East of Culture – Different Sounds

The East of Culture – Different Sounds festival offers a chance to experience music transcending different genres, traditions, and cultural influences. The festival presents sophisticated music that explores novel ideas and solutions. 

It is one of Poland’s most inspiring music events, allowing us to hear world-class stars and mind-blowing rising stars in the centre of Lublin. All this affects the unique identity of the festival and its one-of-a-kind atmosphere. Different Sounds is more than just music.

The festival’s programme is rich and covers many areas. Enthusiasts of ambitious cinema can watch films from Eastern Partnership countries. There are literary events celebrating influential and significant books by Central and Eastern European writers, which we publish every year as part of our Wschodni Express series. The programme also includes contemporary art (poster exhibitions, street photography, design). The youngest visitors are invited to participate in Little Different Sounds. This original educational programme accustoms children to sounds and different genres of music, showing that music is an incredibly rich cognitive field.

Lublin’s festival is part of the “East of Culture” project, made possible by the efforts of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the National Centre for Culture, and local governments and creative groups in eastern Poland.

Where; early July
Where: Błonia near the Lublin Castle
Admission: free, workshops require registration

More information: Different Sounds


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