For four days, children and their parents can enjoy activities in various locations around the city.

23 May (Thursday)

  • Storytelling from 10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m., craft activities from 10.00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Location:  MÉLIUSZ István Road Library, (4031 Debrecen, István Road 11. ׀phone. 52/322-2, email: istvanut@meliusz.hu)

24 May (Friday)

  • 2:00 p.m. – 4: 00 p.m. Fairy-tale craft activities on the occasion of Children’s Day. Free of charge, but registration is required.
  • Location.:MÉLIUSZ Józsa Library, (Debrecen, Szentgyörgyfalvi Road 9, phone. 52/386-125 , email. jozsa@meliusz.hu)

24-26 May (Friday-Sunday)

  • English-language student theatre festival jointly organised by the University of Debrecen’s Department of English-American Studies and Arts and the American Corner Debrecen at Vojtina Puppet Theatre.

25 May (Saturday) – Children’s Day weekend at Zoo Debrecen.

  • 10.00 a.m. – Funny clown Gyuri funny greeting and balloon-flying
  • 11.00 a.m.  – Funny Elves Children’s Concert
  • 12.00 p.m. – Magic Show with Clown Gyuri 
  • 12.30 p.m. – Candy Cannon
  • 1.00 p.m. – Giant interactive bubble show
  • 2.00 p.m.  – Dog Show with Pollux Dog School (dog show)
  • 4.00 p.m. – Raffle draw
  • 4.30 p.m. – 5.20 p.m. – Curious Ladybird Children’s Concert

25 May (Saturday)

  • Debrecen Drive in the Great Forest

25 May (Saturday) – Programmes at different locations

  • 10.30 a.m. – Elf Cinema – Slideshow and creative corner for children in the Petőfi Memorial Library
  • 10.30 a.m. – Children’s Day Weekend at Aquaticum. Play Island, Little “Pancsi” and Bubu at the Indoor Aqua Park
  • 10.30 a.m. – Creative Science. Africa Day. Playful activities at the Agora
  • 11.00 a.m. – Macropaedia – “A contemporary reading of the book” guided tour by cultural historian Dániel Veress in the Main Library of the Debrecen Reformed College in Debrecen
  • 2.00 p.m. – Makropaedia – “A contemporary reading of the book” guided tour by curator Tamás Don
  • 3.00 p.m. – Traditional family afternoon at the Simonffy Street House of Youth. (DEMKI Children’s Day in the courtyard of the Youth House)

26 May, (Sunday) – Children’s Day weekend at Zoo Debrecen:

  • 10.00 a.m. – Interactive Guitar Children Activities
  • 10.30 a.m. – Put it like this – Learn to dance with a rope
  • 11.00 a.m. – Knight’s Tournament
  • 11.30 a.m.  – Trials School
  • 12.00 p.m.  – Police demonstration
  • 12.30 p.m. – Candy Cannon
  • 1.00 p.m. – Trials demonstration, Cycling skills demonstration
  • 1.30 p.m.  – Freestyle soccer show, interactive tricks
  • 2.00 p.m.  – “No Growing Up” Children’s Band
  • 2.45 p.m.  – Juggling competition with a prize ball
  • 3.30 p.m. – Harlequin Puppet Theatre – Hansel and Gretel and the missing toothbrush
  • 4.00 p.m. – Raffle draw
  • 4.30 p.m. – 5.20 p.m. Chocolate maker candy distribution magic show

26 May, (Sunday) – Programs at different locations

  • 10.00 a.m. Children’s Day Activities for children aged 6-10 in Modem
  • 10.00 a.m. Children’s Day weekend at  Aquaticum. Play Island, Little “Pancsi” and Bubu at Indoor Aquapark
  • 10.30 a.m. Digital roaming. Meeting with the latest achievements in IT at Agora
  • 5.00 p.m. Főnix Folk Dance Ensemble Gala at VOKE Cultural Centre

 26 May, (Sunday)  – Alice in Wonderland moves to a nostalgic tram

The services will depart from the Main Station (Nagyállomás) at 10.30 a.m. , 11.16 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. and will take 40 minutes to complete a circuit on tram line 1. You can get on at any stop and travel free on the nostalgia tram on this day.Children getting on can meet Alice, the White Princess and the Rabbit. In addition, on this day, the trams and trolleybuses will have a passenger announcer with the voices of the children of the theatre workers. Alice (Eszter Balázs-Bécsi), the White Princess (Hella Tolnai) and the Rabbit (Norbert Nagy). On this day, the trams and trolleybuses will be announcing the event in the voices of the children of the theatre staff. Passengers can hear the stops and the attention-grabbing phrases in the voices of the youngsters.

26 May, (Sunday)  – Debrecen Drive in the Great Forest

26 May, (Sunday)  – Hunters’ Children’s Day , a cavalcade of family activities. Programmes of the Zsuzsi Forest Railway which is running again.

Programme timetable: 

  • 10.00 a.m. – Train departure from the starting station at 1 Ruyter Street 
  • 11.00 a.m.  – Start of Children’s Day activities at Hármashegyalja, near Természet Háza (Nature House)
  • 2. 30 p.m. – Closing of the programme
  • 3. 00 p.m. – Return train to Debrecen
  • Programmes, contributors.
    • Varga Edit environmental educator, Természet Iskolája (A School of Nature)
    • Candy showers, face painting, glitter tattoos, creative activities courtesy of the HAHA Association
    • Zumba and cheerleader demonstrations by the Superstar Cheerleader and Dance Association, Piruett Dance Studio, Amirah Zumba Debrecen, Klaudia Dance Team
    • Police: demonstration of dogs by Sergeant István Komádi, training dog handler, and demonstration of service vehicles by the District Officer Subdivision by the courtesy of Sergeant János Fucskó, District Officer (you will be able to get into the vehicles)
    • Hungarian Defence Forces: a military obstacle course with laser target shooting, target shooting and a crawling course
    • Interactive dog demonstration with SANSZ – Helping the Four-legged Foundation

The venue is the grassy area next to the Nature House.

26 May, (Sunday)  – DEMKI Youth House

  • Community House in Újkert, Square in front of the Community Centre (26 May 2024 3.00  p.m.-6.00 p.m.)
  • Kismacs Community  Centre  (26 May 2024 11.00 a.m.-2.00 p.m.)

26 May, (Sunday)  – Debrecen-Great Church Reformed Parish

  • 10.00 a.m.  -Family service in the Great Church
  • 11.00 a.m.  – 1.00 p.m.  – in the Memorial Garden: 11 am – Concert of the Curious Ladybird Fairytale Orchestra; Children’s corner for children of all ages – clay carving, felting, gingerbread decorating and making postcards with prayers, Interactive games with Természettár (local environmental amateur community), Games and crafts with members of the Hungarian Reformed Charity Service, “Treasure hunt adventure tour” for older children in the Great Church and the Memorial Garden

Source: debrecen.hu

Author: Debrecen4U