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International Spotlight Heritage Festival with XR Demonstrations/Reflektorfényben a Temesvári Kulturális Örökség. Nemzetközi Fesztivál XR Bemutatók
January 19 @ 16:00 - January 20 @ 17:00
To celebrate the Romanian National Culture Day, the Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest, in partnership with the Romanian Embassy in Budapest, Timișoara 2023 European Capital of Culture Association, respectively the Politehnica University of Timișoara and National Museum of Banat, invites you on Thursday, January 19, 2023, between 16:00 – 21:00, at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest (Izso 5, 1146 Budapest), to find out the latest news about the most important cultural program of 2023 in Romania, within the "International Spotlight Heritage Festival with XR Demonstrations/Reflektorfényben a Temesvári Kulturális Örökség. Nemzetközi Fesztivál XR Bemutatók".
The event will start with the launch and presentation of the Timișoara 2023 European Capital of Culture Program. The international festival will bring into the spotlight a concept of the Politehnica University of Timișoara, an interactive installation visible with the help of VR glasses, an occasion on which those present will be able to realize, with the help of technologies of augmented and virtual reality, "a short visit" through the history of the old neighborhoods of Timișoara and they will be able to listen to the stories of the buildings and their owners, many of Hungarian, Serbian and German ethnicity.
Festivalul Internațional de Cultură Digitală și Patrimoniu – Demonstrații XR va continua în data de 20 ianuarie 2023 la Universitatea Óbuda din Budapesta (034 Budapest, Bécsi út 96/b), între orele 10:00-17:00, cu o serie de activități dedicate culturii și patrimoniului orașului Timișoara. Participanții vor avea posibilitatea de a interacționa cu o lume complexă, real-virtuală, prin utilizarea tehnologiilor digitale de ultimă generație care prezintă repere ale Timișoarei și vor putea să se plimbe virtual pe străzile orașului, să viziteze și să învețe despre cele mai faimoase monumente.
"International Spotlight Heritage Festival with XR Demonstrations/Reflektorfényben a Temesvári Kulturális Örökség. Nemzetközi Fesztivál XR Bemutatók" is an international festival of extended reality and digital culture of the city of Timisoara, Romania, in which participants will be invited to learn about the culture and heritage of the city with the role of European Capital of Culture this year - Timișoara 2023, which has a multi-ethnic and multi-confessional tradition reflected in its heritage and in the harmonious coexistence of four cultural-linguistic communities: Romanian, Hungarian, German and Serbian.
See the official announcement on the website of ICR Budapest.
Spotlight Heritage Timișoara / Patrimoniul sub reflectoare is a digital cultural initiative of the Politehnica University of Timișoara, realised in partnership with the National Museum of Banat, part of the Cultural Programme Timișoara 2023 European Capital of Culture. Cultural project co-financed by the Center for Projects of the Municipality of Timișoara, Timiș County Council, Romania. In Hungary, the project is presented at the initiative of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Budapest, and with the support of Obuda University Budapest.