Lusławice, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Location
49°51'00"N
020°49'00"E
Country
 Poland
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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.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 30-hectare park near his residence containing around 2000 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

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