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Celebrating the Treasures of Debrecen

Debreceni Értéknap is the day to celebrate Debrecen’s regional treasures, however, it goes beyond just goods for purchase. This year, the Hajdú Dance Ensemble of Debrecen, which has been recognized as a national treasure, awaits an audience in Kossuth Square on Saturday, September 25th, with colorful, rich cultural programs and a unique exhibition of national value. 

The aim of the event is to raise awareness of the city goods, and other local treasures available to be experienced in the Debrecen and Hajdú-Bihar County, to take these items into the county treasury, thereby obtaining the category of national value, and promoted as widely as possible. The organizers believe that this program will make the citizens of Debrecen and the people who visit here, even more, aware of the civic values ​​and the richness of the values ​​of our city and thus strengthen the local patriotism, urban self-awareness, and attachment of the residents of Debrecen.

They consider the innovative spirit of the event to be extremely important, which wants to present these values ​​not only as a museum would, with stagnant values, but also to make them “usable” in the light of the constant change of tradition and culture, to find its message and function for today’s people.

The Value Day is organized with a tradition-creating intention, which can last but not least be experienced as a tourist attraction.

The main patron of the event: László Papp, Mayor of the City of Debrecen
Patrons: János Mazsu, Chairman of the Debrecen Depository Committee and Zsolt Jantyik, Chairman of the Hajdú-Bihar Megyei Értéktár Bizottság elnöke (County Depository Committee)

Stage demonstrations, interactive classes, gastronomy, exhibitions for all ages!

Exhibitors: Debreceni Hajdú Táncegyüttes (Debrecen Hajdú Dance Ensemble) – The oeuvre of dr. Gyula Varga and dr. András Béres, Tímárház (Tanner’s House), Pásztorélet eszközei (Tools of Pastoral Life), Debreceni páros- és favillás bicska (Debrecen Pair and Wood Fork Knife), Hajdúsági funkcionális fafaragó-művészet (Hajdúság Functional Wood Carving Art),  Debreceni Lövészsuli Sportegyesület (Debrecen Shooting School Sports Association), Kiállítás debreceni vonatkozású olimpikonokról (Exhibition on Olympics related to Debrecen), Bushido Karate Sportegyesület (Bushido Karate Association), Zsuzsi Erdei Vasút (Zsuzsi Bush Railway)

Gastronomy: Hajdú meat with the Debrecen pair, Debrecen stuffed cabbage, Zelenák handmade potato flame, Derecskei orchard, Viticulture and winemaking, Debrecen gingerbread, Honey marc products, Hajdú Gabona Zrt.

Stage performances: Bushido Karate Sports Association, Szeredás Folk Music Ensemble, Bürkös Orchestra, Debrecen Folk Ensemble, DEMKI Tannery, Csokonai Theater artists, Lautitia choir family, Debrecen Hajdú Dance Ensemble, Debrecen Dixieland Jazz Band

Collaborating partner:  Debrecen Megyei Jogú Város (City of Debrecen with County Rights), Debrecen Depository Committee, Hajdú-Bihar County Depository Committee, Főnix Rendezvényszervező Kht., Debreceni Művelődési Központ és Ifjúsági Ház (Debrecen Cultural Center and Youth House).