One of the most popular visualized Hungarian folklore dancing bands is
the BM Danube Artistic Band which was founded in 1957. Members of the
band are excellent professional dancers and musical instrument’s
artists. To the band belongs a 30 member dancing ensemble and a 7 member
The band impersonates professional folklore dancing and continuous
dancing theatre assimilation as well as aiming for modern performances
and constituent appearance. Next to the artistic director Juhász Zsolt’s
guidance, other choreographers are also present, such as Novák Ferenc,
Kricskovics Antal, Zsuráfszki Zoltán, Farkas Zoltán.
The ensemble performance contains the most beautiful gem of Hungarian
folklore dancing culture, while the band is a devoted to the Hungarian
folklore music. The repertoire of the band features several autonomous,
filling the whole evening performances. The ensemble’s number of yearly
performances is over one hundred, which includes the weekly performances
at the Danube Hall, as well as the folklore and dancing theatre
performances in Budapest and all over the country.
Except for autonomous repertoire, the ensemble participates in the
formation of different theatre productions, for example: János Vitéz
musical tale, Stephen the King, Atilla rock opera and Dózsa György
opera. The Danube Artistic Band takes part continuously in the Ministry
of Home Affairs programs, national holidays like for example on August
20th and March 15th. These performances can be seen on the spot (in the
Buda Castle, Parliament) or in the television.
Dear Guests, please note that stage in the Danube Palace is 1 meter
(approx. 3 feet) higher than the front rows. For this reason the seats
in the front rows are 2nd category. Seating rows rise gradually, so from
row 5 you can have the best view of the stage. Please click here for the folklore show sitting map.
Performances in Danube Palace
|Performances in 2013
||1. 6. 8. 13. 15. 20. 22. 27.
||3. 10. 12. 17. 19. 24. 26.
||1. 3. 8. 10. 15. 17. 22. 24. 29. 31.
||5. 7. 12. 14. 19. 21. 26. 28.
||2. 4. 9. 11. 16. 18. 23. 25. 30.
||2. 7. 9. 14. 16. 21. 23. 28. 30.
The performances begin at 20.00.
90 minutes with an intermission
30 minutes before the concert starts at cash-desk of Danube Palace (1051 Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5.).
|Folklore Show of The Danube Folk Ensemble
6 200 HUF
||5 600 HUF
||5 400 HUF
||4 900 HUF
||3 600 HUF
||3 300 HUF
|Prices per person.
If you book our Folklore show and the dinner-cruise on the Danube together, we give you a special price! After the ensemble let us invite you to see our capital swimming in lights and while cruising on the Danube enjoy a delicious buffet dinner on one of our ships with professional service and not only typical Hungarian dishes, but international and also vegetarian meals, cold entries, salads, fruits, etc. Our hostesses will accompany you to the ship, cca. 4 min. walk away from the Danube Palace.
By booking tickets for both programes you are entitled on discounted price for the Dinner & Cruise:
|Folklore package offer
14 500 HUF
||13 900 HUF
||13 700 HUF
||13 200 HUF
||11 900 HUF
||11 600 HUF
|Prices per person.
Please send your reservation via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at +36 20 953 5251. We will send the confirmation of your booking within 1 day, but usually in 3 hours!