Church of Peace
Church of Peace in Jawor - wooden evangelical
church with half-timbered construction, located in
Sycamore, is a historic s...
History
It was built in 1654-1655, designed by Albrecht von
Sabisch with half-timbered construction. The building
was unstable mat...
On the northern and southern was built four
floors of the tribunes, whose sills are decorated
with paintings illustrating ...
This property stands out from the history of
European art second half of the seventeenth
century because of its uniqueness...
Jawor
Concerts of
Peace
Every year from May to September in Jawor are organized
Concerts of Peace. They take place in the historic setting of
the ...
A total of Jawor congregation have already held
67 concerts, including 29 concerts performed by
artists from abroad. So fa...
Thanks for watching
Author : Magdalena Torończak
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Prezentacja kościół pokoju

  1. 1. Church of Peace
  2. 2. Church of Peace in Jawor - wooden evangelical church with half-timbered construction, located in Sycamore, is a historic sacred building built under the Peace of Westphalia agreements concluded in 1648 and ending the Thirty Years War.
  3. 3. History
  4. 4. It was built in 1654-1655, designed by Albrecht von Sabisch with half-timbered construction. The building was unstable materials: wood, straw and clay. Noteworthy baroque interior altar, pulpit and baptismal font.
  5. 5. On the northern and southern was built four floors of the tribunes, whose sills are decorated with paintings illustrating the Old and New Testaments and the landscapes of castles and heraldic shields. All components overlap polychrome motifs fancifully curled tendrils of plants.
  6. 6. This property stands out from the history of European art second half of the seventeenth century because of its uniqueness and high artistic value. It is one of three so-called. Peace churches built after the Thirty Years War and one of the two surviving to this day (the second in Świdnica). The congregation because of great significance for the culture and heritage of humanity, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  7. 7. Jawor Concerts of Peace
  8. 8. Every year from May to September in Jawor are organized Concerts of Peace. They take place in the historic setting of the Church of Peace. Chamber music performed by artists of the Polish, Czech and German, and a place where concerts take place, create a special atmosphere and provide an unforgettable experience.
  9. 9. A total of Jawor congregation have already held 67 concerts, including 29 concerts performed by artists from abroad. So far the following artists performed: Nightingales Choir under the baton. Stefan Stuligrosz, Windsbacher Knabenchor, Choir of the University of Wroclaw "Gaudium", Chamber Orchestra "Leopoldina" Amadeus Orchestra conducted by Agnieszka Duczmal, Philharmonic Orchestra Sudecka Spirituals Singers Band, Wilanów Quartet, Camerata Cracovia, Folk band "Sierra Manta", Brandenburgischer Kamerchor, Ledl Jazz Quintet and many others.
  10. 10. Thanks for watching Author : Magdalena Torończak

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