The Festival of Folk Arts (Mesterségek Ünnepe) brings the finest Hungarian craftsmen and their work to Buda Castle from across the country. They include a variety of different folk crafts ranging from woodcarving to egg painting and visitors can partake in many of the activities, as well as enjoy live folk music and dance performances.
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Sziget Festival is one of the largest music festivals in the world and certainly the best party-filled week of the year in Hungary. Around 400,000 people come every August to the 'Sziget' for a week of music and entertainment.
Junii Brasovului Parade is held on the first Sunday after Easter and is an event marking the revival of nature and the beginning of spring, but also a celebration of the new year of the Dacians, Romania’s ancestors. Junii are young people who used to reside in the Schei neighbourhood, where the medieval Romanians lived when they were not allowed to dwell inside Brasov’s citadel.
For the fourth time, the spring of 2019, during the Budapest Spring Festival, the cultural life of Budapest is not only about music but about fine arts as well. With many exhibitions and a huge variety of programs, visitors can discover the art world of the capital during the 6 days of Budapest Art Week in museums, exhibitions halls, galleries and ateliers.