Dog sleds and mushers in action at the foot of Mt Lomnický štít

Dog sleds and mushers in action at the foot of Mt Lomnický štít
Dog sleds and mushers in action at the foot of Mt Lomnický štít
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Snow Dogs – this is two days of competitions, fairytales, dog performances, avalanche games and great family skiing adventures at the interchange station of Štart.

“A special Pole to Pole expedition with various amusing tasks is prepared for kids on Saturday and Sunday. Avalanche dogs and their Mountain Rescue Service handlers will show how avalanche victims are searched and rescued,“ said Lukáš Brodanský, the event general manager. 

There will be fifty Nordic breed dogs and dog sleds on the piste. Kids can join a ride and look forward to some extra surprise this year.

“Every child who brings a plush dog will get a sweet reward,” added Lukáš Brodanský.

The event will be presented by Laco Cmorej, a professional host, choreographer and dancer. Tourists and skiers will be welcome to dance during a performance of the 2 VOISIS band from Košice and a folklore concert of the Vrbovskí víťazi band whose members play original hand-made instruments. Dancers of the UNOSTAR group, the most successful Slovak participant of the European Championships 2014, will be there on both days to present their dance choreography. “The event is free of charge, like always. Walking tourists who would like to see the snow dogs too can buy special reduced-rate cableway tickets,” concluded Lukáš Brodanský. The Snow Dogs event is organised in cooperation with the regional tourism organisation of Región Vysoké Tatry.

Tatry mountain resorts, a.s. (TMR) is the leader in tourism in Central and Eastern Europe; it owns or leases and operates attractive mountain resorts, amusement parks, golf resorts, restaurant facilities, sports services, stores and hotels. In the Low Tatras, Slovakia TMR owns and operates the resort Jasná Nízke Tatry and hotels Hotel Grand Jasná, Boutique Hotel Tri Studničky, Chalets Jasná De Luxe, Hotel Srdiečko, Hotel Pošta and Hotel Rotunda. TMR is also the owner of Aquapark Tatralandia, the largest Slovak water park with year-round operation, which besides water entertainment includes Tropical Paradise, a special tropical indoor hall with sea water, as well as Fun Park, and accommodation in bungalows and suites of Holiday Village Tatralandia. In Slovakia’s High Tatras TMR owns and operates the resort Vysoké Tatry with mountain areas of Tatranská Lomnica, Starý Smokovec, and Štrbské Pleso, which TMR co-manages. In the High Tatras TMR also owns hotels Grandhotel Praha Tatranská Lomnica, Grandhotel Starý Smokovec, Hotel FIS Štrbské Pleso and A night on Mt Lomnický štít. In Austria the Group owns and operates the alpine glacier resort, Mölltaler Gletscher, and its sister resort, Ankogel Mallnitz. In Czechia TMR also owns a minority share in Melida, a.s., which leases and operates the Špindlerův Mlýn resort. TMR also leases and operates the ski resort Ještěd, Golf & Ski Resort Ostravice and leases Kaskáda Golf Rezort Brno, where it runs a hotel, a restaurant and a conference centre. In Poland TMR owns and operates Szczyrk Mountain Resort and Legendia – Silesian Amusement Park (Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko). Real estate projects are mostly focused on development, construction, and selling of apartments and non-residential premises and on hotel lease in the TMR resorts. By the end of 2018 around EUR 350 mil. had been invested into development and modernisation of TMR’s resorts. TMR shares are traded on three European stock exchanges – in Bratislava, Prague, and Warsaw.