The world famous Rajkó Orchestra offers a unique musical experience. The
fifty strong main orchestra and the six to eight splinter chamber
groups are equally celebrated guest on the world’s most prestigious
The incredible range of their repertoire covers many genres from
classical to folk music, and from operettas to gipsy music, of course.
This company of young gipsy musicians was established in 1952. The
ensemble is a symbol of youth, talent and constant reformation. Their
gift is born from the traditions of century old gipsy dynasties. The
exceptional professional skills of the Rajkós are due to a special
educational method that contrentrates on preserving their natural
aptitude for improvisation an essential precondition of virtuosity.
The success and achievements which have already been enjoyed by the
Rajkó Orchestra include highly successful tours throughout Europe, North
and South America, Australia and Far East where they have thrilled and
fascinated audiences. They have often appeared on National Television
and Radio and have a number of acclaimed recordings.
twin of the Rajkó Orchestra is the Rajkó Folk Ensemble. This fiery young
group of about sixty dancers was formed 50 years ago. The high
professional attainment of the Folklore dancers is largely due to eight
to ten years of intense training which begins at a very early age. They
are true professionals dedicated to achieving the very highest
standards. They specialize in Hungarian folk dance but are equally able
to perform operettas, ballet, and modern dance. The fame and
recognition of Rajkó Folk Ensemble has become associated with that of
the Rajkó Orchestra as they often perform folklore and operetta programs
together, their joint spectacular shows always attracts large audiences
wherever they go.
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
9. 16. 23. 29. 30. 31.
1. 6. 13. 20. 27.
3. 5. 10. 12. 17. 19. 24. 26.29.
2. 5. 7. 9. 14. 16. 21. 23. 28. 30.
5. 7. 12. 14. 19. 21. 23. 25. 27. 30.
1. 2. 4. 6. 8. 9. 11. 16. 18. 23. 25. 30.
1. 6. 8. 13. 15. 20. 22. 27. 29.
4. 6. 11. 13. 18. 20. 26.
2. 9. 16. 23. 30.
26. 28. 29.
The performances begin at 20.00.
Duration: 90 minutes with an intermission
Meeting point: 30 minutes before the concert starts at cash-desk of Danube Palace (1011 Budapest, Zrínyi utca 5.).
Folklore Show of the Rajkó 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!
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