The mission of organizations residing in the Bohemian National Hall is the promotion of Czech culture,

business and traditions as well as the building of a cultural and social dialog between the Czech and American public. The Czech Center New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic, Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association and Restaurant “BKB” are all located in the Bohemian National Hall which functions as a lively multi-functional center open to all people interested in the Czech Republic.

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TODAY: The Second Life of Czech Torah Scrolls

exhibition

December 3, 2018 - January 4, 2019,

[3rd Floor] The exhibition, a series of illustrative panels, highlights the tradition of the Torah scroll and its place in the life of the synagogue. It also covers the fate of Torah scrolls from...
Organized by: Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews ,Jewish Museum in Prague, BBLA, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
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Adrienne Cooper Dreaming in Yiddish

memorial concert

December 26, 2018, 7:30 pm

[4th Floor] The 7th annual benefit concert celebrating Adrienne Cooper (1946-2011), a Yiddish singer and scholar who helped launch the revival of klezmer music and traditions worldwide, including in...
Organized by: GOH Productions, Yiddish New York, BBLA, SVU New York
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Lukas Sommer Recital

concert

January 14, 2019, 7:00 pm

[1st Floor] Lukas Sommer, Czech composer and guitarist, will perform his original guitar compositions. Sommer is a busy rising star of the European musical scene. His compositions are performed at...
Organized by: SVU New York, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, BBLA
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Palach

film

January 15, 2019, 7:00 pm

[1st Floor] A historical fim, which focuses on one of the crucial milestones of the modern Czechoslovak history – the self-immolation of Jan Palach. The plot line revolves around this painfully...
Organized by: Czech Center NY
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Inspired by Bohemia: A Musical Journey with Aeolus Quartet

concert

January 27, 2019, 5:00 pm

[4th Floor] Aeolus Quartet curates and performs a program which features, at its core, Bohemian composer Heinrich Biber's Passacaglia, the last of his renowned 17th-century Rosary sonatas. The...
Organized by: DAHA, Musica Viva NY, BBLA
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Winter Flies

Window to Europe Film Series

January 29, 2019, 7:00 pm

[1st Floor] Two mischievous adolescent boys embark on a journey of imaginative misadventure and coming-of-age self-discovery, in Olmo Omerzu's road-trip comedy celebrating the need to indulge the...
Organized by: Czech Center NY