ZOOfanatika - auctions
 
The auction is held always at Saturday evening - either public or non-public - according to request and technical possibilities of the zoo. Items donated by individual participants and items devoted by the host zoo as the highlight are auctioned. Participants donate mainly collector's materials, cups, T-shirts, books etc., the zoo gives for auction very different objects (see below). The auction proceeds are always used on predetermined rescue project of the host zoo.
The auctions usually takes about 3 (and more) hours and is surely the greatest fun of the programme.

How the auction took place:

ZOOfanatika 1 - ZOO Dvůr Králové nad Labem, 2014:
Type of the auction:
public
Presence:
~10 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Martin Vobruba, Roman Hynek
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials, cups, t-shirts, books, tables of animals
Special items of the auction: personal items of Josef Vágner (donated by Lenka Vágnerová)
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1) tan skin of waterbuck; 2) blown egg of tomistoma; 3) giant photo-picture (about 2.5 m long) of wild painted dog
Proceeds: ~7,400 CZK
Usage of the auction proceeds: for transport of rhino female Eliška to Africa
 

ZOOfanatika 2 - ZOO Plzeň, 2015:
Type of the auction: non-public
Presence:
37 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Richard Viduna, Roman Hynek
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials, cups, t-shirts, books, tables of animals...
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1) 2 hours feeding of Australian animals in Plzeň Zoo; 2) 30-years old cacti; 3) brochure of Zoo IRIS (probably only 3 exemplars exists); 4) first annual report of Plzeň Zoo (may be only 3 exemplars exists)
Proceeds: ~12,500 CZK
Usage of the auction proceeds: for Rescue Centre Talarak on Negros island in Philippines
 

ZOOfanatika 3 - ZOO Hluboká nad Vltavou, 2016:
Type of the auction: public
Presence:
55 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Richard Viduna, Roman Hynek, Martin Vobruba
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials, cups, t-shirts, books, tables of animals...
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1) feeding and enrichment of Himalayan brown bears (for 2 persons); 2) otters feeding (for 2 persons); 3) complete historic issue of plans for rebuilding of the Zoo Hluboká (1973); 4) set of commemorative coins embedded in a 800-year-old wood (part of the trunk of 300-years-old tree, which was another 500 years under water)
Proceeds: 15,270 CZK
Usage of the auction proceeds: for Rescue programme for European pond turtle in Czech republic 

ZOOfanatika 4 - ZOO Jihlava, 2017:
Type of the auction: non-public
Presence:
57 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Richard Viduna, Roman Hynek, Martin Vobruba
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials, coins, posters, cups, t-shirts, books, puzzle, tables of animals, rhea egg, tablecloth of Josef Vágner (Zoo Dvůr Králové)...
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1) keeper of giraffes in Jihlava Zoo; 2) seals and sun bear feeding; 3) sheet of stamps of Jihlava Zoo; 4) complete set of commemorative coins embedded in historical artefact of Jihlava zoo
Proceeds: 20,270 CZK
Usage of the auction proceeds:  for Conservation of wetlands of Vysočina (The Highlands) 

ZOOfanatika 5 - Safari Park Dvůr Králové nad Labem, 2018:
Type of the auction: non-public
Presence:
62 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Roman Hynek, Martin Vobruba, Zdeněk Čermák
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials, coins, posters, cups, t-shirts, ties, books, puzzle, tables of animals, complete set of commemorative coins of Dvůr Králové zoo, complete set of commemorative colour coins of Czech and Slovak zoos...
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1) stopping at ardvaark; 2) stopping at giraffes; 3) two sheets of stamps of Dvůr Králové Zoo; 4) false gharial egg, 5) large-size photo-paintings by Dana Holečková, 6) paintings by Jitka Mašínová
Proceeds: 42,513 CZK (+ ca. 3,000 CZK books sale)
Usage of the auction proceeds:  for transport of rhinos to Rwanda 

ZOOfanatika 6 - ZOO Bratislava, 2019:
Type of the auction: non-public
Presence:
51 people
Auctioneering, presenting and leading of the auction: Roman Hynek, Martin Vobruba, Richard Viduna
Items of the auction: printed propagation materials; coins, posters, cups, t-shirts, ties, books, puzzle, tables of animals, complete sets of commemorative coins of Zoo Wrocław, Zoo Warszawa, Zoo Płock, Zoo Bydgoszcz a Zoo Opole...
Highlight donated by the zoo:
1-3) stopping at rhinos and other experience programs; 2) historical annual reports of Bratislava Zoo; 3) dermoplastic head of ibex; 4) books of Basel Zoo
Proceeds: 66,164 CZK (6,547 CZK of that was for accomodation in Drunk Tank and donations)
Usage of the auction proceeds:  for building of new bear enclosure of Bratislava Zoo
Note: the auction was held in CZK, but payment was possible in CZK and also EUR


 

ZOOfanatika 2014 - 2019
Datum poslední aktualizace: 02. 07. 2019 • Date of last actualization:02. 07. 2019