budapest heroes square

Heroes’ Square in Budapest is hosting concerts of Emir Kusturica’s No Smoking Orchestra, the Visegrad Dance Carnival and the premiere of the rock opera Trianon on June weekends, organisers said on Friday.

On June 15, Serbian director and musician Emir Kusturica’s No Smoking Orchestra will perform with Hungarian groups Szalonna and Koló Zenekar, combining Hungarian and southern Slavic music.

June 17 will see the premiere of the Visegrad Dance Carnival, featuring several hundred dancers and musicians combining Hungarian, Slovak, Czech and Polish folk music and dance, with a special emphasis on Gypsy art within these countries.

On June 22 and 23, Gábor Koltay’s rock opera Trianon will premiere at Heroes’ Square, featuring 15 singers, 20 actors, 100 extras and 30 riders on horses as well as 40 acrobats in a production costing 400 million forints (EUR 1.3m), organisers said. Read more here: Trianon rock opera.

Source: MTI

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