Today’s Programmes

Culture Party Zone

The Carnival week starts off today – see the programmes every day here.

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (15 July – 7 October 2012)
Games, fish, birds – Photo exhibition of István Soltész
More information HERE.

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (2 June – 9 September, 2012)
Very Special Joys – a retrospective exhibition by Endre Tót
More information HERE.

10:00 am. – 6:00 pm., MODEM (16 June – 31 December, 2012)
Foreign Matter. “Surrealism” in the Attraction of Reality.
Selection from the Antal-Lusztig Collection
More information HERE.


ART MOMENTS DEBRECEN – Contemporary Visual Arts Festival
14 August – 5 September 2012
ALL Programs and Events are FREE!


COLORS MAGAZINE – a selection of cover pages and unforgettable images from the legendary Colors Magazine. A magazine described as a “mix of ‘National Geographic’ and ‘Life’, on acid” created by Oliviero Toscani and Tibor Kalman. The exhibition is on view until the 25th of August in MŰTEREM GALÉRIA at Batthány u.24.

CELL (SEJT) – an exhibition of works by the Studio of Young Artists Association members. On view until the 5th of September at the reception hall of MODEM.

In the frame of Mona Lisa/Mona Lisa képében II. – media arts exhibition by the intermedia students of the Hungarian University of Fine Arts. On view until the 20th of August in the Multimedia Room of MODEM.

ReBUTTONED: Hungarian is fashionable (Gombold Újra! Divat a magyar) – a selection from the finalists of the fashion design contest to prove that traditional Hungarian patterns and forms are adoptable into contemporary design concepts.

The exhibition is on view until the 20th of August in the Gallery of Kölcsey Center.

More programs at the Art Moments Festival:
(16 August, Thursday, Baltazár Dezső Square)


9:00 Art Moments short movies on the LED-wall:

  • Gaál István: Paletlayers/Pályamunkások (1957)
  • Kárpáti György Mór: Forest/Erdő (2011)
  • Iványi Marcell: Wind/Szél (1996)
  • Kenyeres Bálint: Before dawn (2004), The History of Aviation/A repülés története (2008


16 August, Thursday 

10:00 am, Kölcsey Centre, ground floor:
“Little Mole” exhibition, cartoon showing and playground (every day until August 20)

4:00 pm, Baltazár Dezső square:
Children’s programmes (every day from 16:00 until August 20)

4:30 pm, Kölcsey Centre, ground floor foyer:
Opening of the cactus exhibition organised by the 50 year-old Hungarian Cactus Society

5:00 pm, Kölcsey Centre, Ballroom:
Announcement of the results of “Clean Yard – Tidy House” competition
(virtual exhibition of the awarded yards at

6:00 pm, Kölcsey Centre, foyer and Bényi Árpád Exhibition Hall:
“Flower arrangement – flower poetry” in the spirit of Hungarian fashion design

8:00 pm, Baltazár Dezső square:
Arts Moments introduces Roma Hungaricum – concert


Screenings in Apollo Cinema and Cinema City – in original language, with Hungarian subtitles.

L’amour dure trois ans
(Belgian-French comedy, 98 min, 2012)

La chance de ma vie
(Belgian-French romantic comedy, 87 min, 2010)


Party & concert

6:30 pm, Sikk Club – Salsa practice and party

1st Hungarian and Czech Beer Festival at Békás Lake
Beer and Becherovka tasting, traditional Czech meals, introduction of breweries, live music,
Opening hours today: 4:00 pm – midnight 16.00–24.00

4.00 pm Švejk Band (Czech Republic)
6.00 pm Programme of Silver Majorette Company and MH Debrecen Military Band
8.00 pm „Voice of Debrecen” gala concert
9.00 pm Chico Manada
10.00 pm Best of Menzel – Mesés férfiak kurblival (1978)

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