Czech Statehood Day

Czech Statehood Day
On September 28, the Czechs celebrate the Feast of Czech Statehood. It is a public holiday established in 2000 on the anniversary of the death of the Czech patron saint, St. Wenceslas.

On September 28, 935, in front of the church in Stary Bolesławiec, Czech prince Wacław I died at the hands of the assassins. thanks to his efforts, a Romanesque rotunda was built in Prague, the remains of which are still visible today. In the second half of the 11th century, the prince was canonized and then recognized as the patron saint of Bohemia and Prague.

The Czech Republic has long been in the area of ​​interest of the International Cultural Center. The ICC cooperates with, among others from the Art Museum in Olomouc, the ICC Gallery often presents exhibitions devoted to Czech art: The Lord of Dreams. Symbolism in the Czech lands 1880 - 914, Václav Havel at your fingertips, House of an art lover. Artistic culture of Bohemia and Moravia 1870–1930. The ICC publishing house has also published a book about the Czech Republic: The Czech Republic. User manual by Jiří Gruša. The book is available at the ICC bookstore.
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