Historic Bustle

Type: Historical weekend
Date: 08.September - 09.September 2017
Venue: city centre and the Silesian Ostrava Castle
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The medieval market, jousting tournaments and other attractions to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava will take place in Masaryk Square (with the ceremonial opening attended by Mayor Tomáš Macura at 4:30 pm), at the Silesian Ostrava Castle and surrounding earthworks and at Černá louka. Visitors can look forward to a rich programme on both days – jousting tournaments, falconers, street theatre, castle dances, troubadours, mercenaries and pikiners, parade of swordsmen and visitors in period costumes through the city and much more.

Part of this spectacular event is also a festive Holy Mass with the sanctification of flags, which will take place in Masaryk Square on Saturday at 10 am.