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What’s happening around Lake Balaton in August 2019

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Monday, July 29, 2019 — Emma Póli

Photo: Bálint Hirling - We Love Balaton

Here’s what Lake Balaton has in store for August 2019.

Mysterious Collection

On display until 25 August, this collection of coins and jewellery was found in the basement of a house in Keszthely. The story it revealed is a tragic one and you can learn more about it at the Balaton Museum.

Photo: Tamás Kőrösi - We Love Balaton

Resident Art GARTEN

This exhibition in Lovas, on Lake Balaton’s north shore, displays works by lesser-known contemporary artists. There are accompanying events as well, including the screenings of animated movies and documentaries.

  • Where: Nagy Gyula Művészeti Alapítvány gallery
  • When: Tue-Sun until 20 August
  • More details: here.

Photo: Resident Art Garten - Facebook

Klassz a pARTon!

Klassz a pARTon! is a series of concerts held on summer evenings around Lake Balaton. Lovers of classical music should keep an eye on the schedule that includes an abundance of talented musicians and artists.

  • Where: various locations
  • When: various dates throughout the month
  • More details: here.

Photo: Alexandra Heim - We Love Balaton

Paloznak Jazz Picnic

Paloznak Jazz Picnic is the cosiest festival at Lake Balaton and this year’s line-up brings names such as The Jacksons and Rick Astley to the vineyards of Paloznak.

Balatonfüred Wine Weeks

The Tagore Promenade in Balatonfüred will be buzzing until the beginning of September. Balatonfüred Wine Weeks brings local wineries to town, and you can sample as well as purchase all kinds of varieties.

Photo: Blanka Sebestyén - We Love Balaton

Stargazing in Eplény

The arrival of the Perseids meteor shower is always a highlight in August, and now you can get closer to the stars in Eplény, Balaton’s ski centre, which should offer a stellar view.

Photo: Tamás Kőrösi - We Love Balaton

Strand Festival

The Strand Festival is known for ending summer with a bang by the shore of Lake Balaton. This year, the Zamárdi festival includes John Newman, Bastille, Steve Aoki, Modestep, Sigma, Ofenbach and Anne-Marie.

For the full selection of what's happening around Lake Balaton in August, make sure to check our regularly updated Upcoming Events section.

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