IX. „Vál-Valley” Folk Festival


Hungary – Vál, Lake Velence


29 August – 1 September 2019


from 125 €

The village of Vál is situated 45 kilometers from Budapest and 25 kilometers from the popular holiday resort of Lake Velence.
The small settlement has rich historical past and valuable folk art.
The “Vál-Valley” international folk art festival organized every year, where apart from Hungarian folk dancers several foreign folk ensembles take part.
Lake Velence is the third largest lake in Hungary It is a popular holiday destination among Hungarians. The lake has an area of 26 km2, one third of which is covered by the common reed. Because of the sunny climate of the area and the shallowness of the lake, it is one of the warmest lakes in Europe: its temperature in the summer may reach 26 to 28 °C


29 August 2019
Arriving at the accommodation
Meeting with the organizers, and guides
Discussing the next day’s programs
Free program
30 August 2019
After breakfast free program – wine tasting, boat trip, refreshing in the Lake Velence
Afternoon short performance in Vál – the participants of the festival meet each other – typical Hungarian „dance house” – live music, teaching dances with a folk band/folk musicians
Dinner, free program
31 August 2019
After breakfast free program, visiting the Dinnyés Castle Park or Székesfehérvár
Afternoon marching, opening ceremony, performance at the Folk Festival
Receiving the gifts and diplomas
1 September 2019
Breakfast, departure of the participants

Further Information

Youth and adult folklore groups, folk choirs, folk music bands from all over the world
(over 14 years)
The number of participants are not limited
At every 25 participants, 1 is gratis

Participation fee includes
Participation at the festival concerts
Accommodation in 3 stars hotel (3 nights)
Half board (2 meals/day)
Diploma, gift
Sightseeing tour

Participation fee does not include:
Some optional programs

Participation fee
3* Hotel: 125 €/person
(2 bedded rooms, supplement for a single room is 13 €/person/day)
Additional day is 40€/person/day

Application deadline:  31 May 2019

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