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Budapest French Institute to Host Street Party for French National Holiday

D&T
Jul 4, 2024

The Budapest French Institute is set to celebrate the French national holiday with a lively street party, featuring free concerts and workshops on July 13 in the capital. This annual event offers a rich blend of cultural activities, highlighting the diversity and vibrancy of French and international traditions. Evening Highlights Break Dancing Workshop: Kicking off […]

Italy, Guest of Honor at Balaton Wine & Gourmet Festival

D&T
Jun 26, 2024

In addition to more than 50 restaurants and wineries from the Balaton region, this year's Balaton Wine & Gourmet will present the culinary specialties of Italy from September 6 to 8 in Veszprém, W Hungary. The festival will also include family programs, free tastings, professional workshops and Michelin-starred chefs' dinners. Balaton Wine & Gourmet aims […]

Hundreds of Exhibitors at the Szeged Wine Festival

D&T
May 12, 2024

Hundreds of exhibitors, including 160 winemakers, are awaiting guests at the Szeged Wine Festival, the country's largest wine festival, which starts on Thursday and will last eleven days this year, the managing director of Szeged Cityscape and Market Ltd., the organizer of the series of events, told MTI. Attila Rácz said that visitors can meet […]

VéNégy Festival: Sixty Concerts on Five Stages

D&T
Apr 10, 2024

In addition to theater and street theater productions and family programs, there will be sixty musical programs on five stages from June 20 to 23 in Nagymaros at the VéNégy Festival and Theater Meeting, named after the Visegrád Four (V4) organization. Along with the British drum 'n' bass and trip-hop trio Kosheen, announced last year, […]

Hollókő Easter Festival This Week-End

D&T
Mar 25, 2024

This year the Hollókő Easter Festival will be a four-day event, with programs starting on Friday in the Nógrád County World Heritage village, the executive director of the Hollókő World Heritage Management Nonprofit Ltd., Boglárka Bakos informed MTI on Monday. She stressed that visitors are expected with a rich folklore program, Palóc gastronomy, folk customs, […]

Jazzfest Budapest to Mark EU Accession Anniversary

D&T
Mar 20, 2024

More than 200 artists from 20 countries will perform in almost 90 concerts at the 3rd Jazzfest Budapest from April 27 to May 15, with the 20th anniversary of the accession to the European Union being the focus of the eighteen-site event. Among the many world stars performing at the Budapest Spring Festival (BTF) are […]

Budapest Spring Festival Starts at the End of April

D&T
Mar 7, 2024

From April 29 to May 12, the 44th Budapest Spring Festival will take place, offering more than 40 events, including theater performances, exhibitions and concerts, in thirty venues. According to a statement from the festival organizers, this year's cultural events are also linked to the 20th anniversary of Hungary's accession to the European Union, with […]

Red Wine Festival in Villány

D&T
Sep 23, 2023

In addition to musical performances, traditional demonstrations and the harvest parade, cultural and gastronomic specialities and children's programs are also awaiting visitors at this year's Villány Red Wine Festival between October 6 and 8, the organizers informed MTI. According to the announcement, the largest wine, gastronomy and cultural festival in the wine region, which is […]

The Netherlands, Budapest Book Festival Guest of Honor

D&T
Sep 20, 2023

The Netherlands and American science fiction author John Scalzi will be the guests of honor at the 28th Budapest International Book Festival, which will feature 140 exhibitors, 40 foreign authors, 180 programs and more than 200 book signings between September 28 and October 1 at the Millenáris Park in Budapest. The Budapest International Book Festival […]

Korean Cultural Festival in Budapest

D&T
Aug 27, 2023

The Korean Cultural Festival in Budapest, starting on September 8, will showcase the diversity of Korean cultural heritage. The event will last for almost a month and will feature 12 programs and live broadcasts at four venues. The festival's series of concerts will showcase the many different facets of traditional Korean music, kugak, from the […]

Sziget Chief Organizer Satisfied with Attendance

D&T
Aug 16, 2023

We can't complain, this year's Sziget festival has a realistic total of 420,000 visitors, even if it is 30,000 less than last year. In 2022, the two-year hiatus due to COVID generated a huge demand for festival-going, Sziget's chief organizer, Tamás Kádár told MTI on Wednesday. "During the two missed seasons, there was a huge […]

Spectacular Revamp of Sziget's Hospitality

D&T
Aug 12, 2023

In the food courts, set up in the festival area, there is a strong focus on convenience services, an expanded international menu and special diets will be available. Festival-goers are sure to find a food court within a radius of about 150 meters, according to the organizers quoted by the financial website portfolio.hu. A total […]

Sziget’s 10,000,000th Visitor, a Hungarian Woman

D&T
Aug 11, 2023

A 32-year-old Hungarian woman has become the ten millionth visitor in the history of the Sziget Festival. The lucky festival-goer was greeted at the entrance on Friday by the main organizer, Tamás Kádár. Veronika Mikes, who arrived at the event around noon on Friday, received a lifetime pass to the festival, a rainbow flag commemorating […]

Sziget Festival Kicks Off

D&T
Aug 10, 2023

One of Europe's biggest popular music festivals, the Sziget Festival, has kicked off again this year with huge interest - it is is being held for the 30th time. And visitors have already started to fill Óbuda Island, the festival's venue. This year's festival takes place between August 10 and 15. There will be more […]

A Lot of Visitors at EFOTT and Campus Festival

D&T
Aug 7, 2023

The EFOTT and the Campus Festival attracted a large number of guests this July, the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTÜ) told MTI. EFOTT, originally launched as the National Tourism Meeting of University and College Students, was again hosted in Sukoró, near Lake Velence, southwest of Budapest, where almost nine thousand guest nights were spent between July […]

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