Associated events of the IEC 2015 meeting

Site visit to the Dolní Vítkovice area - September 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm


meeting point: Visitors´ center in Dolní Vítkovice area


Welcome drink in the Casting Hall (opening venue of the field trip) – a toast made by Mr. Jan Světlík, Chairman and CEO of VÍTKOVICE HOLDING and President of the National Machinery Cluster.

The field trip includes a visit of the Blast furnace no. 1, the Bolt tower and the Mining tower in the former “Hlubina” Mine.



Opening ceremony in a brand new club “Heligonka” - September 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm


A toast on the occasion of the meeting of high representatives of the Visegrad group countries will be made by Mr. Jan Mládek, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, and Mr. Miroslav Novák, the President of the Moravian-Silesian Region.


One of the first artists to perform will be Renata Drössler, a chanson singer with an exceptional voice which gave her a name “Black Butterfly of Czech chanson”. Her repertoire includes songs in ten languages.


“Heligonka” Club is situated near the former main entrance to “Hlubina” Mine and it will open its doors for public officially in September this year. A bar with a stage is placed on the ground floor, on a spot where used to be offices and a gatehouse.



Closing ceremony at the Sherlock´s Pub - September 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm


The informal closing party will be held in a well-known pub in the English style situated in famous “Stodolní” street, no. 16.