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Herald News – The Zsolnay Light Festival – Certified European Festival.

JUNE, 30 – JULY, 2. 2017.

City of Pécs

The Zsolnay Light Festival at the City of  Pécs won the title of Qualified European Festival, the one of the most sophisticated European certification organizations  was justified by the EFFE -Europe for Festivals – Festivals for Europe.

Winning the festival certification is a huge joy for the city and gives further impetus to even continue the ongoing quality work at a higher level.

The high-quality art represents a new festival in Pécs, and have a significant impact on the local, national and international levels. Furthermore, in the future other events would be drawing attention to the city on the Hungarian map.

The Zsolnay Light Festival brings together truly a festival venue that represent their own communities and as well the European and international relations. The criteria system focuses on how much the festival focuses on the local community, develops their creative skills, engages local organizations and citizens.

The title, the Zsolnay Light Festival also received the rating logo, which indicates that the event was recognized by the profession at European level. The festival has been added via the EFFE website to an international database containing the most important European festivals. In addition, the Zsolnay Light Festival is competing for the Great European Festival Prize, which represents an even higher level on the international palette.

Update Aggie Reiter

The 2nd Zsolnay Light Festival – Pécs – 2017. multi-arts festival!

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Multi-arts festival of the Year!

Venue: Pécs – Public spaces around the city center.

This year will be held from June, 30 –  July, 2. 2017., at Pécs having the enormous success within the  last year’s festival. The organizers attention is to guarantee this year as well  the cavalcade of events to the visitors by enjoying their time at the splendid 2nd Zsolnay Light Festival so these were the welcoming words by the organisers at the TEREM of Budapest’s newest event venue.

During the 3 days superb projection mappings turning the downtown into a magical “Wonderville”. The XXI century light art various branches of new circus, street arts, theater, countless concerts and street performances await visitors.

Pécs light festival wishes to welcome and provide an unforgettable experience to foreigners in Hungary and of course the Hungarian visitors. The three-day event of the XXI century … light art various branches of street arts, theater, music and new circus entertains visitors.

Last year were 50,000 visitors, many have  arrived from neighbouring countries and other countries.

Last year, North and South America have been also candidates, and this year will not be other. This year’s festival highlights the airy circus trapeze artists. The 14-member troupe consisting of trapeze artists and musicians arriving from Spain to the Széchenyi square, where there will be a 70-tonne crane showcasing their art of work. Barcelona known for hairdresser light will be present to give visitors a unique shiny hair at the scene.  Also coming from Bali with a 6-foot moving scenery.

Last Year’s atmosphere to bring  as appetizer to this year’s  supper event …

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Update and snaps Aggie Reiter