NEWSFLASH … FLOOD ALERT … OPEN-AIR THEATER’S ANNOUNCMENT CANCELLING PERFORMANCES UNTIL JUNE, 28. 2013.

The Margaret Island Open-Air Theater had to cancel for probably to the coming two weeks their performances until the flooding will roll down the River Danube. In accordance with the Local and National Government ordered flood emergency and the evacuation of Margaret Island due to vis major …  act of superior forces of nature, the Open-air Stage regretfully announces the cancellation of the following outdoor stage performances in June: Verdi&Wagner 200 – festive opening concert (June, 14.), Balkan Fanatik (June, 15.), Freedom Day (June, 19), Danube Carnival (June, 21.)

This goes out to all of you hoping for a cultural gathering on Margaret Island in the near future: there will be no theater or music performances until  June, 21. or until the flooding has passed.

Tickets purchased for the original date will be valid for the subsequent concert, also the tickets brought in advance can be redeemed or exchanged for other Budapest Summer Festival performances cancelled between 6 June, until June, 21.,  at the following two locations:

Margaret Island Open-Air  box office (Szabad Tér Jegyiroda) … District VI. 68 Nagymező Street  – opening hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tel.: +36 (1) 301-0147

jegyiroda@szabater.hu)

“Városmajor” Open-Air’s box office … District XII.,  Városmajor Park,

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 1 p.m.- 7 p.m.,  Saturday-Sunday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tel.: +36 (1) 375-5922 (ext.:123)

According to flood  which has a mystery  way  in  time of running,   it may take several days until it leaves the height in Budapest. As far as planning ahead the Margaret Island Open-Air Theater has high hopes to open the holiday season on June, 28, with the performances of the ballet Spartacus.

The theater extends thanks to the audience for its patience and understanding, and will keep the public updated with any possible changes during this unusual situation. The government and the capital is on the same view. The high-speed flood emergency is out on the Margaret Island and evacuation force is handling the situation.

Update Aggie Reiter

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