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Budapest Folk Festival

May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 12:00 am

The Budapest Folk Fest has been organized since 2010. The 5-day event is a a great opportunity to learn about Hungarian folk heritage through authentic music and dance performances.

Quick Links: 22. May/Wed23. May/Thurs24. May/Fri25. May/Sat26. May/Sun

Venues include

  • the Fonó Budai Zeneház,
  • Várkert Castle Bazaar (Buda) and
  • the Kassa Jazz Boat on the Danube

22. May, Wednesday – Festival Opening Gala

a couple of dancers on a folk dance house event

Venue: Fonó Music Hall (Buda), Sztregova utca 3., Budapest 1116

Getting there: M4 metro (green line), Bikás park station, tram 1

18.30 – Dance House with Teaching

Tickets: 1 000 HUF

Come and join the dancers and learn some Hungarian folk dances.

Beginners are welcome!

21.00 – Eszterlánc Band – Concert & Dance House

Tickets: 1 000 HUF

Featuring: Traditional singers and dancers from the Transylvanian villages of Búza and Melegföldvár/Feldioar

After the performance you can join the dance house.

23. May, Thursday Program

Venue: Castle Garden Bazaar, Öntőház Court

19.00 – Folk Dance Show by the Corvinus Folk Ensemble

Tickets:

20.30 – Çiğdem Aslan

Tickets: 2 000 HUF

22.00 Góbé Feat. Porteleki László

The popular folk-pop band gives a special concert including unique works composed for the festival and pieces from their new album.

23.00 – Folk Cafe on the Wine Terrace

Hosted by the dancers of the Corvinus University of Economics Folk Dance Ensemble. Music by Csángálló Band

Dance and party till dawn to the tunes of the Csángálló Band!

24. May, Friday Folk Concerts on the Danube

Venue: Kassa Jazz Boat: Budapest, Szilágyi Dezső tér Dock 2 in Buda, opposite the Parliament building

Time: 11.00 – 17.30

Enjoy concerts by the best folk music bands that will reward you with a colourful music expereince within a picturesque setting, a boat on the Danube.

Bands Performing:

  • Babra
  • Csángálló
  • Enyedi Ágnes & Bandárium
  • EtnoRom
  • Guessous Majda Mária
  • Hurdy-Gang
  • Kubinyi – Szokolay duo
  • Szabó Enikő and her Band
  • Tarsoly band
  • Tázló
  • Zagyva Band

24. May, Friday program

Venue: Castle Garden Bazaar, Öntőház Court

  • 19.00 – Bekecs Folk Dance Group Performance
  • 20.30 – Sergent Garcia (F)
  • 22.30 – Magnificent Kalotaszeg – Authentic Music of Transylvania
  • 23.30 – Folk Cafe on the Wine Terrace, Host: Bekecs Folk Ensemble, Music: Üver Band

25. May, Saturday Programs

Venue: Castle Garden Bazaar, Öntőház Court

  • 19.00 – Fitos Dezső Group – folk dance theatre performance
  • 20.30 – Dresch Double Quartet feat. Borbély Mihály
  • 22.00 – VOŁOSI (PL) & Lajkó Félix
  • 23.30 – Folk cafe on the wine terrace., Hosted by Fitos Desző Group, with music by Bazseva

26. May, Sunday – Family Day

dance house with children in the garden of Castle BazaarVenue: Castle Garden Bazaar, Öntőház Court

  • 14. 00 – Csillagkapu with Novák Péter – Literary program for children in Hungarian
  • 15.00 – Heveder Band and Eötvös Rémusz
  • 16.00 – BaHorKa Group – improvised folklore theatre
  • 17.00 –  Szalóki Ági children’s concert
  • 18.30 – Újbudai Babszem Folk Dance Ensemble – performance
  • 19.30 – Gatyamadzag Band – folk music concert and dance house

Find more programs in Budapest in May!

Related: Folk Art Festival in Buda CastleMore Folklore Programs

Details

Start:
May 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
End:
May 26, 2019 @ 12:00 am
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