Celebrate the Czechoslovak Centenary with an Evening of Traditional Music and Dance

The Centre for European Studies, Chulalongkorn University, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Bangkok, cordially invite all to attend the “Czech and Slovak Century – An Evening of Traditional Music and Dance: Celebration of the Centenary of Czechoslovak Independence 1918“.  The celebration will be held on Monday, 11 June 2018, from 6 pm. to 9 pm. at the Music Hall, Culture Building, Chulalongkorn University.

Program schedule

Date:                           Monday, 11 June 2018

Time:                          18.00-21.00 

Venue:                       Music Hall, Culture Building, Chulalongkorn University

18:00-18:30             Registration (Free of Charge)

18:30-18:40             Welcome Remarks

His Excellency Mr Marek Libřický, Ambassador of the

Czech Republic to the Kingdom of Thailand

His Excellency Mr Stanislav Opiela,

Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the Kingdom of Thailand

MC: Mrs Ivana Judiaková,

Third Secretary, Slovak Embassy in Bangkok

18:40-19:00 hrs     Short Documentary Screening:

“Independence Day 28 October 1918 in Prague” (13 Mins) with introduction and commentary by Mr Aleš Vytečka, Deputy Head of Mission, Czech Embassy in Bangkok.

19:00-19:50 hrs    Traditional Music and Dance

Performance by Olšava Dance Group with bilingual introduction and commentary by Assist Prof. Verita Sriratana, PhD, Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, Centre for European Studies, Chulalongkorn University.

20:00-21:00 hrs     Refreshments and Viewing of the Exhibitions*

*After the performance, visitors are invited to enjoy the refreshments provided by the Czech and Slovak Embassies and to view exclusive exhibitions on Czechoslovak Independence, Czechoslovakia’s first President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850-1937) and Czechoslovak famous entrepreneur Tomáš Bat’a (1876-1932).


For more information, please contact Centre for European Studies Tel. +662 218 3922.

The sense of kinship and warmth found in the Chula community is priceless and a treasure worth keeping.

Prof. Dr. Pornanong Aramwit Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University