EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

Theatrical performances, opera, dance, ballet and musical works always played an important role in the sphere of culture in Hungary. The vibrating cultural lifestyle of Budapest became increasingly popular since the 19th century. The Hungarian capital offers the best quality musical concerts by the world’s famous classical and modern performers and masterpieces of well-known great Hungarian composers.


Allow yourself to enjoy operatic and ballet culture and excellent musical adventures during your stay in Budapest. The wide range of cultural and artistic performances might make your choice very difficult, however we’ve listed the most highly esteemed cultural events which are worth attending. The repertoire includes authentic folk dance, famous Hungarian operas, ballets, as well as contemporary works and musical performances. Whether you would catch a masterpiece of one of the great Hungarian musical composers or see an international production, send us your special request to jessica@seeyouinbudapest.com to find you the perfect performance fitting your cultural and artistic taste.

1. Operatic and Ballet Performances

As the home of cultural and artistic life, the Hungarian State Opera House offers a wide a range of high quality performances for the admires of operatic and ballet culture. With presenting more than 200 performances, including opera and ballet productions, musical works and concerts, the Opera became a world famous cultural venue. From classical Hungarian theatrical works, through youth performances, to international modern productions, there is a performance for every cultural taste.

1. Operatic and Ballet Performances

2. Musical Concerts

Enjoy a musical concert experience in the remarkable Liszt Academy Concert Centre. As part of the European cultural heritage the Academy of Music provides highly respected quality performances, including chamber music, productions of symphonic orchestras and  piano concerts. With presenting the best domestic and international performers, the Academy of Music offers a unique experience and quality programmes.

2. Musical Concerts

3. Hungarian Folk Dance

Get a glimpse into Hungarian Folk Culture. Based on centuries old music and dance traditions, Hungarian Folk Ensembles invite you to enjoy spectacular dance shows performed on the stages of Budapest’s prestigious cultural venues. All choreographies includes authentic dances and showcasing traditional costumes. The performances include the most popular works of gypsy music, folk music and operett.

3. Hungarian Folk Dance