Kaláka Festival, Eger, Hungary, 26 – 28 June

  • 26 Jun 2015 9:08 AM
Kaláka Festival, Eger, Hungary, 26 – 28 June
Although it is the 36th Kaláka Festival 2015 is only the fourth year the nationally renowned folk festival has been held in Eger. The highly acclaimed event has captured the imagination of a wide audience with its mixture of music, concerts, arts and crafts exhibitions and children's programs. This year the Festival takes as its theme ‘The Preservation of the Arts’ and boasts an eclectic line up of some of the finest folk musicians and bands in Hungary today.

Although there are a number of stages dotted around the town, it is at the Castle where the main action takes place.

Stages located in Eger Castle, Dobó Square and the County Library.

The program there is as follows:

Friday June 26 - Panorama Stage
17.30 Ethnofil
19.30 MásKÉP
21.30 Zurgó

Palace Stage
18.15 Ethnofon Zenei Társulás
20.15 Romengo
10.15 Csik Zenekár
11.30 Moldvai Táncház - Zurgó

Saturday June 27 - Panorama Stage
17.30 Romungro
19.30 M.É.Z
21.30 Folk Embassy

Palace Stage
18.15 Vents d'Est
20.15 Balkán Fanatik
10.15 Besh-O-Drum
11.30 Irish Dancing with M.É.Z

Sunday June 28 - Panorama Stage
17.30 Nakaira (from Sicily)
19.30 Rodeo
21.30 Vodku

Palace Stage
18.15 PG Csoport
20.15 Kaláka
10.15 Szászcsávási Band - concert and dancing

Festival pass and day tickets can bought in advance online from 19 April at the kalakazenebolt.hu web store to buy, as well as in person from 25th May from the Kaláka Music Store (V, I Bárczy u. 10, www.kalakazenebolt .com) and in Eger, at the Tourist Information Office (Bajcsy Zs. u. 7).

Please note: When buying tickets online or at the Kaláka store in Budapest only credit cards will be accepted. If you are buying tickets in Eger, then it is possible to pay in cash.

Those who purchase tickets will be issued with either a daily wristband or a 3-day wristband, without these you will not be admitted to the Castle concerts. Tickets are available at a discounted price if you wish to enter the Castle after 21.30.
Tickets bought in advance cost less than those bought on the day. Prices are as follows:

Day Tickets purchased at the door:
Adults: 3600 huf
Children (6-14): 1300 huf
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 Children): 8000 huf
From 21.30: 2200 huf
Festival Pass (3 days) purchased in advance:
Adults: 6200huf
Children (6-14): 3100 huf
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 Children): 16000 huf
Festival Pass (3 days) purchased at the door :
Adults: 7200 huf
Children (6-14): 3600 huf
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 Children): 18000 huf

Source: http://egriprogramok.hu/en/articles/3591-kalaka-festival-june-26th.html

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