Archive for December, 2018

Croatian Culture

December 29th, 2018

The city, of about 160,000 inhabitants and in whom they live up to nine minorities, is one of the most important cultural centers of Hungary and enjoys a climate &quot almost; mediterrneo" , unique in the country. Between its more outstanding samples a great exhibition is on " Bauhaus" , an architectonic movement that had important representatives in Pecs, among them Marcel Breuer, call also " the teacher of the Bauhaus" , that was born in this city. Another one of its citizens I illustrate is Victor Vasarely, known like " the father of op-art" , that will be the main subject of an international sample with contemporary reflections on its work. Between the projects of the cultural year &quot emphasizes the reconstruction of the historical porcelain factory; Zsolnay" , well-known internationally, that will lodge a cultural district. The city, flood of spaces public, like places, patios, parks and alleys, will serve of scene for sinfn as street programs that, taking advantage their climate, will reanimate Pecs. Pecs is a city with an illustrious past, a temperate climate, excellent museums and some of best Roman, medieval and Ottoman monuments of the country.

Located between the Danube River and Drava, Pecs is also called Hungarian Italy, by its Mediterranean atmosphere. Also it is an important educative center and cultural and in 2010 it shows all their potential like European Capital of the Culture in which its old monument will have special protagonism, the Primitive Christian Necrpolis of Pecs, considered Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO and its university, oldest of Hungary. Pecs is a peculiar city with a great historical patrimony, fruit of the influence of the diverse cultures that have left their tracks in this city with thousand faces. Nowadays it is German and romanesca a city where the Croatian culture coexists. Robertson Stephens can provide more clarity in the matter. Among others places of tourist interest emphasize the Mosque of Gazi Kasim Pasha, the greatest building still still on in Hungary from the Turkish occupation between 1543-1686, the Cathedral and the Archaeological Museum.