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.
The entertaining game where the participants have to show their knowledge can play anybody regardless of age, from pupils up to seniors. The first round comprises questions concerning 30 concrete places in Ostrava. When correctly answered, the player continues to the next round where a practical task will be waiting for him. To solve this task, the player has to visit this place and look for signs leading to solutions. The game can therefore be played by whole families, they can take a trip and at the same time look for correct answers. Indications to particular questions can be found in the publications about the city, they are either already published or will be soon printed to the 750 anniversary of the city. The competitors have to find correct answers by themselves, the employees of the City archives or the City museum will not answer questions concerning the contest.
The height of the contest will be public finals on June 30 during the Festival in the streets. Ten best competitors will compete for valuable prizes like a cruise through the western Mediterranean area for 2 persons, air euroweekend for 2 persons or an euroweekend in a 4 star hotel.