Organized in August and the programme of the festival is music of 1600-1800, but also older compositions. The old compositions are the subject of musicological research and artistic search. Its effects are presented during the Forum Musicum. In the festival numerous outstanding artists take part, like L’Arpeggiata or The Hilliard Ensemble, just to mention some names. That is the reason why the Forum Musicum is an event which the citizens of Wrocław are fond of, and which is a big attraction for tourists. This year’s edition will be devoted to lives and music of women who lived at the time of women’s prohibition to perform any artistic jobs.