BUDAPEST SAINT'S DAY
7th Equestrian June-Festival
1st Yurt Meeting, Budapest
Shipyard-Island (Hajógyári-sziget), Óbuda
24-26. June, 2005
The Equestrian June-Festival in Budapest is organized
7th times at the Shipyard Island (Hajógyári Sziget) in Óbuda as
one of the largest equestrian programme of Europe. In this meeting
guests are kindly awaited with peculiar and entertaining programmes
Since years these programmes have been prioritised
and recommended by the Hungarian Tourist Office and the various
Within the last six years the visitors have seen
more than 130 various equestrian show elements.
Every year also well-known foreign artists make
their presentation from France, Germany, Poland, Sweden and the
Within a nice place the ancient Hungarian equestrian
programmes are memorable for visitors from the city, the countryside
In 2004 20 percent of the visitors came from several
towns of Hungary and from 15 countries. 95 percent of the visitors
said that the equestrian show was good or very good.
In 2005 visitors are kindly awaited for the 7th
Equestrian June-Festival in the hope that they will have delightful
The show is unique in that at 24 June, Saint's
day there will be the 1st Yurt Meeting and the Fire Feast too. In
the city this will be the first large-scale Saint’s Day with the
participation of 70 shaman drummers. The show will go along with
Europe's largest Yurt meeting. So much Yurts at the same place only
were in Europe during the Mongol invasion by Batu Khan.
The venue can be reached: by car from Szentendrei
street through the bridge at the Mozaik street, or by the commuter
train from Batthyány square. At the island the venue is left from
the bridge near the Honvéd recreation area.
Children are awaited with Pony riding and
playing opportunities. For adults equipment and facilities for good
and cheap catering is available with hospitality.
Visiting the show is free of charge!
National Equestrian Marketing Association (Nemzeti
Lovas Marketing Társaság)
Public benefit organisation
1076 Budapest, Dózsa Gy. út 8.
Fax: 06/1/3417-485, 352-4539