The Town Hall of Ostrava

This year of the Ostrava Museum Night will be ceremonially opened at 6 pm on the Prokeš Square in presence of the city mayor Tomáš Macura. The guests can join the celebratory moment by letting go tricolour balloons, which will kick off the festival. The city will be involved in the Ostrava Museum Night through traditional tours of the New Town Hall in non-traditional times, by night viewing from the tower and by a fun programme at Prokeš Square, to which you are invited from 17.30.

  • 17.30–18.00

Opening of the all-city programme at Prokeš Square – the tricolour balloons will commence the Ostrava Museum Night! (Prokeš Square)
At 18.00 the city mayor Tomáš Macura will start the Ostrava Museum Night at Prokeš Square together with guests by launching tricoloured baloons.

  • 18.00–23.00

Swing dance evening under a tower (Prokeš square)

Come enjoy yourselves and listen to a music mix of swing and electro-swing. Both these musical styles complement each other and they create a symbolic time line from the beginning of Czechoslovakia till now. Listen and dance to stars of Czech swing scene – Kateřina Steinerová& Her Swing Boys and DJ Mackie Messer. Learn how to dance charleston, step, swing couple dances etc. You can also take a look at historic models of cars and velocipedes.

All this under the night sky with some good coffee and refreshments from a mobile café and restaurant.

  • 17.30–21.00

Programme for children with the centres for free time Ostrava at Prokeš Square.
Craft evening for kids. Fun activities with teachers from the centres for free time Ostrava. From

  • 18.30-23.00

Views from the Town Hall tower
Evening and night views from the tower’s top at height of 73 m into its surroundings. Two telescopes are at your disposal, the last tour starts at 23.00.


Ostrava City Authority,

Prokeš Square 8,

729 30 Ostrava,,

phone: +420 596 281 111
+420 599 443 096