Judafest back in Budapest’s historical Jewish Quarter


11th Judafest 
7-10 June
Location: Kazinczy Street and around, District 7, Budapest, Hungary

 

7 June, Thursday
– Film screening (Bálint Ház; District 6., 16 Révay street) starting at 7pm. Tickets available at Bálint Ház from Mondays to Thursdays between 12am-8pm.
The Women’s Balcony
Original title: Ismach Hatani
Israel, 2016
Language: Hebrew with Hungarian subtitles

8 June, Friday
– Open synagogue (the Great Synagogue in Dohány street: 1:30pm, 2:15pm, 3pm), Heroes’  Temple (4:30pm, 5:30pm) – registration start on 1 June at www.judafest.org/regisztracio 

9 June, Saturday
– guided walks exploring the hidden gems of the Old Jewish Quarter (10am, 2pm, 6pm)

10 June, Sunday (10am-8pm)
– Judafest Street Festival on Kazinczy Street featuring two stages with all-day gigs and programmes and a street fair.  Admission is free and so is parking in nearby streets.

Within Judafest, the traditional street festival takes place on 10 June, Sunday.

Kazinczy Street, once Kereszt Street, has always been the heart of what is today considered one of Europe’s must see city districts with an unmatched atmosphere filled with living Jewish and multicultural tradition dated back to several hundred years.

Judafest Street Festival on 10 June revives the unique heritage of Kazinczy Street with live performances, concerts and a colorful street fair. Judafest attendees also get the opportunity to explore flavorful authentic Jewish dishes and a collection of craft art, plus children are offered several activities and gigs throughout the day. .

A truly multicultural get-together, Judafest Street Festival attracts several thousand local and foreign visitors, giving them chance to meet old friends and new people.