Founded in 1957, the Danube Folk Ensemble is one of the most popular professional groups in Hungary. The members of the ensemble are both excellent dancers and musicians. It consists of 30 dancers and a 7-member-folk orchestra playing authentic music.
The aim of the ensemble is to perform genuine dances with dynamism and style, and to create innovative dance-theatre pieces on these principles. In addition to establishing a distinctive style through the vision of their artistic director, Zsolt Juhász, and his choreographer, the ensemble regularly works together with noted guest choreographers.
Their work enhance the rich repertoire of the Danube Folk Ensemble. The Danube Folk Ensemble`s repertoire includes some gems of Hungarian folk dance tradition, while the Hungarian folk music is faithfully interpreted by its musicians.
Varied and broad, the repertoire provides for several full concerts which are unique. The ensemble gives over one hundred performances each year, including weekly shows at the Duna Palota and folklore and dance-theatre performances both in the theatres of Budapest and all over the country.
The Duna 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.
It is possible to book this program with the Dinner & Cruise at 22:00 pm. In this case a full evening program, an unforgettable theatre performance, and a romantic and delicious candlelight dinner on one of our heated or air-conditioned ships will wait for you.
- 19:30: Arrival at the venue
- 19:45: Hostesses escort you to your seats in the theater
- 20:00: The first half of the performance begins
- 20:45: Intermission
- 21:00: The second half of the performance begins
- 21:45: The end of the performance
Category I Euro 36,00 per person
Category II Euro 32,00 per person
Category III Euro 23,00 per person
Category VIP Euro 84,00 per person
It is possible to book the concert inclusive a dinner on a boat.
Danube Palace (V., Zrínyi Street 5.)