Veszprém and the Bakony-Balaton region launches the European Capital of Culture program year with a spectacular celebration and accompanying cultural events. Music, dance, art, and regional gastronomic delights await everyone!
The week-long opening event starts on the 17th of January, culminating in the opening day on the 21st and the Day of Hungarian Culture on the 22nd. Exhibitions of paintings by Gyula Várnai and Imre Bak, retro objects from Lake Balaton, the works of glass artists, and the new permanent exhibition of the Tegularium will be on display. Music will be provided by the British artist Sebastien Schub, the Lithuanian Daumantas Lukosiunas, the electronic music duo Kruder & Dorfmeister, and classical music by the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra. There will also be theater plays and city walks. The opening show, with spectacular performances, will take place on the 21st of January from 20:00 to 21:00 at three locations.