Established in 1951, the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble has produced several world-class performances over the recent years that focused on and/or was inspired by traditions that present universal human values through music and dance, and may be enjoyed by spectators all over the world.
Awards & Honors
Béla Bartók Memorial Award – 2006
Prima Award and the Prima Primissima Viewer’s Choice award – 2007
the Award for Budapest -2014
Dance ensemble of the year by MÜPA Budapest – 2018
"A spectacular intertwining of folk and classical music in the language of dance!"
"The performance is dominated by virtuosity and passion, love for the roots of tradition and Hungarian art; a valuable and indisputable world heritage!"
„A worldwide success! A lifelong experience!”
„The brilliant, European-level musical oeuvre of Liszt told through dance - using moves, vision and dramaturgy from the 21st century, the authors and the ensemble invite you to a very special visual journey!”
„It is not a traditional folk dance performance or contemporary ballet in its most general sense, but a real “crossover” presenting not only one genre, but an extremely rare, and yet artistically coherent model, strongly resembling the expressive power of Pina Bausch’s works.”
“… the passionate music that the Hungarian State Folk Ensemble performed was simply captivating; a stunning blend of classical and folk music!"
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