- 1.5-hour folk show in Budapest
- See one of three renowned folk troupes: the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, the Danube Folk Ensemble or the Hungaria Folk Ensemble and Orchestra
- Enjoy the historical setting of either the Danube Palace or Budai Vigado performance venues
- Be entertained by traditional Hungarian music and dance!
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What You Can Expect
No matter which you choose, you can be sure you’ll be entertained by some of the best professional folk performers in Hungary; all three performance groups were founded in the 1950s and have shown off their talents around Hungary and abroad! The 30 artists in each ensemble perform choreography based on authentic dances, some of which date back to isolated villages from hundreds of years ago.
As you watch and listen, gain an entertaining understanding of Hungary’s heritage through the music, dancing and costumes of the folk show.
Each show consists of two 40- to 45-minute sections with an intermission of ten to fifteen minutes.
Select a show at Danube Palace (Duna Palota), a neo-Baroque building from the 1890s, to see either the Danube Folk Ensemble or the Hungaria Folk Ensemble and Orchestra. If you choose Budai Vigado, a stately venue that boasts Art Nouveau interior décor, you’ll see the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble.
Please click on 'View Additional Info' to see the seating map for Danube Palace.
This performance was beautiful and "earthy"; you could tell from the casual dances and non-flashy (though beautiful) costumes, that these truly were real Hungarian dances. We loved it. The performers were excellent and we could plainly see they enjoyed what they were doing. We would definitely do this again
My husband and I enjoyed a fantastic evening at this show. The dancers were extremely energetic and the musicians were extremely gifted. A brilliant evening which we can highly recommend.