Budapest Summer Festival

Danube Carnival Gala

2015 archive
Saturday, 20 June 2015 20:00

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Danube Carnival Gala

20 June 2015 Saturday 8 pm
Margaret Island Open-air Stage

Unique joint show with nearly four hundred dance and music artists of the guest countries, the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the National Dance Ensemble and the Duna Art Ensemble.

The Gala night crowns the jubilee programme series of the “Prime Class” international festival, the Danube Carnival. The show is a spectacular carnival of nations with nearly 400 Hungarian and international dancers and musicians.

The joint dance production presents the most significant national and regional cultural achievements and trends at the highest artistic level, emphasises the mutual presence of tradition and modernity, the creativity and innovation. The dance piece among others evokes the tradition of fire jump related to the summer solstice in the wondrous surrounding of the Margaret Island Open-air Stage.

Director-choreographer: János MUCSI, Harangozó-prize winner

20th Danube Carnival International Multicultural Festival

Budapest, June 06-21, 2015

The main ambition of the Festival since its establishment is to provide the audience with long-lasting artistic experience; besides popularizing our cultural heritage Europe- and world-wide to foster intercultural dialogue.

On occasion of the 20th anniversary the Carnival will offer a special programme series, will also incorporate the most successful productions, artists, music and dancing troupes of the past two decades. At 80 different programmes nearly 2000 artists are performing at 12 venues.

The Danube Carnival titled “Prime Class” Festival has become a significant event series of the national and international traditions in the cultural life of the festival-city Budapest and Europe.

The sites: Vörösmarty Square, Castle Yard Bazaar, Margaret Island Open-air Theatre, Erkel Theatre, Pesti Vigadó, Duna Palace, Heritage House, Mátyásföld – Erzsébetliget Theatre, Óbuda – Békásmegyer, Budafok – Wine City, Yunus Emre Turkish Culture Centre…

The organiser of the Danube Carnival is the Duna Art Company; its director is János Mucsi, choreographer awarded by the Knight Cross Distinction of Hungary and the Harangozó Gyula Prize.

Main patron: Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Resources and Katalin Bogyay, Ambassador to the United Nations

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