St. Stephen's Day Events In Budapest, 20 August

  • 18 Aug 2015 2:02 AM
St. Stephen's Day Events In Budapest, 20 August
This large-scale festival is put on for the public every year on 20th August. There is an exhibition of Hungarian crafts, a water and an air parade, and a firework display. This day is also a national holiday in honour of Saint Stephen (King István I.), founder of the state of Hungary, as well as the festival of the new bread.

20 August Celebrations In Budapest

8.30-9.30 Celebration starts at Kossuth square with the hoisting of Hungary’s national flag with military honours and passing-out parade

10.00-18.00 Open day at the Parliament
10.00-21.00 Family programs and concerts at Várkert Bazár
10.00-11.00 Cutting of Hungary’s Birthday Cake for 2015
11.00-12.00 Kolompos Band concert
13.00-14.00 Buborék Ensemble concert for children
16.30-17.30 Hot Jazz Band
18.00-19.00 Irie Maffia
19.30-21.00 Csík Zenekar
10.00 Hungarian Flavours at Lánchíd utca
14.30 Ecumenical blessing of bread
17.00 Ceremonial holy mass at Saint Stephen Basilica
18.00 Holy Right procession
21.00 - 21.30 Ceremonial fireworks

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