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Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days

The Debrecen Jazz Days has been held every year, without interruption since 1972. This year will be no exception, It will be organized from 15th to 22nd August for the 49th time. The event will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year.

The Debrecen Jazz Days has been held every year, without interruption since 1972.  This year will be no exception, It will be organized from 15th to 22nd August for the 49th time. The event will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. 

Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days is a social event with wines and music taking place in the Great Forest. The event contributes to the improvement of the quality of life for citizens by strengthening the good practice of cultured wine and listening to great music.

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Debrecen Flower Carnival Week – The Details

The Flower Carnival week, 15th-23rd August, will provide those interested with a flower extravaganza with both traditional and new programs.

The Flower Carnival week, taking place between 15th-23rd of August, provides a color extravaganza with both traditional and new programs.

Participation in the Decoration of the Flower Floats

In the early days of the carnival, the residents of Debrecen came together to decorate the first flower floats. This year this community experience will come back to life so that those interested can also take part in the decoration of the floats. 

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Tree of the Year Finalist Located in Déri Square.

The site of today’s Déri Square was once a pond known as Paptava. From 1840 the first of the larger botanical gardens were located here, built for the natural history education of college students. By 1920, our pedunculate, European oak tree would have been only around 30 years old.

The site of today’s Déri Square was once a pond known as Paptava, which literally translates as “Priest’s lake”. From 1840 the first of the larger botanical gardens were located here, built for the natural history education of college students. By 1920, our pedunculate, European oak tree would have been only around 30 years old.

At the same time, the silk factory ower Frigyes Déri donated his antique collection covering the material of three parts of the world to Debrecen. Although Déri wanted to bear the construction costs, his unexpected death in 1924 put a stop to this.

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A Fantastic Summer Events Programme Awaits You in Debrecen

In addition to the city center, the Great Forest will become a lively cultural venue during the summer of 2020. Among other things, Flower Carnival Week will begin on the 15th of August.

In addition to the city center, the Great Forest will become a lively cultural venue during the summer of 2020. Among other things, Flower Carnival Week will begin on the 15th of August. 

There will be several theatre productions held on the Open-Air stage,  and in addition to these, the ‘Zsigmond Móricz Theater’ in Nyíregyháza will be a guest on-stage with a successful production which was selected together with director Szente Vajk for a Hungarian performance last year. Despite its light-hearted nature, the musical has an in-depth message that has a lot to say on the topic of equal opportunities for men and women, in the spirit of the #metoo campaign.

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Debrecen and the Region Has Much to Offer Cyclists

Debrecen has much to offer the cyclist, it has an 80+ kilometers bicycle path network, which is being extended by another 22 kilometers of cycle paths.

Debrecen has much to offer the cyclist, it has an 80+ kilometers bicycle path network, which is being extended by another 22 kilometers of cycle paths.

It is extremely easy to navigate in the city that has very little traffic, good roads, and diverse cycle paths. If you would like to cycle around, you can easily ride to many places both in and out of the city,

Within the city, it’s super easy to get around, we recommended riding to Kossuth Square, which is the heart of the city and then visit the Reformed College Museum to gain a greater understanding of the history of the city and the surrounding area.

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World Animal Day Week

Evening Walks at the Zoo Will Return

Just like last summer, this July holds unique experiences at the Debrecen Zoo. Weekly Evening Walks will make a return as a prelude to the upcoming Night at the Zoo. This time around, the ever-popular guided tour will also be available in English.

Just like last summer, this July holds unique experiences at the Debrecen Zoo.  Weekly Evening Walks will make a return as a prelude to the upcoming Night at the Zoo. This time around, the ever-popular guided tour will also be available in English.

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The Most Interesting Urban Legends of Debrecen

Just like any other city, Debrecen has its own dark history with scandals, intrigues, violence, and murder which make for interesting reading. It’s a far cry from today, Debrecen is now considered one of the safest cities in Hungary, and yet the history remains. There are several interesting buildings and streets in the city that hide some scandalous history.

Just like any other city, Debrecen has its own dark history with scandals, intrigues, violence, and murder which make for interesting reading. It’s a far cry from today, Debrecen is now considered one of the safest cities in Hungary, and yet the history remains.  There are several interesting buildings and streets in the city that hide some scandalous history.

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Colorful Programs Await Visitors to Debrecen over the Weekend

The previous one-day program called “Night of the Museums” Night will be extended to three days over the weekend, combining with the “Night of the Youth”, the “Night of the Literature”, the “Night of the Arts” and the “Night of the Music”.

Within the framework of the program series ”DEkult” a number of colorful cultural programs await those who visit Debrecen over the weekend.

The previous one-day program called “Night of the Museums” Night will be extended to three days over the weekend, combining with the “Night of the Youth”, the “Night of the Literature”, the “Night of the Arts” and the “Night of the Music”. 

On June 27, during the traditional event “Night of the Museums”, the collections of the Reformed College and the Magda Szabó Memorial House will also join these programs.

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Well-Known Artists from Debrecen Exhibiting Works in Shop Windows.

As part of the “Step-by-Step” series of events, shoppers will be able to see the works of renowned artists from Debrecen at the Showcase Exhibition taking place over the next few months in the shop window of eight shops in the City Center.

The initiative aims to breathe new life into the city center through cultural programs, helping to revitalize the city’s economy.

As part of the “Step-by-Step” series of events, shoppers will be able to see the works of renowned artists from Debrecen at the Showcase Exhibition taking place over the next few months in the shop windows of eight shops in the City Center.

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The Nagyerdei Outdoor Stage Opened Seventy Years Ago

During the inauguration of what was then known as the Lenin Park facility, The tram service was suspended on Stalin Boulevard

During the inauguration of what was then known as the Lenin Park facility, the tram service was suspended on Stalin Boulevard.

“Debrecen will be the venue of a national cultural competition today: the open-air stage in Lenin Park in the Great Forest will be handed over to the city’s workers in a ceremonial setting, starting at half past nine in the evening,”

Néplap June 10th 1950
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The Cultural Institutions of Debrecen Have Reopened

The Déri Museum, the Museum of the Reformed College of Debrecen, the MODEM, the Youth House and the Great Reformed Church await the visitors, cinema-goers can sit next to each other in the Apollo Garden Cinema, and the Méliusz Library has also removed visiting time restrictions.

With the lifting of the epidemiological emergency, museums and cultural institutions in Debrecen have reopened. The Déri Museum, the Museum of the Reformed College of Debrecen, the MODEM, the Youth House and the Great Reformed Church await the visitors, cinema-goers can sit next to each other in the Apollo Garden Cinema, and the Méliusz Library has also removed visiting time restrictions.

“The government lifted the emergency, originally declared on 11th March, on 18th June, in parallel with epidemiological preparedness measures, with a view to eliminating the emergency”. Subsequently, the cultural institutions will reopen their cultural spaces to visitors on 19th June in accordance with the usual rules,” according to the statement of Debrecen municipality.

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Debrecen Public Baths

Aquaticum Debrecen Strand Has Opened

On Saturday morning, June 20th, the Aquaticum Strand complex opened to the public.

On Saturday morning, June 20th, the Aquaticum Strand complex opened to the public, now completed at the cost of HUF 9.5 billion investment with government support of HUF 7.1 billion.

The cornerstone of the Aquaticum Debrecen Strand was laid in the summer of 2018, and in two years that followed “perhaps the most modern” bath in the country was completed – stated Gergely Gulyás, Minister of the Prime Minister’s office, at the opening on Friday.

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