Marketa Irglova is a Czech-Icelandic musician, singer-songwriter, and actress. She is best known for starring in the 2007 Irish musical drama film Once, which earned Irglová numerous prestigious awards, such as an Oscar under the Best Original Song category for her song, Falling Slowly.
Jan Rubeš was a Czech-Canadian actor and bass opera singer. He first achieved popularity in 1948 when he performed at the Geneva International Music Festival and won the first prize. Jan Rubeš went on to appear in many films and TV series and won the prestigious Earle Grey Award in 1990.
Gabriela Gunčíková is a Czech singer who achieved national prominence in 2011 when she won the Best New Artist award at the Český slavík awards. In 2016, Gabriela Gunčíková represented her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm with the song, I Stand.
Eliška Bučková is a Czech model, beauty queen, and singer. She is best known for winning the Czech Miss 2008 pageant, which earned her national prominence. In the same year, she went on to represent her country at the Miss Universe contest, where she finished 11th.
Czech recording artist, songwriter, lyricist and poet Jaromír Nohavica rose to prominence with his first song for Marie Rottrová titled Lásko, voníš deštěm. He furthered his fame spawning albums like Darmoděj, Divné století and Koncert. He poeticized the opera buffa Così fan tutte of Mozart for the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre. He was a collaborator of the Communist-era Czechoslovak secret police, StB.
Czech harpist and soprano Hana Blazikova began her journey in music as a child choir singer and violinist. She has performed as part of reputed orchestras worldwide, such as the Bach Collegium Japan and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. She also performs gothic and romanesque harp.