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Wine and Jazz Days Debrecen press conference

The press conference of the Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days was held on 23 June.

This year all 6 wine regions and all 22 wine regions of Hungary will be presented through 65 wineries, including the wineries of Bükk, Sopron, Kunság, Etyek, Csopak, Szekszárd, Badacsony, Tokaj, Villány and Mátra.

“In addition to the wide range of domestic wines, it is worth noting that Spanish, Italian, natural and organic wines will also be available for tasting. At the Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days, everything is in one place, in a beautiful setting. (…) Some wineries are building their labels on music – so wine and music are in harmony.” – said sommelier Béla Vállai.

The Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days are special because the three music stages feature the best of the best Hungarian jazz musicians and bands: young, experimental jazz musicians and experienced, well-known jazz masters will take to the stages with nearly 40 formations.  Whether it’s classical jazz, vocal jazz, fusion jazz, mainstream jazz, jazz rock, jazz infused with world music or a fusion of folk and jazz… alongside popular traditional standards, dynamic improvisations and catchy tunes are guaranteed to make your concert experience a memorable one.

This year’s motto is “It’s going to be percussion!”, which is both a reference to the great music on offer and a reflection of this year’s theme, the world of percussion. Four drummers are responsible for the theme.

“We are in a relatively spoiled position in Debrecen, because a very special medium has been created at the Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days (…) Wine and jazz are also similar in that both genres are eternal and constant, “never letting go” and persisting in their own genres. People translate both into language and feelings they can understand, so that everyone can find the words that speak to them…” – said jazz guitarist Tamás Zádor.

The festival opens every day at 15:00. It is open until midnight on Thursday, until 02:30 on Friday and Saturday and until 22:00 on Sunday.

The early bird pass is available for HUF 5,900 – with complimentary wine glass holders – until 15 July, after which it can be purchased for HUF 7,500. Day tickets are available on Thursday and Sunday for HUF 2,500 and on Friday and Saturday for HUF 3,200. The elegant tasting glass is available for 1.000 Ft and can be returned without damage.

For news about the Debrecen Wine and Jazz Days, visit the website and Facebook event.