Over 1.000 artists from more than 100 countries around the world have performed at Colours during the past 13 years.
130 bands, 31 countries, 24 stages, more than 450 programmes
Tough year and yet another great edition of the festival. Thank you everyone for bringing such an emazing energy to Ostrava!
Breaking news, the festival is sold out for the first time!
20 stages and the first international Meltingpot forum was held as part of Colours of Ostrava.
What an amazing lineup and festival! Thanks everyone for coming and helping us smash yet another new visitor record.
Once again we managed to make a new visitor record and once again it was great to see not a drop of rainfall during the whole festival!
For the first time ever in the festival's history, we managed to get through the whole festival without a drop of rainfall! With 31 500 festivalgoers we also broke a new visitor record.
The festival is held for the first time in Dolní Vítkovice. Over 200 bands plus theatre, films, discussions, workshops, DJs etc. spread across 12 stages.
Festival on the Streets takes place for the first time livening up the streets of Ostrava with music, theatre and tents.
Tickets sell out approx. 2-3 weeks ahead of the festival - meaning a grand total of 25 000 visitors had the chance to check out special New York Stage.
For the first time the festival is a sell-out on the Saturday with 25 000 visitors overall.
22 000 visitors spread over the festival sites at Černá louka and Silesian Ostrava Castle.
20 000 festivalgoers. A massive increase on visitor numbers the previous year.
The festival is spread over four days for the first time ever.
12.000 visitors spread across two locations - Černá louka and Silesian Ostrava Castle
The festival is spread over three days for the first time ever.
The headliners: Goran Bregović & Wedding and Funeral Band and Kosheen. Česká spořitelna is made the general partner for the first time.
The festival is born! Takes place on Stodolní Street and Černá louka.