VIAOSTRAVA game with fantastic prizes has already started!

VIAOSTRAVA game with fantastic prizes has already started!

The VIAOSTRAVA 750 game is organized as part of the celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava. There are exciting prizes awaiting the winner including a luxurious cruise in the Mediterranean. The competition began on 1 May and participants will face 30 questions and tasks. The highlight will be big public finals during the Festival in the Streets. (more…)

Fiesta in the streets of Ostrava

Fiesta in the streets of Ostrava

A fantastic spectacle and once-in-a-lifetime experience. Such will be the true Catalan fiesta which will take place in Ostrava on 30 June and 1 July. Over 250 artists from Spanish Catalonia will come to Ostrava to perform at this festival, which is organized as part of the celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava. ‘It’s going to be spectacular,’ said Deputy Mayor Zbyněk Pražák, who saw the performance with his own eyes on his business trip to Barcelona. (more…)

170 years of the Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway

170 years of the Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway

The city of Ostrava supported two different projects of the Moravian-Silesian Railway Museum with a grant from a fund for supporting projects celebrating the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava. The first project is an exhibition celebrating 170 years of the Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway, the second one is processing and printing of three publications on the history of the Lipník – Bohumín railway and the adjacent steam depot of Moravská Ostrava and workshops of the Emperor Ferdinand Northern Railway in Přívoz. (more…)

The contest VIAOSTRAVA starts in May

The contest VIAOSTRAVA starts in May

A part of the whole year’s celebrations of the first written mention of Ostrava will be the contest for all people living in Ostrava VIAOSTRAVA 750. The winners can look for interesting prizes including the cruise with a luxurious ship on the Mediterranean area. The contest starts on May 2, the participants have to cope with 30 questions and tasks. The height will be public finals during the Festival in the streets. (more…)