Festival of Zemplén
The Festival of Zemplén, the biggest series of cultural events in Tokaj-Hegyalja and Zemplén, which is held in August every year, has concerts, theatre performances, literary evenings, outings, exhibitions to offer for its visitors in the North-Hungarian region. During the event which has been classified as “High Quality Festival of Arts” by the Festival-qualifying programme prominent Hungarian artists, renowned native and foreign performers, bands await the fans of classical music, jazz, dance, literature and theatre at the region’s most beautiful monumental and outdoor venues. The popular concerts may take visitors to the most hidden villages, castles, hunting lodges, and they can discover the hidden values of the smallest settlements – the small churches and monuments – , which are unknown to the general public. In addition to the network of cultural events in the region the first class cellars of the Tokaj wine-growing region add high quality wines and an amazing gastronomic experience to the great music.