Dear Madam, dear Sir,
we are pleased to invite You, as also the members of Your organization, to participate in two days thematic excursion organized by our association.
Tatra MTX V8: Penned by the King of Czech design
25th and 26th August 2012
Lány, the Czech Republic
The main theme of this two days excursion is the life and work of front Czech designer, famous illustrator, talented constructer and respected pedagogue Ing. Václav Král (Král in Czech language means King) from whose created mind became series of designs and also works connected to the name of car factory Tatra in Kopřivnice.
The project of sport car and later holder of the speed record Tatra MTX V8 rightfully belongs to the most interesting projects and came into existence in four pieces only. The participants of two days weekend excursion will have unique chance to see closely, take pictures, listen live and watch in operation the only one publicly exhibited exemplar made in black color. It will be shown within the prepared program besides the permanent exposition.
The remarkable story about the development together with esthetic and constructional solution will present the son of Ing. Václav Král, and as well co-author of that timeless car, designer Ing. Jiří Král. The period sketches, photos and leaflets will complete the prepared lecture and will move closer to creative attitude and life philosophy the front Czech designer.
Inseparable part of program is an unusual tour of the Sport Car Museum in Lány with presentation of its administrator Czech race car driver Richard Trajbold. Within this tour participants will be allowed to take detailed look at three specials of trademark Tatra among other sport and race cars home and foreign trademarks. The first special is the replica of Tatra T2 603 B5 in version Marathon de la Route´ 1967, the second is replica of Tatra T602 Tatraplan Sport which was built for Czech race car driver and actor Luďek Munzar and the third car is Tatra Eccora V8 Sport seeded in circuit actions by the team of Hajduška brothers.
For participants it is also prepared an extended tour of exposition in the Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk Museum in Lány. The guide’s presentation will move us closer to personality of the first Czech president, constitution of independent Czechoslovak state, period of economic expansion and position of Czech car industry. The tour will be completed with commentated walk in park of Lány castle which is the seat for presidents of the Czech Republic.
Translation and interpreting of this event will be arranged by curator of the Technical Museum in Kopřivnice Mr. Radim Zátopek at the special request of our association. The official invitation will also receive representatives of TATRA, a.s.
The price of participant’s fee is 120 euro/person.
In price there are included the three star hotel accommodation in two and three bed rooms for one night in compound of the Sport Car Museum, boarding in form of joint three-course dinner, buffet breakfast and joint three-course lunch, translation service, guides and all entrance fees.
There is a prerequisite for realization the total attendance at least 10 people with respect to the financial budget of program. And at the same time it is limited to a maximum of 25 participants with respect to the capacity of hotel.
The event takes place in locality Lány in Middle Czech. This event will be on at the last weekend of August, namely on Saturday 25th August and on Sunday 26th August. A tentative time schedule of event is shown below.
Saturday 25th August 2012
arrival of participants
13.00 meeting at compound of the Sport Car Museum in Lány
13.30 tour of exposition in the TGM Museum, walk in park of Lány castle
17.00 accommodating guests
18.00 joint dinner
19.30 lecture of Ing. Jiří Král about the project Tatra MTX V8
Sunday 26th August 2012
9.30 tour of the Sport Car Museum, introducing cars Tatra T2 603 B5, Tatra T602 Tatraplan Sport a Tatra Eccora V8 Sport
13.00 joint lunch
14.30 introducing, taking pictures, watching in operation abilities of Tatra MTX V8
16.00 closing the event
In case of interest to participate in the mentioned excursion it is necessary to send filled application form by e-mail, as a postal item or by fax and subsequently to complete it with payment of participant’s fee according to the organizational instructions. Payment of participant’s fee will be immediately confirmed.
We require you to send the application form, or rather to pay participant’s fee, to 15th August 2012 due to organizational reasons. E-mail and postal address together with fax number for sending application forms is mentioned below.
Tatra Heritage, o.s.
616 00 Brno
Fax: +420 541 227 067
We are fully available in case of any further questions. You can use above mentioned contacts.
We look forward to meeting You!
chairperson of association
Tatra Heritage, o.s.
616 00 Brno
Phone: +420 732 564 286