“Szeged” Folk and Wine Festival

  Destination:

Hungary – Szeged

  Date:

19 – 22 May, 2016

  Price:

from 89 €

Sunshine, tradition, festivals – experiences on the bank of river Tisza
Szeged is a Mediterranean-style, dynamically developing Hungarian settlement on the bank of river Tisza with a great historic past – the city of sunshine and festivals.
Szeged’s high quality Hungarian products and Hungaricums are Pick Salami and paprika (spice), and the tourists’ most favourite dish is the fish soup.
The Mediterranean lifestyle universitycity offers festivals and cultural events embracing all artistic branches throughout the whole year.

A Spring welcoming event and also the opening event of the festival season is the Day of Szeged Festivity, which welcomes visitors throughout 10 days from 13 May in 8 locations with more than 250 cultural and gastronomic offers. One program that stands out among the others is the Wine Festival of Szeged, a 21-year-old tradition in which all of the country’s most prominent winemakers are represented. The festival is enriched by diverse programs: arts and crafts fair, gastronomic presentation of Hungarian flavours and numerous concerts.
The KincsTér (Treasure Square) is held at the embellished Dugonics square for the third time from 20th May to 22th in 2016. The festival contributes to protect the national values by representing them, so the folk and national traditions of the neighboring nations. This colorful spot becomes the real Square of Values in the down town of Szeged.

Program



It’s possible to prolong the stay

19 May 2017
Arriving at the accommodation
Meeting with the organizers, and guides
Discussing the next day’s programs
Dinner
Free program
20 May 2017
After breakfast, discovering City Szeged (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Szeged)
Optional tour in Ópusztaszer (National Historical Heritage Park) and sightseeing
in the third largest city in Hungary, Szeged: Szeged Zoo, Aqua park of Szeged, Anna Thermal Bath, Square Dome, Votive Church, Reök Palace, New Synagogue, Széchenyi Square
Afternoon performance
Dinner
21 May 2017
After the breakfast visiting of the most beautiful squares in Central Europe, the Dóm Square provides the environment for the Wine Square wine tasting event, where besides the wines of excellent Hungarian winemakers, participants can get acquainted with the Szeged traditions of grape vine cultivation and winemaking. Great atmosphere is ensured by tasty wines, popular jazz and folk bands.
Afternoon performanceat the National Folk Festival
Receiving the gifts and diplomas
Dinner
22 May 2016
After breakfast, departure of the participants

Further Information

Participants:
Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, music bands from all over the world
The number of the participants are not limited
No age limits
At every 25 participant 1 is gratis
The groups are welcome to bring their video materials for sale and showcase their cultural uniqueness by participating in the fair-sale with arts and crafts products of their native region

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

Participation fee does not include:
Transport
Some optional programs
Insurance

Participation fee
Student Hostel: 89€/person (common bathroom)
1* Hotel: 95€/person (quadruple rooms, supplement for a double room is 5€/person/day)
2* Hotel: 99 €/person (triple rooms, supplement for a double room is 5€/person/day)
3* Hotel: 115 €/person (double bedded rooms)
4* Hotel: 125 €/person

Application deadline: 15 April 2017


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