Folklore Show of The Danube Folk Ensemble

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Folklore Show of The Danube Folk Ensemble

Folklore Show of The Danube Folk Ensemble
1051, Budapest Zrínyi utca 5
February 29, 2012 - October 29, 2014
2012-02-29 2014-10-29

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 folklore band

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 2014
May 5. 7. 12. 14. 19. 21. 26. 28.
June 2. 4. 9. 11. 16. 18. 23. 25. 30.
July 2. 7. 9. 14. 16. 21. 23. 28. 30.
August 4. 6. 11. 13. 18. 25. 27.
September 1. 3. 8. 10. 15. 17. 22. 24. 29.
October 1. 6. 8. 13. 15. 20. 22. 27. 29.

The performances begin at 20.00.

90 minutes with an intermission

Meeting point:

30 minutes before the concert starts at cash-desk of Danube Palace (1051 Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5.).


Folklore Show of The Danube Folk Ensemble
Tickets Adult Student
I. category 6 200 HUF 5 600 HUF
II. category 5 400 HUF 4 900 HUF
III. category 3 600 HUF 3 300 HUF
Prices per person.

Folklore package
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:

Package offers

Folklore package offer
Tickets Adult Student
I. category 14 500 HUF 13 900 HUF
II. category 13 700 HUF 13 200 HUF
III. category 11 900 HUF 11 600 HUF
Prices per person.

Please send your reservation via e-mail to We will send the confirmation of your booking within 1 day, but usually in 3 hours!

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