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English-Language Poetry Slam @ Kocsmafeszt

Three Debrecen bars – Incognito Club, Malter Bar and Susmus Café – present “Kocsmafeszt”, a two-day festival, in cooperation with PusztaHang featuring lots of music, slam poetry and good vibes.

Two poetry slams will take place:
– IN ENGLISH: on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 7 p.m. at Malter Bar
– IN HUNGARIAN: on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 8:30 p.m. at Incognito Club

  • Competitors will receive a wristband that allows them entry to all three locations so they can attend the poetry slam and all of the day’s concerts for free.
  • A maximum of 15 competitors can apply to each competition.
  • The winners of both competitions will be awarded HUF 20,000.

Join the event on 27 May if you’re interested in this fun and exciting art form either as a performer or part of the audience to enjoy a night of slam poetry.

Performers include: Heavy Brains, Kardos-Horváth János (Kaukázus), DebreSlam (two poetry slams, one in English, one in Hungarian), Aya, DIW, DJ Mili, Frank n Dave, FunDead, Gyarmati Dominik, Hagymási Tamás Rock Band, Hodi kiabál, Hoeh8erz, Katvanhoe, Madarat Tolláról, Purplemind, RNS, Szakaszhatár, szilu, Tittyman, Water Signs.

Two-Day Tickets:
early bird – HUF 4,500 (6 left)
in advance – HUF 6,000
at the door – HUF 7,000

Single-Day Tickets:
in advance – HUF 3,000
at the door – HUF 4,500
in advance – HUF 4,000
at the door – HUF 5,500

Purchase your tickets in advance (until May 25) here: https://malterbar.hu/kocsmafeszt/. You can also buy your tickets during the festival at the festival locations (see below).

The Single-Day Ticket allows entry to all three locations on Friday or Saturday. The Two-Day Ticket allows entry to all three locations on both days.

Festival locations:
Incognito Club (Eötvös utca 11)
Malter Bar (Baross Gábor utca 16)
Susmus Café (Darabos utca 19)