XIX. „St Stephen’s Day” Dance and Music Festival

  Destination:

Hungary – Ballószög, Tőserdő

  Date:

18 – 21 August 2024

  Price:

from 135 euro

20th August is St. Stephen’s Day in Hungary and it is a public holiday. We celebrate the foundation of the Hungarian state 1000 years ago. The new bread is blessed on this day too. Around these days the Hungarians celebrate all around the country with music, dance. Traditional programs, traditional cuisine, fireworks.
This is the 19th festival when folk groups, folk dance groups arriving at our cities from all over the world. During the meeting, the groups will able to communicate through their performances, take part in various games and activities that will reinforce the message of friendship and cooperation.

Program


18 August 2024
Occupying the accommodation from 14.00
Meeting with the group leaders and the organizers during the day
Reviewing the next day’s programs
Dinner, free program

19 August 2024
Breakfast
Recommended optional program (zoo or aqua park in Kecskemét)
Departure to the location of the event, Ballószög
Occupying the changing rooms, snacks and cold beverages
Official ceremony of St Stephen’s Day event
Performance on stage
Closing ceremony, gifts from the town
Dinner with all participants, live music, party for the participants and the locals
Back to the accommodation

20 August 2024
Breakfast
Recommended optional program (zoo or aqua park in Kecskemét)
Departure to the location of the event, Tőserdő
Performance on stage
Closing ceremony, receiving the gift and diplomas from the city and the organizers
Dinner
Participating in the local events, concerts
Fireshow, party
21 August 2024
After breakfast departure.

Further Information

Participants
• Folklore groups, orchestras, majorettes, modern dance groups, choirs, music bands from all over the world
• The number of the participants are not limited
• No age limits

Participation fee
from 135 euro per person
Additional days can be booked on demand (the price depends on the type of accommodation)

Accommodation:
Student Hostel
• 135 euro per person, quadruple rooms, common bathroom

3*** Hotel
Aqua Hotel
• 195 euro per person, double rooms, free entry to the local Aquapark

4**** Hotel
Aranyhomok Business City Wellness Hotel
Free use of the swimming pool, jacuzzi, Finnish sauna, infrasauna, aromatherapy steam bath, fitness room (bathrobes are provided in your room).
• 195 euro per person in triple superior rooms
Supplement for a double room is 10 euro per person per day
Supplement for a single room is 30 euro per person per day
• 199 Euro double standard rooms, supplement for a single room is 25 euro per person per day

Hotel Három Gúnár
• 189 euro per person double superior rooms, supplement for a single room is 18 euro per person per day

• Meals: half board for the whole festival (2 meals per day)
• Diplomas and gifts from the city
• Official invitation

The participation fee does not include:
• Transport
• Insurance
• Tourist tax: 2 euro per person per day, payment on the spot

Application deadline: 15 April 2024


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