Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association &
Vaclav Havel Library Foundation invite you to
Annual Gala Reception: LIVING IN TRUTH
with host Lesley Stahl and some very special guests, including the winner of a new Lifetime Achievement Award from the Foundation and the 2023 recipient of the Unparalleled Service to the Czech and Slovak Communities Award.
Join us for a festive cocktail reception celebrating the legacy of Vaclav Havel with musical and theatrical entertainment, a big announcement for VHLF, and our eternal celebration of the Czech and Slovak communities’ presence in the United States and especially New York.
● an extraordinary Lifetime Achievement Award to a very special Guest of Honor, who will attend;
● presentation of the 2023 Disturbing the Peace Award to a Courageous Writer at Risk to Egyptian blogger Alaa Abd El-Fattah;
● presentation of the BBLA Award for Unparalleled Service to the Czech and Slovak Communities to art curator Charlotta Kotik, also with us; and
● musical selections by cimbalom player Matěj Číp, a theatrical reading, and much more.
6:00-8:00 p.m. Cocktails and hor d’oeuvres, plus entertainment.
Bohemian National Hall
321 E. 73rd Street
New York, NY 10021
Click the link below to pay using EventBrite or send a check payable to VHLF to Vaclav Havel Library Foundation, 321 E. 73rd St. New York NY, 10021. Please include the name(s) of those attending and your email address or phone number. BUY TICKETS HERE