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Miskolc Jelly Festival Held After a Two-Year Hiatus

Mar 3, 2023

The traditional Jelly Festival is held again this year in the northeastern Hungarian city of Miskolc between March 3 and 5. The even was canceled in 2020 and 2021 to the new coronavirus epidemic. This year's jelly festival began with a spectacular parade and opening ceremony on Friday afternoon and will end on Sunday afternoon […]

VOLT Music Festival 2023 in Sopron Canceled

Nov 11, 2022

The VOLT Festival in Sopron will be cancelled in 2023. In a statement sent to the state news agency MTI on Friday, the organizers justified the decision with the uncertain economic environment. Tamás Kádár, the head of Sziget Organizing Office organizing major festivals such as Sziget, Balaton Sound and Telekom VOLT, stressed in the statement […]

Sziget Festival Ends

Aug 16, 2022

After two years of forced hiatus, the relaunched Sziget Festival was met with great interest, according to a statement by the organizers. The event closed with a total of 452,000 visitors. The festival started last Wednesday with a full house, and on Friday and Saturday, it was close to being full. Chief organizer Tamás Kádár […]

Life is Beautiful – Sziget is about to Start

Aug 9, 2022

World stars, big favorites, currents names, established artists from previous seasons and hundreds of non-musical programs, in the usual diversity of genres. This is what Budapest’s Sziget (‘Island’) Festival – one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe – offers for the "big comeback" between August 10 and 15 after two years of […]

Paloznak Jazz Picnic

Aug 6, 2022

Paloznak, a small village of 500 people on the northern shore of Lake Balaton, has once again become the Balaton capital of jazz, funk and soul for three days (August 4-6). The big concerts are held at the main stage next to the village with guest resting on blankets during the day and dancing on […]

Valley of Arts Kicks Off Near Lake Balaton

Jul 22, 2022

The organizers of the largest all-arts festival in Hungary are awaiting visitors with more than two thousand programs in 36 locations in the villages of Kapolcs, Taliándörögd and Vigántpetend, near the northern shore of Lake Balaton from July 22 to 31. The programs inlcude big stage concerts, fabulous panoramas, theater, new circus, contemporary literature, exciting […]

International Nature and Environment Festival

May 26, 2022

The International Festival of Nature and Environment in Hungary opens on May 27, with more than a hundred films screened in four venues. The three-day event will feature a wide range of family and cultural activities, including scientific lectures, concerts, craft and film activities and exhibitions in the Royal Castle and its park in Gödöllő, […]

The March of the Busó in Mohács

Feb 27, 2022

One of the most popular and spectacular winter events, the Busó festival is under way in Mohács, S Hungary near the Serbian border. Going back to medieval roots, the march of people in frightening costumes is supposed to scare away winter. In the end-of-winter festival (that Hungarians refer to as 'Busójárás', that is, the 'march […]

Budapest International Circus Festival

Jan 12, 2022

Around a hundred artists from four continents will perform at the 14th Budapest International Circus Festival between January 12 to 17 at the Budapest Capital Circus. The event starts with a conference this Tuesday. Hungary will be the focus of the circus world for the next week, as Budapest hosts the most prestigious international circus […]

Tokaj-Hegyalja Harvest Days

Oct 2, 2021

The Tokaj-Hegyalja Harvest Days is one of the oldest harvest events in Hungary, so it is also one of the most important events in the capital of the Tokaj World Heritage wine region, which will be held in a new location in 2021. This year, the place Fesztiválkatlan and its immediate surroundings are the base […]

Over 150 Programs at the Budapest Autumn Festival

Sep 16, 2021

With more than one hundred and fifty programs in thirty venues, the Budapest Autumn Festival is a renewed event in the capital between September 26 and October 10. The Hungarian news agency MTI quotes, Erzsébet Gy. Németh, the Deputy Mayor of Budapest responsible for the human fields as saying at the festival's press conference in […]

Animation Film Festival in Kecskemét

Aug 12, 2021

370 films from 30 countries are screened this week at the 15th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival, which runs until Sunday. The festival coincides with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Kecskemét animation studio, which is celebrated with a screening of ten thematic selections and an exhibition of the most memorable moments of the […]

Open-Air Festival venue at Dóm Square in Szeged

Szeged Open-Air Festival to Go Ahead

Jun 10, 2020

This summer in Szeged, SE Hungary, will not be without the traditional Open-Air Festival, either. The organizers announced that after the restrictions were eased, preparations could restart, so, except for a single change, the audience can see the originally announced productions . The season begins on July 17 with Händel's comedy opera 'Agrippina', followed by […]

Magic of India Festival in Budapest

Magic of India Festival in Budapest

Aug 18, 2019

Also known as the Palace of Soul, the Budapest Hare Krishna Educational and Cultural Center hosted the Magic of India Festival in the Hungarian capital this Sunday. The festival featured a concert, a craft market and a spice fair, as well as self-knowledge performances and creative children's activities.

Visitors leave the Sziget Festival | Márton Mónus /MTI

Record attendance at the Sziget Festival

Aug 15, 2018

The 26th edition of one of Europe's biggest cultural – mainly music – festivals, the Sziget Festival in the Hungarian capital ended this Tuesday, having had record number of 565.000 visitors from all over the world attending the seven-day event.

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