Danube Folk Ensemble
Danube Folk Ensemble Budapest
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Founded in 1957, the Danube Folk Ensemble is one of the most popular professional folk-dancing groups of Hungary. The ensemble consists of 24 dancers and 5 musicians, both excellent in their profession. They aim to perform genuine dynamic, stylish dances, and to create innovative dance-theatre pieces based on those principles.

The ensemble's repertoire includes some true gems of the hungarian folk-dance tradition, while the folk music is faithfully interpreted by its musicians; varied and broad it provides for numerous unique and full performances. The ensemble gives over a hundred performances yearly, including their weekly appearance at the Duna Palota! Besides presenting their own repertoire, they participated in various theatre productions.

The Danube Folk Ensemble is consistently included in the events of the Ministry of the Interior and at celebrations of National Holidays. These performances take place at the Parliament building or the Buda Castle, and are usually shown live on national television. In the last 20 years the ensemble performed in England, Cuba, Poland, Australia, France, at the Sevilla Expo, in Finland, Romania, Austria, Switzerland and Italy.


Concert details

Starts at 20:00
Duration: 90 minutes
Meeting point: inside the neo baroque theater hall, Danube Palace (1051 Zrínyi Street 5.)
Meeting time is 19.30
Every concert starts at 20.00, and consists of two parts, 40-45 minutes each, plus an intermission.


Rates 2017

Cetegory I: EUR 36,00

Cetegory II: EUR 32,00

Cetegory III: EUR 23,00

Cetegory VIP: EUR 84,00



Danube Palace
Zrínyi u. 5

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Meeting spot:

Danube Palace

Zrínyi u. 5., Budapest

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