THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OF DEBRECEN DEVELOPS AT A GREAT SPEED The 600 thousandth passenger of the year 2019, Judit Gál was greeted by Debrecen International Airport. László Papp, Mayor of Debrecen and János Vajda, Director of Debrecen International Airport welcomed the passenger who landed by Wizz Air’s flight from Barcelona, on 30 December 2019. read more
DEBRECEN COMMITS ITSELF TO THE INITIATIVE OF THE SZÉKELY NATIONAL COUNCIL The General Assembly of the Municipality of Debrecen voted to support the initiative of the Székely National Council at its meeting on 12 December 2019. Through expressing solidarity with Hungarians in Székely Land, Kalotaszeg, Partium and Felvidék, the decision aims to facilitate that more and more people can sign the European citizens’ initiative called „Cohesion policy for the equality of regions”. read more
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Highlight Exhibition of the award winning artists of last year’s Spring Exhibition. The exhibition is free to visit during the opening hours of the Kölcsey Centre, from 9:30 am to 6 pm on weekdays, and until 9 pm at the time of events. Debrecen Mangalica Festival Outdoor food festival in Debrecen’s main square dedicated mangalica, a breed of domestic pig form Hungary. Alvin and the Chipmunks Debrecen Spring Festival & Art Exhibition The organizers intend to provide quality programs in more and more branches of art in the framework of the festival year by year. "DESZKA" Festival Some of the best of contemporary Hungarian drama is staged during the festival by renowned companies from Budapest, the rest of the country, and Hungarian communities in surrounding countries, followed with much interest by both the profession and the wider public. The Biebers The hungarian pop-rock band's concert is in the Watertower of Nagyerdő. Via Crucis Concert by the Kodály Choir Debrecen on the Holy Week. Performances at the Nagyerdei Open Air Theatre The open-air stage was set up in one of the most beautiful parts of the Nagyerdő (Great Forest), among huge firs and monumental English oaks more than 60 year ago. In 2014, the renovated, modernized theatre was reopened. In the restored theatre, there are 1000 seats for the spectators. 3rd Rose Tower Rose and sparkling wine festival with live stage concert in the pleasant area of the Nagyerdei Water Tower. Debrecen Drive – Everything that rolls A large-scale festival dedicated to all kinds of vehicles with car shows, demonstrations and children’s programs.
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Agora Scientific Adventure Center Agora presents serious scientific knowledge and the little wonders of everyday life in a fun and easy-to-understand way. DEBRECEN ZOO AND AMUSEMENT PARK Located in the Great Forest, the oldest conservation area in Hungary, the Debrecen Zoo and Amusement Park opened in 1958 as the country’s first zoo outside the capital. Now covering a combined area of 17 hectares, the institution has a threefold mission as it houses a zoo, a botanical collection, and an amusement park. Vojtina Puppet Theatre Members of the younger generation will get their fill of the Thespian art at Vojtina Puppet Theater located in Kálvin Square. Small World Gallery Pirate island, magical creatures, fairy realm: they are only few of the attractions of the amazing thematic toy exhibition.