Lusławice, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Lusławice
Village
Lusławice is located in Poland
Lusławice
Lusławice
Coordinates: 49°51′N 20°49′E / 49.850°N 20.817°E / 49.850; 20.817
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Tarnów County
Gmina Zakliczyn
Population 920
Website http://www.zakliczyn.com/wioski/luslawice.php

Lusławice [luswaˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zakliczyn, within Tarnów County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 1 kilometre (1 mi) south-west of Zakliczyn, 25 km (16 mi) south-west of Tarnów, and 68 km (42 mi) east of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

The village has a population of 920.

Since 1976, a renowned Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki has been residing in Lusławice in a restored manor house. He established an annual international music festival there. He also established an arboretum in a 5-hectare park near his residence containing more than 1500 taxa of trees and shrubs from all over the world. In 2013, he opened the European Music Centre in Lusławice - an international academy of music.

History[edit]

Tomb of Faustus Socinus in Lusławice

The village is the site of the grave of Fausto Sozzini.

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Coordinates: 49°51′N 20°49′E / 49.850°N 20.817°E / 49.850; 20.817