In the years after the proclamation of the indepencia the country in 1955, there were many changes that shaped the current image of the city. On the cultural level are antiquities dealers the creation of several festivals. In 1968 he held the first ion of steirische herbst, the contemporary art festival of Europe’s oldest. In 1985 antiquities auction he opened Styriarte festival Egyptian antiquities dedicated to classical music. Both festivals are held annually and are of great importance to the capital of Styria. The physiognomy of Graz will undergo successive modifications and extensions. Thus, new bridges were built and in 1972 opened the first pedestrian area. a collection of Greek, Roman, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Central European, Byzantine and Islamic including art, jewels, paintings, and more In the late 80’s comes a significant growth of the southeast. antiquities for sale In 1988, Puntigam district was considered independent of Stra gang, being established seventeen districts where Graz is divided today. In 1993 the city received an award from Greenpeace.That same year he organized the European Month of Culture on antiquities behalf of the European Union.