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On Saturday, the Advent fair will open its doors again on the main street of Szentendre, Dumtsa Jenő utca, where gastronomic, handicraft and industrial art products will be offered until December 24, the Szentendre Cultural Center told MTI.

Organized by the institution, the public is also waiting for the audience with a number of programs during the month. After the celebratory candle-lighting on the Main Square on November 27, the Military Band of the Szentendre Garrison of the Hungarian Defense Forces, and on the following Advent Sundays, folk singer Katalin Szvorák, the Musica Beáta Choir and the Monarchia Orchestra will also perform.

The theater hall of the Hamvas Béla Pest County Library will host the performances of the Szentendrei Teatrum, including Mónika Fischl’s Christmas concert on December 17, where many surprise artists will arrive.

Also organized by the Teatrum, guests will be treated to a free musical show on December 10 in Fő tér, where the manager of the Fórum Theater, Kristóf Németh, will show Christmas productions by folk singer Sára Tímár and actors Endre Beleznay and Anna Laura Kiss.

In the P’Art Cinema, everyone can find a program for themselves, from premiere films to documentaries and art films, and the Cave on the Danube awaits the audience with concerts and programs almost every day in December, and finally, on the last day of 2022, they close the year with a street party. On December 4, there will also be a Térzene concert in the cinema, where the children will receive a gift.

Those interested can also join the free city walks of the Tourinform office and the Cultural Center, for example the New Year’s party led by the Pro Urbe award-winning city historian György Benkovits on December 31, at the end of which the participants can also listen to the Fő tér concert by Mariann Falusi and Dávid Schwartz.

Among the charity programs, the Santa Run on December 3, organized by the Szentendre Katolikus Karitász, whose aim is to help the needy, stands out. Residents of the Árvácska animal shelter can also be supported at the event, the cultural center stated in the communiqué.

Vörösmarty tér is already waiting for visitors

As previously reported by Index, one of Budapest’s largest Christmas markets opened on November 18 at Vörösmarty square in the city center. The event, which lasts until New Year’s Eve, welcomes its guests with traditional Hungarian gastronomy and craft exhibitors and a peaceful Christmas atmosphere.

THE organizers they wrote: the event has not only been renewed in terms of visuals and quality, but also awaits visitors with a number of unique program elements and an image evoking the classic Christmas decoration culture.

From Váci utca the to Vörösmarty Square arrivals are also greeted by a grandiose Christmas tree. One of the highlights of the fair is the giant Christmas tree decoration at Harisnyaház, and this time the new covering of the Vörösmarty sculpture composition is also presented.