Birthday party of the Polish Institute in Budapest


Polish Institute in Budapest celebrates 75th anniversary of its establishment. Let's celebrate together! Wall painting, open-air concerts, DJ-show, exhibitions, dance performance, recycling workshops and many other events!

Friday 23 May, 4:00 pm — Saturday 24 May 2014, 2:00 pm

Lengyel Intézet

1065 Budapest, Nagymező u. 15.

 23 May

16.00-17.30 For Budapest with love! Unveiling of large mural/wall painting in the 7th district

Place: Wesselényi utca 30 (from the side of Klauzál utca)

18.00-18.30 Official opening in the presence of Budapest’s Mayor

Place: stage in front of the Polish Institute

18.30-22.00 Open-air concerts (in front of the Polish Institute)


- Duo Bernard Maseli & Krzysztof Ścierański

feat. Birta Miki, Frankie Látó

Accompanying events:

- Surprise performance by L1 Independent Dancers

(in front of the Polish Institute)

- Exhibitions (Polish Institute, Platan Gallery)

- Polish specialities and Polish beer tasting (Platan Gallery)

- Take a picture with our large-scale logo!

(by HelloWood; Nagymező utca)

22.30-24.00 AfterParty: with DJ Wika, 75-year-old star of the Polish club scene (Polish Institute)


 24 May

10:00-14:00 Polish Institute (Nagymező u. 15.):

- Greetings from Szymborska! – exhibition and making of collages

- Recycling workshops for kids and adults

(by ReCreativity)

- Traditional bread tasting & workshop on how to do leaven at home

(by Mennivaló)

- Come and try to speak Polish!

(taster classes with Polish Institute’s teachers) And more…..

12.00-14.00 Polish Institute (Nagymező u. 15.):

- Competition for Poland-related articles on Hungarian

Wikipedia – announcement of results, award ceremony

- Birthday brunch