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Israeli Play at Csokonai Theatre with English Subtitles

Csokonai Theater Kossuth u. 10, Debrecen, Hungary

The play of Hanoch Levin (1943-1999), the most prominent figure in Israeli dramatic writing, excelled primarily in satirical cabaret, can be seen with English subtitles on the 23rd of May at Csokonai National Theatre Debrecen. About the play that was inflated into a musical farce by director Árpád Árkosi: Hanoch Levin (1943-1999), a prominent Israeli dramatic writer, excelled in satirical cabaret, exposing the ineptitude of common people in life's twists and turns. His famous play, Jákobi and Lájdentál, incorporated trivialities into the friendship of two title characters, including envy, jealousy, desire for something different, and a bizarre love triangle. Date: 23 May, 7.00 p.m. Location: Csokonai National Theatre Debrecen Source:csokonaiszinhaz.hu

Free Gospel Concert of László Fassang and Saint Ephraim Male Choir at Debrecen Reformed University Church

Reformed University Church of Debrecen Egyetem tér 2, Debrecen, Hungary

A gospel concert awaits guests on the 23rd of May in Debrecen Reformed University Church  from 7.00 p.m.  The concert is free to attend, but advance registration is required. To register, email egyetemitemplom@reformatus.hu. Gospel is a distinctive expression of the vernacular sacred vocal tradition in Western culture, as much at home in worship settings and personal confessions of faith as on concert halls and festival stages. László Fassang and the St. Ephrem Male Choir began making their own arrangements of classical gospel and spirituals for Hammond organ and male voices 10 years ago.   Date: 23 May, 7.00 p.m. Location: Debrecen Reformed University Church Source: Facebook events  

Debrecen English-Language Drama Festival

The  English-language drama festival, a weekend of electrifying theatrical performances of high school and university troupes from across Hungary, will take place on the 24th and 25th of May. The titles of the performances are listed below; more info on the productions will be available in the program booklet coming soon. The event is co-organized by American Corner Debrecen and the University of Debrecen (Institute of English and American Studies, Arts Center of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities / DESzínház, Bán Imre Honors College of Cultural Studies). The planned program of the festival, with links for more details in the separate events for each performance: 24 May 4.00 p.m. Official opening 5.00 p.m. Emil and the Detectives (Ady 10, Debrecen) https://fb.me/e/5qWWx5Kxs 7.00 p.m.  through the raven's eye (Dra.m.azOne Society, Szeged) https://fb.me/e/1hcizYcdo 25 May   9:00 a.m.  English-language sightseeing walk in Debrecen (for the troupes only) 10:30 a.m. Workshop with János Regős (for the troupes only) 12:00 p.m. Lunch (for the troupes only) 2:30 p.m.  Forks Out (boi, Pécs) https://fb.me/e/2c9diGZ1z 4:00 p.m. The Jester's Glory (Drama Cult, Budapest) https://fb.me/e/5isFpgl8A 6:30 p.m.  romeo&juliet.zip (Illyés Drama Group, Budaörs) https://fb.me/e/f5OxitUNw 7:30 p.m.  Perfetti Sconosciuti (IEAS Theatre@Drama, Debrecen) https://fb.me/e/3t0RbyQwo 26 May  9:00 a.m.  Tour of […]

Debrecen Drive 2024

Nagyerdei Stadium Nagyerdei park 12, Debrecen, Hungary

Debrecen Drive is the largest automotive event in the region, offering participants not only the opportunity to explore vehicles up close but also to enjoy engaging demonstrations and a variety of activities. The event typically features 150-200 show cars representing nearly 30 brands, many of which are not commonly found in showrooms. Visitors can also expect to see premium classics, high-performance sports cars, as well as powerful work machines, unique trucks, logistics robots, and military vehicles. Here is the detailed programme for this year: FRIDAY, MAY 24 10:00: Professional conference - E(z)-Debrecen: Challenges and solutions in the new center of e-mobility 19:00: Doors open (Main entrance) 20:30: Night Drive (Metal-Sheet Drive Katlan) In case of Rainy day: Saturday 20:30   SATURDAY, MAY 25 9:00 a.m.: Gate opening (Main entrance) 9:30: Schaeffler Mini Drive (Stadium arrival level) 10:00: Jakab the Hat (Water Tower Garden) Trans-Sped Forklift Race 11:00: Metal-Sheet Drive Show (Metal-Sheet Drive Katlan) 12:00: Honorable Nepper: Ask, the bald man will answer! (Water tower garden) 12:40: Zoltán Szujó, Béci Szikszai: Motorsport and safety (Water Tower Park) 13:00: Autosámán, Nagy Dani: Electric cars, motorsport (Water Tower Garden) 13:40: Celebrity race: Zoltán Szujó, Pál Győrfi, Milán Koósz, István Vályi, Yamina, AutóSámán, Becsületesnepper […]

Learn and Play “Explorers’ Saturdays at the International School of Debrecen

International School of Debrecen Heltai Gáspár street 1, Debrecen, Hungary

ISD provides a fun Saturday program to children with a rich learning experience. These interactive and engaging sessions for kindergarten and elementary school students (Grade 1-3) are designed to give kids and their families a glimpse into the transformative world of IB education through play. Across the session on the 25th of May, children will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities which are playful andl also enjoyablle. Through these activities, they will learn valuable skills and gain great knowledge on topics that will be definitively useful in their future learning. The program encourages creativity and critical thinking and guarantees a great Saturday program for the kids and their parents. The sessions are conducted by experienced IB teachers both in English and Hungarian, so no English knowledge is required. Why is it worth joining? the session develops essential skills like problem-solving, creative thinking, communication and teamwork, builds confidence of (English) communication all programs are amusing, engaging and exciting parents can join and participate in their child’s learning The participation fee includes all materials used, a little-take away to continue at home and a morning snack. Price: HUF 10.000 / occasion Registration is open until the 22nd of May for […]

Children’s Day Weekend at Debrecen Zoo

Debrecen Zoo Ady Endre út 1, 4032, Debrecen, Hungary

On the 25th  and the 26th of May, children will take the  stage in the Zoo, where we'll be welcoming children and adults alike with a spring-renewed natural wonder and stars of the Baby Boom, unlimited theme park adventures and a grand programme of events, 100 children's activities over the two days, including music, magic and extreme sports. In view of the rich programme of activities, on the 25th and the 26th of  May, the Amusement Park is open from 10:00 a.m. to 18:00 p.m.  with a HUF 2,500 per person ticket or a HUF 6,800 per person magic wristband for unlimited use of the amusement machines, while zoo tickets for the amusement park are available at the normal price on site and online. Programmes: 25 May (Saturday) 10:00 a.m.  Funny clown Clown Gyuri greeting and balloon folding 10:30 a.m.  Firemen's caravan 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.    Interactive giant bubble show 2:00 p.m.    Dog Show with Pollux Dog School (dog show) 2:45 p.m.    Candy Cannon 3:00 p.m.    Fire brigade demonstration, fire extinguisher show for children 4:30 p.m. - 5:20 p.m. Curious Ladybird […]

Concert of the 100-member Gypsy Orchestra Mission in the Great Reformed Church

Great Reformed Church Piac u. 4-6, Debrecen, Hungary

The third stop of the church concert series of the world-famous orchestra, the 100-member Gypsy Orchestra Mission will be in the Great Reformed Church of Debrecen on the 25th of May, from 6.00 p.m.  The art of the 100 Member Gypsy Orchestra is priceless. It is a true Hungaricum, unique and Hungarian. At the Mission concert, the audience can meet the chamber orchestra, where they can hear mainly classical, symphonic pieces, such as Back Air or Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody II, but also sacred pieces by Schubert and Gounod. Since its foundation, the orchestra has given more than a thousand concerts, from the culture hall of the smallest town in the country to many famous concert halls around the world. The orchestra has performed abroad and at home, providing value by building bridges between different social strata. In the orchestra's performances, while cultivating and preserving the traditional sound, the search for the musical path of the modern can be found world as one of the most obvious means of communication. With its repertoire, performed in a unique instrumentation, the orchestra tries to make the works it interprets as simple and comprehensible as possible. Tickets can be purchased via this link. Date: […]

Djabe Performs in Debrecen with a World Star Guitarist

University of Debrecen, Faculty of Music, Hall Debrecen, Hungary

The tour with Chieli Minucci is called Tour of Waterfalls, as both Djabe and Chieli have a Waterfall composition. The opening act at the concert will be Android from Debrecen, who will play from their new album Worldless Scriptum. The concert in Debrecen will take place on the 25th of May at the Liszt Hall of the Faculty of Music at the University of Debrecen, starting at 7.00 p.m. Guitarist Chieli Minucci is a founding member and still the leader of the world-famous American jazz/funk/world group Special EFX, which was formed in the early 1980s. Special EFX was one of the most prominent bands on the overseas jazz scene in the eighties and nineties, and is still a prominent participant today, with several Grammy nominations to their name. Djabe is the number one representative of the Hungarian jazz/world fusion genre. He has won numerous national and international awards. Since 1995, they have released over a hundred albums all over the world. They are in demand at international festivals and concert venues. To date they have performed in 44 countries. They have been working with world-renowned Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett for over 20 years. From this year onwards, Chieli Minucci has […]

Free safari for children under 18 on Children’s Day at Hortobágy Wildlife Park

Hortobágyi Nemzeti Park Hortobágy, Petőfi tér 9, Debrecen, Hungary

Hortobágy Wildlife Park's "extra" program is a 20-25-minute program, where visitors can see wild horses and ancient bullocks up close from an SUV vehicle.  The price of the program is  free for children under 18 on this day, 2,500 HUF/person for adults.  The program is available all day, the intention to participate in it needs to be indicated separately at Vadló buffet located within the Wildlife Park area. Please note that the extra safari is weather dependent. In case of bad weather the park offers a free animal feeding programme on tours at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  For more information can be found about the event at this link.   Date: 26 May, 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. Location: Hortobágy Wildlife Park   Source:Facebook events  

Concert in the Spirit of Paganini

Homokkerti Commnity Center Szabó Kálmán utca 68, Debrecen, Hungary

Niccolò Paganini, known as the devil's violinist, was a significant violin virtuoso of the early 19th century Romantic period. He composed his first sonata at nine and became the most virtuoso violinist in Europe. His work influenced Brahms, Liszt, and Schumann, with his compositions serving as a model for Liszt's piano virtuosity. His compositions remain a permanent feature of violinists' repertoire. The concert is free to attend. Performers at the concert:  Trio Consort -  Mária Szabó - violin, Ildikó Versánszky - violin, Barbara Antal  - cello Programme: Ferenc Lehár: Walzerlied; Paganini's aria Edward Mollenhauer: The boy Paganini Niccolò Paganini: Sonata in E minor; Cantabile; Sonata in A major Ferenc Erkel: Palotás Date: 27 May, 5.30 p.m. Location: DEMKI Homokkerti Community Center, Szabó Kálmán Street 68 Source: Facebook events  

Night of Museums 2024

During the Night of Museums - museums, galleries, and cultural institutions open their doors to the public for extended hours, often in the evening and late night. These events aim to provide a unique and engaging experience for visitors by offering special exhibitions, guided tours, interactive activities, and performances. The Night of Museums in the Reformed Great Church of Debrecen will feature a wide range of colourful events. More details are coming soon.

Debrecen’s Gourmet Festival 2024

Békás tó Nagyerdei park 1, Debrecen, Hungary

The 8th Debrecziner Gourmet Festival will take place in the Great Forest (Nagyerdő) between the 14th – 16th of June 2024. Restaurants and bistros from all over the country will come to Debrecen, alongside top pastry shops, exciting artisan breweries and coffee houses to show off their best. In addition to the gastronomic offerings, there will also be a strong musical line-up. Spectacular, exciting cooking shows, the latest kitchen technologies, tasty talks and legendary chefs will take to the gourmet stage, all worth watching and listening to. Detailed program is coming soon. Source: Fonixcenter