Bakáts Fest - Ferencváros Cultural Festival, 25 - 28 August 2016

  • 4 Aug 2016 9:00 AM
Bakáts Fest - Ferencváros Cultural Festival, 25 - 28 August 2016
Bakáts Fest, Budapest Ferencváros Cultural Festival will be held between 25-28 August this year.

18.00: Talamba Percussion Orchestra – Tour De Drums

One of the world’s best percussion orchestras – From Africa to Hungarian folk music – An unparalleled concert experience.

20.00: Máne (Hungarian State Folk Ensemble) – Transcarpathia conjured up, This side of the Pass, and beyond
Traditional music and dance of the peoples living in Transcarpathia performed by Hungary’s leading folk dance ensemble.

27 August 2016 (Saturday)

18.00: András Berecz
Tales, jokes, piquant stories – from Hungary’s favourite storyteller.
20.00: Söndörgő
One of Europe’s most popular Hungarian virtuoso folk bands with a repertoire from the Western Balkans.

28 August 2016 (Sunday)

20.00: „Opera Gala”

Popular pieces from the operas of Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and Saint-Saëns, featuring the outstanding soloists of the Hungarian State Opera House.
Featuring: Concerto Budapest
Conductor: János Kovács
Soloists: Klári Kolonits, Bernadett Wiedemann, Gergely Boncsér, Béla Perencz

Jazz Stage – Bakáts Utca

Children’s Programme:

27 August 2016 (Saturday)

10.00-11.00: Pig-tale – presented by the Batyu Theatrical Company

28 August 2016 (Sunday)

10.00-11.00: The enchanted pot – A performance by the Hungarian Music Theatre

Bakáts Utca – „Wine Street”

Presenting renowned winemakers from Hungary’s wine regions


3rd Ferencváros „Lecsó” Cooking Championship And Tasting  - Traditional Hungarian „Lecsó” cooking and tasting.

Jazz Concerts

The best of Hungary’s young jazz generation.
Concerts begin at 21.30.

25 August 2016 (Thursday) - Oláh Dezső Trio
Featuring: Dezső Oláh – piano, Péter Oláh – double bass, András Pecek Lakatos – drums

26 August 2016 (Friday) - Kinczel Trio
Featuring: Dániel Kinczel – piano, Attila György – double bass, Attila Paizs – drums

27 August 2016 (Saturday) – Tomi Balogh

28 August 2016 (Sunday) - Rozina Pátkai
Featuring: István Tóth, Jr. - guitar, János Ávéd - saxophone

Ticket Sales Information:

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office of the Ferencváros Culture Centre.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: from 08.00 to 16.00, Thursday: from 08.00 to 18.00. Tickets are also available in most ticket offices and in the national network of Interticket.
Seats are not allocated. The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the event programme.

Tickets can be bought online at:

Ticket prices:
For concerts beginning at 20.00:
DAILY TICKET for the programmes of the Main Stage: HUF 2,000

The rest of the programmes can be visited free of charge during the festival.
The ticket includes a 10% discount at the bars and restaurants in Ráday utca carrying the „Bakáts Feszt” logo during the festival.

Further information at:,

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