In the frame and headlines to this year’s Summer Festival will be the following: Celebration of the Day of Freedom at 7 p.m. on June, 19. 2013. at the Margaret Island Open-air Stage Theater, but before rolling on to the end of the day, in the morning hours Major Mr. István Tarlós will hand over honorary citizen titles at the New Town Hall. thereafter, at 3 p.m. he will inaugurate the newly renovated fountain on Margaret Island. A tremendous Gala Concert will take place by reaching the end of the holiday, starting sharp at 7 p.m. with the Budapest Festival Orchestra giving a free concert in honor of celebrating the honorary citizens of the day. This free concert is organized for the second year. The surroundings of ancient trees and the fresh smooth air will surely be an evening to remember and hopefully the summer weather will be finally here in Budapest at this wonderful concert show. The Budapest Festival Orchestra  will be conducted by Mr.Gábor Takács-Nagy and the music of Mozart’s K 199 in G major Symphony, followed by Bizet-Shchedrin Carmen  will fill the air at the Open-Air enlarged modernized stage. Also the audience will for the first time have to opportunity to relax and enjoy  the show in the newly renovated auditorium seats.

The concert is free of charge, but ticket requests are previously required. They can be purchased through ordering online at the site, starting from May, 24 and onwards. The tickets can be picked up at the Open-Air Stage Theater’s Ticket Office at District VI. 68 Nagymező Str. and also at the box office on the spot at the Margaret Island during the opening hours, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.  through Monday-Friday, and from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m.  on Saturday and Sunday- Whether by any chance they run out of the 2700 seats by the time you wish to purchase yours, then you may still have a chance to book for your tickets (there is 800) at  the water tower encompasses the cloister, through:

 and for those who couldn’t make it to reserve a seat, they will not stay OOPS, cause the program organizers do not wish them to miss an awesome concert like this, therefore at the surrounding area  at the entrance to the Theater’s on the green grassy plain, projectors and speakers will be placed to follow and enjoy the show.

Special shuttle bus service back-and-forth to the scene of the event will be provided by the Budapest’s Transport Center.

The event is organized on behalf of the Municipality of the Open-Air Stage Theater Ltd.,

Ms. Theodóra Bán executive and artistic director.

Update by Aggie Reiter

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