History in Ostrava streets

History in Ostrava streets

Since Wednesday, 28 June, exhibition panels are installed in the streets of the centre of Ostrava and in the railway stations, mapping the history of the locations where the panels are located. The installation contributes as another interesting event to the diverse celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Moravian Ostrava. (more…)

The VIAOVA 750 game has three more finalists

The VIAOVA 750 game has three more finalists

The fun trivia game about the history of the city of Ostrava VIAOVA 750 is in its second third and has three other finalists. They will compete to advance to the super finals, where they can win some of the attractive prizes. The best will win a cruise for two in the Western Mediterranean! (more…)

The City Hall Museum Night this time with Bishop Bruno

The City Hall Museum Night this time with Bishop Bruno

The Ostrava Museum Night was held for the ninth time. On Saturday, 10 June, Mayor of the City of Ostrava Tomáš Macura, together with the directors of the Archives of the City of Ostrava Blažena Przybylová and of the Ostrava City Museum Jiřina Kábrtová, opened the Museum Night on the Prokeš Square accompanied by visitors to the event, who were blowing party blowers. (more…)

Ostrava Lost, Beloved, Ours

Ostrava Lost, Beloved, Ours

For three summer evenings, Stará Aréna club invites those interested to three interesting places that ‘could be a pride of Ostrava but are not’. Stará Aréna prepared a series of performances named Ostrava Lost, Beloved, Ours on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava. (more…)

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…)

Ostrava’s Unseen Story begins to unfold

Ostrava’s Unseen Story begins to unfold

Two Venuses of Petřkovice, the last will of Bishop Bruno with the first mention of Ostrava, a giant mammoth tusk found in the Oder River… The unique exhibition Ostrava’s Unseen Story was prepared by the Ostrava City Museum to celebrate 750 years since the first written document mentioning the city. (more…)

The travelling exhibition has moved to Hrabová and Svinov

The travelling exhibition has moved to Hrabová and Svinov

The travelling exhibition From the Venus of Petřkovice to the Dolní Vítkovice Area, which is organized as a part of the celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava, has moved to another two city districts. In March, the exhibition will be on display in Town Halls of city districts Hrabová and Svinov. Both exhibitions will last until the end of March. (more…)

Crown jewels will be followed by Ostrava Unseen

Crown jewels will be followed by Ostrava Unseen

On average, 560 people per day and 700 during weekends. The exhibition of crown jewels in the Ostrava City Museum has been a huge success. From 9 December to 5 March, it was visited by whopping 24,368 visitors! This many visitors sometimes visit the museum during a whole year. And already on 23 March begins another highlight – a unique exhibition called Ostrava Unseen. (more…)

The travelling exhibition moved to Michálkovice and Krásné Pole

The travelling exhibition moved to Michálkovice and Krásné Pole

The travelling exhibition Od Petřkovické venuše k Dolní oblasti (From the Venus of Petřkovice to the Dolní Vítkovice Area), which is organized as a part of the celebrations of the 750th anniversary of the first written mention of Ostrava, will be on display in Michálkovice and Krásné Pole in February. In Michálkovice, the exhibition was opened on 3 February at the library and will finish on 28 February. The opening was attended by the mayor of the city district Michálkovice Martin Juroška.

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