Most searched
14 5 2024

Among the elite! Ostrava’s slaughterhouse conversion is ranked one of Europe’s most interesting architectural projects

The conversion of Ostrava’s 19th-century slaughterhouse to become the home of the PLATO contemporary art gallery has been ranked among the top five finalists in the EU’s Mies van der Rohe Award for contemporary architecture. The project faced challenging competition from 362 other buildings all over Europe, and it is the first-ever Czech building to reach this stage of the competition.

14 5 2024

The City of Ostrava has presented awards to three heroes who saved a man’s life

Three men – Vladimír Tomčák (a member of the public), Tomáš Zevel (a National Police Force officer) and Petr Komoň (a City Police Force officer) – have been recognized for their role in saving a man’s life. It is thanks to them that a 19-year-old student was rescued from drowning after having been taken suddenly ill at a swimming pool.

9 5 2024

For the fourth time in Ostrava. For the third time in the Ostrava Arena. The Ice Hockey World Championship is here again!

A treat for all fans of international ice hockey – from 10 May to 26 May, Ostrava and Prague are co-hosting the 87th IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship! Which teams will be facing each other in the Ostrava Arena? How will the tournament affect transport in the city, and will there be any road closures or special provision for cars? What can hockey fans look forward to besides the games themselves? For answers to these questions (and more), keep reading! We’ve summarized all the key info for you in the following text.