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Swedish Literature Weeks

ALL EVENTS FROM 12/3/2020 ON CANCELLED This spring brings an event centred on Swedish culture and literature. Karin Bojs, a Swedish journalist (My European Family: The First 54,000 Years), will pay Prague a visit, and so will Niklas Natt och … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: WHITE NIGHT

A psychological drama about Ulrich, a workaholic whose life takes a drastic turn when he is involved in a fatal accident. As his guilt grows, his life slowly crumbles around him. Next, an unpleasant event from his past rears its … Read More


Travel Evening 2020

Do you miss a proper winter with loads of snow? Come to hear travel stories of the freezing North! The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Travellers’ Club (Klub cestovalů Praha) cordially invites you to its ninth year of intriguing travel lectures … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Travel&Eat

Finnish adventurer Harri Ahonen is going to visit Brno already for the third time! This time he will guide us on the most beautiful hikes in Southern Norway and share with us the best paths, national parks and his most … Read More


Argo in the North

Argo publishing house, the Scandinavian house in Prague and Liberál Café are hereby inviting you to the literary evening which will, along with their translators (Marta Bartošková, Jana Holá, Zdeněk Lyčka and Anežka Melounová), introduce four “northern” books recently published … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: Best of Nordic Shorts

In June 2019, the Scandinavian House organised the third year of the popular short film festival The Nordic Shorts. Now we have chosen the best of, one movie from each Nordic country, that shall be screened within Nordic Film Thursdays. … Read More


CANCELLED: Who’s afraid of Brattberg? Theatre evening with The Returning

THE PERFORMANCE IS CANCELLED DUE TO TECHNICAL ISSUES The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Masopust Theatre put on the stage Fredrik Brattberg’s The Returning as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. Karolina Stehlíková, a Nordic culture … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: A ONE-WAY TO ANTIBES

Dark Swedish comedy on inheritance and growing old   We invite you to the very last Nordic Fim Thursday this year. Richard Hobert’s A One-way to Antibes is a dark and dramatic comedy about a widower called George who unexpectedly gets … Read More


Journey to the North – Denmark

How did Czech travellers see Denmark in the beginning of the 20th century? Which places did enchant them and what did they think of the Danish citizens?  Come and set out in the footsteps of Karel Čapek, Arnošt Kraus, Václav … Read More


Nordic Days 2019 BRNO

The road in its various meanings is the theme of this year’s Nordic Days – annual festival of Nordic culture. The main guest of the festival in Brno will be the Icelandic author Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir (awarded 2018 Nordic Council … Read More


Nordic Days 2019 PRAGUE

The journey and the many meanings of the word as the theme of this year’s Nordic Days.  The annual festival of Scandinavian culture will be commenced with a debate: the Tracks of Scandinavian and Czech diplomacy with the current ambassador of Norway … Read More


Who’s afraid of Ibsen? Theatre evening with Ghosts

The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Dejvice Theatre put on the stage Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts as a part of the Nordic Theatre Evenings project. Karolina Stehlíková, a Nordic culture specialist, will shortly introduce the drama beforehand, and a … Read More


Hitchhiker and xenolinguist Yens Wahlgren in Prague

At the beginning of October, Swedish author, journalist and expert on artificial languages, Yens Wahlgren, will visit Prague. He has already introduced himself to the Czech audience with his book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy of Languages, which has … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: KATARIINA LILLQVIST – THE MAGIC OF FINNISH PUPPET ANIMATION

Katariina Lillqvist is a Finnish director and screenwriter, who has for a long time been living and working in the Czech Republic. The local animation has enchanted her to the point that she decided to study and, in the end, … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: PARENTS

Black-and-white Icelandic attempt to describe complicated relations between parents and their children Óskar, a popular dentist, is almost perfectly happy, the only thing that is missing is his own offspring. Despite trying, he and his wife are not succeeding and … Read More


End of School Year with the Little Reindeer

Lions, giraffes, zebras and antelopes… You might be familiar with them, but do you know what the life of wild reindeers within the Arctic Circle looks like? Come to learn more about them and join us at the Čertova Rokle … Read More


The Nordic Shorts

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald cinema cordially invites you to the third year of the short film festival The Nordic Shorts. During this festival you will have the opportunity to see about thirty contemporary short films from Denmark, Finland, … Read More


Finnish tenacity as a key to a better life (?)

According to The United Nations, Finland is the third happiest country in the world. But… How come? The lifestyle of Nordic countries is getting more and more attention worldwide, yet unlike Danish hygge and Swedish lagom, Finnish sisu is not … Read More


Theatre evening with Theatre World Brno festival

The Scandinavian House in Prague and International festival Theatre World Brno are preparing four introductions and one debate for the Scandinavian plays within the festival. For the first time ever in Brno, Ibsen will be played in Norwegian! Visjoner teater … Read More


Reportage against terrorism: a discussion with Gellert Tamas and Ivana Svobodová

Journey to the soil where xenophobia and fear have their roots The Scandinavian House in Prague in cooperation with Absynt publishing house and DOX Centre for Contemporary Art are inviting you to a discussion with the Swedish author Gellert Tamas … Read More


Picnic with Nordic games: Let’s celebrate the Norwegian National Day!

Come and celebrate with us the “syttende mai” – Norwegian National Day! Celebration will be connected with favourite picnic full of Nordic games. You can look forward to traditional Nordic games – for example Swedish kubb, Finnish mölkky, Norwegian sekkeløp … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Welcome to traditional literary evening with Nordic writers organised by The Scandinavian House in Prague and the Book World Prague! Four authors have accepted our invitation: From 7 PM, we will have a discussion with Finnish author Rosa Liksom and Danish author Ida … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: KORSO

Markus dreams of becoming a street ball star in New York, but spends his days in his home suburb Korso, in Finland, playing ball with his friends in an old warehouse – and drinking. When Markus’s little sister brings a … Read More


The fragrance of (not only) Nordic crime literature: Mons Kallentoft and Michal Sýkora

How do you spice up a crime story? Swedish writer Mons Kallentoft will introduce the tenth volume of the Devils Scent saga that has just been translated into Czech. With Michal Sýkora, the author of the stories of Marie Výrová, … Read More


Who is afraid of the contemporary Finnish opera? Theatre evening with L’amour de loin

In the frame of a project titled Nordic Theatre Evenings The Scandinavian House and the National Theatre Brno present an accompanying event for the opera L’amour de loin (Love from Afar) by Kaija Saariaho. Before the performance, there will be … Read More


Norwegian Literature Weeks

The spring of this year will revolve around Norwegian literature. Prague will host the Norwegian humorist Roger Pihl (Mannen som ikke ville hjem; The Man that Didn‘t Want To Go Back Home) and comic book writer Marta Breen (Kvinner i … Read More


Travel Evening 2019

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Travellers​’ ​Club Praha cordially invites you to ​its eighth year of intriguing travel lectures. Can you hear the waves on the northern seashore echoing in your ears? Can you see the ​pointed mountain tops … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hikes in Northern Norway

The travel lecture Hikes in Northern Norway will present the most beautiful one-day treks you can experience in this part of Scandinavia. We will see the fjords, Norrlandʹs costline, archipelagos Lofoten and Vesterålen or Sjunkhatten National Park, and get to … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: EXCUSE ME

Black comedy with a father, a dog and a murder Excuse Me’ is a love fable of the young beautiful but confused, Helene, who according to her domineering mother has come into the world as a ‘technical hitch’. Helene’s search … Read More


Nightingales, mermaids and aching teeth: discussing H. C. Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales have found their indisputable place on the bookshelves of Czech homes as well as in the hearts of generations of young readers. But… Who are the tales actually written for? Who was in fact this … Read More


Nightingales, mermaids and aching teeth: launch party

Why are Andersen’s fairy tales so disturbing? As Andersen wrote down a month before his death: “No sculptor knows me, nor has ever seen me read. He does not know that I do not write with kids on my lap … Read More


Discussion: The spy that was too late – the Czechoslovak secret service in Norway

Norwegian journalist and writer Terje B. Englund is a specialist about Eastern and Central Europe: especially about the Czech Republic, where he has been living and studying Czech for the past 25 years. His last publication has been mapping the … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: EVERLASTING MOMENTS

Historical drama based on a true story A celebrated movie directed by Jan Troell tells the story of a seemingly ordinary (and definitely a poor) woman. Marie Larsson has seven kids and works from dawn to dust, while her husband … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: GNARR

Politics is fun The Icelandic actor and comedian Jón Gnarr had often contemplated whether it was possible to make fun of everything. Is for example appropriate nowadays to joke about such a topic as politics? He came to a conclusion … Read More


Who is afraid of Strindberg? Theatre evening with Miss Julie

In the frame of a project titled Nordic Theatre Evenings The Scandinavian House and the U stolu Theatre present a supporting event for the play Miss Julie, the most famous drama by August Strindberg (Fröken Julie, 1888). Before the performance, … Read More


The celebration of 100 years of Iceland’s self-government

On the 1st of December 1918, Iceland was proclaimed independent, even though still in a loose union with Denmark. This jubilee will be commemorated by a small celebration with rich programme: Iceland in the old photographs (Slideshow) Lucie Korecká: How … Read More


If the sadness could smoulder… The occupation of Czechoslovakia as seen by the Finnish poet Eva-Liise Manner

Anxiety, hopelessness, the arrival of barbarians, the smell of gun smoke. The Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in August 1968 shocked the whole world and was recalled even in foreign literature. Eva-Liise Manner, a famous Finnish modernist poet, has expressed her … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Brno

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2018 in Prague

The main focus of the 9th year of the festival will be taboo. Everywhere in the world, there are topics that are not discussed in public. And although the Scandinavian countries are now considered to be liberal and modern, it … Read More


Bergman’s Theatre Week

“They’ll have to carry me feet-first from the theatre!” Ingmar Bergman Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in cooperation with Kolowrat-Krakowský family, the Embassy of Sweden, the Czech Radio, the Scandinavian House and Film Europe Media Company are … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: OPEN UP TO ME

Open Up to Me (Finnish: Kerron sinulle kaiken) is a Finnish film directed and written by Simo Halinen. It tells a story of Maarit (Leea Klemola), a woman who has just gone through a sex reassignment surgery. She wants to … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SIBLINGS ARE FOREVER

A poetic and warm documentary about the siblings Magnar and Oddny, which in their 70’ies are still running their family farm like it’s been done in generations before them. See from the outside, it’s almost like time has stood still, … Read More


What can you look forward to in autumn?

Even though we are all taking a break and heading north during the summer, preparations for cultural events in autumn have already begun. What can you look forward to? Keep reading. The Nordic Days festival is always the highlight of … Read More


Celebration of Swedish Midsommar in Brno

Come and celebrate the Swedish Midsommar with us! We will meet in Lužánky Park to dance traditional dances, decorate the maypole, make head wreaths, eat and drink well, listen to the songs performed by Chamber choir SIST or enjoy playing … Read More


Unknown Ingmar Bergman

Every real movie fan knows Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. The famous director’s name was a synonym for Swedish cinematography for several decades of the 20th century. But even though he was well known as a capable director in moviemaking, Bergman … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Welcome to traditional literary evening with Nordic writers organised by The Scandinavian House in Prague and the Book World Prague. Four authors have accepted our invitation: From 7 PM, there will be a discussion with Finnish writer Sofi Oksanen, author of … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: A PATRIOTIC MAN

Every nation gets the heroes it deserves. A Patriotric Man is the story of Toivo, whose blood is exceptionally powerful. When the Finnish ski team hears about Toivo, they understand they have found a highly prized secret weapon. His blood … Read More


Swedish choir in Prague

Maria Kyrkokör, a mixed choir from the city of Halmstad on Sweden’s west coast, is coming to Prague to perform three times during the last weekend of April, at the time of the Swedish and Czech Walpurgis Night celebrations. The … Read More


Ponrepo for Children: Paw (The Boy of Two Worlds)

An extraordinary Danish children’s film called Paw, also known as the Boy of Two Worlds, is going to be screened as part of the Ponrepo for Children cycle, followed by a half-an-hour long workshop about Danish children’s books. PAW – … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: The Storm in My Heart

Unconventional love story with marine poetics Jernanger is a tale about Eivind, a quick-tempered man who isn’t scared of anything – except for love. Eivind spends his life aboard a boat in a Norwegian town called Stavanger. The boat lies … Read More


Nordic quiz: How much do you know about the Nordic countries?

Ten diverse topics, fifty questions. The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House invites you to join our Nordic quiz night. Do you want to test your knowledge of the Scandinavian countries? To find out if your strong side is the … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Central Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Central … Read More


Harri Ahonen: Hiking Trails of Northern Scandinavia

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Moravská zemská knihovna cordially invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will share his  passion for hiking in the beautiful Scandinavian nature. This time, Harri Ahonen will focus on Northern … Read More


General Assembly of the Scandinavian House

Like every year, it is time to convene a meeting of the General Assembly, a body of association made up of all lawful members. This will take place on Friday 2 March 2018 at 18:00 at Goethe Institut in Prague, … Read More


Nordic Film Thursday: A SUMMER TALE

Swedish black & romantic comedy about one summer spent at undertaker‘s Summer 1958. Two orphaned children Mårten and Annika are getting ready for their summer holiday. Their summer foster-father is a rather bad-tempered bachelor that makes his living as undertaker. … Read More


Danish Literary Salon

The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Moravian Library starts already the 3rd season of the Nordic Literary Salon. This year’s first meeting will focus on Denmark. You will not only find out about the main … Read More


Danish Literature Week

Contemporary Danish literature will be the highlight of February 2018. Peter Høeg, a well-known Danish writer, is coming to Prague, joined by poet Knud Steffen Nielsen. Two film adaptations will be screened in the Evald Cinema. To experience Danish culture … Read More


Towards the North Pole

Reading excerpts from Fridtjof Nansenʼs diaries, written during his 1893–1896 polar expedition on the Fram ship, in the authentic settings of (A)void Floating Gallery. We set sail on 6 February 2018 at 7:30 PM. In 1893, the Norwegian explorer of … Read More


Travel Evening 2018

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Travellers​’ ​Club Praha cordially invites you to ​its seventh year of intriguing travel lectures. Does the Czech winter bore you? Do​ the days seem insufficiently frosty​? Or perhaps you ​simply want to feast your … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE OPTIMISTS

Both funny and touching documentary movie about an extraordinary volleyball team There is no shortage of enthusiasm and humour in the volleyball team of retired women. Optimistene, a volleyball team for grandmothers, consists of 66 to 98 -year-old-women and exists … Read More


Tarjei Vesaas: The Unknown Genius

A minifestival to honour Tarjei Vesaas and his work Tarjei Vesaas (1897–1970) was a Norwegian poet and novelist born in Vinje in Telemark. He first started publishing in 1920s, but his best known masterpieces are about twenty years younger, dating … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Prague

The Nordic Weird is coming! The 8th season of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or horror, in a typically Nordic way. In addition to Prague, a few festival … Read More


Festival Nordic Days 2017 in Brno

The Nordic Weird is coming! This year marks the second appearance of the multi-genre Nordic Days festival in Brno! Between the 20th and 30th October, the festival will present the art genres, such as fantasy, sci-fi, dystopia, magic realism or … Read More


Guided tours – exhibition The Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917–2003.

Elg Publishing, The Czech Academy of Sciences and Scandinavian House cordially invite you to guided tours for public around the exhibition The Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917-2003. The exhibition is located at Gallery of Science and Art at Národní 3 … Read More


Who is afraid of Hamsun? Theatre Evening with the play Hunger

As part of the Theatre Evenings project, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with Masopust present an accompanying event which will follow the staging of Hunger directed by Jan Mikulášek. Before the play itself, a brief lector’s introduction speech will take place. And after the play, there will … Read More


Lecture by professor Laura Kolbe: Finland 100

This year Finland is celebrating its 100th anniversary of independence proclaimed on 6th December 1917. As a part of these celebrations a lecture “Finland100 – Myths and Reality in the Building of a Nation 1917-2017” will be delivered by professor … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE SUBSTITUTE

The Scandinavian House in cooperation Evald Cinema and CinemArt  would like to invite you to the screening of the Danish horror comedy THE SUBSTITUTE (Vikaren, Denmark, 2007, 93 min) Director: Ole Bornedal Music: Marco Beltrami Starring: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Jakob Fals … Read More


Travels in the North – Norway

What kind of impression did Norway leave on the Czech travellers to the North at the beginning and in the first part of the 20th century? What places did they visit and what did they think about the natives and … Read More


Film Festival Suomi100

This December, Finland will celebrate 100 years of independence. As part of the celebrations, there are various cultural events going on around the world. The Scandinavian House will also take part by organizing a film festival Suomi100, accompanied by several … Read More


Eat&Read Finland, A Century of Finnish Film – Suomi100 in Brno

The Scandinavian House Brno joins the celebration of independent Finland’s 100th anniversary by two special events: EAT&READ FINLAND Tuesday, October 3, 5.30 p.m. Otevřená zahrada (Údolní 33, Brno) A special culinary and literary event Eat&Read Finland that gives you an … Read More


Who is afraid of Andersen? Theatre Evening with the play AnderSen

As part of the Theatre Evenings project, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Na Zábradlí Theatre present an accompanying event which will follow the staging of AnderSen or Fantasy Will Drive Me Mad by Jan Mikulášek. After the performance, at about … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: VOLCANO

The Scandinavian House in cooperation Evald Cinema and CinemArt  would like to invite you to the screening of the Icelandic drama VOLCANO (Eldfjall, Iceland, 2011, 95 min) Directed and screenplay by: Rúnar Rúnarsson Starring: Theodór Júlíusson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Benedikt Erlingsson, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir,  Katla Margrét Þorgeirsdóttir, Ágúst … Read More


Kubb afternoon at the Summer Film School

Since the focus of this years is Swedish cinematography, 43. Summer Film School in Uherské Hradiště  and The Scandinavian House are organizing an afternoon with playing kubb on Saturday 29/7. Kubb is a lawn game of Viking origin (Gotland) where … Read More


SURSTRÖMMINGSFEST- Taste sour herring at Přístav!

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Přístav 18600 invite you to a unique Swedish sour herring eating competition and tasting. Some people say that surströmming (sour herring) tastes better than it smells. Truth be told, you should know that it … Read More


Nordic Game Day

The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House warmly invites you to attend the Nordic Game Day in Björnsonův sad in Brno. Do you want to play a real Viking game? Then you can look forward to a Swedish game called … Read More


Astrid Lindgren Week in Prague

Pippi Longstocking, a girl with freckles and extraordinarily large shoes. The Six Bullerby Children, restless and playful. Karlsson on the Roof, a mischievous fellow with his head in the clouds. Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter, whose adventures would always take our … Read More


Astrid Lindgren Week in Brno

Pippi Longstocking, a girl with freckles and extraordinarily large shoes. The Six Bullerby Children, restless and playful. Karlsson on the Roof, a mischievous fellow with his head in the clouds. Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter, whose adventures would always take our … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

Join us for a traditional literary evening organised by The Scandinavian house and the Book World Prague and featuring 6 Nordic authors. In the first part of the evening, from 7 PM, Finnish humorist Tuomas Kyrö will be joined in … Read More


Nordic literature at the Book World Prague 2017

As a guest of honour at the last year’s Book World fair, the Nordic countries and their literature were represented by the #ReadNordic campaign which proved to be a major success. Albeit having a lower profile this year, the Nordic … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SILENT HEART

Esther and her husband, Poul, gather their family for a weekend together. The occasion is not a happy one; Esther suffers from an incurable disease and has made a momentous decision to prevent the ailment from worsening by taking her … Read More


Workshop for beginner translators of Nordic languages

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with The Union of Interpreters and Translators (Czech acronym JTP) is organizing a workshop intended for beginner translators of literary texts in Nordic languages. The workshop will be divided into two main parts – the … Read More


Workshop of animation for children with Astrid Lindgren

Studio Scala together with the Scandinavian House invite you to join a workshop of animation for children that takes place to commemorate the 110th birth anniversary of Astrid Lindgren. During the event, you will have the opportunity to get to … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: FALLING SKY

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and the production company Motlys within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian black comedy FALLING SKY (Himmelfall, Norway, 2002, 83 min) Director: Gunnar Vikene Screen writers: Torun Lian, Gunnar Vikene Starring: … Read More


Who is afraid of Ibsen? Theatre Evening with The Lady from the Sea

In the frame of a project titled Theatre Evenings or Who is afraid of…? The Scandinavian House and National Theatre Brno present a supporting event for the play The Lady from the Sea. The participants will be introduced to the … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: DOG NAIL CLIPPER

The Scandinavian House in cooperation Evald Cinema and CinemArt  would like to invite you to the screening of the Finnish drama DOG NAIL CLIPPER (Koirankynnen leikkaaja, Finland, 2004, 105 min) Director: Markku Pölönen Starring: Peter Franzén, Korpisaran Tuuli, Taisto Reimaluoto, Ahti Kuoppala, Ville Virtanen, … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon 2017

As the last year’s Nordic Literary Salon in Brno turned out to be a successful meeting of readers of the Nordic literature, the Scandinavian House Brno Branch would like to invite you to join its next session that will take … Read More


Journey to the North – Iceland

Reading from old Czech travel books about Iceland. How was Iceland seen by Czech travellers decades and centuries ago? What notes on Icelanders and their life style and habits left us Daniel Strejc Vetter, who visited the island in the … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: FEROX

The Scandinavian House in cooperation Evald Cinema and CinemArt  would like to invite you to the screening of the Icelandic drama FEROX (Falskur fugl, Iceland, 2013, 76 min) Director: Þórómar Jónsson Starring: Styr Júlíusson, Rakel Björk Björnsdóttir, Kristján Hafþórsson, Ísak Hinriksson, Davíð … Read More


Travel Evening

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů, travel agency CK Periscope and outdoor store Fjällräven invites you to Travel Evening, which will take place on the 21st January 2017 in Klub cestovatelů. Do you miss the Nordic nature? For … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: MY SO-CALLED FATHER

The Scandinavian House in cooperation Evald Cinema and CinemArt  would like to invite you to a screening of a Swedish  film MY SO-CALLED FATHER (SWE, 2014, 122 min) Directors: Ulf Malmros Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Sverrir Gudnason, Vera Vitali, Henrik Dorsin, Tova Magnusson-Norling IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2923652/ Pregnant … Read More


Jostein Gaarder on Screen

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema presents Jostein Gaarder on Screen – a film festival featuring movies based on a few books by the world-famous Norwegian author. Jostein Gaarder is beyond doubt one of the most-read contemporary Norwegian writers – … Read More


Conference: Czech-Nordic relations in literature

The Scandinavian House, the Scandinavian Section and the Finnish Section at the Department of Germanic Studies of the Faculty of Arts at the Charles University are holding a conference on the Czech-Nordic relations in literature within the #ReadNordic campaign. The lectures focus … Read More


Scavenger Hunt with PAX

Scandinavian House Brno Branch has prepared a playful afternoon for children in cooperation with Jiří Mahen Library and Host Publishing House. Jiří Mahen Library in Kobližná street will open its 3rd floor for children. They can join a game based … Read More


The Most Beautiful Scandinavian Hiking Trails

The Scandinavian House invites you to meet Harri Ahonen, a Finnish adventurer and photographer, who will present the hiking culture in Northern Scandinavia. Thousands of kilometres through the northern wilderness, old forests, steep hillsides, large swamps and beautiful mountains… You … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Prague

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Literary Café Řetězová, Café Potrvá and Café Liberál and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. Nordic Days 2016 will take place from the 23rd … Read More


Nordic Days 2016 Brno

The Scandinavian House is holding the seventh season of a succesful yearly multi-genre festival Nordic Days in cooperation with the Moravian Library, University Cinema Scala, Nordic sports s.r.o.  and as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. This year the Nordic Days are not held only … Read More


Festival of Nordic films NORDFEST

A festival of Nordic Films NORDFEST will take place in the Evald Cinema (Národní 28, Praha 1) November 17–22. This traditional festival will present a selection of contemporary Nordic cinema. The event is held in cooperation with the Scandinavian House … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: FEAR ME NOT

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Danish drama FEAR ME NOT (Den du frygter, Denmark, 2008, 95 min) Director: Kristian Levring Screenwriter: Anders Thomas Jensen Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Paprika Steen, Emma Sehested Høeg, … Read More


Echoes of the Expeditions of Northerners Festival

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Travels in the North V – Sweden

The Scandinavian House and the Municipal Library in Prague invite you to a reading from old Czech travelogues – Travels in the North V: Sweden. What kind of impression did Sweden leave on the Czech travellers to the North in the … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: SONS

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and the production company Tordenfilm within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian film SONS (Sønner, Norway, 2006, 103 min) Director: Erik Richter Strand Screenwriters: Erik Richter Strand, Thomas Seeberg Torjussen Starring: … Read More


Exhibition Isaac och paniken

A hero is not always endowed with the supernatural powers. Sometimes (s)he is just not strong enough. Isaac struggles with his dark shadow self which is draining him of his will to live. Is there any chance to win over … Read More


Expeditions of Northerners

The Northerners have always been famous for their desire to explore places nobody has ever been to, try to conquer both the North and South Pole, sail across the oceans and make fearless expeditions which were by many people unjustly seen as failure … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: BLACK ICE

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Finnish film BLACK ICE (Musta jää, Finland/ Germany, 2007, 110 min) Director: Petri Kotwica Starring: Outi Mäenpää, Martti Suosalo, Ria Kataja, Ville Virtanen, Sara Paavolainen … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: KING’S ROAD

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Icelandic movie KING’S ROAD (Kóngavegur, Iceland, 2010, 93 min) Director: Valdís Óskarsdóttir Starring: Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Daniel Brühl,  Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE DEPOSIT

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish film THE DEPOSIT (Det vita folket, Sweden, 2015, 82 min) Director: Lisa Aschan Starring: Vera Vitali, Pernilla August, Anna Bjelkerud, Aliette Opheim, Ville Virtanen, … Read More


Picnic with Nordic Games

The Scandinavian House Brno Branch cordially invites you to the last event in this half of the year. It is time to come out of the library! Conclude Nordic literary salon with us and come to share your literary experiences … Read More


The Nordic Shorts

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald cinema cordially invites you to the second year of the short film festival The Nordic Shorts. During this festival you will have the opportunity to see up to forty contemporary short films … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: THE EARLY YEARS OF ERIK NIETZSCHE

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Danish film THE EARLY DAYS OF ERIK NIETZSCHE (De unge år, Denmark/Italy/Sweden/Austria, 2007, 91 min) Director: Jacob Thuesen Screenwriter: Lars von Trier Starring: Jonatan Spang, … Read More


Meeting with the Icelandic author Jón Kalman Stefánsson

Enjoy the last May evening with Nordic literature! The Scandinavian House and the publishing house dybbuk cordially invite you to a discussion with the famous Icelandic writer Jón Kalman Stefánsson, author of several collections of poetry and many novels, in … Read More


Nordic Literary Salon

The Scandinavian House Brno branch in cooperation with Moravian library and Brno publishing house Host has prepared a series of literary meetings for spring 2016. These sessions are intended for general public and will present the literatures of the individual … Read More


Nordic Literature Evening

On the occasion of the fair Book World in Prague, the Scandinavian House in cooperation with #ReadNordic campaign and Student Club Celetná, organizes a traditional literary evening with Nordic authors as guests. This year’s guests are Norwegian best-selling writer Jostein … Read More


Book World – Guest of Honour: Nordic countries

Among Czechs there has long been a high level of interest in Nordic literature. Our grandparents were eager to get their hands on the books of Knut Hamsun, Sigrid Undset and Selma Lagerlöf; they also went to the theatre to … Read More


Literature Night in Brno

Jiří Mahen Library and the Scandinavian House Brno Branch are organizing Literature Night in Brno with special focus on Nordic countries. In frame of the campaign #ReadNordic four Nordic authors – Antti Tuomainen, Majgull Axelsson, Kim Leine and Jørn Lier … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: Kissed by Winter

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Norwegian film KISSED BY WINTER (Vinterkyss, Norway, 2005, 84 min) Director and screenwriter: Sara Johnsenová Starring: Kristoffer Joner, Annika Hallinová, Linn Skåberová, Göran … Read More


Meeting Minna Lindgren – discussion and book signing

In the end of April, the popular Finnish author Minna Lindgren, author of funny detective stories from an old people´s home called Twilight Grove is going to visit Prague. The events are held in frame of the campaign #ReadNordic. There … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: A Charming Mass Suicide

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema, the distribution company CinemArt, and the Embassy of Finland in Prague presents within the project Nordic Film Thursdays and the campaign #ReadNordic the Finnish comedy A CHARMING MASS SUICIDE (Finland, 2000, … Read More


#Twitterpoetry

Literary campaign #ReadNordic, Embassy of Sweden, Café Potrvá and Scandinavian House cordially invite you to a poetry evening #Twitterpoetry. Swedish poet Elis Burrau will be in Prague to participate in the campaign #ReadNordic at the end of March where he … Read More


Playful afternoon for children: Dream or Andersen

The Scandinavian House Brno branch together with Jiří Mahen Library (branch Lesná, Haškova 4) is holding a playful afternoon for children with the fairy tales written by the Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Together with children, we will explore the … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: JUHA – The Past and Present of Finnish Silent Film

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema and the distribution company CinemArt presents within the project Nordic Film Thursdays the cult Finnish film JUHA (Finland, 1999, 78 min) Director: Aki Kaurismäki Writer: Juhani Aho Stars: Sakari Kuosmanen, Kati … Read More


Erlend Loe at the Nordic Film Winter festival

The literary campaign #ReadNordic and the Nordic Film Club invite you to the Nordic Film Winter festival which this year focuses on film adaptations of literary works. The festival will present several films related to the popular Norwegian author and … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: PALME

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish documentary PALME (Sweden, 2012, 103 min) Director: Kristina Lindström, Maud Nycander Starring: Olof Palme, Lisbet Palme, Ingmar Bergman, Fidel Castro, Shirley … Read More


Travel Evening

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Klub cestovatelů and CK Periscope invites you to Travel Evening, which will take place on the 16th January 2016 in Klub cestovatelů. For those who love mountains, wilderness of the North, cold wintertime as … Read More


On the Viking Wave

Meeting writers: Tore Kvæven and Martin Jensen PRAGUE:   14/1 7 pm Student Club Celetná (Celetná 20, Prague) PILSEN:     15/1 6 pm European House Gallery (nám. Republiky 12, Pilsen) Do you like historical novels, adventurous tales, gripping thrillers, or detective plots? … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: A FAMILY

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Danish drama A FAMILY (En Familie, Denmark, 2010, 102 min) Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen Starring: Jesper Christensen, Lene Maria Christensen, Pilou Asbæk, … Read More


Adventure in the library

The Norwegian Embassy, the Scandinavian House and the Municipal Library in Prague in cordially invite you to a scavanger hunt for children and their parents which will take place as a part of the literary campaign #ReadNordic. A precious Norwegian … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: RARE EXPORTS

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Finnish Christmas action comedy RARE EXPORTS (Finland, 84 min) Director: Jalmari Helander Cast: Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Tommi Korpela, Rauno Juvonen, Per … Read More


Nordic Days 2015

The Scandinavian House is holding the sixth season of a succesful festival Nordic Days in cooperation with Cinema Evald, Student club Celetná, Studio Paměť and Kosmas Bookshop. Nordic Days 2015 will take place from the 18th to 27th November and … Read More


Travels in the North – Denmark

How did Czech travellers see Denmark in the beginning of the 20th century? Which places did enchant them and what did they think of the Danish citizens?  Come and set out in the footsteps of Karel Čapek, Arnošt Kraus, Václav … Read More


Playful morning for children: Dream or Andersen

The Scandinavian House Brno branch is holding a playful morning for children on the occasion of 210th anniversary of the Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen‘s birthday. Together with children, we will explore the Andersenian world which is, as proclaimed by  … Read More


Red fog over Prague and Brno

By the late 1960s, Western Europe was swallowed by a red fog – radical leftist thinking inspired by Ho Chi Minh, Fidel Castro, and above all by Mao Zedong. In some countries, protest movements gradually evolved from leftist democratic thinking … Read More


Lecture: Gods and Heroes of the Kalevala

The Brno branch of the Scandinavian House and the Moravian Library in Brno invite you to the lecture Gods and Heroes of the Kalevala. How do we see the ancient world of Finnish mythology today? Why is the heroic epic, … Read More


Nordic Film Thursdays: HOTEL

The Scandinavian House in cooperation with Evald Cinema and CinemArt within the Nordic Film Thursdays project presents the Swedish film HOTEL (Hotell, Sweden, 2013, 97 min.) Director: Lisa Langseth Cast: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud, Henrik Norlén, Simon J. Berger, … Read More


Hans Christian Andersen Week

The Scandinavian House, Municipal Library of Prague, Czech Centre Prague, Bio Ponrepo, Grada Publishing House and Danish Embassy in Prague will at the end of September 2015 commemorate the double anniversary of the world famous Danish storyteller Hans Christian Andersen … Read More


#ReadNordic campaign launch event

The Nordic embassies in Prague together with the Scandinavian House cordially welcome you to the launch party of the year. The literature campaign #ReadNordic is about to start on September 10 at Vila Štvanice, Prague. #ReadNordic project is a two … Read More


Nordic Cult Films Festival

In September, Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema presents a mini festival of Nordic Cult Films, that is pictures that most northerners know and love, but which are new to many Czech viewers. Read More


Guided tour on exhibition Nansen Aid

The Scandinavian House Brno Branch cordially invites to the guided tour on exhibition Nansen Aid. The author of the exhibition Nansen Aid – an unexpected rescue from the North Eva Dohnálková will comment the exhibition about Norwegian humanitarian organization that … Read More