The Embassy of the Czech Republic in collaboration with the National Museum of the Czech Republic invites you to the reception Beneš and Beyond, honoring the memory of the late Czechoslovak President Edvard Beneš and First Lady Hana Benešová on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at 6 pm. The Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic, Antonín Staněk, and General Director of the National Museum Michal Lukeš, will open the evening. During the event, the National Museum will receive significant historical items from relatives of the First Family, which will be on display at the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
The program will be complemented by a presentation on the recently released book Bohemia on Records: Early Czech Sound Recordings in the United States by Filip Šír as well as a musical component of classical pieces from the 1920s and 30s by cellist Štěpán Filípek and pianist Katelyn Bouska.
EVENT REGISTRATION HERE.