40th National Táncház Festival & Fair#232
July 1-4, 2021.
National Dance House Festival 2021 will be held at venues in Budapest and all over Hungary between July 1-4, 2021.
The Dance House Festival starts on Thursday evening at Uránia Theatre with Juhász Réka’s CD-release concert. At 10 pm we invite everyone to Budapest Park for an open-air dance house with Magyarpalatka Banda and Tázló Ensemble. Friday afternoon the events continue at the Fonó , starting with world music concerts by Bognár Szilvia Sextet, Babcsán Projekt and Dresch Vonós Quartet. There will be a dance house following the concerts with music by Erdőfű Band. On Saturday and Sunday morning families can enjoy concerts, interactive programmes and handicraft workshops for children. In the afternoon of both days there will be dance teaching and concerts in two different spaces at the Fonó. On Saturday evening, OTP Bank’s 'Táncház-award' will be presented followed by gala concert by young Transylvanian folk musicians and then a dance house until 2 am. On Saturday there will a program honoring the memory of Transylvanian folk artist and traditional dancer Karsai Zsigmond featuring dancers, singers and well-known personalities from the táncház movement. The festival closes on Sunday evening with a Mezőség dance house played by the musicians from Magyarpalatka (Transylvania). This closing event will be streamed live.
Dances of other ethnic groups from this region (Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian) will be taught on Friday at the Bulgarian Cultural Center .
National Dance House Festival 2021 events will also be held on the same dates in the following towns in Hungary: Eger, Gödöllő, Halásztelek, Jászberény, Kálló, Kiscsősz, Mezőkövesd, Nagyecsed, Nova, Sátoraljaújhely, Szeged, Veszprém, Zalaegerszeg and in Alsóbodok/Dolné Obdokovce (Slovakia).