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Laurent Baffie: Case-Case … Or How The Cube Bounce?

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Comedy play is on at the Belvárosi Theater from Saturday, November, 5. 2022.

A ground-breaking comedy that was a big hit both on stage and film!

Summary … Let’s take a group of unknown people, put them in a room – in our case, the hall of a world-famous psychiatrist – and close the door on them. Sooner or later it will be revealed that each of them has their own fun hep…

Our heroes stubbornly cling to their life belts, with which they can stay afloat in everyday life, and while they wait, one life belt appears after another. Real acrobatics, with which they bravely avoid each other’s life belts and try to become a real team. The stakes are not small: will they find the rules of the game, with which they can win together and separately?

Laurent Baffie’s license was mediated by SACD (France) and Hofra Ltd.

The performance is recommended for audience with Hungarian language knowledge and individuals over the age of 14.

Actors: VINCENT – taxi driver: Schruff Milán, FRED – parrot breeder: Ferenc Pataki, BLANCHE – laboratory assistant: Mónika Ullmann, LILI – fitness trainer: László Lili, MARIE – holy pot: Zsuzsa Járó, BOB – technical draftsman: Barnabás Rohonyi, ASSISTANT: Judit Cseh.

Director: Béla Paczolay … Author: Laurent Baffie … Translator: Gergely Zöldi … Set designer: Khell Csörsz … Costume designer: Györgyi Fekete … Composer: Péter Furák … The director’s collaborator: Dorka Dicő …Producer: Tibor Orlai.

Ticket can be purchased at the Theater’s ticket office.

Source: Belvárosi Theater – Budapest

Recommendation by: Aggie Reiter

Hello Europe – Hello Marathon Runners of the World – Join SPAR Budapest Marathon® Festival 2022.

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The 37th SPAR Budapest Marathon® Festival to this year the press conference took place at the Hall of the National Dance Theater on September 27, 2022.

Still 8 DAYS to come … hurry-up … catch-up … sign-up … to be at the start-off … to participate Hungary’s best-known running event.

SPAR Marathon® Hungary’s largest recreational sports event is running your way!

At the SPAR Budapest Marathon® press conference were present Budapest’s Deputy Mayor Dr Anett Bősz responsible for human areas – marathon runner – spoke about her own experiences, saying that the marathon does not begin with the start, nor does it end at the finish line. The person who crosses the finish line is not the same person who warmed up in the starting zone in the morning. Running a marathon is a way of life, when we experience that we ourselves are our own chance and opportunity.

Árpád Kocsis – executive competition director – Budapest Sports Office (BSI) said: “Q” : “The running fever is rising higher-and-higher in getting closer to the forthcoming SPAR Marathon® Hungary! Entries are pouring in from all corners of the country. Almost eighteen thousand Hungarians from 800 domestic settlements and more than two thousand foreign runners from 83 countries are to be enjoying their enter to Budapest’s world heritage panorama on October, 8-9.” Also added „Q”:The event is held each year over a weekend in the season of Fall. The „Marathon” begins with several shorter races for runners of all ages and abilities. Expecting more than 30000 individuals to put on their running shoes to start at one of the distances, “e.g”. 600-meter family run, and 5, 10, 30 kms. and/or the marathon relay, up to the classic marathon distance.

Almost everything is the same as what was interrupted two-an-half years ago, participants can get ready for a frenetic atmosphere having Music Marathon, Professional championships, Diplomat Cup, Charities participants, Exhibitors. There is great interest as was in the previous years by the actors to Run for the Theater competition, which is unique in Europe and announced as part of the Tolle Marathon Relay, and a list of other runners including the members of the Hungarian State Opera House, Comedy Theater, the Playhouse Theater, the Örkény Theater, the National Dance Theater, the Városmajor Outdoor Theater, the Pesti Hungarian Theater, the Jurányi Community Incubator House, the Újszínház, and the Ördögkatlan.

Máriusz Révész – State Secretary responsible for Active Hungary, emphasized: „Q”: “The Eurobarometer research was published recently, in which it was found that 71% of people in Hungary do not exercise at all or just very rarely. This figure puts us far behind the EU average. Because of our health and mental state, we definitely have to change this percentage! A well-organized event change the minds of people in having enormous power to start a heathier sporty life and many people start running, swimming, and/or cycling because they realize how good they feel after their activity.”

One of the special features of Saturday, October 8. is the jubilant 10th FODISZ Equality Run. László Szabó president of the National Association of Students, Competitions and Leisure Sports of the Disabled said the following: ”Q”: “The event invites young people living with disabilities, people with limited mobility, and those who want to express their solidarity to run a symbolic 500-meter distance. The aim of the program is to enable those children with disabilities to experience the joy and excitement of racing, for whom active sports are not necessarily part of everyday life. We also specifically welcome participants who want to express their sympathy to their fellow human beings with special needs. This also promotes social integration in the field of Hungarian sports. In light of this, outstanding athletes and para-athletes will also visit the movement, who will run together with the applicants. The race creates an excellent opportunity for community building and networking.”

The 37th SPAR Budapest Marathon® starts on Saturday morning October, 8. at 9 a.m. from the Pázmány Péter promenade. The 42,195-meter distance can be completed individually, in pairs, and/or in a four-person relay within the framework of the Tolle Marathon Relay. This year’s novelty, the SPAR 14 kms, also starts with this field. In addition to this large field, the participants of the Regnum 30 kilometer run will also join.

The organizer of the Budapest Sportiroda (Sport Office Budapest) members will be on the spot to support the runners with more than 80,000 liters of water, 32,000 liters of Gatorade, 1000 liters of Pepsi Cola, 280 kilograms of grape sugar and 13000 bananas. Around 1200 organizers and directors work on the safe conduct of the event during the two days.

Márk Maczelka – Head of Communications SPAR Hungary said:„Q”: “Since 2008, our company has been the title sponsor and main supporter of the SPAR Budapest Marathon® Festival. It is one of the largest recreational sports events in Hungary and Europe, which is also the featured running race of the year and a social event at the same time. Its primary goal is to make as many people as possible fall in love with running and to draw attention to the importance of a health-conscious, sporty lifestyle. We provide free entry for our own community and colleagues, thereby motivating them to participate and exercise regularly. The health-conscious lifestyle – to which we are committed not only with our products, but also with our social responsibility activities – is also promoted at this event.” He added „Q”: The course is a mix of gravel and pavement to ease the knees with some rolling hills to keep the legs awake on the entire route. The SPAR Marathon course opens the eyes especially to the foreigners participating in the run and will guarantee to make them fall in love with all its beauty of Budapest as racing to cross the finish line.”

Charity activities are traditionally associated with the two-day running festival. Thanks to the event’s 9 charitable partner organizations and the approximately 800 fund-collecting or donating participants, the “charity yield” of the two days can reach 10 million HUF.

At the end of the press conference, a one million HUF grant was symbolically handed over. The “Aktív Magyarországért” (Active for Hungary) award, established in 2021. It was one of the first to receive the Budapest Sport Office last November in recognition of its decades of activity in the field of promoting an active lifestyle. The two executives decided not to keep the one million HUF associated with the award, but to be in use to support the work of the “Sarolta Monspart Healthy Lifestyle Foundation”, which takes care of the spiritual and material legacy of Sarolta Monspart, who died last year. Botond Feledy, son of Sarolta Monspart and Péter Feledy, received the plaque representing this support from István Máth, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation, and also managing director of BSI.

The Marathon runners can enjoy the world heritage panorama of Hungary’s capital during running along designated sites. The competitors rolling over the River Danube bridges, three of which glinting the sights of Budapest and also enjoying their en route through Margitsziget (Margaret Island). Along the marathon route, 36 musical stations add strength to continue the runners passing by. Expecting a large number of audience en route to vision the runners and to cheer them on their way. Not only foreigners but local may relax after the run and rest their bodies, legs in the thermal pools at the unique 16th and 17th century Turkish baths or at the popular neo-baroque Széchenyi bath.

In the group photo, from left to right: Péter Ertl, director of the National Dance Theater, László Szabó, president of the National Association of Students, Competitions and Leisure Sports of the Disabled, Árpád Kocsis, executive competition director of the Budapest Sports Office, dr. Anett Bősz, Budapest’s deputy mayor responsible for human areas, Márk Maczelka, communications manager of SPAR Hungary, and Máriusz Révész, state secretary responsible for Active Hungary.

Registration/prices: (https://marathon.runinbudapest.com/prices/

Riport and snaps by Aggie Reite

Temples of Art – Napoleon – In the Name of Art

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101 minutes, 2022 DCP – Italian documentary – (ART film) – Age above: 12 yrs.
Director: Giovanni Piscaglia
Premiere screening in just a week at Uránia National Movie Theater – October, 6. 2022. – Budapest.

The first words heard in the movie … “After Jesus Christ, Napoleon is the most famous man in history. To mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death (in 2021)… this documentary explores the complex relationship between Napoleon, culture and art. It is about the language he used to build a new imperial iconography and a new architectural style, in a reconstruction that will also allow us to reflect on the relationship between power and image meditated by art, as well as look at the regimes of the twentieth century and the world today.”

A unique tour takes the audience from Brera Academy – Milan to the Louvre – Paris with guidance of the most renowned art historian expert and Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons, holding a torch to lead the audience all the way through the journey and expressing his respectful admiration for Napoleon.

As said above … last year was the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death, a documentary made on that occasion that tries to explore the famous statesman’s very complicated relationship with culture, especially with fine arts.
From what building elements did he create the iconography of the new imperial power … with what architectural style did he perceive the arrival of the new age? This historical and cultural documentary seeks authentic answers to the question of what kind of relationship there is between political power and its desired image displayed by means of visual arts, not only in Napoleon, but also in the 20th century. during the totalitarian systems of the 20th century, and even in our time!

For the first time in two hundred years, the Te Deum composed for Napoleon’s coronation as emperor will be heard again, as its sheet music has recently been unearthed from the State Archives in Milan.

The premiere screening will be led by Gabriele la Posta – director of the Budapest Italian Cultural Institute, who is also a historian.

Coming up the list of screenings in Hungary after the premiere in Budapest .

Distributed in Hungary by Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Recommender Aggie Reiter

Herald News – Part 2. – Opera and Ballet broadcast from Convert Garden @ Hungary’s Cinemas

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In less than a week an astonishing production for opera and ballet lovers will have the opportunity to watch grand performances at the Cinema MOM and other Budapest’s cinemas(see venues Part 1.) and the audience throughout the country may also enjoy these awesome presentation on screen (see the whereabouts Part1).

The 2022-23 season features international opera stars such as Juan Diego Flórez and Danielle de Niese in BOHEMIAN LIFE, Elena Stikhina and Ludovic Tézier in AIDA or Bryn Terfel in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE appearing in the main roles.

Dates & Performances 2022/2023:

The cinema’s opera season starts on September, 27, with Puccini’s thrilling opera, MISS BUTTERFLY. From October, 5, the audience can enjoy the opening night of Kenneth MacMillan’s Mayerling choreography to the music of Ferenc Liszt, whose historical background we Hungarians can understand even better than the Anglo-Saxon audience. The evergreen AIDA, conducted by Antonio Pappano, can be seen from October 12 in Robert Carsen‘s new direction. Argentine tenor star Juan Diego Flórez, who missed several seasons due to vocal cord problems, and Danielle de Niese in the lead roles in the cast of the parade presenting BOHEMIA LIFE on October, 20. From November, 16, the Royal Ballet’s celebratory evening entitled DIAMOND, composed of five separate works, one of which is Diamonds by the popular American choreographer George Balanchine, will be broadcast for the first time. The world premiere of a ballet piece will also take place, with the participation of the ÉTOILES and leading dancers of the time. From December, 8, a real family favorite, THE NUTCRACKER, will conquer the hearts of viewers – with its enchanting snow scenes, magic shows, and dances in the Kingdom of Sweets. In the new year, from January, 19, the screening series will start with an “adult” (meaning erotically charged) ballet choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, based on the touching love story of the Mexican writer Laura Esquivel, titled: HA LÓ NILA … The ballet premiere will be followed by the opera BARBER OF SEVILLE and TURANDOT with the participation of Bryn Terfel, and then the Royal Ballet’s CINDERELLA  fairy tale ballet will be performed, by the choreography Frederick Ashton can be seen in a new arrangement. From April, 27, audiences can enjoy THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with the evergreen melodies of Mozart, followed by the Royal Ballet’s production of SLEEPING BEAUTY from May, 24.

The season ends with THE TROUBADOUR, which this time in a daring new direction by Olivier Award-winner Adele Thomas, starring Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Ludovic Tézier and Yusif Eyvazov, will be available to cinema audiences from June, 13.

Tickets can be purchased at the local venues box desks on the spot.

Distributed in Hungary by Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Recommender Aggie Reiter

Džiugas Cheese from Lithuania @ Buda Castle Wine Festival – Budapest 2022.

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This years the 4 days Wine Festival on the hilly side Budapest upon the Buda Castle area a fine time to enjoy the mouthwatering Hungarian and American wines.  As entering to the venue had a glance at the stand of the Džiugas cheese and was invited to taste samples of their 12 months – mild, piquant – 18 months, delicante – 24 months, gourmet – 36 months organic cheeses. Was told that the cheeses are from the best orgnic farms and valuable summer milk! They do not use preservatives, are lactose-free, and can be consumed by vegetarians. It is extremely rich in calcium. The cows at the organic farms freely graze the pastures surrounding by the stream and hills of Samogitia. The cheeses aging of the presses takes place alongside classical music, and  by the vibration of the music enhance the maturation the world of rich taste even more. Was also told the 12 and the 18th months aged cheese can be purchased at several food stored in Hungary.
The origin of the name of cheese is in the Samogitian legend that says … The Džiugas was a giant and a strong warrior, who lived in Samogitia in the old days and protected it against invaders. This could have been the end of the story, but once, he met Austelė – a farmer’s beautiful daughter – fell in love with her and married her. According to Samogitian traditions, after the wedding night the newly-weds must show the guests the cheese that they’ve made. The giant Džiugas and his wife Austelė showed their guests a strong, large and delicious cheese and all guests loved them.
Absolutely not to missed to taste these very delicious cheeses at the Buda Castle Wine Festival- Budapest.
The visitors to the wine festival are welcomed with tastings and sales.

Recommender and snaps: Aggie Reiter

The 31st Buda Castle Wine Festival 2022.

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To-day’s press conference was held at the Bár Bistro whereas attended by: Zoltán Zilai, Managing Director of Hungarian Vine and Wine Culture Nonprofit Ltd., Márk Maczelka – Communications Manager of SPAR Hungary Commercial Ltd., Dr. Andrejszki Richárd – owner-manager of Chefmarket, Rita Oláh – Budapest Wine Festival press chief, Dr Gábor Antal – Budapest Wine Festival main organizer – wine expert. They provided information on the programs to the forthcoming 31st Budavári Wine Festival2022. The topics was the wines and winemakers appearing at the festival, and the culinary specialties to be tasted during the event.

This year’s as the foreign guest arriving from the other side of the Ocean is welcoming visitors with their wines from the United States of America. At two stands the winemakers from the Region of California, Washington D.C.and Oregon will introduce the wines by themselves to the Hungarian public. Along with the fantastic wines also the taste classic American dishes on the spot.

This year, the Budapest Wine Festival will be held September 8 and 11. since the harvest is/was also earlier this year.

SPAR – Hungary has been the main supporter of the Budapest Wine Festival since 2007, embracing the most important products of Hungarian agriculture, Hungarian wines and wineries. According to the company, wine is a unique – gastronomic and cultural – asset that must be nurtured. Was told in Hungary there are 600 SPAR Stores and at the largest stores the customers will really have to be patient if they wish to examine the 550 kinds of wines available.The Regional Treasure wines will be available, provided with a small golden label. There will also be professional programs at the Wine Festival where smaller winemakers will present their new products. At the SPAR stand there will be this year again the popular coupon sale, drink 3 get the 4th free. May taste the “Kősziklás” – Stone Rock barrel wine which rich in body as the nature of the made in New-Zealand wine… no wonder of that rich taste, the winemaker studied the production method over there.

At this year’s Wine Festival for many will be a Premier program … visitors get a chance to discover wines that will be making their debut on the market during the week of the event.

In a short time need not have to be curious about Hungarian wines cause within the 4-day will be an awesome event where the visitors can sample wines from all over the country’s superb winemakers.

Not only will the best wines from the VinAgora International Wine Competition be showcased at the festival, but also the medalists of other prestigious from foreign events.

Wine without food is as having a half glass instead of a full glass, so the elegance of the wine festival does not leave behind the presence of special gourmet snacks in addition in offering traditional festival dishes. This year, the „Chef Market Gourmet Udvar” will make its debut, where the chefs of the emblematic restaurants of the Hungarian hospitality personal presence, treat the audience of the Wine Festival with freshly prepared food specialties that also serve the wine tasting well.

Traditionally one of Europe’s most prestigious gastronomic events (maybe not a new information of the venue and wines who have once visited will surely be up the Buda hill again, right?). On the terraces of the Buda Castle with sumptuous panorama of Budapest, you can once again meet the best domestic and foreigner winemakers, as well as “only now on the spot!” with their exceptional items.

Two main stage with 30 preforming artists. “Music is in the air”… can’t miss the beat along when the stage and the venue fills with pop, jazz, blues, gospel, cumbia, funky, sanzon, latin rythm concerts. Senna – singer shows her meditative, spiritual face at the main concert on Sunday closing this year’s Wine Festival. Cultural programs accompany in rich festival mood with folk dance and cultural heritage groups in their unique folk costumes arriving from the various wine regions in Hungary.

Wine as part of the universal culture in a unique environment on a global scale, providing an unforgettable festival experience for all visitors, both Hungarian and foreigners.

Budapest Wine Festival is a great opportunity to taste award-winning Hungarian wines, local gastronomy, or just relax and admire the fantastic view form the terraces of Buda Castle.

Daily Ticket Prices and Showtime Entertainment in English: https://aborfesztival.hu/en

Riport and snaps Aggie Reiter

Miklós Jancsó – Marathon Films @ the Cinema MOM – Budapest

In the beginning of September, at Cinema MOM (Located: MOM Park – District, XII. 53. Alkotás Street – Budapest) pays tribute to the work of Miklós Jancsó with the next series of screenings, during which one of the director’s classics will be shown on the screen every evening from 6 p.m. September, 1. until September, 7. 2022.

All the films screened in Hungarian language!

Miklós Jancsó DPOB: September.27.1921. Vác – Hungary. Hungarian film director, screenwriter, worthy and excellent artist. He was a two-time Kossuth Prize winner (The Kossuth Award is the highest Hungarian state award for recognition of the cultivation and maintenance of Hungarian culture, named after Lajos Kossuth.) and Béla Balázs Prize-winning (The Béla Balázs Award is the highest state professional honor that can be awarded to filmmakers and television producers. The award goes to those who have demonstrated outstanding creative activity in the field of motion pictures, or who have achieved outstanding artistic and scientific achievements). Jancsó works are characterized by the very unusual long cut, which means continuous recording without cutting. The movement of the characters … even for minutes … gives the cinematic feel, which requires a lot of concentration from all participants.
Since 1988, he has been a titular university professor at the University of Theater and Film. Between 1990 and 1992 he taught at Harvard.

Jancsó died in January 2014 at the age of 92, and last September he would have been 100 years old. Commemorative events were organized in connection with the anniversary. For those who might have missed last year’s screening now will have the opportunity to watch some of his works a year later.
In the 20th century, his style was way before ahead of time. A generation grew up on his movie and just as the coin has two sides … loved his films/hated his films. He was a revolutionary in his own right.

Seven days program with dates and timing:
Sept. 1. 6 p.m. – Poor Boys Hungarian drama, 90 mins. 1966
Sept. 2. 6 p.m. – My love, Elektra Hungarian drama, 76 mins. 1974
Sept. 3. 6 p.m. – Fényes selek Hungarian drama, 78 mins. 1968
Sept. 4. 6 p.m. – Heavenly Lamb Hungarian drama, 92 mins. 1970
Sept. 5. 6 p.m. – Stars, Soldiers Hungarian drama, 90 mins. 1967
Sept. 6. 6 p.m. – The people still want it, Hungarian drama, 87 mins. 1971
Sept. 7. 6 p.m. – Hungarian drama Sirokkó, 75 minutes, 1969.

Distributed by Pannonia Entertainment Ltd.

Cinema recommender by Aggie Reiter

Extended Temporary Exhibition Entitled Alternative Cosmos @ Zsolnay Cultural Quarter – Pécs

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The temporary exhibition titled “ŰR” – SPACE the alternative cosmos has been extended until September, 25. 2022. and awaits those who are thirsty for space experiences in the m21 Gallery of the numerous domestic private collections, or works made especially for this in the form of unique installations. All of the works of art are related to outer space, and there is even a work of art that literally: follows a space probe orbiting the earth, detects its presence and makes it all perceptible to us with artistic means (visual elements and sounds) (Lóránd Széchenyi- Nagy: Kozmikus Frekvensiák – Solar Probe / his site-specific installation M21).
Visitors can also get a taste of the accounts following the landing on the Moon, which questioned and organized the landing on the Moon under artificial conditions. Not to mention the clips, animated films or contemporary TV series that all present the ideas of space from the 60s and 70s, and among which the scientific slide film cannot be missing!
One of the most exciting parts of the exhibition is that visitors can try on Antal Lakner’s Passive Dress installation, which is both surprising and interactive, as the dress stuffed with weights is meant to simulate twice the gravity of the earth, so they can experience what astronauts experience under the weight of the gravitational force on their bodies during a rocket launch they felt.

A special acoustic and visual experience is the video installation by Sándor Vály and Éva Polgár, which records and plays the Milky Way constellation on the organ! But classic works of art and paintings are also not missing from the exhibition, the rooms of which can be approached after the docking (Gyula Várnai’s video installation) through strange sluices (the works of Gryllus Ábris, Balázs Deim, Ottó Vincze and Lajos Csontó) and separated by these for example, the thematic rooms entitled Planet of Observers, Space Museum, Invisible Planets and Domesticated Constellations.

At the end of the exhibition, Lili Pethő‘s cosmic-themed posters move with the help of a mobile phone application, and visitors can even send a message from space, during which they act as astronauts. or they can take a picture together with aliens.

Astronomer László Kiss and László Százados, curator of the exhibition, will give a guided tour during the Szamárfül Festival on August, 27 from 5 p.m. entitled Invisible Planets.


It promises to be an interesting program for families and children to see outer space and the Globe we live in from a different perspective.

Calling attention by Aggie Reiter

The Káptalan street @ Pécs will be a cavalcade of collective art 2022.

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Shortly coming up at Pécs … concerts, literary programs and playhouse at the Múzeum utca Plusz Fesztivál – Museum Street Plus Festival.

Among dozen of programs, concerts, literary evenings and children’s programs await the audience at the Múzeum Utca Plusz Festival @ Pécs between August 18 and 21. 2022.

A taster of the programs:
A part of the Múzeum Utca Plusz collective art troupe from August 18-21. Among a lineup of superb artists: Beton. Hofi, Ohnody, I Am Soyuz, Óperentzia will perform, while the literary line is represented by famous actors such as József Wunderlich, Anikó Für, Eszter Csákányi and Steve Hajdu. Most of the programs are free to visit!

The festival starts on August, 18 at 4.30 P.M., with a parade accompanied by the joyous music of the PTE Brass Band and the dancing of giant banns. From 5 P.M., Juci Németh and Hunor G. Szabó will take the stage, and the evening will end with a folklore whirlwind and dance hall.

During the festival, Ohnody, who combines different artistic trends, will perform in the courtyard of the Museum Directorate, Óperentzia, the indispensable band of the Hungarian underground, and also to Kubali in Pécs. I Am Soyuz, with its personality and humorous and thought-provoking stories, creates an intimate atmosphere at its concerts, where special instruments such as ukulele, melodica, omnichord and banjo are played. The a/m program are are free of charge.

One of the hottest figures in Hungarian rap, Beton. Hofi, will perform in the Káptalan Kert – Kaptalan garden , whose lyrics show a great balance between street slang based on the identity of the eighth district and smart, self-reflective sensitivity. The guest of the concert is Lil Frakk.

Awesome concerts awaiting for to-day’s music lovers: Ivan & Tha Parazol, Blahalouisiana and Kaktus will take the stage there; but there will be a special concert in Pécs with the participation of O’Sullivan, Doggos, Jam&Slam + Slow, BandiT, Dj R-Nold; after which the up-and-coming Hungarian singer-rapper, T. Danny, further heats up the atmosphere.

There will also be no shortage of literary programs. In the framework of “Trans-hearing, Karinthy and his friends, Kabaré 2.0”, may take a poetic journey around the skull of Frigyes Karinthy and his friends with the participation of Eszter Csákányi, Ferenc Elek and Steve Hajdu.

“Word – Game” is a reading performance of the word games of contemporary poetry with actors such as Gabi Hámori, Zsolt Trill and József Wunderlich. What can we hear? Paraphrases of great poems and today’s viral poems, quarantine cabaret dialogue and monologue.

On the closing day, may enjoy a soul-refreshing literary inhalation entitled “Minden Titok” – “All Secret” at the musical literary evening with Anikó Für and Róbert Hrutka.

This year as well, there will be Design Liget – Design Grove a creative space and art market, children’s programs, guided tours, a Roman-era playhouse, a children’s concert by Alíz Bogárdi, and those interested can try the Parnassus game, which is a creative provocation on the border between theater and visual arts. In the Rózsakert – Rose Garden families are welcomed on Saturday with Episcopal children’s programs, including a Kaláka group concert.

The ISTER stand – Roman-era playhouse and digital museum offers varied programs for children and adults every day of the event from 10 A.M. – 7 P.M. Roman jewelry making, Roman food tasting, Roman clothing demonstration, Roman coloring, archaeological puzzle, site exploration tools presentation (radar, drone, metal detector), quiz, urban detective adventure game, but there will be special guided tours of Baranya Aranya – An Early Avar Cemetery Reveals its Secrets. exhibition and crafts based on Vasarely’s works.

During the event, the programs organized by the Janus Pannonius Museum can be visited free of charge,  but the museum exhibitions can be viewed with extended opening hours and with a 10% discount.

On August, 20-21, a slice Pécs gastronomy – Baranyai Gastro Piknik will add color to the Múzeum Utca Plusz event, where you can sample the best of the region’s restaurants in two days under the shady trees. Bistro food, street food, wineries and local producers on the spot  around one place. Enjoy the traditions and new flavors from all over Baranya County.

Organisers of the Festival: Zsolnay Örökségkezélő NKft, Made in Pécs, Janus Pannonius Museum, Diocese of Pécs.

Update Aggie Reiter

Szigliget’s Castle yard festival 2022.

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Enjoy your week-end during June, 17 – 19, 2022. @ Veszprém county.

The village can be found on the northern bank of Lake Balaton in the vicinity of Badacsony and Keszthely. The village was built between and on the volcanic hills.

Just a wink of the history about SzigligetThe settlement existed in the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. Celtic, Roman and Avar archaeological finds were discovered in the vicinity. The ruins of a parochial church, built in the 12th century, can be seen. Until 1822 the area was an island in Lake Balaton. The island was connected to the mainland in 1822 by rearrangement of the bank-dams around Balaton.

Back to the festival … At the festival in Szigliget, which lasts for several days, better and better performers step on stage. The event is mainly about music, so visitors to the event can not only get moody to tap/dance to the music but also taste delicious food specialties! The atmosphere will surely reach its peak, and this is guaranteed by local wines and craft beers, there is also an open-air theater and open-air cinema, which would be a pitty to miss.

This program is also great for groups of friends and couples to enjoy the sights-and-sounds of Szigliget so it is worth a visit.

For those who buy a ticket for the event, you will get admission to the castle of Szigliget and to the local beach of Veszprém county.

After the festival, every weekend of the summer will hold exciting musical, theatrical and gastronomic experiences.

The detailed program function is under development … check the website for further details: http://www.fesztivalportal.hu

Update Aggie Reiter