Summer in the Buda Castle

July 7th 2005 to August 5th 2005


The Buda Castle: the Magdalen tower – the Kapisztrán square – the Yard of the Institute and Museum for War History


The summer program series, the Summer in the Buda Castle in joint organization of the Honvéd Ensemble and the Institute and Museum for War History will be arranged for the tenth time this year.


Festival in the Buda Castle. In the garden with ancient ruins of the Magdalen tower, people showing an interest are welcome to a flower exhibition and fair from Friday till Sunday. In the Kapisztrán square all-day programs of popular art (folk music and folk dance shows, folkwork fair, presentation of crafts, gastronomic shows) can be visited each Saturday. In addition to the multi-coloured program of popular art, the afternoons will be animated by military bands and horse and infantry military demonstrations of the Hungarian Hussar and Military Tradition Guarding Association, as well. On Sundays, families can participate beside the multitude program supply in interactive arrangements explicitly organized for children.


The programs at Kapisztrán square can be visited free of charge!


Summer Theatre in the Buda Castle.

Each Friday night the audience will be expected with a real summer theatre. The two-parted performances of the Honvéd Dance Theatre and those of the Budapest Dance Ensemble are promising to be a pleasant amusement. Admission: HUF 2,200.-.


A little music in the evening.

On Saturdays, we will surprise the auditors with musical specialities. Music arrangements will be put on the stage that are considered a true rarity: in addition to the contemporary, the jazz, the old music and choral music, the original sources of folk music can be enjoyed each time, as well. At the programs, Vilmos Szabadi, the Borbély Workshop, the Vujicsics Ensemble, the Fonó Orchestra, the Tabulatúra Orchestra and the members of the Honvéd Ensemble shall make an appearance. Admission: HUF 1,800.-.


Fairy yard.

Families are expected each Sunday by craftsman programs destined for children, the fairy plays of the Honvéd Dance Theatre and the Budapest Dance Ensemble, and following the performances each time folkdance clubs for children. Admission: HUF 800.-.


To find out how to get to the festival when you're in Budapest, click here.