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Bible 21 – Free curatorial guide in English by Petrányi Zsolt

The Bible 21 contemporary art collection and exhibition is the result of a unique venture. Levente Kovács and Tímea Kovács-Szabó have created a thematic private collection, the objective of which is the interpretation of the units of the Gospel through artworks reflecting on the present age and their popularization.

The Bible 21 contemporary art collection and exhibition is the result of a unique venture. Levente Kovács and Tímea Kovács-Szabó have created a thematic private collection, the objective of which is the interpretation of the units of the Gospel through artworks reflecting on the present age and their popularization.

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IEAS Film Club: The Truffle Hunters

If you’re in Debrecen, love movies, and looking to meet for some human interaction outside of your home then why not join the IEAS film club, for an evening screening and roundtable discussion about the film. The movie screening and roundtable discussion about the film will be held at the Modem on 7th December 2021

If you’re in Debrecen, love movies, and looking to meet for some human interaction outside of your home then why not join the IEAS film club, for an evening screening and roundtable discussion about the film.

The movie screening and roundtable discussion about the film will be held at the Modem on 7th December 2021 At 18:00 in English

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Campus Festival 2022 – Early Bird Christmas Tickets

The Campus Festival organizers have announced some key additions to the 2022 programme along with Christmas gift tickets which are available for purchase until the 31st of December. The event is to be held between the 20th and 24th July 2022. Read on for recent additions to the lineup.

The Campus Festival organizers have announced some key additions to the 2022 programme along with Christmas gift tickets which are available for purchase until the 31st of December. The event is to be held between the 20th and 24th July 2022. Read on for recent additions to the lineup.

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Tropical Party at the Mediterranean Experience Spa

On 4th December, the Acqaticum Spa in Debrecen is the place to be for a day of wellness pampering and fitness with Santa Claus Aqua Fitness, followed by a fun, late into the night party with the Aqua Mano Party in the Mediterranean Experience Spa! The lineup Is as follows:- Aqua Fitness : 1:30 p.m.

On 4th December, the Acqaticum Spa in Debrecen is the place to be for a day of wellness pampering and fitness with Santa Claus Aqua Fitness, followed by a fun, late into the night party with the Aqua Mano Party in the Mediterranean Experience Spa!

Aquaticum Debrecen Spa

The lineup Is as follows:-

Aqua Fitness : 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Aqua fitness, as a form of aquatic exercise and sport, combines the basic movements of aerobics and fitness with the joint-friendly exercise and health benefits of water. It is a multi-faceted way of developing fitness, coordination, and joint mobility, while at the same time protecting the joints and musculoskeletal system.

Aqua Mano Party – Santa Claus festive water moments : 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Santa pencil holder and window ornament making for the kids. “Have you been good this year?”
  • Water activities: adventure tour through the ice blocks of the North Pole, shark feeding, reindeer race.

Location: the Aquaticum Mediterranean Experience Spa

The animation programmes are free of charge for the guests of the Aquatic Centre. Please note that the programme is subject to change without notice.

On 4th December dance, slide, and splash until midnight at the Mediterranean Experience Spa!
In addition, there is a free cocktail with your entry.

Enjoy the music under the palm trees and feel like you’re on the tropical island of Hawaii!

Important!

On the night bathing day, December 4, 2021, guests over 18 years old can only buy a ticket to the Mediterranean Experience Spa with a certificate of immunity (green plastic card) or an application for a coronavirus vaccination provided by the operator of the Electronic Health Service Space (EESZT). Similarly, a ticket purchased online in advance does not exempt you from presenting your immunity certificate! For both proofs of identity, an official identity card must be presented.

Flowery Hungary competition

For the 28th time, the Hungarian Tourism Agency has announced the Flowery Hungary competition. More than 320 entries were received, and the jury awarded 49 prizes.

For the 28th time, the Hungarian Tourism Agency has announced the Flowery Hungary competition. More than 320 entries were received, and the jury awarded 49 prizes. The special award of the Ministry of Innovation and Technology was presented to Mayor László Papp and Member of Parliament László Pósán by Balázs Nagy, Deputy State Secretary for Strategic Affairs of the Ministry of Information and Technology, at a press conference on 25th November 2021.

The justification for this special award is underlined by the city’s efforts in recent years to promote sustainability, the renewal of green spaces, and measures to make densely populated areas more habitable, such as the Civaqua program, the LIFE program, and the Green Task Force,” said Balázs Nagy, Deputy State Secretary for Strategic Affairs at the Ministry of ITM.

In 2019 we have announced a new environmental policy, in which the qualitative development of green spaces plays a very important role. The mayor added: compared to 2019, we have more than doubled the number of flower areas in the city. While in 2019, almost four and a half thousand square meters of land were specifically developed and maintained as flower gardens, by 2020-2021 we are talking about around ten and a half thousand square meters of land specifically functioning as flower gardens.

The mayor said that in 2020, the Debrecen horticultural garden was re-established and the city itself grows a very significant number of flowers every year. In terms of annual flowers, the DEKERT staff at the Debrecen nursery grow 60-80,000 flowers, and in terms of the two summer perennials, we are talking about 60-80,000 plants of this order of magnitude, which we can plant all over the city.

We are deeply committed to further developing the quality of our green spaces, through our TOP Green City Programme in several parts of the city and TOP Plus, which will provide billions of forints of EU funding for the development of quality green spaces in the coming years,” concluded László Papp.

In his speech, MEP László Pósán referred to the Flower for Debrecen movement, in the framework of which every year the city’s municipal representatives distribute balcony flowers and flowers for planting in small gardens to the people of Debrecen in their constituencies, thus making their living environment more beautiful, comfortable and cozy.

HARMONIA CAELESTIS – Advent musical devotion in the Great Church

This occasion is a special opportunity to take a closer look at the little-known Baroque music tradition of our country: a 40-minute selection of this excellent church music series, with beautiful arias, duets, and ensembles.

“Harmonia Caelestis” …. The title of this musical collection is often seen in concert programs during the Advent season, but in many cases, only a few well-known excerpts from Pál Esterházy’s cycle are performed.

This occasion is a special opportunity to take a closer look at the little-known Baroque music tradition of our country: a 40-minute selection of this excellent church music series, with beautiful arias, duets, and ensembles.

“Although 5-6 singers would have been enough to perform the work, based on the desired genres, this time the task is divided among the 17 singers of the Faculty of Music of the University of Debrecen, as this is also a chamber music studio for them, in which each of them takes part for a few movements.” – Zoltán Bolyky, conductor of the performance, said.

From contemplative prayers to joyful duets and majestic ensembles, we will discover the diversity of Pál Esterházy’s creative and editorial work, and the atmosphere of church music of the 1700s. The singers will be joined by a chamber ensemble formed by students of the Faculty of Music and Gergő Csorba, organist of the Great Church. In addition to the conductor of the performance, the singers will be coached by Edit Hruby and Cs. Nagy Ildikó.

“Laetare cor meum, venit redemptio…”, i.e. “Rejoice, my heart, salvation has come…” – we will hear the soaring duet of soprano singers on the second Sunday of Advent in the Reformed Church of Debrecen.

Masks Have Been Made Mandatory In Enclosed Spaces – Vaccination Campaign Begins

Since Saturday the 20th of November, mask-wearing has been mandatory in all public enclosed spaces

Since Saturday the 20th of November, mask-wearing has been mandatory in enclosed spaces. Masks are mandatory in shops, shopping centers, museums, theatres, cinemas, and areas of public administration, those public buildings, and other enclosed spaces that are open to the public. This is in addition to the existing requirement of wearing masks on public transport, a restriction that has already been in place for some time.

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Safari at Hortobágy from the Comfortable Seats

The safari programme of the Hortobágy Wildlife Park in the Hortobágy National Park has long been considered a special experience, but now a new safari car has been added to the service.

The safari programme of the Hortobágy Wildlife Park in the Hortobágy National Park has long been considered a special experience, but now a new safari car has been added to the service. The development was financed with a total of HUF 15 million, of which HUF 12 million was provided by the Hungarian government and the remaining HUF 3 million by the Hortobágy National Park Directorate (HNPI).

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Advent Concerts at the Small Reformed Church

We cordially invite you and your family to our Advent 2021 event series in the Small Reformed Church of Debrecen. By purchasing tickets for the series you support the realization of the event.

We cordially invite you and your family to our Advent 2021 event series in the Small Reformed Church of Debrecen.
By purchasing tickets for the series you support the realization of the event.

Advent in the Small Church 2021

Sunday, 28th November 2021, 6 pm
THE DAWN HAS RISEN…
Advent concert by the Pendely Singing Ensemble Family and the Törköly Orchestra
A selection of folk songs, folk carols and poems by Hungarian poets related to the Christmas cycle
Artistic directors Judit Sáriné Szebenyi and Lilla Tóth

Saturday, 4th December 2021, 6 pm
WAITING FOR YOU
Lyra Symphony Orchestra of Debrecen
Featuring works by J. S. Bach, F. W. Benda, J. Haydn, A. Järnefelt and Miklós Kocsár
With the participation of Eleonóra Majorosné Tóth – flute
Concertmaster: Ildikó Versánszky
Conductor: József Balogh

Sunday, 12th December 2021, 6 pm
Advent Evening of the Tiszántúli Reformed Church District
Tishtinslav Reformist Church of Tisza, Timisoara, Timisoara, Hungary Performers:
Eszter Kissné Szemző – soprano
Sára Tóth-Bartók – alto
Tamás Kurgyis – tenor
György Andrássy – bass
Ördög Mária – zither
Dániel Sárosi – organ

The Choir of the Reformed College of Debrecen, the Mixed Choir of the Small Church Congregation, the Nagyerdei Reformed Chamber Choir, the Vox Antiqua Chamber Choir, the Vox Iuventutis Children’s Choir, and Civis Consort String Quartet, and the Collegium Musicum Chamber Orchestra.

Conducted by János Arany, Zsolt Király Levente, Márton Csaba Kiss, Eszter Kissné Szemző, Zoltán Csaba Nagy
Tickets (500, 1000, 1500 HUF/concert) are available in advance at the Pastoral Office of the Debrecen Small Church (Révész tér 2.) and at the venue half an hour before the concert

Saturday, 18th December 2021, 6 pm
30+1 years anniversary concert of the Sol Oriens Choir
The programme will feature works by contemporary Hungarian composers dedicated to the choir, the premiere of a work composed for the occasion by Adam Mike, and the choir’s best-loved programme numbers.
With Dániel Sárosi – organ
Conductor: Sarolta Deményi
Tickets are available in advance from the choir members or on-site.
The concert is organised in cooperation with the Hajdú-Bihar Music Association.

Celebrate Advent 2021 with us!

Concert of Claude Delangle and Odile Delangle piano

World-renowned saxophonist Claude Delangle (France) and his wife, pianist Odile Delangle, will give a concert as part of the Universitas-Debrecen concert series on Thursday 25th November 2021 at 7 p.m. in the Liszt Hall of the Debreceni Egyetem Zeneművészeti Kar (the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Music).

World-renowned saxophonist Claude Delangle (France) and his wife, pianist Odile Delangle, will give a concert as part of the Universitas-Debrecen concert series on Thursday 25th November 2021 at 7 p.m. in the Liszt Hall of the Debreceni Egyetem Zeneművészeti Kar (the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Music).

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Abstraction-Création Debrecen

Parisian Abstracts – Curator’s guide by Flóra Mészáros in English

All visitors are cordially welcomed to the English language guide to the Parisian Abstracts. The guide will be given by Flóra Mészáros, the curator of the exhibition entitled “Abstraction-Création”. The exhibition includes works by Kandinsky, Hélion, Calder, Moholy-Nagy. The guide will begin at 11.00 on 28th November on the second floor of the MODEM.

All visitors are cordially welcomed to the English language guide to the Parisian Abstracts. The guide will be given by Flóra Mészáros, the curator of the exhibition entitled “Abstraction-Création”. The exhibition includes works by Kandinsky, Hélion, Calder, Moholy-Nagy. The guide will begin at 11.00 on 28th November on the second floor of the MODEM.

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Europe’s Best Men Handball Players come to compete in Debrecen

The 15th European Men’s Handball Championship will be co-organized by Hungary and Slovakia from 13 to 30 January 2022. One of the locations of the games in Hungary is the country’s second city Debrecen.

The 15th European Men’s Handball Championship will be co-organized by Hungary and Slovakia from 13 to 30 January 2022. Both nations will host the best handball players in Europe for the first time, this will be the second time the continent tournament will be held in a shared order. One of the locations of the games in Hungary is the country’s second city Debrecen.

During the 17 playing days of the EHF EURO 2022 the fans can experience 65 of the best games in handball. The 24 teams from Europe will play the group matches starting in January 13 in six groups, in the five organizing cities of the tournament, Budapest, Szeged, Debrecen, Košice and Bratislava. The Slovak capital will host the fights of two groups until January 18. The two best seeded teams from each group (a total of 12 teams) will elevate into the main round starting on January 20, in two groups, in Budapest and Bratislava from where the top six will participate in the final weekend (28-30 January 2022) in Budapest.

The first two places in the group will advance to the semi-finals and fight for medals, the third place will play for 5th place. The final of the European Championship will be held on January 30 at the Budapest Multifunctional Sports Hall.

The venue in Debrecen

Phoenix Arena with its maximum capacity of 6500 is the second largest multifunctional sports hall in Hungary, which is connected to the neighboring Imre Hódos Sports Hall by an underground corridor. In 2004 and 2014, the arena was one of the venues for the European Women’s Handball Championship. Concerts and cultural events like David Copperfield, Joe Cocker, Bryan Adams, Lenny Kravitz, Paco de Lucía, Michael Flatley were also taken place in the Phoenix Arena. The appearance, image and the infrustructure went under renovation in 2021, so now they are more than happy to welcome their guests again in the next period of time. 

The sport highlights in the hall:
Junior Figure Skating and Ice Dance World Championships (2016)
Speed Skating World Championship (2013)
Division 1 / A World Hockey Championship (2004, 2005, 2009)
European Gymnastics Championship (2005)
World Gymnastics Championships (2002)

Schedule
 
The official draw of the European Championship was held on May 6 in Budapest. 
 
European Championship groups: 
 
The group A (Location: Phoenix Arena, Debrecen): 
Slovenia, Denmark, North Macedonia, Montenegro 
Group B (Venue: Budapest MultifunctionalSports Hall): 
Portugal, Hungary, Iceland, the Netherlands 
Group C (Location: Szeged New Arena): 
Croatia, Serbia, France, Ukraine 
Group D (Location: OndrejNepelaArena, Bratislava): 
Germany, Austria, Belarus, Poland 
Thisgroup (Location: OndrejNepelaArena, Bratislava): 
Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Bosnia and Herzegovina 
Group F (Location: Steel Arena, Kosice): 
Norway, Russia, Slovakia, Lithuania 

Group Stage Schedule in Debrecen

Ticket information 

Type of tickets 

DAILY TICKET 
Valid for all matches played on a given day at a given venue with a fixed seat. The ticket entitles you to multiple entries for the first stamp on a given day. 
 
BUNDLE 
Valid for each match at a given venue in the given tournament stage (group matches or semi-final or final stage) with a fixed seat. The bundle entitles you to multiple entries with the first armband as well as the mobile app. 

ARENA BUNDLE 
Valid for all European Championship matches ordered in the Budapest Arena with fixed seat. The bundle entitles you to multiple entries with the first armband as well as the mobile app. 
 
TICKET CATEGORIES 
Each Hungarian venue of the EHF EURO 2022 as Budapest Multifunctional Sports Hall, Pick Arena in Szeged and Főnix Hall in Debrecen has four price level defined for the general audience adapted to the location in the arenas. 
 
HOSPITALITY TICKETS 
Sumptuous view, delicious snacks. At all three locations, anyone who redeems Hospitality day tickets or passes can have a premium experience. They offer the best view of the arena and also include a catering service. 

Discounted ticket and bundle offers

INDIVIDUAL DISCOUNTS

  • Youngster (0-3 years): 
    Children aged 3 or under can attend European Championship matches free of charge and will not have a fixed seat in the arenas. 
  • Kid (4-18 years): 
    Fans between the ages of 4 and 18 can buy tickets to European Championship matches at a 25 percent discount. 
  • Senior (65+): 
    People over the age of 65 can buy tickets to European Championship matches at a 25 percent discount. 
  • Disabled people (wheelchair only): 
    Admission to the European Championships is free for disabled people but must be accompanied by a support person who buys a full-price ticket. The registration card must be presented at the time of purchase. 

GROUP DISCOUNTS

  • Family ticket, bundle 
    Discounted day tickets and bundles for 2 adults and 2 children (4-16 years old). The price of a family ticket corresponds to the price of a three-day ticket or bundle. 
  • Group tickets: 
    If you wish to visit the event and cheer for the teams with a bigger group of people, group of friends, colleagues or partners in any location of the European Championship, and the number of tickets you require exceed the bookable number of tickets in the official ticket shop then please visit this website where the Group Sales members are very happy to assist you: https://tickets.eurohandball.com/men2022/groups 

Further Ticket Information: https://www.watchgamesseemore.com/tickets/

Official website: https://www.watchgamesseemore.com/

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