Stockholm, Sweden. Before American Idol, there was the Eurovision Song Contest. Since…

  • 08:00 PM
  • DePaul University, School of Music Concert Hall, 800 W. Belden Avenue, Chicago

The Prague Committee of CSCI, the DePaul University School of Music and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago present a recital of violinist Pavel Šporcl accompanied by pianist Petr Jiříkovský. Šporcl will present the program “My Violin Legends.” Program Ferdinand Laub – Polonaise G major, Op.8 Jan Kubelík – Burlesque Eugen Ysaye…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Consulate General of the Czech Republic, 205 N. Michigan Avenue, 16th floor, Suite 1680, Chicago

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic and the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International present a film screening of Jan Novák’s Guns, Pucks, Beer and Dogs (2013, 77 min). Jan Novák will be in attendance for a Q&A after the film. Admission is free, but space is limited and registration is required. To register, please call…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago

T. G. Masaryk Czech School together with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago, the Prague Committee of Sister Cities International, Facets Multimedia, American Sokol, Czech Catholic Mission and the Czech American Community Center present a screening of The Elementary School in celebration of Zdeněk Svěrák’s 80th birthday. The newly restored digital version of…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Civic Opera House, 20 N. Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago
  • 312.201.4526

Join the Prague Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International at the Chicago premiere of the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s brand new production of Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka. Tickets include the opera and a pre-performance wine and hors d’oeuvres reception with His Excellency Petr Gandalovič, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United States and the Honorable Dana…