Autumn at Ostrava’s Černá Louka After its summer convalescence, Černá Louka is once again coming to life. The 8th annual “Zdraví & Duše” (Health & Soul) festival will take place in the newly renovated entrance hall of Pavilion A towards the end of September. It will offer over 100 exhibitors, domestic and foreign, along with a rich program consisting of sixty speakers who will host workshops and discussion segments covering the topics of feng-shui, alternative medicine, a healthy lifestyle and esoterics. A Mini yoga festival will take place over the weekend, overseen by Monika Winkler. You also should not miss Reverend Estel Palaris Orbito and her knowledge of Philipino medicine; famous astrologist Milan Gelnar; art therapist Greta Sartori, or Slovakian guests Ivan Čaj, from Ekosfera, and Miro Fišla, who will introduce the unique Pokorka resonance machine, which cleans all the energy within an area. All the information you need can be found at www.zdravi-duse.cz.
The “Život bez bariér” (Barrier-Free Life) festival, not only those with disabilities, will take place a week later, October 4th6th, part of which will be the 5th annual celiac gathering. The festival will provide a great amount of information that may be interesting to people that are either disabled, physically impaired, seniors, or affected by celiac disease, obesity or diabetes, which have all become common diagnoses nowadays. We will also have the honor of personally introducing the face of the festival, Martin Zach, Man of the Year 2009, athlete, and life-long optimist. More information at www. zivotbezbarierostrava.cz. November will carry the “Kreativ Podzim” (Creative - Autumn) exhibition, where visitors have the chance to see and purchase various tools and products that help develop creativity from over 160 different vendors. Over the weekend of
November 15th-17th, visitors can also be excited for seminars, workshops, and a competition with Quilt. More information at www.kreativostrava.cz. During the last week of November, and the first weekend of Advent, you will also have the opportunity to purchase many beautiful Christmas presents at “Předvánoční Esoterika” (Esotericism before Christmas). The year will then be closed out by the Moraviansilesian Highschool fair “Středoškolák, Vysokoškolák” (Student), as well as the job fair “PROJOB,” which will take place over the 6th and 7th of December. We look forward to your visit! The Černá Louka Ostrava team. Facebook Instagram Youtube @cerna.louka.ostrava POSITIV 3/2019 ǀ 71