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March of the living Hungary - remembering the victims of the Holocaust
ÉLET MENETE 2008 - homepage in Hungarian

April 16th, Wednesday, 6p.m.
Meeting point: Dohany street Great Synagogue
Everybody warmly welcome to attend.

  • Budapest Klezmer band performance
  • Musicians, politicians, writers, actors, students and pupils offer commemorative performances.
  • Laszlo Fekete, cantor of the Dohany synagogue recites mourning prayers.
  • 600 white flowers will be thrown into the Danube to commemorate the 600 thousand Hungarian victims.

Jewish Theater


Jewish Theater

Program in February 2008.

Hotel Modern (NL): Camp - animated history on plotting board

February 2008: 22nd, 23rd; 8 p.m.
Location: TRAFO House of Contemporary Arts/ Theater Hall
Address: Budapest IXth district, Liliom street 41.
Price: 2000 Forint, Student: 1500 Ft (Trafó Season Ticket is valid!)
In the frame of LOW Festival.
Hotel Modern attempts to imagine the unimaginable: the greatest mass murder in history, committed in a purpose-built city. A model of the camp is brought to life onstage: thousands of 3" tall handmade puppets represent the prisoners and their executioners. The actors move through the set like giant war reporters, filming the horrific events with miniature cameras and the audience plays witness.
The performance is recommended for viewers above age 12.

Klezmer Evening

November: 22nd, December 6th
Location: Spinoza House, 7 p.m.
Address: Budapest VIIth district, Dob street 15.
Price: 5000 Forints/person including dinner.

The Golem Festival - Jewish Theater

12 October 2007 - 14 October 2007
Location: Merlin Theater
Address: Budapest Vth district, Gerlóczy street 2.
The festival will be the first international Jewish theatrical perfomance in Budapest. The participants: Bucharest Jewish State Theater, Austrian Jewish Theater, Be Beautiful Cabaret from Israel, Gólem Theater Budapest. Online info here ( - in Hungarian).


- 12th October, Friday:
5p.m. Jewish, at home - photoexhibition opening at Merlin Theater
6:30p.m. Monodrama (Judenstadt Austrian Jewish Theater) at New York Cafe and Restaurant
7:30p.m. Menachem Mendel the businessman at Merlin Theater
8p.m. Jazz&Jews at Merlin Theater

- 13th October, Saturday:
4p.m. Klezmer music at Merlin Theater
6p.m. Be Beautiful at Merlin Theater
8:45p.m. Be Beautiful at Merlin Theater
Jewish, at home - photoexhibition at Merlin Theater
11p.m. 'G' party with breakfast at Merlin Theater

- 14th October, Sunday:
2p.m. Jakobi and Lájdenta (Gólem Theater) at Merlin Theater
4p.m. Rónai and friends at Merlin Theater
6p.m. Pessach/Ramadan at Merlin Theater
8:45p.m. Pessach/Ramadan at Merlin Theater
9p.m. Jazz&Jews at Merlin Theater
Jewish, at home - photoexhibition at Merlin Theater

The art of Friedensreich HUNDERTWASSER - a Magical Eccentric

11 October 2007 - 13 January 2008
Location: Museum of Fine Arts. Online info here.

Purim, or the Casting of Fate - Ballet Company of Győr

9th October, 2007, 7p.m.
Online info here.

Banished from home - Hungarian Fate in Czechoslovakia

from 28th September 2007
Location: House of Terror Museum Budapest.
Address: Budapest VIth district, Andrássy street 60.
Online info here.

Crafts from the past - photoexibition of Frankl Aliona

1 June 2007 - 22 June 2007
Opening: 1 June 2007, 6p.m.
Location: Fészek Gallery
Address: Budapest VIIth district, Kertész street 36.
The exibition will be opened by Lajos Parti-Nagy and can be visited daily between 2-7p.m., or online here (homepage of Fészek Gallery in Hungarian).
- Ministry of Education and Culture
- Pro Cultura Urbis Foundation
- Budapest Bank for Budapest
- Association of Hungarian Photographers

Holocaust Remembrance Week - 12-19 April, 2007.

The ghettoization of Hungarian Jews began on April 16, 1944, in Carpatho-Ruthenia, 57 years later the government of Hungary declared this date a Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest commemorates the past events with a series of programs including exhibitions, scientific and educational conferences, and the unveiling of the Tower of Lost Communities at the institute on April 16.
Programs during remembrance week:
- April 12, 4 pm: 'New approaches to research on Raoul Wallenberg'; János Botos: 'The Hungarian connections of Raoul Wallenberg'; Szabolcs Szita: 'A colleague of Raul Wallenberg - the life of Vilmos Langfelder'
- April 14, 10 am: Holocaust Remembrance Conference; Presentation of new educational projects
- April 15, 5.30 pm: March of the Living - Torch bearing march between the Holocaust Memorial Center and the Dohány Synagogue
- April 16, 4 pm: Holocaust Remembrance Day in Hungary - Remembering the lost Jewish communities
- April 18, 11 am: Auschwitz Album - See, Think, Remember... a photo exhibition at the Old Synagogue of Eger open until April 29, 2007.
further...(read details)

Tamás Köves exhibition

16th January 2007 - 15th February 2007
An exhibition of pengraphics in the Spinóza House
Address: 1074 Budapest, Dob utca 15. (one block away from the Dohány street synagogue)
further...(about the artist)

Hanukkah party in Budapest

16th December 2006 - 21th December 2006
Celebration with candle lighting every evening at 6 p.m. with guests (rabbis, politicians, etc.)
Address: Budapest, Nyugati tér (square). (in front of the Nyugati railway station)
further...(in Hungarian)
Jewish Holidays

Van Gogh exhibition in Budapest

2nd December 2006 - 20th March 2007
An exhibition awaited very much in Budapest. Come to the Fine Arts Museum, online tickets available for the first time in the 100 year old history of the museum.

Jewish Cemeteries in Central Europe - photos by László Sáros

20th November 2006 - 4th December 2006
A photo exhibition in the Bálint Jewish Community House
Address: 1065 Budapest, Révay utca 16. (behind the Opera House)
further...(in Hungarian)



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