The 1st ever meeting of Czech Associations in Italy and Malta was held in Florence on the initiative of the Honorary Consul Mrs Dani Del Bianco. The Maltese Association was represented by Mr Tonio Casapinta, Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic in Malta who was representing Mr Lawrence Attard Bezzina, President of the Maltese – Czech Society who due to other commitments was unable to attend the meeting.
The delegates discussed various interesting topics and mutual problems being faced by the Associations. Another meeting is scheduled to take place in November 2006.
The meeting was also attended and addressed by Dr L. Krejcikova, Head of the Cultural Department at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Rome, Mr Karel Beran, Czech Consul General in Milano and Ph Dr. Miroslav Hirsh, Director of the Czech Cultural Institute in Rome.