A variety of programs and performances from a range of musical genres are being experienced right now at Udvarhely Napok, Székelyudvarhely’s (Odorheiu Secuiesc) city days festival spanning June 23-26. This year, the emphasis is on music, with excellent musical artists already having performed, and more still to come.
The large stage of the festival at the mini soccer field is set to feature a number of popular bands. On Thursday, Péter Geszti performed, followed suit by Transylvanium. Friday features Hobo and Band as well as Honeybeast. On Saturday, Anima Sound System and Kaukázus are set to perform, while Sunday will take a classical turn with the Szeklerland Philharmonic Orchestra.
The city days were opened with a performance at the promenade from classical guitarist István Beke. During the weekend, Üsztürü, Friday Rehab, Kedves Zenekar, and The Tango Orchestra with Tibor Cári will also be found there. The courtyard of the city hall will feature classical musicians, among them the Slang Gospel Band and Luiza Zan, the Codex Ensemble, the Giovani Artisti string quartet, and the Arcadia string quartet.
The festival will also feature kids’ concerts at József Attila Street, with performers such as 6 Chapter, Shadows, Kramble, C-sus-2, DissOrder and Palma Hills.
There will even be an outdoor party at the city beach Saturday evening, and aside from all the music there will be film screenings, two conferences, two art exhibitions, and unique guided tours. Multiple civil organizations and institutes will have their own programs at the event as well. Further information can be found at Udvarhely Napok’s Facebook page.
Featured photo via Udvarhelyi Napok’s Facebook page / Hunor Magyari