provostry


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provostry

(ˈprɒvəstrɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. the office of a (secular, ecclesiastical, or scholastic) provost
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast a church under a provost
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In addition to a number of lectures, this year's meeting in Plasy also included sound installations, performances, and workshops, which took place in the Centre for Building Heritage and its immediate surroundings, in the Plasy monastery, and in another Santini-Aichel building only a few kilometres away: the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary of the Cistercian provostry in Marianska Tynice.
The finale of the accompanying programme took place in Marianska Tynice, on the premises of the former provostry with the pilgrim's church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary--after the dark convent with its watery foundation, we arrived in a joyously light space with an equally compelling acoustic.