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Folklore Performance

Venue: Danube Palace

 
1051, Zrinyi Street 5., Budapest, Hungary
 
 
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Season 2018
 

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Next performance (see season calendar above for other dates)
Folklore Performance
Sat 15 December 2018
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20:00 Danube Palace 85 € Add to cart
 
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Folklore Performance
Sat 22 December 2018
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20:00 Danube Palace 51 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 47 € Add to cart
 
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Folklore Performance
Wed 26 December 2018
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20:00 Danube Palace 85 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 37 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 33 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 24 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 51 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 47 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 38 € Add to cart
 
 
Folklore Performance
Fri 28 December 2018
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Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 85 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 37 € Add to cart
 
Category 2
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20:00 Danube Palace 33 € Add to cart
 
Category 3
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 24 € Add to cart
 
Category 1 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 51 € Add to cart
 
Category 2 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 47 € Add to cart
 
Category 3 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 38 € Add to cart
 
 
Folklore Performance
Sat 29 December 2018
VIP
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 85 € Add to cart
 
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20:00 Danube Palace 37 € Add to cart
 
Category 2
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20:00 Danube Palace 33 € Add to cart
 
Category 3
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20:00 Danube Palace 24 € Add to cart
 
Category 1 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 51 € Add to cart
 
Category 2 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 47 € Add to cart
 
Category 3 with pick up & drop off
Hour Hall Price Tickets Buy
20:00 Danube Palace 38 € Add to cart
 
 
 
Event details
 

VIP category tickets only: The service includes: Private transfer, best seats in the theater, private host to attend to you before the concert and in the intermission, small guided tour of the venue, a free photo and a glass of champagne, suvenier.

 

The cultural traditions of Hungary are unique in the world. There exist only a handful of countries where folk music and dances are being practiced at such a high artistic level. In Hungary, these art forms are treated as an indispensable part of the country’s heritage. It’s easy to see that Hungary's culture is based on music and movement, which are not only part of the country’s culture; they are part of the Hungarian lives as well. One of the best ways of getting acquainted with the Hungarian experience is attending a traditional folk dance performance. You can receive this experience from first hand, from the best and most famous performers in the country. The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble and the Hungaria Folk Ensemble & Orchestra are the country’s most respected dance ensembles with the longest traditions, dating back more than six decades. The groups consist of 30 dancers, and about 20 folk musicians based on the performing groups. With these performances you will experience the most famous, and the lesser known Hungarian and Gypsy dances from all areas of the country. Through them, you can witness the Hungarian cultural heritage.


Tour details

                                
Starts at 20:00                                
Duration: 90 minutes                                
Meeting point: inside the neo baroque theater hall, Danube Palace (1051 Zrínyi Street 5.), Budai Vigadó (1011 Corvin Squere 8)                                 
Meeting time is 19.30.                                
Every concert starts at 20.00, and consists of two parts, 40-45 minutes each, plus an intermission.    
                            
                                
Meeting Point information    

                            
Meeting Point 1.: Danube Palace (Budapest H-1051, Zrínyi Street 5) it’s a yellow neo-baroque building on the corner of the 4Seasons Hotel. At the end of the street you will see the Basilica. There will be a board with the tour’s name outside and a person to greet you.

 
Venue
 
Danube Palace
 

The Danube Palace (Hungarian: Duna Palota) is a Neo-Baroque concert hall located at the Inner City of Budapest, Hungary.

 

History

 

The Danube Palace is a frothy Neo-Baroque concert hall completed in 1885 as part of Budapest’s massive expansion for the millennium celebrations. Hungary was a thousand years old in 1896 and the Habsburg Emperor Franz Joseph I was determined to create a prestigious city that reflected its ancient standing.

 

It was built between 1894 and 1897, according to the plans of Vilmos Freund, in co-operation with the contractor Géza Márkus.

 

Originally, it was a casino, but not the official meaning of gambling, rather a place for entertainment. The Danube Palace was the home of many theatrical performances, the same way as nowadays. The beautiful halls and rooms of the building provide an excellent opportunity for several events.

 

The building took its current shape in 1941. Between 1895 and the II. World War, the Danube Palace was open for the public with various events. During the war it was completely empty, because that part of the Danube was also the front line between the occupying Soviets on the Pest side, and the Germans on the Buda side.

 

After the end of the II. World War in 1945, the German military blew up all the bridges which connecting the two sides of the Hungarian capital. That is why, we can see a few modern buildings in the area of the Danube palace, for example the building of the Sofitel hotel and of the Intercontinental Hotel.

 

Above the restaurant

 

The Danube Palace belonged to the Ministry of Interior after the war, that was responsible for the law and order of the country. From 1945 until 1989, the police played an important role in everyday social life. The building was closed from the public, only police officers and the members of the Ministry of Interior could apply for membership. The new government acted for innovation and for new values and also used the Danube Palace as a cultural center for the powerful and influential members of the time.

Several changes were made in the interior after the World War II. The balcony, the ceiling and the staircase were rebuilt out of oak. The glass have remained entirely intact. They were created by Miksa Roth and are titled Kenyérünnep (Feast of the new bread). At the center of the glass, there is a woman, who holds a fresh baked loaf of bread made from freshly reaped grains. In the upper left corner, there is a Hungarian soldier holding a flag and next to him there are two working women with a red flag, which reminiscent of the Soviet times. The Palace has several lovely and elegant salons, each perfect for filming, such as the Brown Salon.

 

The Brown Room

 

The Brown Salon – that once served as a smoking room –, is now a conference hall. The flower-ornamented, brown ceiling was an appropriate setting for filming. For example, one scene of the Evita was filmed there, which main character was Madonna, the well-known pop diva. In the film, this was her bedroom, where she broke up with her lover, Juan. Madonna was not the only famous person who showed up the halls of the Danube Palace. The first president of the Casino of Lipótváros was Miksa Falk, the grandfather of Peter Falk, better known as Columbo. At that time, the Casino supported young artists, for example Béla Bartók who performed his opera there, called Bluebeard's Castle. The production was deemed unfit for the stage however nowaday it is the composer's most popular piece. Along with Bartók, other artists such as Zoltán Kodály and Antonín Dvořák were performed in the theater hall.

 

The Theater Hall

 

The theater hall is very interesting because of two reasons. At first, this is the only theater in Hungary with a cupola. The second reason is its cooling system that can also found in the Hungarian Parliament Building aside from the Danube Palace. Its functions are quite simply: the aipressure from the basement moves the cool air which flowing into the concert hall with the help of pipes. Of course, there is a modern aircondition system in the building as well, but unless the temperature rises around 40 degrees, they use the old one.

The cupola paintings are the work of Lajos Márk, and the gold ornaments are reminiscent of baroque churches. There is a harp above the stage, which is a replacment of the Soviet coat of arms.

After the fall of socialism the building remained in the hands of the Ministry of Interior, but was once again open to the public for receptions, exhibitions and weddings.

 
 
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