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September 22, 2018

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The Hungarian Art and Culture Festival will be a one-day event held on September 22, 2018, in Civic Park, Walnut Creek.

The day-long event is a street fair, celebrating Hungarian culture,     music, dance, art, and gastronomy from 11 am – 5 pm.

The family-oriented event will offer entertainment for all ages. Participants will enjoy live concerts, folk dance performances, wine tasting, traditional dishes, parties, and cakes.

The kids' corner will keep the tiny ones busy with games and activities.
The Festival’s mission is to introduce Hungarian culture and heritage to the broader community of the East Bay Area of San Francisco.

The Festival would be organized by The East Bay Hungarian Educational Group a non-profit organization that operates a school in Downtown Walnut Creek in co-operation with Sister City International.

Performance schedule

11: 00 am - 11:05 am -- Laszlo Tihanyi, Traditional Man Folk Dance

11:05- am - 11:20 am -- Live Pipe Gardon by Ferenc Tobak

11:25 am -- Opening Ceremony, speeches Andras Doncsev, Consul, Science and Technology Attache in San Francesco

& Justin Wedel, Mayor of Walnut Creek

11:35 am - 11:45 am -- Hungarian Folk Performance by Eszterlanc

11:50 am - 12:55 pm -- Danubius Band Performance

1:00 pm -   1:15 pm -- Corvinus Chorus (with kids)

1:20 pm -   1:45 pm -- Living the tradition – performance by Lilla Serlegi and Ferenc Tobak

1:50 pm -  2:25 pm -- Zala Folk Dance Group with Children Zither Performance

2:30 pm -  2:40 pm -- Karpatok Folk Dance Ensemble

2:45 pm -  3:10 pm -- Hungarian Folk Dance Circle with Laszlo Tihanyi

3:15 pm -  3:25 pm -- Karpatok Folk Dance Ensemble

3:30 pm -  3:55 pm -- Zala Folk Dance group with children Zither Performance

4:00 pm - 4: 05 pm -- Laszlo Tihanyi, Traditional Man Folk Dance

4:10 pm -  4:20 pm --  Karpatok Folk Dance Ensemble

4:20 pm -  4:50 pm -- Zala Folk Dance group with children Zither Performance

4:45 pm                -- Finale with Karpatok Folk Dance Ensemble

Kid’s Corner schedule

11:15 am Little Red Riding Hood - Children's performance in Hungarian

11:45 am Let's go Places. Creative interactive play by Csaba Hernadi

12:15 pm Music Circle with Balazs Horvath

12:30 - pm Arts And Crafts

1:00 pm Children zither and folk instruments workshop

1:30 pm Arts and Crafts, Facepaint

2:15 pm Pumpkin pipe making and interactive music and hands-on instruments. Train Dance with Ferenc Tobak and Lilla Serlegi

2:45 pm Dance house with Zala Folk Band

3:15 pm Arts and Crafts

3:15 pm Pottery with Erika Pazmandi


Thomas Jackovics

Csoori Sandor Foundation

Elvira Orly

Szabo Winery

Erzsebet Legrandy & Tamas Kerekjarto

Erika & Ferenc Pazmandi

Katherina & Mark Thomas

Carol Hoy

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