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Výstava o tradiční čínské medicíně v Opavě
Exhibition on traditional Chinese medicine in Opava An exhibition entitled Woo Medicine from the Middle Empire was opened in the building of the Department of Public Policies of the Silesian University…
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The region’s rating Update of the region’s international rating executed by the Moody's Investors Service Agency.
Rating is independent assessment of a subject’s capacity and intent to fulfil its future…
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Great news for investors: Moravian-Silesian Region achieves the highest possible international rating The Moody’s international rating agency has rated the Moravian-Silesian Region at its best ever, increasing its rating from A2 positive to A1…
Mladí hokejisté vybojovali v Rusku bronz
Young hockey players win bronze in Russia At the end of August, the traditional ice hockey “Ice Arena Cup” tournament was held in Vologda, Russia, capital of our partner region.…
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Spanish Ambassador visited the Moravian-Silesian Region The Spanish Ambassador to the Czech Republic Ángel Lossada Torres-Quevedo accepted Deputy Governor Jan Krkoška’s invitation and visited the…
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Moravian-Silesian Region is presented in the European Commission’s magazine Published by the European Commission, Panorama Magazine examines European regional policy, regional development and structural funds.…
Delegace z Moravskoslezského kraje navštívila partnerské provincie v Číně
Delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region visited partner provinces in China From 16–23 June 2019, a delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region led by Deputy Governor for the Environment and Agriculture Jarmila…
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The Technical Trail has been expanded and now offers 30 attractions The Technical Trail presents the industrial heritage of the Moravian-Silesian Region in a novel manner and as a fun experience. When the main summer…
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Our students learnt to cook Asian cuisine in Korea Deputy Governor of the Region Stanislav Folwarczny visited our partner city of Ulsan in the Korean Republic at the end of June for a gastronomic…
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Landek Park in Ostrava is opening a new Stellplatz Landek Park, the largest mining museum in this country and a well-known archaeological site and unique national natural location in one, has commenced…
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What is it like to live and work here? That is what French students had the opportunity to become familiar with during their vocational internship at companies and institutions in our…
Co přinesl studentům a učitelům mezinárodní projekt CIVEEL?
How did the international CIVEEL Project benefit students and teachers? Evaluation of all the benefits of the project was the main goal of the final conference held in the French city of Metz at the beginning of July.…
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People can newly make an appointment to visit the Authority The Regional Authority of the Moravian-Silesian Region offers the region’s inhabitants the possibility to make an appointment to visit the…
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Tourists will be able to take an electric boat ride on the Slezská Harta Beginning this season, a unique electric boat will serve as a new draw for tourists. From the beginning of June, they will be able to enjoy cruises on…
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Danish Ambassador visited the region First Regional Deputy Governor Lukáš Curylo met the Ambassador of Denmark J. E. Ole Frijs-Madsen. During his visit to our region on 14 April…
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The Moravian-Silesian Region plans to welcome a million tourists this year In order to attract more tourists, the Moravian-Silesian Region is continuing to support tourism this year. Visitors can discover attractions such as…
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Churches in the region will once again open to the public The third year of the Open Churches Project will open 30 churches and three church towers to the public from the beginning of May to the end of…
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A Charity Event to Offer Entertainment and Draw Attention to the Need of Home Care The Moravian-Silesian Region is organising its second charity event “Together Hand in Hand”. For an optional admission fee, visitors can enjoy an attractive programme and learn about the importance and opportunities of informal care. The proceeds of the event will go to projects that support caregivers who take care of a handicapped family member.
“None of us knows what we would do if we suddenly had to decide whether we will care for our…
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The Season of Folklore Festivals Starts with the Arrival of Spring More than 50 folklore ensembles are active in the Moravian-Silesian Region. Some of them regularly perform at one of the many festivals that take place in the region. The festival season will be launched at the end of April in Proskovice with the festival Poodří Františka Lýska.
” Folklore is an integral part of our region’s cultural history. With their passion…
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The Ostrava 2019 Para Ice Hockey World Championship Has Commenced! On Saturday 27 April, the Ostrava 2019 World Para Ice Hockey Championship got underway.  Eight of the world’s elite para hockey teams will…
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Beach-volleyball stars coming to Ostrava in two months The four-star FIVB J&T Banka Ostrava Beach Open tournament will take place in the Moravian-Silesian metropolis in two months' time. Fans can…
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Regional Authority employees clean up the Morávka River flood-meadow Employees of the Regional Authority of the Moravian Silesian Region have participated in the “Clean the World, Clean the Czech Republic“…
Visit to the partner region of Veneto
Visit to the partner region of Veneto By invitation of the Minister of Culture, City Planning and Security for Veneto, Cristiano Corazzari, a delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region…
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Charter flights to warm destinations now fly from Mošnov, three new regular flights to European destinations are under preparation The Moravian-Silesian Region and the Letiště Ostrava company have seen the first successes in persuading airlines that the Mošnov airport and…
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Danish filmmakers shoot a crime series in Ostrava Danish filmmakers have selected the Moravian-Silesian Region and Ostrava to shoot their crime series called DNA. For three days (18–20 March), the…
The largest Czech cities and the Moravian-Silesian Region will present at the CZECH CITIES & REGIONS exposition at the MIPIM trade fair in France
The largest Czech cities and the Moravian-Silesian Region will present at the CZECH CITIES & REGIONS exposition at the MIPIM trade fair in France The largest Czech cities—Prague, Brno and Ostrava—are headed to the jubilee 30th year of the prestigious MIPIM real estate and investment…
Hockey team from the partner Vologda Oblast visits Vítkovice
Hockey team from the partner Vologda Oblast visits Vítkovice A hockey tournament for players aged 13 years and under took place at the Moravian-Silesian Hockey Games on 15–17 February 2019 in Ostrava. A team…
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The Cyril and Methodius Route may become a European cultural route For several years now the Moravian-Silesian Region has collaborated with the European Cultural Route of Saints Cyril and Methodius…
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The region hanged out the Tibetan flag once again. Councillors voted unanimously for this action. The Moravian-Silesian Region joined once again the Flag for Tibet Campaign this year as a gesture to draw attention to human rights violations. The…
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Visitors to the Splendor of Lakes and Mountains exhibition can now admire unique Chinese watermark prints The Moravian-Silesian Region has brought an exhibition of unique Chinese watermark prints to the region.
Visitors can see the works titled Splendor of Lakes and Mountains featuring magnificent Chinese…
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Bolt Tower in Dolní Vítkovice lights up with the national colours until December Bolt Tower lit up with the national colours yesterday evening as a symbol of Dolní Vítkovice, Ostrava and the whole Moravian Silesian Region. On the…
The Ostrava Puppet Theatre introduces itself to Russia
The Ostrava Puppet Theatre introduces itself to Russia The Vologda Oblast in the Russian Federation, our partner with whom we established collaboration in 2005, invited our region to present the work of…
Visit to Partners in China’s Provinces
Visit to Partners in China’s Provinces From 6 to 15 April 2018, a delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region visited two provinces in the People’s Republic of China. The objective…
Chinese musicians participate in the international competition Pro Bohemia 2018
Chinese musicians participate in the international competition Pro Bohemia 2018 The 16th year of the international interpretation competition Pro Bohemia Ostrava 2018 was held by the Janáček Conservatory in Ostrava from the 5th to 8th April for wind instruments (woodwind and brass), piano, organ and singing
Musicians from the Moravian and Silesian Region’s partner province Jiang-su were among this…
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The Black Cube will come alive, the Moravian-Silesian scientific library will be built according to this design Bringing to life the Black Cube by the architects Ladislav Kuba and Tomáš Pilař and constructing a modern building for the Moravian-Silesian Scientific Library opposite the Ostrava Cultural Centre in the heart of the region’s capital — the Region’s councillors have agreed to the project!
Construction of the new building for the Moravian-Silesian Scientific Library should start in 2020…
The world’s leading conference on blogging and travel is heading to Ostrava TBEX (The Travel Blog Exchange), the world’s largest gathering of bloggers, vloggers, travel content creators, and tourism professionals active in social media will be held in Central Europe for the first time in its history. The TBEX Europe 2018 conference will be held in Ostrava from the 26th to 28th July 2018.
CzechTourism, headquarters of the Czech tourist industry, together with the Moravian and Silesian…
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Janáček’s year in Ostrava! On the 12th August 2018, the world of music will commemorate the 90th anniversary of the death of one of the greatest Czech composers — Leoš Janáček.
The Czech Republic will also be celebrating the 100th anniversary of its foundation and 100 years…
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The new photobook captures the Moravian and Silesian Region as an attractive and dynamic location The 113 photographs showcase the most interesting places in the region, as well as people and events visitors can attend during the year. The book will be used to promote the region and be available from bookshops. Visitors to the Olympic Festival can view the photos displayed in the corridors of the Ostravar Arena until 25th February.
The new book was presented by its “godparents”, Deputy Governor Jarmila Uvírová, the…
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Varroc Lighting Systems opens an excellently equipped development centre in Ostrava for lightning technology Varroc Lighting Systems, a global leader in external lighting for the automotive industry, has opened its Lighting Technology Development Centre in Ostrava.
More than 100 experienced mechanical designers, electronics and optics specialists are working here…
Canadian Ambassador visits the Moravian-Silesian Region
Canadian Ambassador visits the Moravian-Silesian Region The Canadian Ambassador, H. E. Barbara C. Richardson, visited the Moravian and Silesian Region on Tuesday 21 November 2017, during Canadian Days.
The Deputy Governor, Lukáš Curylo, received the Ambassador. The Ambassador visited our region…
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea visits Ostrava
The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea visits Ostrava The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, H. E. Moon Seoung-hyun, visited Ostrava on Thursday 2 November 2017 to attend the opening ceremony of the 11th Korean Days in the Moravian and Silesian Region.
The Czech-Korean Society organised this year’s event for the 2nd to 11th November 2017 in…
Working meeting between the Association of Provincial Governors of the People’s Republic of China and Representatives of Central and Eastern European
Working meeting between the Association of Provincial Governors of the People’s Republic of China and Representatives of Central and Eastern European The delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region led by Deputy Governor Jan Krkoška participated in the 3rd working meeting between the Association of Provincial Governors of the People’s Republic of China and representatives of Central and Eastern European Regions.
Accepting the invitation of Lačeslav Petkov, Ambassador of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Czech…
The Governor receives the Palestinian ambassador
The Governor receives the Palestinian ambassador On Tuesday, 25 July 2017, Ivo Vondrák, Governor of the Moravian and Silesian Region, received J. E. Khaled Alattrash, Ambassador of the State of Palestine in the Czech Republic.
The Ambassador’s first official meeting to the Moravian and Silesian Region and Ostrava aimed…
The Chinese mission was a success
The Chinese mission was a success The delegation of representatives of the Moravian and Silesian Region, the statutory city of Ostrava, and the HC VÍTKOVICE RIDERA ice-hockey club has returned from a twelve-day trip to China.
During this mission, the participants introduced their Chinese partners to the quality of Czech ice…
The Governor receives the Chargé d’affaires of Iran
The Governor receives the Chargé d’affaires of Iran On Tuesday, 27 June 2017, Ivo Vondrák, Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region, met J. E. Ali Akbar Jowkar, Chargé d’affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Czech Republic.
This was Mr. Jowkar’s first official visit to the Moravian-Silesian Region and…
The region’s Governor meets the Israeli Ambassador
The region’s Governor meets the Israeli Ambassador On Wednesday, 14 June 2017, the Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region, Ivo Vondrák met J. E. Daniel Meron, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Czech Republic.
Appointed to his role in February 2017, this was the first official visit of the Israeli Ambassador…
The Moravian-Silesian Region has concluded an agreement to establish friendly relations with the Chinese province Jiangsu
The Moravian-Silesian Region has concluded an agreement to establish friendly relations with the Chinese province Jiangsu The agreement builds on the memorandum of cooperation concluded by the two regions in Nanking in 2013.
Several meetings to discuss healthcare, science, and education were held under this memorandum in…
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Olympic Park 2018 in Ostrava: Ostravar Arena and four ski centres Ostrava will host the Olympic Park for the second time.
A bold concept will also be introduced during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games: the Ostravar Arena…
VITA LACE Festival
VITA LACE Festival Deputy Governor visits partner region.
A delegation led by Deputy Governor Jarmila Uvírová visited a partner region – the Vologoda…
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The WHO Global conference took place in the Moravian and Silesian Region The Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organisation (WHO, Europe), the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) call on all European leaders to increase activities to prevent death and disease caused by environmental impact.
Each year, approximately 1.4 million European residents die prematurely for reasons associated with…

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