The 11th Judafest  – Budapest 2018

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From Thursday to Sunday – June, 7 -10. 2018. – Budapest.

Kazinczy Street and the neighbouring streets

At the Kazinczy street in the 7th District in Budapest has always been the heart of what is today considered one of Europe’s must-see urban destinations with an unmatched atmosphere filled with living Jewish and multicultural tradition dated back to several hundred years.

Judafest – for the first time in its history, this year coming up to a four-day event. At the Kazinczy Street and its neighbourhood with live gigs, concerts, a colorful street market and explore flavorful authentic Jewish dishes and a collection of craft art will be at the fingertips to the visitors. Also, special city walks offer a chance to discover the hidden corners of the old Jewish Quarter.

The festival’s guest of honor this year is the Hungarian-speaking Jewish community, who will be represented by a number of cities from Hungary and abroad.

Thursday, June, 7. – Film screening (Bálint Ház –  District VI., 16 Révay street) starting at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Bálint Ház from Mondays to Thursdays between Noontime -8 p.m.

The Women’s Balcony – Original title: Ismach Hatani – Israel, 2016 | Language: Hebrew with Hungarian subtitles

Friday, June, 8. – Open synagogue (the Great Synagogue at  Dohány street from 1.30 p.m. 2.15 p.m. and  3 p.m.), Heroes’  Temple (4.30 p.m. 5.30 p.m.)  Registration starts on the 1 st of June at

Saturday, June, 9.  – Guided walks exploring the hidden gems of the Old Jewish Quarter (10 a.m. 2 p.m. 6 p.m.) Registration starts on the 1st of  June at

10 June, Sunday, June, 10.   – From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Judafest Street Festival on Kazinczy Street featuring two stages with all-day gigs, music, concerts and programs with a huge street fair.

Within the Judafest, the traditional street festival takes place on Sunday, June, 10..

For kindergarten aged children, kids, families and adults is a fine time to  feel, taste, look, see the living Jewish and multicultural tradition on the spot.  Admission is free.

Update Aggie Reiter


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