Colorful feast in an industrial area: Colours of Ostrava 2019

It is the biggest multi-genre international music festival in Czech Republic. The surrounding of the Dolní Vítkovice area is one of a kind!

Colours of Ostrava won an award for ‘European Best Summer Music Festivals 2016’. The venue is powerful with the former blast furnaces, ironworks and mines of Dolní Vítkovice in Ostrava. The four-day festival fills this breathtaking industrial look with more than 200 bands adding top names in jazz, world music, rock, pop, alternative, folk and electro. It offers a diverse program including films, theaters, discussions, workshops, DJs and performances spread over multiple stages. Colours of Ostrava just has an impressive surrounding which is its very special charm. Colours of Ostrava takes place this year from 17 to July 20.

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Colours of Ostrava

  • Where? Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • When? 17 - 20 July 2019
  • Genre Electro, Pop, Reggae, Rock, World Music
  • Location Outdoor
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Spotify Playlist


  • BCUC
  • Cabruêra
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Gang of Youths
  • Hiromi
  • John Butler Trio
  • Kronos Quartet
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Manu Delag
  • Mariza
  • Mathias Eick
  • Mogwai
  • Moonlight Benjamin
  • Ólafur Arnalds
  • Paolo Fresu Devil Quartet
  • Rag’n’Bone Man
  • Richie Hawtin
  • Sam Kelly & The Lost Boy
  • San Salvador
  • Shaka Ponk
  • Sons of Kemet XL
  • The Cure
  • Tom Walker
  • Xavier Rudd
  • Yonathan Gat & The
  • Eastern Medicine Singers
  • More acts will follow…
  • Acid Arab
  • Algiers
  • Alice Merton
  • Alireza Ghorbani
  • Aurora
  • Beth Ditto
  • Better Strangers
  • Black Pistol Fire
  • Calexico
  • Charlotte de Witte
  • Chiekh Lô
  • Cigarettes After Sex
  • Daara J Family
  • Declan McKenna
  • Dobet Gnahoré
  • Future Islands
  • George Ezra
  • Grace Jones
  • GusGus
  • HVOB
  • Jacob Banks
  • Jeremy Loops
  • Jessie J
  • Jon Hopkins [live]
  • Joss Stone
  • Kaleo
  • Kensington
  • Kygo
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Lilly Among Clouds
  • London Grammar
  • Lucky Chops
  • Martin Craft
  • Morgane Ji
  • Mura Masa
  • N.E.R.D
  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
  • Nick Mulvey
  • Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita
  • Oumou Sangaré
  • Paul Kalkbrenner
  • Polo & Pan DJ set
  • Seasick Steve
  • Slaves
  • Trio Do Kali
  • Yellow Days
  • Ziggy Marley
  • Afro Celt Sound System
  • alt-J
  • BA:ZEL
  • Benjamin Clementine
  • Birdy
  • Blazin’ Fiddles
  • Booka Shade
  • & Craig Walker
  • Bratři
  • Bulb
  • The Carny Villains
  • Cristian Löffler &
  • Mohna live
  • Donny McCaslin Group
  • Dorantes & Renaud
  • Dusty Kid
  • Garcia-Fons
  • Faada Freddy
  • Fakear
  • Ferocious D
  • HAUS
  • Imagine Dragons
  • Jamiroquai
  • Justice
  • Keosz
  • King Creosote
  • Laura Mvula
  • Louis Berry
  • Lowmoe
  • Loyko
  • LP
  • Machinedrum
  • Michal Hrůza &
  • Janáčkova filharmonie Ostrava
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Midnight Oil
  • Moderat
  • Norah Jones
  • Nouvelle Vague
  • Pierce Brothers
  • Roosevelt
  • Sam Lee & Friends
  • Speed Caravan
  • Smeti
  • Sonority
  • Stratasoul
  • Teleman
  • Throes + The Shine
  • TMA
  • Walking On Cars
  • William Close and
  • The Earth Harp
  • The Elephant Sessions
  • 2cellos
  • Al Jawala
  • CC Smugglers
  • Caro Emerald
  • De Staat
  • Kila
  • Kodaline
  • M83
  • Mariachi El Bronx
  • Mbongwana Star
  • My Baby
  • Mydy Rabycad
  • Nothing But Thieves
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Ohm Square
  • Passenger
  • Republic of Two
  • Rocky Dawuni
  • Skinny Lister
  • Slowdive
  • Songhoy Blues
  • Tame Impala
  • The Freeborn Brothers
  • The Unthanks
  • The Vaccines
  • Thievery Corporation
  • Lake Malawi

The location

Ostrava, Czech Republic

Colours of Ostrava takes place at Dolní Vítkovice in the center of Ostrava, Czech Republic. The climate of Czech Republic can be described as typical European continental influenced climate, mild, humid and occasional hot summers and fairly cold and cloudy winters. Ostrava is the third largest city in Czech Republic and is filled with unique heritages of the collection of historic industrial architecture.

Colours of Ostrava


What do you have to know?

Together with Interrail, Festival.Travel offers the opportunity to travel through whole Europe. With an Interrail Pass, you have unlimited train access for a certain period within 30 European countries. Make your festival holiday more adventurous and a bigger experience by traveling by train.

How to book your Interrail Pass?

If you want to book your Interrail Pass in combination with a festival ticket, stay and/or extra services, you should book it in the ticketshop at this page. Booking the Interrail Pass on the Interrail website is possible at the Festival.Travel x Interrail webpage.

What do you have to know?

The fastest way to travel to Colours of Ostrava is by taking a plane. In cooperation with Cheapflights we help you find the cheapest flights. The website compares every flight and will select the most favorable offer you can get.

Be aware of the limited luggage space, especially when you have to take tents e.g. with you. Advice: Festival.Travel also offers cheap hostels, pre-pitched tents and lockers as an option.

What do you have to know?

Travelling by car to a festival gives you freedom when and where to do pit stops and perhaps include some sightseeing while on the road. If you have some free seats left or looking for a ride, there are several website you can check out. Sharing a ride is a great opportunity to connect with people and share your journey costs.

Keep in mind that during the ride you will pass several toll roads. At most of these check points you can pay by credit card, but we would still advice you to bring cash with you.

Distance to Ostrava:
– Paris: 1.398 km
– Berlin: 5678 km
– Milan: 1.162 km


Economy Hotel Harmony Club

Economy Hotel Harmony Club

Just a 8 minute drive away from the festival site and completely renovated a few years ago. Enjoy a nice, fresh breakfast in the morning or a meal in the restaurant in the evening!

from € Nnb
Premium Hotel Best Western Vista

Premium Hotel Best Western Vista

Get some rest in this four star hotel! The Best Western Hotel Vista is located in the southern part of Ostrava, close to highway 56 and the ČEZ Aréna. Only 15 minutes away from the festival site by car/cab.

from € Nnb




When is Colours of Ostrava Festival 2019?
The Colours of Ostrava Festival is 17 July until 20 July 2019.

When can I enter the Festival terrain?
A festival ticket allows access to the festival from Thursday 17 July.

When does the festival end?
The Colours of Ostrava ends the 20 July 2019.

What is the minimum approved age of a Colours of Ostrava visitor?
The festival does not maintain a minimum age requirement. All ages are welcome. All children shorter than 140 cm can enter for free.

What is the exact address?
Vítkovická, 703 00 Ostrava-Vítkovice, Czech Republic


How can I pay?
You can choose one the following transaction methods by our professional ticket partner (Paylogic):

– iDeal
– Bancontact/Mr.Cash
– Mastercard / VISA
– Bank Transfer
– Pay Pal
– Maestro
– ING Home ‘Pay / Belfius Direct Net / Direct Debit / Giropay / Sofortuberweisung / VISA electron

All tickets carry my name since I’m the one who made the order. Is this going to a problem for my friends?
On the tickets you can find the name of the person who purchased the tickets, not to whom the ticket belongs. As the tickets are scanned at the entrance of the festival, the barcodes will get checked to verify the tickets’ validity. Subsequently they can check the system to check the name of the ticket holder. Does a ticket change its’ owner? Please let the ticket provider (Paylogic) know by mail

Can I refund my ticket?
No, Festival.Travel is not permitted to accept or change returned tickets, but it is possible to sell your ticket to someone else. Would you like to have more information on reselling your ticket, or planning to do so? Please contact

Czech Republic

What is the currency in Czech Republic?
In Czech Republic the currency is Czech Koruna.

To which time zone does Czech Republic belong?
CET – Central European Time / European Central Time (Standard Time).

What are the phone numbers of emergency services in Czech Republic?
Emergency number: 112

Do I have to bring a passport or identity card?
In Czech Republic it is sufficient if you have an identity card with you.

What kind of plugs do they use in Czech Republic?
In Czech Republic they use European plugs.

Can I drink tap water?
You can drink water from the tap, as long it is not indicated you can’t.

Another question?

Ask your question via the contact form. We’re happy to help you with your choice!