Beats for Love – music festival
Beats for Love is an electronic dance music festival held at the heart of the Industrial National Monument (map). The surroundings of Lower Vítkovice area, full of iron scenery, will be filled with plenty of outstanding music and rich accompanying program for four days.
This creates a unique atmosphere full of fun and enjoyment. „We managed to create the largest electronic dance festival in the heart of Europe. By music we connect people across cultures. We believe that the Beats for Love festival will be one of the most significant events in Europe and that we will have more and more satisfied fans.“ [BEATS FOR LOVE]
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DOLNI VÍTKOVICE – a world-unique area in the centre of Ostrava where coal was mined between 1828 to 1998 and where raw iron was produced. Nowadays the industrial complex has turned into a unique educational, social and cultural centre with supraregional reach.
Every day it serves all small and large inhabitants of Ostrava and tourists from all over the world. The skip lift goes to the top of blast furnace no. 1, in the Gong Hall – a former gasometer – there are professional conferences and international congresses taking place, and the Small Technical World U6 is a place for kids and even parents to play in.
There is also a Large Technical World in the area which shows science and technology as a fun game. The cultural district Hlubina attracts not only musicians and bands, but also sculptors, graphic artists, visual artists, concert lovers and other cultural events.
IDOS | Seznam – Both sites cover all Czech trains, buses and city transport and many train and bus lines abroad.
DPO.cz – Public transport of the city.
HOW TO GET TO FESTIVAL (b4l.cz)
BUS > Good service is offered by Eurolines and RegioJet. Cheap tickets from Poland are offered by FlixBus.
RAIL > The railway system of the Czech Republic is relatively fast, reliable and very dense. Most trains are operated by the state company Czech Railways (České Dráhy – ČD) + LEO Express • RegioJet. *Rail travel in Czech Republic
AIRPORTS > Václav Havel Airport – about 10 km west of the centre of Prague.
WATERWAYS > Korn Ferry • River Boats Prague
Mapy.cz – is a good source for cycling information – switch the map (via Změnit mapu – Turistická) to see cycling routes in violet color.