Hungary - Pecs - A youth in traditional costume holds a flag
A youth in traditional costume holds a flag during a folk event in Pecs, Hungary.Pecs has been chosen as the 2010 European City of Culture. The city is on the southern slopes of the Mecsek Hills and has a sub-Mediterranean climate. Settled by Romans as Sopianae, it was a significant Christian settlement. Later conquered by the Ottomans, it has important Turkish architecture.