Celebrations of Czechoslovakia’s foundation to be launched on Tuesday

A ceremony at Prague Castle on Tuesday evening will launch the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia and 25 years since the foundation of an independent Czech Republic.

The event at the Spanish Hall of Prague Castle will be attended by a number of political and public figures, including Czech President Miloš Zeman, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Czech president, along with Cardinal Dominik Duka, are set to open an exhibition called ‘Founded 1918 / At the beginning of the statehood’ at Prague Castle’s Imperial Stables, presenting unique documents and other objects relating to the beginning of the Czech State.