In addition to exceptional landscapes and friendly hosts, the outstanding feature of the Upper Lusatia is its fascinating culture.
The cultural side of the Upper Lusatia includes attractions for visitors on city or cultural breaks, tracing the history of the league of six cities in the Upper Lausitz, the holy cultural route Via Sacra in the border triangle of Germany – Poland – Czech Republic and the unique garden culture in the Upper Lausitz.
This offers a variety of cultural experiences: Concerts from jazz to classical, music festivals, street theatre, light and music performances and the unique summer theatre performances in Görlitz, Bautzen and Jonsdorf in the Zittau mountains.
Sorbian culture with its customs and traditions is preserved in the bilingual regions between Bautzen, Kamenz, Hoyerswerda and Schleife. The German-Sorbian People’s Theatre in Bautzen, the only bilingual theatre in Germany regularly hosts performances in German and Sorbian. The Sorbian National Ensemble performs as guests on many international stages.
Their repertoire ranges from jazz to classical music, theatre and traditional arts, to electronic sound transformations. The whole year through. You are cordially invited!
The cultural region consists of the districts of Bautzen and Görlitz The cultural convent is its highest committee.
The Department of the Cultural Region acts as their contact.