Invitation to our events
BEC Special: The 2nd Brno Expat Ball
Sat, March 28, Community Centre Sýpka, Kytnerova 1, 7.30 pm
Do you like live music
and lively company
? Have you ever tried swing dancing
? Did you know that Olga, one of the ball guest performers and your fellow Brno expat, has won the Czech national championship in pole dancing? And, most importantly, would you like to experience a beloved Czech dancing tradition
with a new and unusual foreigner-friendly twist
? Check our promo video
and join us! Masks available
on the spot, entrance fee 350 CZK
in advance (in our office
or online) or 400 CZK at the door.
BEC Seminar: Healthcare and medical services
Wed, Apr 22, Faculty of Medicine, room 257, Komenského náměstí 2, 6.30 pm
Doctors and experts on health insurance and vaccinations
will be discussing the specifics of Czech healthcare system
, health insurance
for expats as well as problems with finding medical assistance
when foreigners do not speak Czech. Whether you are an employee or a freelancer, EU resident or not, have public or private health insurance, we will provide valuable information
. Please sign up
for the event. Refreshment
and Moravian wine
We are collecting questions for the seminar
on healthcare and medical services in April. Email Kristina
with the subject "BEC medical seminar"
if you have any, if you've experienced problems with the Czech health care
system or if recommending a specialist
We thank our partners and supporters:
Offers from our partners and referral programme members:
Other tips and events in Brno
Mar 9, Fléda Club, Štefánikova 24, 8 pm
of Future Shorts Brno, we are giving away 2 free tickets - just email Anna
if interested and she will draw the winner by Friday. A selection of 9 best short films from 9 countries around the world will be screened with both English and Czech subtitles. Afterparty by Freaky Mondays Brno.
Mike Fried's Italian night: pop up restaurant in Fresh Freaks
Mar 10, Fresh Freaks, Lidická 46, 7.30 pm
Our food critic
Mike Fried is also a great cook. See for yourself at his event of good food, better wine and amazing people. The theme is Italian and you can taste some prosciutto wrapped artichoke, squash risotto or slow cooked veal. Seating is limited to 10 people, price 375 CZK for the menu of five courses.
Win 2 tickets for International Student Ball
Mar 12, Semilasso, Palackého třída 126, 7 pm
We are giving away 2 free tickets - just email Anna
if interested and she will draw the winner by Monday. ISC MU, ISC MENDELU & ISC VUT are throwing the classiest social event of the spring semester. Non-dancers don't need to worry, there will be two dancing workshops for free.
Win 2 tickets to Dianne Reeves concert at JazzFestBrno
Mar 17, Bobycentrum, Sportovní 2a, 8.30 pm
of JazzFestBrno, we are giving away 2 free tickets to the concert of the American Grammy-winning jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves - just email Anna
if interested and she will draw the winner by Wednesday. The festival
is bringing musicians (including Bobby McFerrin) from 10 countries to Brno and is taking place till mid-June.
One World Film Festival
Mar 17 - Mar 24, various cinemas
For the 16th year, People In Need NGO is bringing the largest international human rights documentary film festival One World to Brno. Burst through your bubble with them! There will be 19 English screenings
held daily at 6.30 pm and 8.30 pm in Kavárna Trojka (Dominikánská 9).
Markéta Lazarová with English subtitles at Kino Art
Mar 18, Kino Art, Cihlářská 19, 7 pm
A Czech cinema classic with English subtitles: František Vláčil’s film adaptation (1967) of the historical ballad Markéta Lazarová written by Vladislav Vančura is a story of a virtuous maiden destined for the convent who was forced to serve as lover and wife of a violent knight, depicting the earthiness of life in the middle ages.
Public lecture - Black lives matter: recent racial protests in the US
Mar 19, Moravian Library, Kounicova 65a, 5 pm
Paul Von Blum, a senior lecturer at UCLA, will explore the impact of the recent protests following the police killings of several unarmed black persons, historical roots of African American distrust of police and importance of raising public consciousness about the problems of continuing racism in America.
Swing & gypsy jazz dance evening
Mar 20, Alliance francaise, Moravské náměstí 15, 7 pm
An event devoted to the guitarist Django Reinhardt that will transform the Alliance francaise into a dance club. Open to all lovers of swing and gypsy jazz. You can experience retro atmosphere, a swing dance lesson and a photo booth in the style of 1930s. Entrance fee 60 CZK.
Get 20 % off jazz and world music concert of the Kiran Ahluwalia trio
Mar 24, Besední dům, Komenského nám. 8, 7.30 pm
Indian-Pakistani-American trio will be performing Indian poetry set to music, stirring rhythms and breath-taking virtuosity, singing and playing the guitar, tabla, and percussion.
Brno in comics
until Mar 27, Brno Urban Centre, Mečová 5
The exhibition presents 12 short comics on significant natural, historical and cultural sights in Brno. The comics are in English. Free entrance. Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm with a lunch break.