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Classic Tunes To Be Heard in February

Kodály Philharmonics invites classical music lovers on an exciting journey in February.

Kodály Philharmonics invites classical music lovers on an exciting journey in February. The program and the theme of the concerts are versatile but two things are in common – the respect to all the great composers and the carnival season. The concerts feature classical tunes by great composers like Strauss, Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, Haydn and Schubert and guest performances by the Choir of the Oradea State Philharmonics and the Concerto Piano on several occasions. Kids can join a carnival time concert too in February held in the popular Sziget-kék Themes Park.

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The Csokonai Theater Seating Capacity Nearly Doubles

The renovation of one of the emblematic buildings of Debrecen, the Csokonai Theater is coming to its end.

Mayor of Debrecen László Papp held a press conference about the renovation of the Csokonai Theatre on the 25th of January, 2023.

In Debrecen, the topic of the preservation and protection of cultural values for the future has been discussed many times. If there is a real investment in preserving values, it is safe to say that it is the renovation of the Csokonai Theatre, one of the emblematic buildings of Debrecen. 

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Bear Festival

Four days of roaring events and activities await visitors at the Zoo Debrecen between February 2 and 5.

In continuation and further broadening of a tradition, Zoo Debrecen’s Bear Festival will take place between February 2 and 5 this year, with a total of four days of roaring events and activities for the very first time.

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English Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | Open Mic vol. 2

Hot Paprika Comedy and MODEM are excited to bring English Stand-Up Comedy vol. 2 back to Debrecen!

Hot Paprika Comedy and MODEM are excited to bring English Stand-Up Comedy vol. 2 back to Debrecen! The event takes place at MODEM Centre of Modern and Contemporary Art on the 23rd of February, Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The organizers are coming to showcase an amazing night of comedy with some of the best comedians.

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Furmint Wine Tasting

At the Furmint February Wine Show, participants will be able to taste 100 different types of Furmint and Furmint-based blended wines.

At the Furmint February Wine Show, participants will be able to taste 100 different types of Furmint and Furmint-based blended wines.

The Debrecen Wine Friends Association organizes the Furmint February Wine Tasting event on Saturday, 18th of February 2023, at the headquarters of the Greek Catholic Metropolia (Petőfi Square 8.). 

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Wizz Air Launches a Scheduled Flight from Debrecen to Antalya

The Turkish city of Antalya has been one of the most popular destinations for Hungarians for many years and will now also be available from Debrecen through Wizz Air.

The Turkish city of Antalya, located on the Mediterranean coast just outside the Aegean region, has been one of the most popular destinations for Hungarians for many years and will now also be available through Wizz Air. 

The airline will add Istanbul and Antalya to its already diverse selection of destinations, the latter of which will be available not only from Budapest but also from Debrecen International Airport, the airline said.

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Jef Neve & Teus Nobel – Toots Thielemans 100

The best of Belgian jazz in one duo remembering a third artist.

On April 29, 2022, the national jazz hero of Belgium, Toots Thielemans, would have turned 100 years old. The godfather of Belgian jazz, the always charming Brussels “ket” with his “mouth-music”, has sung, whistled and ditto slided with his harmonica for 94 years, and has left us an impressive repertoire. 

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2023 Marks Several Anniversaries in the Hortobágy

Several anniversaries are celebrated in 2023 in the Hortobágy, Hungary’s oldest and biggest national park that awaits visitors with a series if festive events this year.

Several anniversaries are celebrated in 2023 in the Hortobágy, Hungary’s oldest and biggest national park that awaits visitors with a series if festive events this year.

The end of the 1960s marked an important milestone in the history of Hungarian nature protection when a widescale co-operation began and Hungary first national park was established in the Hortobágy on January 1, 1973, exactly 50 years ago this year.

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Debrecen Event Preview 2023

2023 has just started but it is highly advised to start planning the holidays as this year’s event calendar is full of great events and festivals not to be missed.

2023 has just started but it is highly advised to start planning the holidays as this year’s event calendar is full of great events and festivals not to be missed. The annual festivals like the Campus Festival and the Flower Carnival will be held again as well as the popular culinary festivals like the Wine and Jazz Days, the Burger Festival, and the Zamat Festival. Spanish, German, and Jewish culture will be in the spotlight on various cultural days. Debrecen Drive and Galiba Children’s Festival are also in the schedule just like international sports events like the Women’s Futsal European Championship, the U19 Men’s Basketball World Championship, and the 3X3 Basketball World Tour Masters.

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Debrecen International Airport Expects a Strong Season

From 1st January, a new managing director takes over the management of the Debrecen airport company that expects a strong season in 2023.

From 1st January, a new managing director will take over the management of the Debrecen airport company. The aviation sector has been significantly affected, firstly by the war and the coronavirus epidemic. Tamás Király, new managing director of Debrecen International Airport Kft., spoke about what to expect in the coming period in the local television.

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Déri Museum Can Be Visited For Free on the Day of Hungarian Culture

On the Day of Hungarian Culture, the Déri Museum can be visited fo free and offers a number of programs for those interested.

The Déri Museum is one of the best-known museums in Debrecen. The museum was founded in 1902 with a donation from the jeweler Artúr Löfkovics. His collection was enriched in 1920 by a donation from the Viennese silk manufacturer Frigyes Déri.

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Debrecen Is Preparing for the Celebration of Hungarian Culture with Special Events

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Hungarian National Anthem and the Day of Hungarian Culture, events are also organized in Debrecen.

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Hungarian National Anthem and the Day of Hungarian Culture, events are also organized in Debrecen.

The famous Hungarian poet Ferenc Kölcsey completed the manuscript of the Hungarian National Anthem on this day in 1823. This date is a celebration of Hungarian culture, which has been held every year since 1989, both in Hungary and abroad. 22nd of January 2023 is also a special anniversary because the National Anthem was written exactly 200 years ago. 

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