Ganges – Danube Festival


Date: Saturday and Sunday 18 – 19th of June

Venue: Great Forest, Apollo Cinema

Programme: “To further strenghten the bonds of bilateral cultural relations between India and Hungary, Embassy of India is organizing a cultural festival Ganges-Danube: Cultural Festival of India from 17th June to 19th June 2016 in nine cities of Hungary, including Balatonfured, Budapest, Eger, Esztergom, Szentendre, Sopron, Nagykanizsa, Szeged, Debrecen. This year International Day of Yoga will also be part of this festival. The aim of the International Yoga Day is to raise awareness of healthy and conscious lifestyle among people.

The symbols of the festival are the two most important rivers of India and Hungary: the sacred Ganges and the historical Danube are representatives of our rich culture, value and traditions. The Festival will showcase Indian culture, i.e. dance, music, yoga, films and exhibitions. Indian martial art experts and puppet artists are also coming. Hungarian artists, proficient in Indian art forms will also participate in the programme.

You are cordially invited to participate in the programme with your friends, family members and enjoy a wide range of activities. The detailed programme of the festival is available soon at the website and facebook pages of Indian Embassy.

Saturday 18th of June
Great Forest

15.00-15.30: Nitai Kirtana Band
15:30-16.00: Yoga show – Golden Mirror
16.00-17.00: Dance show of Padmini Band
17.00-18.00: Dance show of Brigitta Hegedűs
18.00-19.00: Indian puppet show
19.00-20.00: Mayurbhanj Chahu Dance – a Sadhya Chahu Dance Group

Apolló Cinema, Soós Imre Room
16.15 Queen
Indian comedy, 146 minutes, 2014
19.15 Taare Zameen Par
Indian drama 165 minutes, 2007

Sunday 19th of June
Great Forest
15.00-16.00: Dance Show – Judit Ábrahám
16.00-17.00: Concert of Zoltán Lantos
17.00-18.00: Dance Show of Gabriella Tóth
18.00-19.00: Let’s discover India! – quiz
19.00-20.00: Folk Dance Show

Apolló Cinema, Soós Imre Room
16.15 3 idiots
Indian comedy, 170 minutes, 2009
19.45 Kahaani
Indian thriller, 122 minutes, 2012


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