Budapest Scottish Dance Club

Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Budapest, Hungary
Friday 26th - Sunday 28th April 2013

for intermediate and advanced dancers with

Eric Finley (teacher)
George Meikle (accordion)
Stewart Reid (fiddle)

a weekend of Scottish Country Dancing with an excellent teacher and musicians in a spacious dance hall in a superb location in Budapest, on the edge of the City Park near Heroes's Square and Széchenyi Baths.

Participants of the ball:

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Scottish Country Dance Weekend
Budapest, 26-28 April

26 April (Friday) 27 April (Saturday) 28 April (Sunday)
  Breakfast Breakfast
  SCD Class,Coffee break,SCD Class SCD Class,Coffee break,SCD Class
  Lunch Picnic in the City Park
Bathing in Széchenyi Baths or visit to the Zoo Sightseeing by bus / walkthrough Sightseeing in the City Park on foot
Registration   Tourist programme
Dinner Dinner with the Hungarian dancers  
Welcome dance (dances) BALL (dances)  

Package price includes

  • all SCD classes and evening dances in Experidance Event Hall
  • accommodation at Lions Garden Hotel (4 min. walk from the dance hall)
  • 2 buffet breakfasts
  • 1 lunch at the hotel, 1 picnic lunch in the City Park
  • welcome drink
  • 2 dinners at the hotel
  • 2 coffee breaks (coffee, tea, mineral water, fruit juice)
  • sightseeing

The hotel has agreed to offer you the same preferential rates immediately before or after the workshop. Please book these nights through us as early as possible.

Tourist programme
Balaton-Herend-Veszprém-Hévíz-Keszthely 28 April - 2 May

We are planning to discover the area, the culture and the local cuisine and wines in the vicinity of Lake Balaton, the second largest lake in Europe. We will visit the porcelain factory/museum in Herend and watch porcelain painters at work, see the sights of Veszprém, the City of Queens, bathe in the natural thermal lake in Hévíz, admire a painting of a man wearing full highland outfit in the Festetich Palace in Keszthely, see the volcanic hills used for wine-growing, have a look at a traditional Hungarian farm and many more... The tentative schedule is as follows:
28 April (Sunday) 29 April (Monday) 30 April (Tuesday) 1 May (Wednesday) 2 May (Thursday) 3 May (Friday)
  Porcelain Factory/Museum in Herend (wikipedia) Cave Lake in Tapolca (wikipedia) Visiting the Festetich Palace in Keszthely (wikipedia) Sightseeing in Budapest by public transport Optional sightseeing programme by public transport
  lunch Gulyás party lunch lunch Sandwich lunch
  Walk in the Castle in Veszprém (wikipedia) Sightseeing in Tihany (wikipedia) Bathing in Hévíz (natural thermal lake) (wikipedia) Free programme Departure
dinner dinner dinner dinner dinner  
Dance / opera performance / concert in Budapest Cultural programme Walk in Balatonfüred (wikipedia) Visiting Siófok and return to Budapest (wikipedia) Farewell cruise on the Danube  
   Budapest Scottish Dance Club

This was a truly international weekend of Scottish dancing. We had participants from these countries:


Members of BSCD

Previous balls of
Budapest Scottish Country Dance Club:
2011 2009 2007 2005 2003 2001 1999

------- SCD Weekend -------

Experidance Event Hall

Lions Garden Hotel

Vajdahunyad Castle

Szechenyi Bath

Budapest Zoo

------- Tourist programme -------

Cave Lake of Tapolca

Festetich Palace

Mountain Somló