Budapest Castle FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS 2010

FESTIVAL OF CRAFTS 2010, 19th - 22nd August

4:21 PMZannnie

Buda Royal Castle

19-22. August, 2010


Open-air mega event

Buda Castle
Folk art and handicrafts exhibitions, delicious hungarian traditional food and an unique atmosphere of the craft fair.

The special guests of this year are the authentic representatives of the Bulgarian folk culture: craftsmen, dancers, musicians. The fact that Bulgarian egg decoration is not only a rich old tradition but it is a still living practice offers an international dimension to one of the main topic of the Festival.
In the Hungarian National Gallery, the works of the professions' most significant masters will be displayed. Visitors will be able to see the award-winning objects from regional and national exhibitions, such as Living Folk Art, National Folk Art Exhibition, Masterpieces of Handicrafts and The Young Craftsman of Folk Art, as well as artworks that have not yet been exhibited but have been considerded as worthy to be displayed by a professional jury.  Artists will display their most elaborate works, which represent their career at the highest level and which are based on folk traditions.

Games for children and adults
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 "Tekergő "– Playground  in the Oroszlános Udvar

Merry – go – round in the Újvilág kert

The Guild of the Hungarian Smiths in the Újvilág kert

Programmes for babies in the Újvilág kert

Playhouse in the Hunyadi udvar

"Egg Miracle, Honey Magic" exhibition in the Hungarian National Gallery 19-29. August 2010
between 10 am and 6 pm (closed on Mondays)

"Transylvanian potters" Béla Kása photo exhibition in the Rondella

Useful Information:
Opening hours: 10 am. to 11 pm.

Ticket prices: 1500 HUF/day
Discount price : 500 HUF/day ( for children between 4 and 14, and pensioners )
Free for children under the age of 4

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How to get there: To Buda Castle

Bus number. 10 and 110 from Moskva tér
bus number 16 from Deák tér,
bus number 86  form Fő utca
tram number 19 and 41 from  from Fő utca,
bus number 16, 4, 105 from Clark Ádám tér
Buses drive to Disz tér
The Funicular runs form the Buda side of Lánchíd ( Chain Bridge )

In the Buda Castle District parking is strict and limited. The Disz tér parking prices are in accordance with the protected zone  tariffs while  the 1st District street- prices are according to the are parking policy of the District. (1st District streets are free of charge  from 20 to 22 August ).

Please ask for information in advance on  the  special traffic and parking possibilities of the August 20  state holiday day.

Larger parking spaces are available at the  Danube banks ( close to our  Clark Ádám tér entrance )and the Attila út, Krisztina körút- and Dózsa tér ( in front of the OSZK elevator). For our disabled guests special parking lots are available on the Plaota út at the lower stop of the OSZK elevator.

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