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Int’l Eucharistic Congress Closing Mass to be Preceded by Cultural Performances

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.08.10.

Pope Francis’s closing mass at next month’s International Eucharistic Congress at Budapest’s Heroes’ Square will be preceded by two hours of cultural performances, the Congress’s press department said on Monday.

Performers will include a 2,100-member choir assembled for the Congress from 82 separate choirs, Ghanaian-Hungarian singer Sena Dagadu, Hungarian singer Gabi Tóth, as well as Hungarian jazz acapella group Jazzation.

The event will also feature a performance of Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály’s Budavari Te Deum by the Hungarian State Opera Choir and Orchestra. Opera singers Erika Miklósa, Lucia Megyesi Schwartz, Gergely Boncsér and András Palerdi will perform solos.

The event will also be attended by Hungarian para athlete Luca Ekler and parafencer Gyöngyi Dani.

Academy of Arts Opens Three Exhibitions for International Eucharistic Congress
Academy of Arts Opens Three Exhibitions for International Eucharistic Congress

One of the exhibitions focuses on the International Eucharistic Congress held in Budapest between May 25 and 29 in 1938.Continue reading

The International Eucharistic Congress will be held in Budapest from Sept. 5 to 12.

In the featured photo illustration: Erika Miklósa. Photo by Bea Kallos/MTI