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Hungary has a strong tradition of folk music and dance, and in Budapest three leading Folk Ensembles can be seen in the Hungarian Folklore Performance at Danube Palace, Pesti Vigado and Budai Vigado, where 30 dancers and 20 folk musicians perform traditional gypsy dances from all regions of Hungary. The Danube Palace and Pesti Vigado also host a Gala Concert with classical, operetta  Hungarian folk and gypsy music, also featuring the cimbalom (Hungarian dulcimer) The beautiful neo-classical St. Stephen’s Basilica is the venue for an Organ Concert of classical music. Organist Milko Teleki is accompanied by flautist Elenora Krusic, and oratorio singer Kolos Kovats performs the arias. To round off your evening, why not take a late night river cruise and enjoy some delicious Hungarian and international dishes, then admire the illuminated city from the top deck.

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Ticket Type Gate Price Our Price Savings Quantity
Seat Category 1 (All Ages) €36.00 €28.80 20%
Seat Category 2 (All Ages) €32.00 €25.60 20%
Seat Category 3 (All Ages) €23.00 €18.40 20%
Category VIP (All Ages) €84.00 €67.20 20%
Student Cat. 1 (With valid student ID) €33.00 €26.40 20%
Student Cat. 2 (With valid student ID) €30.00 €24.00 20%
Student Cat. 3 (With valid student ID) €21.00 €16.80 20%
Transfer (Per person) €14.00 €11.20 20%
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Booking Period:  From now - September 30, 2017

Valid for visits up to 31 December 2017

Traditional Folk Ensemble at the Danube Palace

The cultural traditions of Hungary are unique in the world. There exist only a handful of countries where folk music and dances are being practised 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 our culture’s foundations are based on music and movement, which are not only part of our country’s culture; they are part of our 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.

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 VIP category

Feel like a celebrity and order a VIP service with your concert tickets!
The service includes:
Private transfer from your accommodation to the concert hall and back, the best seats in the theater, and a private host to attend to you before the concert and in the intermission.
You will also be treated to a guided tour of the venue, a free photo of you in the theater and a glass of champagne during the intermission of the event.

Pick - Up Service
The following information applies if you have upgraded your ticket to include the pick-up and drop off service
The chauffeur will take you directly to the concert, so you don't have to go to the meeting point, after the cruise you will be taken back to your accommodation.

Danube Folk Ensemble

Founded in 1957, the Danube Folk Ensemble is one of the most popular professional folk-dancing groups of Hungary. The ensemble consists of 24 dancers and 5 musicians, both excellent in their profession. They aim to perform genuine dynamic, stylish dances, and to create innovative dance-theatre pieces based on those principles.

The Ensemble's repertoire includes some true gems of hte hungarian folk-dance tradition, while the folk music is faithfully interpreted by its musicians; varied and broad it provides for numerous unique and full performances. The ensemble gives over a hundred performances yearly, including their weekly appearance at the Duna Palota! Besides presenting their own repeertoire, they participated in various theatre productions.

The Danube Folk Ensemble is consistently included in the events of the Ministry of the Interior and at celebrations of National Holidays. These performances take place at the Parliament building or the Buda Castle, and are usually shown live on national television. In the last 20 years the ensemble performed in England, Cuba, Poland, Australia, France, at the Sevilla Expo, in Finland, Romania, Austria, Switzerland and Italy

The Danube Palace

The Danube Palace was built between 1883 and 1885, in a splendid Neo-Baroque style according to the plans of Vilmos Freund. At that time it was known as the casino of Lipótváros – but not in the term of gambling, but an aristocratic club for entertainment. From when it was built till the Second World War the Palace served as a place of culture, supported many young artists, and even Bartók, Kodály, Dvorák played in its first-class concert hall. Since 1951 the building has been carrying out the cultural programs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Nowadays the beautiful halls and rooms of the Danube Palace are hosting cultural, social and gala events like weddings and theatre performances.  The restaurant on the first floor of the building is only open for private events. It often holds welcome receptions for diplomats arriving to Budapest. The balconies, the staircase and the ceiling were made from oakwood and in the restaurant the visitor can see what an original baroque ceiling should look like. Originally, the whole palace was decorated with gold motifs, familiar to Baroque churches.

Pick-up Point instructions if applicable:

Be ready -at the reception of your accommodation- ONE HOUR PRIOR to the start of your activity and please note that the exact time of your pick up is based on the traffic and the popularity of the service on the selected date

If you are staying at an accommodation without a reception desk, please wait outside of your accommodation for your chauffeur

If you can not be contacted on the phone number provided during the booking, please e-mail: office@ticket.info.hu with a contact number.

Keep your phone charged and turned on, on the day of your activity

Also make sure that roaming services are enabled on your device so our colleagues will be able to get in touch. In case you are travelling from outside of Europe, make sure you are able to use your phone in Hungary

Answer your phone when our colleagues are calling you on the day of your activity

In order you would not like to use the drop off service we are not able to provide a refund

This service is NOT a private transfer, we are not able to guarantee exclusivity during your transfer.  We are not able to take responsibility from any delays caused by other guests

Please note: In case the aforementioned conditions are not met, we are not liable to provide a refund

In case you have any queries regarding your pick up, drop off service please call the following phone number: +361 317 3177

In case of EMERGENCIES, call the following number: +3630 659 7007

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