California Festivals

Belmont Hungarian Festival

May 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Twin Pine Park
30 Twin Pines Lane
Belmont, CA
$10 admission approx.
hungarianheritagefestival.com

The public is invited to attend the annual Bay Area Hungarian Festival held in Belmont. The festival includes festive, world class music, dancing and entertainment, while guests can learn about Hungarian culture. The Hungarian Cultural Exhibit includes, costumes, artwork and interesting items relating to the culture of Hungary. It's a must-see when you attend.

2015 Entertainment

Hungarian Folk Singer Zsuzsanna Seres was born in Hungary where she received her training in Hungarian Traditional Folk Dancing and singing.

Happening Band -- Geza Arany, Klaudia Tischner and Robert Vargha from Hungary are all trained musicians with music teacher and performer qualifications.

Forrás Hungarian Folk Band plays traditional village music from Central Europe and its members have regularly studied with master musicians in Hungary and Transylvania.

Le Petit Pas ballet with Alexandra Lengyel, artistic director, dedicated to represent the best of Hungarian dance, music and culture.

Zina Bozzay sings Hungarian folk songs, learned from master singers and villagers in Hungary.

Soprano Diana Pray specializes in early, Baroque, and modern music.

Cellist Hannah Addario-Berry is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician.

Tibor Horvath, Violinist and Yelena Savchenko, Pianist have been making their living playing Gypsy music since 1996.

Laszlo Tihanyi, a native of Hungary, received his Bachelor of Science in Hungarian folk dancing and folk dance coaching from the Dance Academy Budapest, Hungary.

Eszterlanc Folk Ensemble presents traditional Hungarian folk dances.

Mazsola Hungarian Children's Folkdance Ensemble introduces children from all ethnic backgrounds by introducing them to Hungarian folk culture through dance, music, and folklore.

Harangvirág Játszóház - offer Hungarian folk stories in puppet shows, teaching about Hungarian folk world through stories, songs and children plays and Hungarian crafts.

Food: Other activities include dining to Hungarian favorites such as Goulash, Chicken Paprikash, Stuffed Cabbage, Beef Stew, Hurka & Kolbasz and Langos. Plus, there is a great variety of pastries and sweets.

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