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Budapest Folk Fest is a celebration of cultural diversity in the Carpathian Basin and its roots.

In Budapest many different cultures meet, this city has a live folk tradition, since the music and dances originally played in the villages has now living on in the city through vivid dance houses, world music concerts, urban folk goups: is a real revival of traditional culture. Authentic folk music, gispy songs and dances, urban folk and world music, dances houses, kinds of music from Central and Eastern Europe and some guest from outside are all welcome at Budapest Folk Fest.

Venue: Budapest, Hungary – Fonó Music Hall, Hungarian Heritage House, Kobuci Kert
Date: 22-25 May, 2019

Budapest Folk Fest – Programs

Wednesday 22 May

Dance Teaching and Festival Opening Concert
Venue: Fonó Music Hall

18:30 Festival Opening Concert, Guest: Bazseva band feat. Dalinda
Ticket price: HUF 1000

Thursday 23 May

20.00 III. Meybahar evening – “Ek vatheon”(GR) K.Tapakis, N.Paraoulakis, L.Metaxas, Meybahar
Venue: Fonó Music Hall

Voices of Minorities:

19.00: EtnoRom
20.30: Goran Bojcevski Quartet (SLO), Refugees For Refugees (BE)
Venue: Hungarian Heritage House (Hagyományok Háza)

19.00 Concert and Dance House: Erdőfű Kamarazenekar, Pásztor Hóra
Venue: Kobuci kert

Friday 24 May

19.00 Levente Vaszi Album Release, Berka Dance House
Venue: Fonó Music House

19.00: Melinda Balogh Album Release
20.30: Voice of Minorities: Klarisa Jovanovic & Della Segodba (SLO), SuRealistas (IT)
Venue: Hungarian Heritage House (Hagyományok Háza)

19.00 Meszecsinka, Tribali (M), SelectorKA
Venue: Kobuci kert

Saturday 25 May

20:00 Turkish evening – Canlar feat. Erdal Salikoglu (TR) and Guessous Majda Mária; Vardan Hovanissian & Emre Gültekin
Venue: Fonó Music House

16.00 Muharay Elemér Népművészeti Szövetség Gala Performance
18.00 ball and dance house
Venue: Hungarian Heritage House (Hagyományok Háza)

19.00 Juan De Lerida (FR) and His Guests, Marko Markovic Brass Band (SRB), Babra
Venue: Kobuci kert

Folk Music Concerts on the Danube (Showcase organised by Hungarian Heritage House)
Venue: TRIP Ship

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Fonó Music Hall
1116 Budapest, Sztregova u. 3.

Hungarian Heritage House
1011 Budapest, Corvin tér 8.

Kobuci Kert
1033 Budapest, Fő tér 1.

Get more information HERE.

Source: Budapest Folk Fest

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