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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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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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Natural History Museum is Moving to Debrecen

Debrecen’s 2030 program is transformative, a complex and comprehensive urban planning strategy that will shape Debrecen for the next decade and far beyond. The relocation of the Natural History Museum from Budapest to Debrecen is part of this program.

Debrecen’s 2030 program is transformative, a complex and comprehensive urban planning strategy that will shape Debrecen for the next decade and far beyond. The relocation of the Natural History Museum from Budapest to Debrecen is part of this program.

László Palkovics, the Minister of Innovation and Technology announced that the government has approved the development concept of Debrecen planned for 2030, which aims to make Debrecen the center of the eastern region of Hungary.

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Deri Museum Goes Online for 100th Anniversary of Trianon.

In the first Virtual Exhibition of its kind in Debrecen, the Deri Museum commemorates the 100th anniversary of the signing of the peace treaty of Trianon. The Trianon 100 memorial exhibition only exists in the virtual space, designed and arranged by the staff of the museum: Balázs Korompai, Attila Ősz, and Katalin Váradi.

In the first Virtual Exhibition of its kind in Debrecen, the Deri Museum commemorates the 100th anniversary of the signing of the peace treaty of Trianon.

The Trianon 100 memorial exhibition only exists in the virtual space, designed and arranged by the staff of the museum: Balázs Korompai, Attila Ősz, and Katalin Váradi.

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The Long Wait is Over – the Opening of Aquaticum Debrecen Strand

Debrecen’s newest spa, Aquaticum Debrecen Strand, will open on 20th June with a beach marathon. Schedule of extended opening hours for the beach marathon are as follows: 20th June, Saturday, 6 AM – 11 PM 21st June, Sunday, 6 AM – 8 PM

Debrecen’s newest spa, Aquaticum Debrecen Strand, will open on 20th June with a beach marathon.

Schedule of extended opening hours for the beach marathon are as follows:

  • 20th June, Saturday, 6 AM – 11 PM
  • 21st June, Sunday, 6 AM – 8 PM
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Hortobágy National Park is the First to Establish a Zoning System

After 24 years of waiting, undisturbed areas will finally be established in Hortobágy, the WWF announced.

After 24 years of waiting, undisturbed areas will finally be established in Hortobágy, the WWF has announced.

Based on a new decree, the Hortobágy National Park will be the first in Hungary to establish a zoning system in accordance with international practice, which will determine what type of land use is possible in each part of the protected area.

In the “core area” as according to the international practice, the basic goal is to ensure that wildlife can remain undisturbed, with as little human intervention as possible. 

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Tour De Hongrie Starts on August 29 With Hajdú-Bihar County as the Second Section

The 41st Tour de Hongrie starts at the Basilica of Esztergom and ends at the top of Kékes mountain. The second leg is Debrecen-Hajdúszoboszló

The 41st Tour de Hongrie cycle race starts at the Basilica of Esztergom and ends at the top of Kékes mountain. 

Károly Eisenkrammer, the main organizer of the Tour de Hongrie, said that due to the coronavirus, it was necessary to make some changes to the route originally planned for May. The only significant change is that the cycling race will start in Esztergom. This section will be 118 kilometers long.

The second section starts from Debrecen and ends in Hajdúszoboszló, followed by the third section between Karcag and Nyíregyháza. On the fourth day, cyclists must then ride from Sárospatak to Kazincbarcika. 

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World Animal Day Week

Debrecen Zoo Introduces Discount for Large Families

Debrecen Zoo offers a ticket for HUF 1,000 per child for families with NOE (National Association of Large Families) membership.

Debrecen Zoo offers a ticket for HUF 1,000 per child for families with NOE (National Association of Large Families)  membership.

In addition to its nature conservation rescue tasks, one of the most visited tourist and cultural institutions in Debrecen, the Great Forest Cultural Park, performs tasks of high public interest by providing unique entertainment and recreation opportunities for tens of thousands of families each year. 

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It’s Good to be a Child in Debrecen

It is good to be a child in Debrecen, not only on Children’s Day but all year round. On weekdays and weekends, in winter and summer, in sunshine and rain, there is always something to do with children, from a playground adventure to water experiences, to puppet shows. We will show you the top 10 child-friendly programs in Debrecen.

It is good to be a child in Debrecen, not only on Children’s Day but all year round. On weekdays and weekends, in winter and summer, in sunshine and rain, there is always something to do with children, from a playground adventure to water experiences, to puppet shows. We will show you the top 10 child-friendly programs in Debrecen.

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The Exhibition “Jelen” Shows the Final Exam of Graduating Art Students

The Medgyessy Ferenc High School and the Art Vocational High School presents the works of its graduating students for this year.

The Medgyessy Ferenc High School and the Art Vocational High School presents the works of its graduating students for this year. 

The traditional final exam exhibition will now be exhibited in six locations in the windows of the city’s downtown shops. The animations, graphics, paintings, and sculptures of the 13th and 14th-grade graduating students will be exhibited, reflecting the theme defined for them at the end of their last year.

Although the topic “JELEN” (present) carried quite different meanings in December 201 than now;  the events of the first months of 2020 cannot be ignored and the works were born in this way. 

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