The ice-hockey club was established in 1929 and has been a part of the Czech ice-hockey bests for many years. The club entered the Extra-league in 1995 and since this time has joined the Czech ice-hockey elite. In the 2022/2023 ice-hockey season, HC Oceláři Třinec achieved the great success again - they won for the fourth time in a row and the fifth time altogether the Czech Ice-hockey Extra-league.
The 59th year of the Golden Spike was traditionally held in May 2022 in Ostrava. A traditional athletics meeting has been held regularly in Ostrava – Vítkovice since 1961. The International Athletics Federation has classified the Zlatá tretra Meeting in 2003 among Super Grand Prix category meetings. The Mestsky stadium in Ostrava was filled up due to the presence of the top stars of world athletics.The Golden Spike offered a spectacular show with many breath-taking minutes as always.
The 29th year of the High Jump Cup "Beskydská laťka" took place in February 2023 in the multifunctional object of Werk Arena. Gold medalist Iryna Herashenko won and maintained her reputation. Men's competition in Třinec won Luis Enrique Zayas, who surpassed the bar in the height of 226 cm.
Gorolski Święto (Highlander´s Festival)
This year, “Gorolski Święto” (Highlander´s Festival) celebrated its 75nd anniversary in 2022. The scene of the amphitheatre was dominated by remarkable ensembles, e.g. Czech, Slovak, Polish ensemble. The festival was full of the splendid atmosphere that is traditionally a part of the “Gorol” every year.
Slezské dny (Silesian Days)
The festival Silesian Days is undoubtedly one of the biggest cultural experiences in the village of Dolni Lomna. For more than 45 years, the first or the second weekend in September belongs to the festival Silesian Days which takes place at the premises of Ethnographic Complex. This important folkloric event attracts visitors from wide area. Every year, 23 foreign and domestic folklore groups perform on the stages of the Ethnographic Complex. Groups from Slovakia, Poland and other countries are regularly invited. This great feast of folklore is among the most popular of its kind in the Czech Republic.
Heart of Europe
The cultural event on the Czech – Slovak – Polish borderland known as the Heart of Europe took place in 2022 for the eighteenth time. As every year the concert has been related to the sale of symbolic paper hearts. The profit is traditionally donated to the social welfare institutions in the region. The youngest spectators enjoyed the programme many perks, the older spectators had a remarkable musical experience due to various musical performances.