The Day of the Hungarikum & the Night of the Myths
All day: Photo exhibitions
11.00am – 1.00pm: Display of the Hungarikum & tasting (by invitation only)
Presented by the Hungarikum Commitee of Hungary
5.30pm – 6.00pm: István Szakács’ lecture on the Hungarian mythology (Táltosok, javasok, látók)
6.00pm – 6.30pm: Old Hungarian tales presented by Krisztina Pethő (Sándor Kőrösi Csoma Program)
6.30pm – 7.00pm: “Candlelight tales” A Tale from the Book of Invasions performed by Sorcha and Aron Hegarty
Retelling the stories of Irish Myth as they were traditionally told: without fanfare.
Sorcha Hegarty, writer and researcher and her brother Aron, actor and director are both storytellers in their own right. Come and hear how these two bring life back to the wondrous tales of old.
7.00pm – 9.30pm: A lovasíjász / The Horsearcher (ticket price: €10)
Featuring legendary horsearcher Lajos Kassai
“The film has a potential to became the first blockbuster movie of 2016; positive reviews from critics and moviegoers suggest that the film has all the elements to become an international success.” (hungarianambiance.com)