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Pécs University Days (PEN)

Pécs University Days 2013 - Press Conference / photo: Szabolcs Csortos, UNIVPécs

Pécs University Days 2013 – Press Conference / photo: Szabolcs Csortos, UNIVPécs

Date of event: 2013. April 24. 14:00 – 2013. April 27. 23:00

In 2013 PEN offers again wilde range of stages, concerts and off-programmes. Fresh and exciting Hungarian and foreign bands are coming!

Some of the bands and programmes:


Welcome reception- Cella Septichora

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Dear Participans!

The welcome reception will take place in CELLA SEPTICHORA which had been built in the 4th century AD, the seven-foiled ground-plan of this late-Roman building is unique in the Danube region. Descending four to six metres to the former Roman surface level, we can see the wall, which remains two metres tall in parts.

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The medieval and the modern city of PÉCS cover the full area of its predecessor from the Roman times so the architectural exploration could hardly get appropriate source materials. For a long period only the late Roman burials have served with clear proof about the city that used to be there. It were the excavation works starting at the beginning of the 20th century and the urban development projects of the recent decades due to which the borders of the city of Sopianae have started to outline.


László Gyugyi’s Collection


All the pieces of the collection of Dr. László Gyugyi have come along way before settling again in their birthplace. The once world-famous factory of Vilmos Zsolnay today gives home to all these artworks as a renewed cultural part of Pécs.
The most beautiful ceramics representing the golden age of the Zsolnays wait for the visitors in the renovated Sikorski Villa in the Zsolnay Cultural Quarter.

Zsolnay Culture Quarter

The largest scale investment programme of the Pécs2010 – European Capital of Culture Project was the reconstruction work carried out on the area of the Zsolnay Porcelain Manufacture; turning part of the old factory into the largest cultural quarter of Central-Eastern Europe.