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City Hall Park – 1st. Advent Lit @ Budapest 2019.

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November, 29.  –  December, 29, 2019.

Weekdays incl. Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

December, 24.: 10 a.m. 2 p.m.  December, 25.: Noon – 6 p.m.

The Szabad Tér has traditionally held its 7th Advent Xmas Fair, yesterday which was open to visitors by Teodóra Bán Managing Director and Artistic Director at the City Hall Park  (district, VI. Budapest) adjacent to Deák tér. The City Hall Park is a popular venue, mostly occupied by tourist throughout the year. Especially for the foreigners staying, living in Budapest worthwhile just a hop over from the nearby hotels and also to other attractive venues.

Yesterday, the first candle was lit on the occasion to the opening of the Advent Xmas Fair by Mayor Gergely Karácsonyi and Dr. Ferenc Beran, parish priest of the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Budapest-Újlaki pronounced blessing.  Choir of the Józsefváros Music School also participates at the event.

The City Hall Park dressed in festive decorations is an excellent opportunity to visit the colorful bustle for families with children attend at several workshops, handicrafts, interactive games every day of the week.

The organizers welcome not only families of the district residents but also from other district of Budapest in the heated hut on the spot.

Update and snaps Aggie Reiter

Series of Advent and Xmas Fair – Budapest – 2015.

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November, 13. 2015. – January, 6. 2016.

District, V., Vörösmarty Square – Budapest

Budapest is listed among the 10 most beautiful Advent Fair in Europe.

This year, compared to the previous year’s, the Budapest Advent and Xmas Fair recently just opened in the middle of Downtown area. In recent years the season’s fair has undergone a number of transformations offering a real Xmas experience to the foreigners and Hungarian guests whilst rolling around the venue.

The visitors may spend a fine time to to get loose, enjoy themselves with choice of high-quality products with sophisticated culinary peculiarities and gastronomic products along with high-quality cultural programs, delicous warm kitchen specialities, spicy mulled wines and delicious roasted chestnuts… just to mention a couple of delights whiles strolling along the terrace alley. A perfect time to get into the mood by enjoying also the sights of a real Hungarian Xmas fair. At the fair many crafts and art work, culture programs, as puppet theater and music and dance performances are waiting on stage at the playhouse and crafts kindergarten and school groups and for smaller kids programs awaits families and friends. Also a superb opportunity to purchase some items for presents to the coming holidays.

On the first Advent Sunday, November, 29. at 5 p.m., at the Vörösmarthy Square, the mayor István Tarlós, patron of the festival will light the first candle on the wreath.

At the huge stage will be, folk, jazz, crossover, alternative, blues, soul concerts for the music lovers on weekdays between 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. During the week-ends from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. The artisan sweets lovers will not be disappointed, because in addition to the small manufactories made chocolate and marzipan, “beigli” cake, pies and honey kiss is also available in the maelstrom of the hustle and bustle.

Within this framework, in and around the Downtown are, just a couple of steps away, to two other venues joint the Festive-Advent events. These will be at the premises of the City Hall park and Xmas Market – infront of the St. Stephen’s Cathedral – St. Stephen’s Square.

Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter