The European Capital of Culture is particularly worth a visit on 24 June this year, because the flagship site will host a number of exciting museum and accompanying programs on the Night of Museums.
Special guided tours, interactive digital workshops, a film screening, a play, an investigative adventure play, and traditional events will also be on offer in the "City of Queens".
In the newly reopened Dezső Laczkó Museum, the work of József Egry, the painter of Lake Balaton, will be on display, accompanied by exclusive guided tours, for example guided by Krisztián Nyári. A real modern, trendy experience at the Digital Knowledge Centre will offer first-hand experiencce at trying out programming, 3D printing and robotics. The exhibition spaces of the House of Arts Veszprém will not only offer a variety of programs for those interested in contemporary art, photography and dance, but visitors will also have the opportunity to get acquainted with the f|x|r media lab, inaugurated on 17 June.
Those who prefer more traditional values will not be disappointed either, as the Agóra Veszprém Cultural Center and other venues will also host exciting exhibitions and workshops on old crafts and folk arts.The Hungarian-Finnish Association of Veszprém, which fosters Finnish-Hungarian relations, also offers many exciting performances and artistic programmes on the occasion of the Juhannus Day, which is celebrated in Finland which coincides with Midsummer Day. In addition to fun competitions, operetta and choirs' concerts will also be on offer.
For children, the organisers are also preparing a playful program with Lego, origami and painting workshops and puppet shows.
The day will end with a torchlight procession, a bonfire, concerts and film screenings on the night when everything comes to life.
You can find a selection of events at the flagship venue HERE.