Friday’s Programmes

Culture Party Zone

Two beer festivals at the same time, concerts, exhibitions, flowers, movie screenings, events almost everywhere in the city… the most exciting weekend of Debrecen Summer is now on! See today’s programmes!

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (15 July – 7 October 2012)
Games, fish, birds – Photo exhibition of István Soltész
More information HERE.

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (2 June – 9 September, 2012)
Very Special Joys – a retrospective exhibition by Endre Tót
More information HERE.

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (16 June – 31 December, 2012)
Foreign Matter. “Surrealism” in the Attraction of Reality.
Selection from the Antal-Lusztig Collection
More information HERE.


ART MOMENTS DEBRECEN – Contemporary Visual Arts Festival
14 August – 5 September 2012
ALL Programs and Events are FREE!


COLORS MAGAZINE – a selection of cover pages and unforgettable images from the legendary Colors Magazine. A magazine described as a “mix of ‘National Geographic’ and ‘Life’, on acid” created by Oliviero Toscani and Tibor Kalman. The exhibition is on view until the 25th of August in MŰTEREM GALÉRIA at Batthány u.24.

CELL (SEJT) – an exhibition of works by the Studio of Young Artists Association members. On view until the 5th of September at the reception hall of MODEM.

In the frame of Mona Lisa/Mona Lisa képében II. – media arts exhibition by the intermedia students of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. On view until the 20th of August in the Multimedia Room of MODEM.

ReBUTTONED: Hungarian is fashionable (Gombold Újra! Divat a magyar) – a selection from the finalists of the fashion design contest to prove that traditional Hungarian patterns and forms are adoptable into contemporary design concepts.

The exhibition is on view until the 20th of August in the Gallery of Kölcsey Center.

More programs at the Art Moments Festival:
Baltazár Dezső Square
8:00 pm. Kodály Method short films on the LED-wall:
Wattican Punk Ballet: Little girl
Keleti blokk: All tomorrows parties
Erik Sumo Band: I’m a semmi
Turbo: City of Satellites
Volkova Sisters: Early
Akkezdet phiai feat. Amoeba: Zenebuddhizmus
Zagar: Never the same
Elefánt: Magányos

8:50 pm.  Art Moments Shorts:
Mundruczó Kornél: Haribo-haribá (1999)
Afta (2000)

MODEM Inner Garden
8:45 pm. Barkóczi Noémi live
9:30 pm.  Mayberian Sansküllots live
10:30 pm. Török Ferenc: Moszkva tér (2001) – movie screening


17 August, Friday

4:00 pm, Baltazár Dezső square: Children’s programmes

4:00 pm, Kölcsey Centre, 104 Section room:
Cactus exhibition and lecture by László Papp biologist-botanist, director of the Botanical Garden of the Debrecen University

8:00 pm, Kossuth square: Concert by Csilla Szentpéteri (pianist)


Screenings in Apollo Cinema and Cinema City – in original language, with Hungarian subtitles.

Total Recall
(American-Canadiani sci-fi, 121 min, 2012 )

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
(American-Indonesian-Malay-Singaporean comedy, 94 min, 2012)

The Dark Knight Rises
(American-English action, 164 min, 2012)

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 3D
(American fantasy, 105 min, 2012)

Magic Mike
(American comedy drama, 110 min, 2012)

L’amour dure trois ans
(Belgian-French comedy, 98 min, 2012)

La chance de ma vie
(Belgian-French romantic comedy, 87 min, 2010)

Les femmes du 6eme étage
(French comedy, 104 min, 2010)

1st Hungarian and Czech Beer Festival at Békás Lake
Beer and Becherovka tasting, traditional Czech meals, introduction of breweries, live music.

Opening hours today: 10:00 pm – midnight
3.00 pm. – 9.00 pm. Švejk Band (Czech Republic)
3.30 pm. – 4.00 pm. Israeli choir
5.00 pm. – 5.45 pm. Dancing Boots Country Linedance – dance show
6.00 pm. – 7.00 pm. “Sramli” band of Debrecen Youth Orchestra – concert
7.30 pm. – 9.00 pm. Dr. Valter
10.00 pm. Best of Menzel – Sörgyári capriccio (Postriziny, 1981)

Augustfest Blues and Beer Festival  (Medgyessy Museum, near Debrecen Plaza)
Draft beers you can drink: Guiness, Kilkenny, Wernesgrüner, Radberger, Bitburger, Dab, Krusovice, Zlatopramen, Köstritzer, Schöfferhoffer, Erdinger, Bombardien, John Bull, Krek, Jarosov.
Bottled beers: Wernesgrüner Lemon, Banana Beer,  Desperados Tequila Beer, Clausthaler Lemon Alcohol-free.

7:30 pm. Acousteria
9:30 pm. Ölveti Blues Band

Entrance fee: 500 HUF, of which 200 HUF counts in a purchase.


Party & concert

8:00 pm – Compact Disco
11:30 pm- Kollektíva

Aquaticum Open-Air Bath – Bed Beach, Dokk Beach

B2 Restaurant & Bar – R’n’ B & Hip-Hop

Club Deep – Dirty Fridays

Retro 69 – Hungarian Retro Party

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