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Hajdú-Bihar County Exhibition

Spring Exhibition (Hajdú-Bihar County Exhibition) 2021

This exhibition is a forum of local artists professionally cultivating fine, photographic, and applied arts. In the series, painting and graphics/photography are presented in a biennial shift/split, in 2021, the emphasis is on painting – although sculpture is presented every year.

The traditional Spring Exhibition, held in Debrecen, is once again renamed the Hajdú-Bihar County Exhibition – due to the epidemic situation. This exhibition is a forum of local artists professionally cultivating fine, photographic, and applied arts. In the series, painting and graphics/photography are presented in a biennial shift/split, in 2021, the emphasis is on painting – although sculpture is presented every year.

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Great Forest Week

The Great Forest of Debrecen is of decisive importance to all residents of Debrecen. The lungs of the city, a place of recreation, rest, sports, and is an essential component of its historical identity.

The Great Forest of Debrecen is of decisive importance to all residents of Debrecen. The lungs of the city, a place of recreation, rest, sports, and is an essential component of its historical identity. In our national culture, the Great Forest is a place of outstanding value, an icon of Debrecen, just as is the name of the Great Church or the Calvinist Rome. 

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Abstraction-Création. The Last Works Arrive

On October 3rd, a very special, internationally unique exhibition of International Abstracts will open at Modem. Entitled Abstraction-Création, the exhibition features almost 100 works, including works from world-famous artists such as Vasily Kandinsky, László Moholy-Nagy, or Jean Helion, one of whose works was unpacked on Monday by Mayor László Papp and Katalin Vizi, the managing director of Modem.

On October 3rd, a very special, internationally unique exhibition of International Abstracts will open at Modem. Entitled Abstraction-Création, the exhibition features almost 100 works, including works from world-famous artists such as Vasily Kandinsky, László Moholy-Nagy, or Jean Helion, one of whose works was unpacked on Monday by Mayor László Papp and Katalin Vizi, the managing director of Modem.

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Magdafeszt 2021

Since the 100th anniversary of the birth of Magda Szabó in 2017, Debrecen has celebrated the author with an annual event known as Magdafeszt, taking place each year between the 1st and 5th October.

Since the 100th anniversary of the birth of Magda Szabó in 2017, Debrecen has celebrated the author with an annual event known as Magdafeszt, taking place each year between the 1st and 5th October.

The author is a national hero in Hungary and her most significant works are known internationally. 

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Vangelis Film Music Concert

Among the greats of music in filmmaking, The Greek, Vangelis features alongside Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricona, and John Williams, as one of the few whose audiences know not just the music but the author of the music.

Among the greats of music in filmmaking, The Greek, Vangelis features alongside Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricona, and John Williams, as one of the few whose audiences know not just the music but the author of the music.

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Our favorite cafes

September 29 is World Coffee Day! Speaking of which, we have gathered our favorite cafes in Debrecen, where you are always welcomed with fresh black and a good atmosphere.

September 29th is World Coffee Day! Speaking of which, we have gathered our favorite cafes in Debrecen, where you are always welcomed with fresh black and a good atmosphere.

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MODEM hosts an internationally unique exhibition

For the first time in almost 50 years the unique exhibition entitled “Abstraction-Création” will be held at the MODEM Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in Debrecen, for the first time in almost 50 years. The exhibition opens on October 3rd, 2021.

For the first time in almost 50 years the unique exhibition entitled “Abstraction-Création” will be held at the MODEM Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in Debrecen, for the first time in almost 50 years. The exhibition opens on October 3rd, 2021. 

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autumn in Debrecen

Be Outdoors in Autumn

With the arrival of Autumn comes a burst of colour, from the changing of the trees to oranges, reds, and shades of brown, and everything in between. Gone is the fierce heat of the summer, making outdoor excursions so much more pleasant.

With the arrival of Autumn comes a burst of colour, from the changing of the trees to oranges, reds, and shades of brown, and everything in between. Gone is the fierce heat of the summer, making outdoor excursions so much more pleasant. With temperatures around 15-20°C, it’s perfect weather for walking and cycling. Below are some fantastic autumn activities for all the family.

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bird-theatre

The world’s first bird theater is being built in Hortobágy

A unique ecotourism facility will be created in the area of ​​the Hortobágy fishpond, a place where visitors can observe the bird population in their natural environment, living up close and yet undisturbed. The Bird Theater will provide an experience for the general public that previously only a small group of bird watchers could experience.

A unique ecotourism facility will be created in the area of ​​the Hortobágy fishpond, a place where visitors can observe the bird population in their natural environment, living up close and yet undisturbed. The Bird Theater will provide an experience for the general public that previously only a small group of bird watchers could experience. 

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Hamburger Baking Competition is Held in the Great Forest

The first Szaft ‘N Burger hamburger baking competition will be held in Nagyerdő, on the shores of Lake Békás, on Saturday, September 25th, where the title “Burger of the Country” will also be awarded by the pros.

The first Szaft ‘N Burger hamburger baking competition will be held in Nagyerdő, on the shores of Lake Békás, on Saturday, September 25th, where the title “Burger of the Country” will also be awarded by the pros. The goal of the organizers is to gather hamburger lovers from across Hungary in the city of Debrecen each year for the long run.

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Bakator Wine and Gastronomy Terrace

They are preparing for the celebration again on Saturday, September 25th, in the former vineyard of Debrecen, in Érmellék!

They are preparing for the celebration again on Saturday, September 25th, in the former vineyard of Debrecen, in Érmellék!

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15 years, 15 hours in MODEM – Birthday programs

This year, the MODEM Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in Debrecen is celebrating its 15th birthday. On the occasion of the birthday, visitors are welcome on Saturday, September 25th, with a full-day event.

This year, the MODEM Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in Debrecen is celebrating its 15th birthday. On the occasion of the birthday, visitors are welcome on Saturday, September 25th, with a full-day event. There will be yoga, brunch, children’s concert, music curator, contemporary dance, live act, unusual guided tours; old and new programs, promotions, and a little surprise!

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