Festival

31. Festival of Folk Arts

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Unique handmade pieces of jewelry, wooden musical instruments, ornate pottery, fine fabrics, fashion accessories, and many interesting Magyar-made craft items are all available for purchase amid a truly historical setting, the Buda Castle, during this festival celebrating Hungarian folk arts, held during August 17-20. This year’s festival focuses on colorful and creative Hungarian embroidery, one of the richest and most varied branches of folk arts. Workshops reveal the techniques of the embroidery of raw materials, motifs, as well as stitching techniques, enabling everyone to adorn any materials with wonderful patterns.