Danube Carnival (DUNA Karnevál Vörösmarty)

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Country and Region HungaryPest County
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Budapest, Pest County, Hungary
Festival Contact Information

International Danube Parade Cultural Gathering
Németvölgyi út 41
1124 Budapest
Phone: (36) 1-201-6613
Fax: (36) 1-325-1742
Email: contact@dunaart.hu

Festival Description

Budapest hosts one of the most colourful cultural series of events of the Hungarian summer. The Danube Carnival is organised by the BM Duna Art Ensemble in Budapest. The primary objective of the Carnival is to present the most significant national and regional cultural achievements and trends, and besides the Hungarian professional and traditional dance groups welcome the representatives of the European culture and guest ensembles from overseas. Various art forms are represented such as folk dance and music, contemporary dance, classical music, brass music, musical, besides the wide palette of the performing countries. The sites of the Parade: Vörösmarty Square, Vajdahunyad Castle in the City Park, Margaret Island Open Air Theatre, Duna Palace, Mátyásföld, Békásmegyer, Rákoskert, Budakalász, Üröm, Balatonföldvár.

Festival Dates June 12 - 20, 2010
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Articles and Resources:
  • Dance and music from Hungary and the world. By Robert Hodgson (The Budapest Times, Volume 3, Number 21, May 23, 2005)
  • Folklore comes to the city. By Marçal Vinyals (The Budapest Sun, Volume XI, Issue 24, June 12, 2003)


Practical Info:

  • Balatonföldvár
  • Békásmegyer
  • Budakalász
  • Duna Palace
  • Margaret Island Open Air Theatre
    Margaret Island - Open Air Theatre Stage 
Budapest, 13th district, Margitsziget
  • Mátyásföld
  • Rákoskert
  • Üröm
  • Vajdahunyad Castle in the City Park
  • Vörösmarty Square

  • Entrance free


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