November 19, 2017

Celebration St. Wenceslas Day at Czech Residence

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

H.E. Ambassador, Ms. Jana Reinišová, Joane McNamara and Hans van Bemmelen.

By Roy Lie A Tjam.

H.E. Ambassador, Ms. Jana Reinišová, of the Czech Republic in the Netherlands celebrated the Czech Wenceslas National Day 2017.

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H.E. Ms. Jana Reinišová, Ambassador of Czech Republic.

St. Wenceslas, the patron saint of the Czech, was a Prince. Unfortunately, a power struggle eventually resulted in his murder.

Wenceslas was born in 907 and was apparently murdered on September 28 in 935 by his younger brother Boleslav at the entrance to the church Stara Boleslav.

Ambassador Reinišová with H.E. Andrea Gustovic Ercegovac, Ambassador of Croatia.

An Oldtimer, a TATRA build by the renowned Czech Slovakian car designer Hans Ledwinski, caught the attention of the guests. The Tatra was parked on the lawns of the Ambassador ‘s residence.

It is alleged that the this particular Tatra was once used by a former Czech Slovakian President.

H.E. Mr Dimitris Iliopoulos, EU Ambassador, H.E. Mr Elpidoforos Economou, Ambassador of Cyprus AND H.E. Abdelouahab Bellouki, Ambassador of Morocco.

A good number of Ambassadors, friends and government officials came to join Ambassador Jana Reinišová on 27 September 2017 in celebrating the historical day.

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Photography by Roy Strik.

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