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Presentation: The Vaclav Havel Library

On October 14, at 7 pm, Executive Director of the Vaclav Havel Library, Marta Smolikova, will present an inside look at the prestigious presidential library during a presentation at the Czech Embassy. The Vaclav Havel Library functions as a center for the documentation and research of modern Czech history, with an emphasis on promoting the ideas and works of Havel: playwright, fighter against totalitarianism, leader of the 1989 Velvet Revolution, Czechoslovak and Czech president, and a symbol of vigilance against despotism. The event includes the opening of the photo exhibition Genius Loci Hradecek by Bohdan Holomicek. The exhibition presents a personal view inside the life of Havel at his cottage in the village of Hradecek. Learn more about this unique library in the heart of Europe and see Havel through the eyes of a beloved friend. Admission is free. RSVP: and put “Library” in the subject line.

Event begins at 7:00PM

Presented by: Embassy of the Czech Republic

Featured Artist(s): Executive Director of the Vaclav Havel Library, Marta Smolikova

Categories: Lecture

Event Venue

The Embassy of the Czech Republic

3900 Spring of Freedom St NW
Washington, DC 20008

For more information:

  • Monday, October 14, 2013

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