THE PLACE FROM THE PAINTING
The Connecting Rivers
Tamiš is a plain river, having
the total length of 359 km, of which 241 km of its flow is in Romania and
118 km in Serbia. It starts in the nothern part of the Romanian Carpathians,
passes through the whole Banat and enters the Danube near Pančevo.
on the Tamiš, the 'Internet Serbia Travel News' Sails into the Kovačica Municipality
In the southwest part of Banat, 13 km away from river Tamiš,
27 km away from Pančevo and 47 km away from Belgrade, there, where horses
were shoed in the blacksmith's shop, 200 years ago, the settlement
built, the widely famous naive arts center. The archeologists found out
there was a settlement in these regions in the first century and in 1802,
141 families of Slovak Protestants by religion settled there.
from the first half of the 19th century brought their priest and
teacher, mutually built the facility, which was divided into the
praying house and the school, built their own houses and successfully
organized their life in a new environment
accommodation capacities are diverse. In the three star
private houses, a night price varies from RSD.480 to 590,
whereas in the newly opened business recreation center
Relax, a night with breakfast costs RSD.2,600.
The town Kovačica,
a place of straight streets and facades with lively colors, is located
at the junction of three borders between Pančevo, Zrenjanin and Vršac. Kovačica is
dominated by the Naive Arts Gallery, founded in 1955 at the Culture House
'3rd October' and the International Center of Naive Arts 'Babka'. Within
the Gallery, various cultural events are organized from time to time, among
which the greatest one is 'The Kovačica's October', a traditional review
of the living events of the Slovaks in Vojvodina. The glory of the Kovačica's
naive painters' school was spread worldwide by Martin Jonaš, Zuzana Halupova,
Jan Knjazovic, Martin Paluška and others.
In addition to the painters, Kovačica is
also famous for the violin manufacturer Jan Nemček. A visit to
his workshop understands also informing of the hand making of
the string instruments.
All places in the Kovačica Municipality
are currently connected by a good asphalt road. Thus, the tourists
visiting this region, reach one by one in about ten minutes.
And there is something to see and visit.