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There is a busy week ahead of Pécs, as both Sétatér Festival and POSZT (National Theater Meeting in Pécs) are starting this weekend! Each year during this time, the whole city sets out to enjoy the programs and culture, whether it be a play in the National Theater of Pécs, or a concert at one of Pécs’s most beautiful squares, in front of the basilica.

Sétatér Festival has been the most popular cultural and gastronomical festival in the region for years now. It offers concerts to the music lovers, plenty of wine of many kinds to wine lovers, a broad palette of delicious food for food lovers, and programs for children as well, so families get to enjoy the activities, too.

This year the fun will take place between June 6 and 16. The Opening Gala will take place at 7:30 PM on June 6. The next day there will be a Gala of Hungarian Communities Abroad. On the 8th, an International Folklore Gala will take place, then on the 9th in the afternoon the Gypsy Social and Cultural Methodological Base of Pécs will provide programs, and at night there will be the Closing Gala.

As for the rest of the week come the concerts. There will be local artists and bands as well as more well known ones from other parts of the country.

June 10 (Monday) 7 PM Band On Da Moon
9 PM Kubalibre
June 11 (Tuesday) 7 PM Carlos Adíos
9 PM DJ Venom
June 12 (Wednesday) 7 PM Boggie
9 PM Junk
June 13 (Thursday) 7 PM Mörk
9 PM Psycho Mutants
June 14 (Friday) 7 PM Romengo feat. Dóra Szinetár
9 PM Antonia Vai
June 15 (Saturday) 7 PM PEET band
9 PM The Blackbirds
June 16 (Sunday) 7 PM Seven Seconds in the Future
9 PM Magashegyi Underground feat. Zoli Beck

Meanwhile, the square will be overflowing with booths filled with every wine imaginable — as well as beer and other drinks, for those not a fan of wine — and delicious food for the hungry.

Make sure to come if you are nearby and become part of the sea of people having fun.

See the beautiful Basilica of Pécs and other buildings light up at yet another festival HERE.

For those who do not like big crowds but would still like to do something on the weekend, the 19th Annual National Theater Meeting of Pécs (POSZT) will be starting on June 6, as well, and lasts until June 15. During this time the theatre will offer plays of many genres, for children, for adults, for families.

Not only theatre groups from Pécs will play, but groups from all over Hungary will come to show off their talent. The event offers free programs as well. You can check out the programs, based on your preferred genre, location and date HERE.

Theater groups of Pécs, Szeged and Budapest will come to offer their audience a good time, and children and students will present their talents as well!

Source: Daily News Hungary

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