Nagyerdei Open Air Theatre 2017

It is summer, the weather is great, and people are gathering in the forest. No, this is not a secret social meeting. It is just a gathering of culture lovers on the Nagyerdei Open Air Theatre.

Between 1 May and 19 September, the 2017 season of Debrecen’s annual Open Air Festival once again presented a colorful array of open air events including theatre and dance performances, classical, pop and jazz concerts, film screenings, as well as various folklore and family shows.

Held at the majestic 1,017-capacity Nagyerdei Open Air Theatre within the truly astounding setting of Debrecen’s Great Forest area, this season’s programmes attracted over 28,000 local and international visitors, keeping it one of the best-loved summer art festivals in Hungary.

Please take a look at what events we had on offer during our 2017 summer season.

Further news

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What will summer evenings be like in the heart of the Great Forest? The preliminary recommendation video of Season 23 reveals what great actors and special performances they visit on the open air theatre in Debrecen.

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’I look forward to these days all year round. Great place and great host. In addition, I love this delicious and rich world that is so essential.’

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It is the Nagyerdei Open Air Theatre in Debrecen where the Great Forest comes to life. We imagined what it would be like if the auditorium came to life as well. What would theatre chairs be discussing about?

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