The capital city of the Pardubice Regionand lies on the river Elbe 96 kilometres east of Prague. There is an old Tower and a Castle. Factories include the Synthesia chemical factory (manufacturer of Semtex, a plastic explosive), an oil refinery Paramo, a heavy machinery factory and an electronic equipment plant. The city is well known for its sport events (Great Pardubice Steeplechase, Golden Helmet of Pardubice, Czech Open), ginger bread, rail and air transport. City is regulary placed in the leading positions on the scale prepared by the Prague Bissnes Jurnalfor foreing investor. Many times, it has been awarded as the best town in the Czech Repablick in the assessment of capability and competency of the City authority in negotiations with investors and the assessment of the entrepreneurial climate in the town. Pardubice city population according to the date of 2015, is 89.600.

The partnership agreement between Bełchatów and Pardubice was signed on October of 2015.

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About the Invasion of the Talents project.

In the project "Invasion of the Talents" will take a part four cities from the Visegrad Group countries: Pardubice (Czech Republic), Csongrád (Hungary), Považská Bystrica (Slovakia)
and leader Bełchatów (Poland).

The project is directed to debuting young artists in age from 10 to 15 years old - for children and youngsters who show extraordinary artistic skills in the fine arts, in every planar and spatial form as well as in all available techniques. The project will be implemented during the cycles; from 16th of May 2016 to 15th of May 2017. Will include three different types of cultural projects; the workshop, the plein-air painting and opening with an exhibition of works of all young artists. The maximum number of participants is 40 young artists - children and youngsters (in age 10-15 years old). Number of participants per each city it is 10 children and 8 followers/teachers (per 2 from each city, including a representative of the municipalities).

Contact Details

City Hall of Bełchatów
ul. Kościuszki 1,
97-400 Bełchatów


+48 733 51 00