Valley of Arts, the oldest art festival of Hungary that exists since 1989, established in a self-organized way in a very unique, natural and rustic environment of villages of Lake Balaton Uplands. Over the past decades the festival became a brand of tradition, innovation and quality. However Valley of Arts has become highly popular among visitors, its primary intention is to preserve the commitment to cultural quality, our local ties, the special atmosphere and its familiar characteristics.
Ars Sacra Festival presents the roots of European culture connected to the common Christian-Jewish cultural heritage. With the aid of art the festival illustrates the values of beauty, goodness and truth. „Don't be afraid!" (Jer 42:11) This is the motto of the 11. Ars Sacra Festival. You have the opportunity, to join this annual series of high level and free programmes organized in the 3rd week of September in close cooperation with the European Heritage Days.
The partially restored Elaiourgio, a former soap factory, is the location of the Aisxylia Festival in Eleusis, 23 km west of Athens. The factory is situated next to the city’s main archaeological site, where one of the most important initiation ceremonies of antiquity, the Eleusinian Mysteries, took place. In this dramatic setting, the festival hosts a variety of theatre performances, concerts and films throughout the summer months, as well as a renowned annual contemporary art commission.