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Novi Sad Synagogue also houses a number of cultural events.
Theater lovers can enjoy the performances of the Serbian National Theater, Youth Theater and Novi Sad Theater.
Other significant cultural institutions in the city include Offset of the Serbian Academy of Science and Art, Matica Srpska (with about 3,000,000 publications), Novi Sad City Library, the Historical Archives in Novi Sad, Azbukum and Archive of Vojvodina (which preserves many documents from Vojvodina dating from 1565), and the Cultural Center of Novi Sad, which organizes the significant events and represents the current culture.
Left side of the river, named Backa, lies on one of the southern lowest parts of Pannonian Plain, while the right side, on the slopes of Fruska Gora Mountain, is named Srem.
Novi Sad is the economic capital of Vojvodina, the most productive agricultural region in Serbia.
The city is one of the greatest economic and cultural centers in Serbia and former Yugoslavia.
As free royal town in Austria-Hungary, Novi Sad was the center of Serbian culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, which is why in 1864 it became the seat of the Matica Srpska, which was moved from Budapest to Novi Sad.
Serbian National Theater, the oldest professional theater among the South Slavs, was founded in Novi Sad in 1861.
In the 19th century the city was the center of Serbian culture and therefore was given the epithet "Serbian Athens”, where Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic, Đura Danicic, Đura Jakšić, Jovan Jovanović Zmaj, Svetozar Miletić, Laza Kostić, Djordje Natošević, Kosta Trifković, and many others used to live and work.
Since 2000, the Petrovaradin fortress held EXIT music festival, the biggest summer music festival in Serbia and the region.
The only festival of alternative and new theater in Serbia - INFANT, should also be mentioned, as well as the most prominent festival of children's literature, Zmaj children games, Sterijino pozorje, Novi Sad Jazz Festival, International Novi Sad Literature Festival...