Programs

XV.International Fairy Tale Festival


XV. INTERNATIONAL FAIRY TALE FESTIVAL (09/22/2018 - 09/23/2018)

There is something left to say… The Kabóca Puppet Theatre is going to organize a festival between 22 and 23 September 2018 – the Fairy Tale Festival! More Shorter

For more than a decade a festival has been organized by the Kabóca Puppet Theatre for the kids and their parents in Veszprém every year. Its aim is to increase and revive tradition and community experience of storytelling and listening to the tales.

Detailed programme later.

We reserve the right to change the program.

Address: 8200 Veszprém, Táborállás park 1.
Website: http://www.kabocababszinhaz.hu/
Date of event:09/22/2018 - 09/23/2018
5+1 reasons to visit Veszprém


5+1 reasons to visit Veszprém (01/01/2015 - 12/31/2017)

The Veszprém Zoo, the Castle, the Veszprém Arena, the high quality gastronomy, the family-friendly services and the variety of programmes throughout the year make 5+1 reasons to visit the city of Queens. More Shorter

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Address: 8200 Veszprém
Date of event:01/01/2015 - 12/31/2017
Laczkó Dezső Múzeum és kiállításai


Dezső Laczkó Museum and its exhibition (07/21/2016 - 12/31/2017)

We invite people, who interested in history and culture to the Dezső Laczkó Museum’s various and interesting exhibition places. More Shorter

Dezső Laczkó Múzeum

(8200 Veszprém, Erzsébet sétány 1.)

We tell stories, lives from the past, the present and the future: because “historia est magistra vitae”. The first artefacts of the county’s most significant and the longest established museum were the part of the collection in 1903, and we wait for the visitors in the building, which is among the trees of the Erzsébet parkland since 1925. The museum’s 330 000 pieces collection includes the folklore, archaeology, history, fine arts and crafts, literary history and the significant numismatic collection of Veszprém and Veszprém county.

 

Permanent exhibition:

Spirit… in objects… in places… in pictures

Temporary exhibitions:

 


Bakony Etnographical House

(8200 Veszprém, Erzsébet sétány 3.)

Near the Dezső Laczkó Museum there is Bakony House, which is one of the earliest Hungarian open-air ethnographical museums. In 1935 it was built from public donations as a copy of a gentry’s landhouse of Öcs. The designers were László Nagy ethnographer and György Linzmayer architect.

Permanent exhibition: Times immemorial?!

 


The Heroes’ Gate

(8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 2.)

On the Heroes’ Gate exhibition place, which was opened in 1939 and was renovated in 2013, visitors can learn about the building’s history, and the history of events and heroes of Veszprém during the revolution and freedom fight of 1848 and 1849, World Wars I and II, and revolution and freedom fight of 1956.


Fire Lookout Tower
(8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 9.)

On the south-western end of the castle there is the single tower of the castle, the 48 metres high Fire Tower. The Tower’s cylindrical part, which was made from crushed stone can be medieval, but we didn’t know the exact construction time. The Tower’s foundation is on the square’s level in front of the Castle hill, its entrance opened from the inner parts of the castle and it is several metres above the foundation. The tower’s floor plan can be found on survey drawings of Giulio Turco, the Emperor’s war engineer, which was made around 1570. The 17th century’s engravings illustrate a blocky tower in the place of Fire Tower. Near the Fire Tower around 1660 was built the south-west corner tower.


Dungeon
(8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 19.)

The new permanent exhibition, which entitled “The life of the minus third floor, Dungeon in the 21th century” is about not just the dungeon as a building and interest, but it demonstrates several exciting themes. In the exhibition there is a Jószef Mindszenty memorial room, an exhibition unit about the life of the inmates and the history of the oubliette, the exhibition entitled “Bakony outlaws on the hand of the pandours”, and visitors can see the slots, chapel, look-out tower, command room and the sanitary. Besides these, film projection waits for the visitors.

 

Permanent exhibition: The life of the minus third floor, Dungeon in the 21th century

On 23th October 2015 the Dungeon's permanent exhibition had got a new exhibition unit, which entitled as After ’56 in the shadows of the gallows-trees.

The exhibition, from 1956 to 1967 until the last execution, shows the sanctions period’s significant momentum in connection with Veszprém county. The visitors can come to know the life of Árpád Brusznyai, the deportation process, and with two cases, the legal action of Vaczkó and Hamusics – the two cases are in connection with 1956. In these cases the authorities investigated the conspiracy, which was committed with guns. In the exhibition they are commemorate the heroes, who were punished with death because their role in ’56.

In the exhibition there are precious reliquiaes, which were donated to the Dezső Laczkó Museum by Margit Brusznyai, the daughter of Árpád Brusznyai.

 

Address: 8200 Veszprém, Erzsébet sétány 1.
E-mail: info@ldm.hu
Phone number: +36 88 426 081
Website: http://laczkodezsomuzeum.hu/
Date of event:07/21/2016 - 12/31/2017
Organizer Name: Laczkó Dezső Múzeum
Organizer Address: 8200 Veszprém, Erzsébet sétány 1.
Organizer Phone: +36 88 426 081
Organizer Email: info@ldm.hu
Organizer Web: http://laczkodezsomuzeum.hu/
Állandó kiállítások a Szaléziánumban


PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS AT THE SALESIANUM (07/08/2016 - 12/31/2017)

Liturgical place to exhibit, baroque rooms, room for the herbs of Halimba, show room for violin fabrication, medical herb garden and a lot of other curiosity from the offer of the Salesianum’s permanent exhibitions. More Shorter

Liturgical place to exhibit 

The attic gallery was designed on the second floor of the building, where visitors can take a look on the day-to-day-life of the Archdiocese and can get to know the everyday use of liturgical objects. A liturgical calendar is cited by multimedia tools, liturgy devices are displayed for the visitors, they can also visit the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Veszprém’s store of sheet music and can listen to the musical creations from the 19-20th century. The visitors can take a virtual tip in the Archdiocese and in Veszprém via an interactive multimedia device, while they can discover the past and the present of the virtually visited places.


Baroque rooms

Four interior styled, fresco decorated baroque room awaits the visitors on the floor of the Salesianum. They can experience the atmosphere of the baroque world through contemporary artworks. Visitors have the opportunity to know more about former, well-known residents of the house, including Martin II. Padányi-Bíró the bishop of Veszprém, who was an outstanding patron of the artistic work in the diocese during the 18th century. They can admire the landscape themed frescos from the end of the 18th century, which can be found in every room on the given floor in an exigent quality, differently from the baroque practice. With the guidance of the “Picture-counter desk” it is possible to follow the work of the restorers and the wonderful alteration of the baroque rooms. In the other two rooms the hidden treasures of the Bishop Archive and Library are displayed: incunabula, scrapbooks- and albums, manuscripts, maps and certificates.


Room for the herbs of Halimba

At the right side of the entrance is the Halimba Medical-Herb-room, which displays the story of Dr. Miklós Szalai, also known as the “medical herb” priest from Halimba. The nationwide known herbalist was pronounced a charlatan before the transition, but later the Halimbárium medical herb mixtures were named after him. At the exhibition dried medical herb tableaus and glass covered containers show the medical-and culinary herbs, the recipes of the “medical herb” priest, and also some interesting information about medical herbs and herbal teas.


Show room for violin fabrication

Who does not longed for being the invisible viewer the birth of something new. Looking through a window, watching the smooth hand moves, while those hands are brushing the lumber with a plane again and again, always finding something to stroke the spot we thought was already perfect. Taking a deep breathe of the workshop’s scent, the scent from the bland, resin released from shavings, glue and vapor of plants. To be the witness how lumber turns into a soul touching musical instrument. Who does not longs for this…

In the workshop of Archdiocese Touristic Center of the Salesianum all of this is possible.

Violin always have got a special attention among the instruments. Its birth was surrounded with mystery. What is this secret? The lumber? The lacquer? The mater’s hands?

Elemér Sümegi’s workshop, in a small building in the court of Archdiocese Touristic Center of the Salesianum, can be visited since 2011. The baroque surrounding, in front of the Archbishop Palace, of the former Bíró – Giczey house or as the residents of Veszrpém known the “bird house” seemingly offered the establishment of the violin making workshop. The visitor can be the witness some workflow: formation of a new violin or cello, even old instrument’s restoration.

The carpenter tool collection from the 19th and early 20th century commemorates former artisan masters in the workshop.

Unusual lessons, group sessions, presentations are available with previous consultation for school-, work groups and group of friends.

Availability:

Phone number: +36 88/580-528,  +36 20 431-8636

Web site:         www.szalezianum.hu, www.sumegiviolin.com
E-mail:            info@szalezianum.hu, info@sumegiviolin.com
Address:          Veszprém, Vár utca 31.


Medical herb garden

The Halimbárium Medical Herb Garden can be found in the inner court, where the medical- and culinary herbs from the Halimba Medical Herb Room can be discovered. Every plant have a description, the visitors can find the origin, spread, beneficial effects and use of some species.

Address: 8200 Veszprém, Vár utca 31.
Date of event:07/08/2016 - 12/31/2017
Organizer Name: Szaléziánum Érsekségi Turisztikai Központ
Organizer Address: 8200 Veszprém, Vár u. 31.
Organizer Phone: +36 88 580 528
Organizer Email: igazgato@szalezianum.hu
Organizer Web: http://www.szalezianum.hu
Veszprém, a fesztiválváros


Veszprém, the city of festivals (01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015)

Playing is a joy that we can all claim as eternal children all year round. If you do not believe it, you can see it for yourself! We celebrate dance, arts and our traditions, street music, boystrous children, happiness and the love-bearing summer with festivals. More Shorter

The Festival of Dance opens the events in Spring with the greatest contemporary dance artists in Hungary. The best dance groups and performers enchant the audiences during the days of the festival, which is regarded as a prestige event for the profession. The Gizella Days Festival, one of the largest cultural events of the city, encourages the generations to appreciate and promote our culture and traditions. The festival provides opportunities to perform with the arts ensembles of Veszprém and its twin towns, as well as the art groups of the minorities living here.

In Summer, Veszprém also enjoys its festivals...

Al Dimeola, Paco de Lucia, Bobby McFerrin, Katie Melua … Veszprém is the city where for almost a decade world famous stars have walked our cobblestoned streets. Opera, jazz, soul, swing and instrumental guitar music... Veszprém is the place where the most different musical styles and genres form a coherent entity in the frame of VeszprémFest.

VeszprémFest has become one of the most renowned high quality music events in Hungary, and, like a magnet, has attracted thousands into the majestic atmosphere of Veszprém Castle. The 18th century Baroque style façades and excellent acoustics of the Szentháromság (Holy Trinity) Square are unique props serving the excellent musical experience.

Besides VeszprémFest, there are various other artistic and cultural events, including Folklore Festivities and Best of the World Evenings in August. The Vivace International Choir Festival attracts participants from Japan to Finland and thousands visit the Veszprém Festivities Crafts Fair as well.

Mates, party and rock and roll... the Street Music Festival provides all of these in the middle of the summer, when street performers  representing various styles fill the squares of the city centre, tuning, strumming, drumming and singing from dawn to dawn.

Having fun with us... because Veszprém does not think only of the ‘eternal children’! The youngest ones can enjoy the Kabóciádé Children’s Festival, where the empire of the puppets offer treasures to discover and playing is always fun.

 We need to play, as we know from Shakespeare “all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players”. Veszprém is proud to have three theatres where the talents perform on the stages from week to week.

In the city’s 103-year-old stone Petőfi Theatre and in the recently refurbished Bujtor-Latinovits Chamber Theatre exciting plays of contemporary Hungarian and international playwrights are performed by excellent actors and actresses without forgetting the classic pieces. The theatres also tempt visitors with musicals, children’s and other plays offering light entertainment.

The Pannon Theatre has been offering high quality performances for ten years now, not only in their theatre building but also in the culture centres of rural areas, in retro venues or even in the environment of the castles and the fortresses of the Bakony. The theatre has helped to breathe life into and has been organising the Veszprém Spring Festival, the Festival of Dance and also the FüredFest on the shore of Lake Balaton, offering spectacular programmes from spring to autumn.

In our welcoming and family friendly city the little ones are not left out of the theatrical programmes as the Kabóca Puppet Theatre is open for them all year round. Here they can be part of a real company game: the puppet exhibition in the Puppet Den, play groups, adventures, fun guided tours and last but not least the puppet theatre performances provide great fun and entertainment.

We open the gates of the festivals and theatres of Veszprém and invite you kindly with the respect due to kings and queens to enjoy these fabulous and magical happenings!

For more details please click on the continuously refreshed 'Programs' menu!

Date of event:01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
Organizer Name: Tourinform Veszprém
Organizer Address: 8200 Veszprém, Óváros tér 2.
Organizer Phone: +36 88 404 548
Organizer Email: info@veszpreminfo.hu
Organizer Web: http://veszpreminfo.hu
IV. Bakony Expo


V. BAKONY EXPO (11/09/2018 - 11/11/2018)

With the slogan”…the taste of nature – the product of the region” the 5th Bakony Expo’s going to be organized for the 5th time in 2018 from 9 till 11 November. More Shorter

This is the market of the tastes from Bakony, which takes place in the Veszprém Arena and waits for the guest through three days.

Are you waiting for November, when every people from Bakony come together in the Veszprém Arena, and you can try out and buy local delicacies into your larder through three days, while in the crowd dancers are moving around to catchy songs and you smell the delicious fresh cakes from the Grandma’s Yard?

Then you have to visit the Bakony Expo, which would like to charm every sense organ of children and adults already for the 5th time.


Detailed program later.
 

Address: 8200 Veszprém, Külső-Kádártai u.
Date of event:11/09/2018 - 11/11/2018
Szent Mihály-napi Búcsú 2017


ST. MICHAELS'S FEAST DAY (09/29/2018 - 09/30/2018)

The annual St. Michael’s folk art and craft fair will be organized in the Castle of Veszprém on the 29th and 30th of September. More Shorter

Veszprém, being a town of traditions, fosters its local traditions, dancers and craftsmen with a fair on the Day of Archangel Michael. Everybody can find something to his or her taste at the fair: quality, handmade crafts, jewellery and laces.

Enjoy the flavours of old times and the amusing programs held in the Castle of Veszprém with your family and your friends!

A detailed programme will be published later!

Address: Veszprém óvárosa
Date of event:09/29/2018 - 09/30/2018
Illatos Advent Veszprémben


SCENTED ADVENT IN VESZPRÉM (11/24/2018 - 12/24/2018)

Christmas fair in Veszprém! We would like to invite you to our cultural programs and to our Christmas fair, where you can smell gingerbread everywhere. We are waiting for those who are preparing for Christmas every day during the Advent season. More Shorter

Programs and gastro experience for the whole family.

Handmade products and other goods offer you a gastro experience: hot wine, roasted chestnuts, pork, roasted sausage, hake, fish soup, filled scone and pastry horn.

Veszprém will be decorated with festival lights this year, as well.

Detailed program later.

 

Address: 8200 Veszprém Kossuth utca
Date of event:11/24/2018 - 12/24/2018