The 8th edition of the Hungarian Days in Timisoara, scheduled in the 2023 European Capital of Culture Timisoara between September 21-24, comes with a spectacular program that will take place in Victory Square/ Opera House and in Freedom Square.
The program will include pop-rock concerts with bands from Hungary and Transylvania, Hungarian folk music and dances, Hungarian gastronomy, an attractive craft fair, workshops for children, debates, book launches, films, historical reenactment shows with actors from Hungary and Timisoara.
The honorary consul of Hungary in Timisoara, Tamas Peter, who is also the president of the Bastion – Varbastya Association from Timisoara, the organizer of the event, declared on Wednesday in a press conference, that this year’s edition will be a day longer, and the Hungarian State Theatre Csiky Gergely will be directly involved in the opening Gala and as a provider of performances.
„In the year of the European Cultural Capital TM2023 we will make more use of the Hungarian Theatre that we have in the city and which will hold the gala show with music and recitals. In the Freedom Square there will be many programs, the literary circle, and the Losonczy Istvan Association will supports one of the most beautiful moments, with a medieval show in which he will defeat the Turks and the Austrians, as always. We are waiting for the audience. We will have four big concerts with jazz, rock, there will also be literature, sports, for children a lot programs. We will also set up the gastronomic area in the Modex parking lot in Opera Square, which comes with surprises: Szechuan pizza is the big attraction, craft beer and palinka, cauldron food. More than 70 artisans will be available to the public with craft products and workshops for the little ones, and two horse-drawn carriages will take the children for a walk through Freedom Square,” detailed Tamas Peter.
During the four days of the event, more than 130,000 visitors are expected, who will be able to appreciate the diversity of the programs and the multiculturalism of the city.