Society (Česko–lotyšský spolek, or ČLS in Czech language) is a
non-governmental, non-political interest society according to the law No.
83/1990 of the Czech Republic about associating of citizens. It was
founded in 1990 (June 22) and continues in historical tradition of
friendship between the Czech and the Latvian nations, especially in the
activities of the Czechoslovak–Latvian Society, which has existed in the
period between the two world wars.
aim of the Czech–Latvian Society is to conduce to the all-round
development of contacts between Czechia and Latvia in the field of
culture, education, tourism and economy, to promote and popularize the
history and the present time of the Latvian nation, its culture and language.
Czech–Latvian Society intimately co-operates with the Latvian Cultural
Centre at the Embassy of the Latvian Republic in Prague.
Czech–Latvian Society was founded by the friends of Latvia, who had
co-arranged demonstrations and petitions for accepting the renascent
independence of the Baltic republics (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia) in
the years of 1990–1991. About 30 thousands Czechoslovak citizens
joined these activities by their signatures. Since 1993 the Czech–Latvian
Society co-operates with the Embassy of the Latvian Republic in Prague,
where the Latvian Cultural Centre was founded in 1997.
Czech–Latvian Society has about 80 members at present and is the most
active one among the interest societies, which are dealing with the
relationships between Czechia and the Baltic countries.
For other information about the
club please contact the members of the Committee of the Czech–Latvian
Club: Pavel Štoll (firstname.lastname@example.org; information in Czech, Latvian,
Lithuanian, English and Russian) or Josef Miškovský (email@example.com; information in Czech, English, German and Russian).
102 00 Praha 10
+420 737 487 585